NYC Parks Weekend Fun Guide

September 26-27, 2020

Here are some highlights of fun things to do this weekend. Visit our Events Calendar for more events.

Staying in? Check out our Virtual/Online Events for fun ways to enjoy Parks@Home!

When visiting our parks, please wear a face covering and keep six feet between households. For information about service changes in our parks, visit our COVID-19 Service Changes page. 

Climb to the top of the Harlem Fire Watchtower

A tall steel structure towers over Marcus Garvey Park

Our Urban Park Rangers have resumed tours of the historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower in Marcus Garvey Park. This Saturday, head to the top with our Rangers as your guide while learning about the watchtower's incredible history. Tour info

Join a Hawk Watch with the Urban Park Rangers

A hawk lands on a pathway in the park

This Saturday, meet the Rangers in Pelham Bay Park, NYC's largest Park, where raptors, such as hawks, live! Get a chance to see one for yourself and learn about their life and habitat in the park. Register online

Go hiking without leaving NYC

A trial leads through the woods and past a tree marked with a blue marker to indicate that this is the blue trail

Discover miles of trails in NYC that wind through nature santuaries, meadows, and preserved forests, and past wetlands and waterfront views. Check out our recommended hiking trails

Tour the Ridgewood Reservoir 

A reservoir surrounded by vegetation and trees

At the top of Highland Park, on the border of Queens and Brooklyn, sits this beautiful reservoir with a storied past and feathered friends that love the park. Join a tour with our Urban Park Rangers this Sunday to learn more about its history and nature's wonders. More info

Find your way through through this corn maze 

A family ventures through a corn maze

The Amazing Maize Maze at Queens Farm is open every weekend through October. Come enjoy this fall tradition on a historic farm right here in NYC! Get tickets

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