Urban Park Rangers

Park rangers lead a canoeing program in a lake in the park

Our Urban Park Rangers are full of knowledge about history, astronomy, animals, plants, and more. Attend a Ranger-led event with your family and see how much fun learning can be! 

Urban Park Rangers Events

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from January 3, 2022 (x) to February 27, 2022
in Bronx (x)

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Jan22

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum Nature and History

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Rangers will show the winter nature of the area surrounding the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, followed by a tour of the museum. Registration is required
Free!

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Jan23

Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Winter is an amazing time of year to observe seals in the Long Island Sound.
Free!

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Jan29

Pelham Bay Super Hike

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx 
This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This challenging hike winds its way through many diverse forests and ecosystems in Pelham Bay Park.
Free!

Sunday, January 30, 2022

Jan30

Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx 
This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Free!

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Feb 5

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. Please bring your own binoculars.
Free!

Sunday, February 6, 2022

Feb 6

Black History Month: Nature in Poetry Hike

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Black History Month with the Urban Park Rangers. On this hike, we will highlight some of the nature that served as inspiration for pieces written by well-known Black poets.
Free!

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Feb12

Sensory Perception Hike

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Engage your sense of touch, smell, sight, and hearing as we explore the natural world.
Free!

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Feb13

Birding: Birds of Crotona

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx 
This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a birding adventure around Crotona Park to look for local songbirds, waterfowl and birds of prey!
Free!

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Feb19

Van Cortlandt Super Hike

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
. Urban Park Rangers will lead hikers through some of the hidden gems of Van Cortlandt Park on an 8 mile journey through the park’s diverse forests and ecosystems. Registration is requi
Free!

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Feb20

Nature Exploration: Urban Forests

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx 
This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an exploration of Pelham Bay’s woods and the natural history of New York’s forests.
Free!

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Feb26

Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Winter is an amazing time of year to observe seals in the Long Island Sound.
Free!

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Feb27

Outdoor Skills: Camp Cooking

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a campfire cooking lesson, and learn about different historic and modern outdoor cooking techniques.
Free!

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