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Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Time Travelers

Monday, February 19, 2018

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.

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Join us this President’s Day for a journey through time – from the Ice Age, through the Revolutionary War and War of 1812, to today – and discover how Manhattan’s geography shaped the design (and use) of the Harlem Meer landscape.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues. Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills, stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Pre-registration required as space is limited.  Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. 

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Location

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center in Central Park Accessible
110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Fifth Avenue
Manhattan
Directions to this location
Location Details:
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues

Cost

Free | Free; Pre-registration required as space is limited. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

Event Organizer

Central Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 310-6600

Contact Email

tours@centralparknyc.org

Categories

Education, Nature, Tours

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

ParkCentral Park

Beginning June 27, 2018, Central Park will become entirely car-free. The Central Park transverse roads at 97th, 86th, 79th and 65th Streets will remain open to motor vehicles.

Nature CentersBelvedere Castle Visitor Center

Beginning Monday, February 26, Belvedere Castle will be closed for restoration. The castle will reopen to the public in 2019. To reach our Urban Park Rangers at Central Park, please call (212) 360-1444.

ParkCentral Park

Beginning Monday, February 26, Belvedere Castle will be closed for restoration. The surrounding plaza and terrace remain open, but will also close in the coming weeks. The Belvedere will reopen to the public in 2019. For more information on the restoration of Belvedere Castle, please visit Central Park Conservancy's website.

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