Discovery Walks for Families: The Ramble
Saturday, October 19, 2019
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
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Get "lost" with us in the Ramble! Explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Lake shoreline, and the treetops their home.
Discovery Walks for Families are a great way for parents and children of all ages to learn about the nature and history of Central Park in fun and creative ways. Join us for hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, hand lenses, and a complementary Discovery Journal.
Meet: Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street). Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines, some stairs; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check-in.
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Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street)
Free | Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrivxe 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.
Directions to Central Park
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