The following free maps can downloaded and printed out:
The official Central Park Map and Guide
With 843 acres to cover, the official Central Park Map and Guide is the ideal accompaniment to a walk in the Park. This four-color foldout map measuring 11-1/4" x 32" includes points of interest, public facilities such as 17 bathroom locations, visitor centers, hours when the drives are closed to traffic, and many more details. The map may be purchased for $5.00 at the Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop, mid-Park at 65th Street.
To receive a copy by mail, please send a check for $5.00 (covers shipping and handling) payable to Central Park Conservancy to:
Central Park Conservancy
Map and Guide
14 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022
You can also order it online in our online shop.
Central Park designers Olmsted and Vaux named this man-made water body "the Meer" - Dutch for "lake." It memorialized the former separate village of Harlem that was settled in the 17th Century by European settlers and included the upper regions of Central Park.