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August 2, 2012

Ready, Set, Sketch!

On July 9, the first session to kick off the Summer Illustration Art Academy began. Young...

July 13, 2012

Parkcentric: Photographs From The Museum

Exhibition on view June 14 –August 30, 2012 at the Arsenal Gallery in Central Park...

July 11, 2012

Central Park Opens Restored Cherry Hill Concourse

The reconstruction of Cherry Hill Concourse was celebrated in a ribbon cutting ceremony on June...

June 27, 2012

Parks' Summer Interns Tour Central Park

On June 18, 2012, Director of Arsenal Operations Gary Rozman led 33 Parks Interns on a tour of...

June 26, 2012

Adventures NYC -- Parks "Annual Celebration Of The Great Outdoors" Draws Thousands

On Saturday, Parks welcomed thrill-seeking New Yorkers to Adventures NYC, Parks’ annual...

June 13, 2012

Parks Welcomes Maoz Vegetarian To Central Park

Parks and Recreation is pleased to welcome Maoz Vegetarian to the Harlem Meer in Central Park....

April 3, 2012

From Pawnee, Indiana To Central Park

On April 2, Aziz Ansari, comedian and star of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,”...

December 13, 2011

Parks Issues Request For Proposals For Snack Bar At Central Park's Hecksher Ballfields

Parks & Recreation announces that a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) has been issued...

July 19, 2011

Parks Welcomes Pullcart To Central Park

New Eats at Bethesda Terrace!

June 22, 2011

Vendors Showcase A Variety Of Specialty Foods At The "Taste Of Parks"

New York City's culinary offerings are as diverse as the people who use our parks.

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

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

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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.

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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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