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Family Camping: All Things Autumn

Saturday, October 19, 2019

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.

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Join the Rangers and spend a night in the park full of festive fall time activities. Campers will create fall crafts, cook treats on a campfire, embark on a night hike, and end the evening sleeping under the stars.

Please note: Participants are chosen by lottery. To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on Wednesday, October 9. 

Location

Location Details:
Lottery selected participants will be notified of meeting locations and other details.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 548-0912

Categories

Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage

Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Barbecuing AreasVan Cortlandt Park

Due to construction at Broadway and West 242nd Street, the entrance near the subway is closed. Please access the park at the stairway adjacent to the public comfort station (Broadway & Manhattan College Parkway). There is an accessible entrance at the end of the block. The barbecuing area at Van Cortlandt Park has temporarily been moved behind the Nature Center. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

Hiking TrailsPutnam Trail

The Putnam Greenway Trail is currently closed for construction. For north-south access, runners and pedestrians can use the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (enter at Mosholu Parkway & Van Cortlandt Park South), and bicyclists and pedestrians can use Broadway. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

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