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Discovery Walks for Families: Turtle Pond

Discovery Walks for Families- Turtle Pond

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Central Park, Belvedere Castle

Mid park around 79th Street Upper West Side
New York    + Google Map

FREE

Discover Turtle Pond — home to five species of turtles who live here year-round. Learn why they love basking in the sun on flat logs or rocks, which makes the base of Vista Rock the perfect spot for their sunbathing activities. Explore the Pond’s history and design, and hear about what it takes to maintain a healthy and beautiful waterbody through hands-on exploration and guided activities in a complementary Discovery Journal. Space is limited; advance online registration required.

Belvedere Castle

After a year-long project to restore and repair the historic Belvedere, visitors can once again appreciate sweeping views of the Park from its terraces and Castle. The whimsical structure, designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted in 1869 provides the highest and best views of the Park and the…

Discovery Walks for Families: Turtle Pond

Discover Turtle Pond — home to five species of turtles who live here year-round. Learn why they love basking in the sun on flat logs or rocks, which makes the base of Vista Rock the perfect spot for their sunbathing activities. Explore the Pond’s history and design, and hear about…

Yeti, Set, Snow!

An original production from the historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre features a young girl who teaches a sweet, snow-hating yeti with a sparkly silver cat the value of snow…

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Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer

Learn about how the rocky landscape surrounding the Harlem Meer has changed over time, the plants and animals that live there today, and how the Conservancy cares for this complex…

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Heckscher Playground

Central Park’s largest playground features a shaded area with swings and slides, a large, maze-like climber, lots of water features with tunnels, ramps and slides plus giant rocks to climb…

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