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NYC Parks Weekend Fun Guide

February 22-23, 2020

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. Get a chance to meet a bald eagle

a bald eagle sits on a branch in the park

February marks the end of bald eagle breeding season, so this might be the best time to spot one! Join our Urban Park Rangers' Eagle Watch in Riverdale Park this Saturday for a chance to see our national bird. More info

2. Look for signs of spring in our parks

tiny white and lilac flowers bloom on a lawn

Spring officially starts in less that one month and daffodils, snowdrops, and crocuses are blooming in some of our parks! Use our Signs of Spring Guide to go exploring and share your finds with #SignsofSpringNYC.

3. Learn the history of fire making

a park rangers makes fire responsibly using twigs

Meet with our Urban Park Rangers in Inwood Hill Park this Sunday to learn the history through a hands-on workshop. More info 

4. Go ice skating

a family ice skates at a rink

Don't miss your chance to go ice skating this winter. Our outdoor rinks close at the beginning of spring. Find a rink 

5. Celebrate Black History Month

Frederick Douglass statue in Central Park

Visit a park that honors black history makers and culture shapers or join us at one of our Black History Month events! More info

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