Nature Tours in Central Park

  Last modified on August 14th, 2018

Whether you’re new to the Upper West Side or you’ve been here for years, nature tours in Central Park are a great way to discover (or re-discover) the gem in our backyard.

Some of the tours on this list will repeat throughout the year, but here are some awesome activities going down in the next month or so!

Iconic Views of Central Park

March 1st from 11am to 12:30pm.


What you’ll explore: The Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, the Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Tour details here.

Literary Walk – by Flickr user A. Strakey:


Stroll to Strawberry Fields

March 8th from 2-3:30pm


What you’ll explore: The Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Tour details here.


Heart of the Park

March 10th from 2-3:30pm


What you’ll explore: Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, The Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Tour details here.

photo credit: Bryan Schorn


Central Park Tour: North Woods

March 18th from 2 – 3:30pm


What you’ll explore: The Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

Tour details here.


A waterfall in the North Woods, by Flickr user Eric Gross: 

For more upcoming outdoor fun, check out these Upper West Side street fairs!

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