Nature Tours in Central Park

Posted by on Aug 12, 2017 in Events, Family, Featured, Parks

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 weekend activities going down in the next month or so!

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Sheep Meadow in Central Park

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The Sheep Meadow in Central Park is an absolute must-see for 100% of New York residents and visitors. This green field is a magical place where urban and rural blend together to create something truly special. It’s the ideal place to enjoy a picnic with friends or a mid-afternoon nap under the shade of a tree. Find out what the meadow has to offer by reading on!

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The Turtle Pond in Central Park

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The Turtle Pond in Central Park is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in NYC. The lush area is designated as a quiet zone and is perfect for a contemplative stroll year-round. Bring a book along and enjoy a peaceful morning surrounded by the gifts of nature. Discover the Turtle Pond’s intriguing history and learn all about the critters who inhabit it by reading more!

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Cool Down in Central Park’s Lasker Pool

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During the summer, Central Park’s Lasker Ice Skating Rink transforms into an Olympic-sized swimming pool. As the temps heat up, the pool’s clean and cold water offer some pleasant relief and a chance to exercise outdoors. Enjoy this popular spot now that summer’s in full swing and enroll in one of the free swimming classes offered to people of all ages.

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The Ramble in Central Park

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The Ramble is a breathtaking highlight of Central Park. It was one of the first parts of Central Park to be built, and was designed for busy New Yorkers to escape.

Check out some of these photos and captions and plan your next outing!

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Coolest Tree in NYC

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Who would have guessed; the coolest tree in NYC is right here on the Upper West Side!

I’m not biased …

Read below to find out what makes this green giant so sweet.

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