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Central Park in New York

Located in the heart of Manhattan in New York City, Central Park is the most famous urban oasis in the world. Visitors and residents alike, flock to this 770 acre parkland area daily to enjoy everything from pick up sports games to picnicking to live concerts. One of the most highly anticipated events is the outdoor summer concert on the Great Lawn from the New York Philharmonic.



  • Open daily
  • Close in the early morning from 1am-6am

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Open to the public.


  • Woodlands Walks - The North Woods
  • Concern Winter Ball
  • Shakespeare in the Park
  • Holiday Sights Tour


  • Carriage Rides
  • Tours
  • Biking
  • Fitness Groups
  • Central Park Zoo

Custom Tours

One-of-a-kind private tours of Central Park are available Monday through Friday. Enjoy a custom tour of the most famous park in the world with a personal guide from the Central Park Conservancy group. Walking tours are available for up to 10 people for a donation of $150 and van tours can be reserved for $350. Please make reservation 3 weeks in advance. Go to tours@centralparknyc.org

Activities in Central Park

Central Park is overflowing with activities and fun things to do year round. No matter your interests, you will find plenty of fun, including tours, horse-drawn carriage rides, biking, playgrounds, sports games, running, weddings, and the Central Park Zoo.


  • Can anyone take a boat out on the lake in Central Park?

    One of the most popular attractions at Central Park is the Loeb Boathouse. Located just a short walk into the park, the boathouse offers an escape from the hustle and bustle to a tranquil urban oasis. Rent a rowboat and enjoy a romantic afternoon with that special someone or ride along with a gondolier in a Venetian gondola.
  • What types of tours are offered for Central Park?

    Discover the history, ecology and design techniques of Central Park with an expert guide from Conservancy. The park offers a variety of tours with different emphasis, including Park Highlights Tours, History Tours, Horticulture Tours, Woodland Tours and Custom Tours.

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