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Tour: Pelham Bay Park's Twin Islands

Friday, October 4, 2013

10:15 a.m.11:30 a.m.

This event repeats every day between 10/4/2013 and 10/5/2013.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

NYC Parks and the Natural Areas Conservancy will lead morning tours of Pelham Bay, the city's largest and most ecologically diverse park, including introductions to the park’s forests, wetlands, coastal areas, and diverse wildlife.

The tour will pass through Twin Islands, an area famed for its salt marshes, its rich Native American history, and its location at the geologic and ecological intersection of the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions.

The tours are held in celebration of the successful first year of the Natural Areas Conservancy, which has partnered with NYC Parks to better conserve New York's natural spaces. Tours will be followed by a short reception at the historic Bartow-Pell Mansion, located in Pelham Bay Park.


Orchard Beach Parking Lot in Pelham Bay Park Accessible
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Location Details:
Tour begins at the north-eastern corner of the parking lot.



Event Organizer

Natural Areas Conservancy, NYC Parks

Contact Number

(212) 360-1407


Education, Nature, Tours

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Nature CentersOrchard Beach Nature Center

The Orchard Beach Nature Center is currently closed for repairs.
Anticipated Completion: 09/01/2017

PlaygroundsSweetgum Playground

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.

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