Sun, Aug 25|
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center
Exploring Central Park's North End
The Elusive North Woods, Conservatory Gardens and little-known historic sites are among the highlights of the less traveled Northern end of Central park.
Time & Location
Aug 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park N, New York, NY 10029, USA
About The Event
This tour is free with voluntary donation.
We'll explore the northern section of Central Park and its distinctive features including the North Woods, the Conservatory Gardens, the Pool and the site of Fort Clinton, built during the American Revolution. Tour ends around 6:00pm at 96th Street and Central Park West, convenient to crosstown buses and subways. Optional "afterparty".
This tour will also cover Central Park's colorful history.
Feel free to come early to enjoy Lost Soul Found, a nine-piece band that plays the music of Tower of Power, Edgar Winter's White Trash, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and other R&B artists of the 60s and 70s.
Our guided walk will begin at 4pm after the music. Meet inside the Visitor Center - in the larger room facing the lake (Harlem Meer). There are restrooms there and at the Conservatory Gardens.
Here's our itinerary: Total length of walk: Approximately 2.5 miles.
2:00 - 4:00 - Optional free outdoor concert. Should be a blast!
4:00 - 6:00 pm- Central Park Walk - meet inside the Visitor Center's large exhibit room.