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NYC Parks Weekend Fun Guide

November 23-24, 2019 

Here are some highlights of free and low-cost things to do in NYC parks this weekend. For more upcoming events, please visit our Events Calendar.

1. Join our park rangers on a hike through Fort Tryon Park

massive pathways wind through the fall scenery featuring a lookout to the Hudson River and the New Jersey Palisades

Climb to the highest points in this beautiful Manhattan park with massive pathways, giant trees, and a stunning riverfront view! More info

2. Go ice Skating

a family tries to ice skate at a rink

It's ice skating season in the city! The rinks in Central Park and Bryant Park are open. View hours and cost

3. Compete in our Turkey Bowl

kids play football on a field

Kids and teens are invited to play in our football games at Flushing Meadows Corona Park this Saturday! More info

4. Join our Ranger-led tour of statues in Forest Park

a statue of an infantryman among the trees

This Saturday, meet with our Urban Park Rangers to learn about the significance of the World War I Buddy monument and the history behind other permanent art in the park. More info 

5. Explore Manhattan's oldest house on a free tour

a white wooden mansion in the park

Step inside with our Urban Park Rangers this Sunday to learn about the house's exciting history and former residents, including Eliza Jumel and her husband Aaron Burr. More info

6. Go birding with the Urban Park Rangers

a woman uses binoculars to take a closer look at the birds

Learn about NYC's shorebirds! Join us in Marine Park in Brooklyn or Lemon Creek Park on Staten Island this Sunday. More info

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