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Heckscher Playground

hecksher playground

November 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Central Park, Heckscher Playground

Sixth Avenue & Central Park South
New York    + Google Map

FREE

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 (and a bathroom). Face painters, musicians and giant bubble makers often congregate at the entrance. Closes at dusk.

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