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May 5, 2016

NYC Parks Joins The U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service In Celebrating The Centennial Of The Migratory Bird Treaty

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Chief of Populations for...

April 5, 2016

Your Chance To Visit The Hallett Nature Sanctuary

During limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Nature Sanctuary at their...

March 1, 2016

NYC Parks Hosts Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

Tomorrow at 11 a.m., join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the...

January 19, 2016

Hawk Released In Central Park

On the afternoon of Friday, January 15, 2016, the non-profit organization Wild Bird Fund...

October 21, 2015

Central Park Hosts Urban Starfest

On Saturday, October 17, 2015, the Urban Park Rangers and the Amateur Astronomers Association...

October 13, 2015

Yoko Ono Attempts To Create World’s Largest Human Peace Sign At Central Park

On October 9, 2015, the late Beatle John Lennon would have been 75. His widow Yoko Ono...

September 24, 2015

Pope Francis Visits Central Park

Today marks day one of the Pope’s two-day visit to New York City where he will make stops...

July 6, 2015

Nyc Parks Welcomes Le Pain Quotidien At Conservatory Water In Central Park

NYC Parks today announced the opening of Le Pain Quotidien at Conservatory Water in Central...

February 12, 2015

NYC Parks Celebrates A Decade Since Unveiling The Gates In Central Park, Looks Forward To Art In Parks In 2015

Today, Thursday, February 12, NYC Parks celebrates the 10th anniversary of the unveiling of the...

October 3, 2014

This Weekend In Parks

Saturday, October 4 Highbridge Hawk Watch West 172nd Street and Amsterdam...

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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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