January 3, 2001
The Arsenal Gallery was a theatre for dramatic public process December 19, when over 100...
December 28, 2000
Grand Army Plaza was the site of Parks' annual Winter Solstice celebration December 21,...
December 26, 2000
You've seen Thirteen Years Ago Today In The Plant, now how about Thirty-four Years Ago at...
December 21, 2000
Sara (Ovenbird) Elliot, an avid birder and 32 time attendee at the Central Park Christmas Bird...
December 13, 2000
All eyes will be on the oft-unnoticed birds of Central Park Sunday, December 17 for the...
December 8, 2000
When Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux conceived of Central Park, it was as a work of...
December 5, 2000
"My apple trees will never get across and eat the cones under his pines, I tell him. He...
December 4, 2000
Victor “Little Bear” Rivera is the Bronx’s Employee of the Month for November . Victor...
November 29, 2000
Porcelainberry, oriental bittersweet, wild grape, and japanese knotwood may appeal to...
November 16, 2000
SOCCER DADS TRAP IT, PEP SCORES THE GOAL Eight soccer dads, six PEP officers and one...
Directions to Central Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this 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.
Belvedere 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.
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.
- Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Gardens
- Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park
- Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour
- Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park
- Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe Adventure
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Great Trees
- Handball Courts
- Historic Houses
- Horseback Riding Trails
- Ice Skating Rinks
- Nature Centers
- Outdoor Pools
- Paddleboat Rentals
- Recreation Centers
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Volleyball Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots
- Zoos and Aquariums