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Things to See and Do


There's always something to see or do in Central Park!

Filter the list of things to see and do by featured attraction, type of attraction, audience, and general location in the Park using the dropdown lists below.

107 infantry

107th United States Infantry

Near: South End

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110th Street Bridge

110th St. Bridge

Near: North End

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307th-Infantry-memorial-grove

307th Infantry Regiment Memorial Grove

Near: Mid-Park

7th regiment

7th Regiment Memorial

Near: South End

spector playground

Abraham and Joseph Spector Playground

Near: Mid-Park

adventure playground

Adventure Playground

Near: South End

albert bertel thorvaldsen

Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen

Near: North End

hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

Near: Mid-Park

Alexander Von Humboldt

Alexander von Humboldt

Near: Mid-Park

ancient playground

Ancient Playground

Near: Mid-Park

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Andrew Haswell Green bench

Andrew Haswell Green bench

Near: North End

arsenal

Arsenal

Near: South End

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arthur brisbane

Arthur Brisbane

Near: North End

arthur ross pinetum

Arthur Ross Pinetum

Near: Mid-Park

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azalea pond

Azalea Pond

Near: Mid-Park

azalea pond rustic bridge

Azalea Pond Rustic Bridge

Near: Mid-Park

Azalea Walk

Azalea Walk

Near: Mid-Park

balcony bridge

Balcony Bridge

Near: Mid-Park

ballplayers cafe

Ballplayers' House Refreshments

Near: South End

bank rock bay

Bank Rock Bay

Near: Mid-Park

Playing Baseball in Central Park

Baseball

Near: Throughout the Park

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Playing Basketball in Central Park

Basketball

Near: Throughout the Park

bernard playground

Bernard Family Playground

Near: North End

bike rental

Bicycle Rental

Near: Throughout the Park

Bike Riding in Central Park

Bicycling

Near: Throughout the Park

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billy johnson playground

Billy Johnson Playground

Near: South End

Bird Watching

Birding

Near: Throughout the Park

blockhouse

Blockhouse

Near: North End

Boats near bethesda

Boating

Near: Mid-Park

bow bridge

Bow Bridge

Near: Mid-Park

Audio Guide

bridge 24

Bridge No. 24

Near: Mid-Park

bridge 27

Bridge No. 27

Near: Mid-Park

bridge 28

Bridge No. 28

Near: North End

burnett fountain

Burnett Fountain

Near: North End

cedar hill

Cedar Hill

Near: Mid-Park

Police Precinct

Central Park Police Precinct

Near: Mid-Park

charles stover bench

Charles B. Stover Bench

Near: Mid-Park

cherry hill fountain

Cherry Hill Fountain

Near: Mid-Park

columbus

Christopher Columbus

Near: South End

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Concerts

Near: Throughout the Park

center fountain

Conservatory Garden Center Fountain

Near: North End

cop cot

Cop Cot

Near: South End

Skiing in Central Park

Cross-Country Skiing

Near: Throughout the Park

dalehead arch

Dalehead Arch

Near: South End

dancing crane cafe

Dancing Crane Cafe

Near: South End

dancing goat

Dancing Goat

Near: South End

daniel webster

Daniel Webster

Near: Mid-Park

delacorte clock

Delacorte Clock

Near: South End

delacorte theater

Delacorte Theater

Near: Mid-Park

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dene

Dene

Near: South End

denesmouth arch

Denesmouth Arch

Near: South End

diana ross playground

Diana Ross Playground

Near: Mid-Park

dipway arch

Dipway Arch

Near: South End

Central Park Dogs

Dogs in Central Park

Near: Throughout the Park

Isa Genzken’s Two Orchids

Doris C. Freedman Plaza

Near: South End

j marion sims

Dr. J. Marion Sims

Near: North End

driprock arch

Driprock Arch

Near: South End

Duke Ellington Statue

Duke Ellington

Near: North End

eagles prey

Eagles and Prey

Near: South End

The East 110th Street Playground

East 110th Street Playground

Near: North End

72 playground

East 72nd Street Playground

Near: South End

e96 playground

East 96th Street Playground

Near: North End

east green

East Green

Near: South End

East Meadow

East Meadow

Near: North End

fishing

Fishing at the Harlem Meer

Near: North End

f g halleck

Fitz-Greene Halleck

Near: South End

ballfields

Football

Near: Throughout the Park

Fort Clinton

Fort Clinton

Near: North End

Andrew Haswell Green bench

Fort Fish

Near: North End

frederick douglass

Frederick Douglass

Near: North End

gill

Gill

Near: Mid-Park

gill rustic bridge

Gill Rustic Bridge

Near: Mid-Park

giuseppe mazzini

Giuseppe Mazzini

Near: South End

glade arch

Glade Arch

Near: Mid-Park

glenspan arch

Glen Span Arch

Near: North End

General Sherman monument

Grand Army Plaza

Near: South End

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great hill

Great Hill

Near: North End

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Greengap Arch

Green Gap Arch

Near: South End

greyshot arch

Greyshot Arch

Near: South End

greywacke arch

Greywacke Arch

Near: Mid-Park

group bears

Group of Bears

Near: Mid-Park

hallett trees

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

Near: South End

handball courts

Handball Courts

Near: North End

h c andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

Near: Mid-Park

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heckscher ballfields

Heckscher Ballfields

Near: South End

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heckscher playground

Heckscher Playground

Near: South End

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honey bear

Honey Bear

Near: South End

horse drawn carriage

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rental

Near: South End

Ice Skating, Wollman Rink

Ice Skating

Near: Throughout the Park

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indian hunter

Indian Hunter

Near: South End

inscope arch

Inscope Arch

Near: South End

iphigenes walk

Iphigene's Walk

Near: Mid-Park

levin playground

James Michael Levin Playground

Near: Mid-Park

johann von schiller

Johann C.F. von Schiller

Near: South End

john puroy mitchell

John Purroy Mitchel

Near: Mid-Park

san martin

Jose de San Martin

Near: South End

jose marti

Jose Julian Marti

Near: South End

king jagiello

King Jagiello

Near: Mid-Park

Kite Flying in Central Park

Kite Flying

Near: Throughout the Park

historical photo of a boat landing on The Lake

Lake Boat Landings

Near: Mid-Park

lasker

Lasker Rink and Pool

Near: North End

Bowling and Croquet Greens

Lawn Bowling and Croquet

Near: South End

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Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien

Near: South End

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lehman gates

Lehman Gates

Near: South End

levy gates

Levy Gate

Near: Mid-Park

loeb boathouse

Loeb Boathouse

Near: Mid-Park

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loeb boathouse

Loeb Boathouse Refreshments

Near: Mid-Park

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Lombard Lamp

Lombard Lamp

Near: South End

beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

Near: South End

Audio Guide

maine monument

Maine Monument

Near: South End

mariners playground

Mariners' Playground

Near: Mid-Park

mcgowns pass

McGowan's Pass

Near: North End

NYC-Memorial-and-Red-Cross-Flags

Memorial Flagpoles

Near: Throughout the Park

Kiosk

Merchants' Gate Plaza

Near: South End

Mother Goose

Mother Goose

Near: South End

Scholars' Gate

Named Gates

Near: South End

naturalists walk

Naturalists' Walk

Near: Mid-Park

bandshell

Naumburg Bandshell

Near: South End

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lilac walk

Nell Singer Lilac Walk

Near: South End

north meadow

North Meadow

Near: North End

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butterfly with purple flowers

North Meadow Butterfly Gardens

Near: North End

rec center

North Meadow Recreation Center

Near: North End

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north woods

North Woods

Near: North End

Nutter's Battery

Nutter's Battery Site

Near: North End

bank rock bridge

Oak Bridge at Bank Rock Bay

Near: Mid-Park

olmsted flowerbed

Olmsted Flower Bed

Near: South End

osborn gates

Osborn Gates

Near: Mid-Park

Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade

Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade

Near: North End

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pilgrim hill

Pilgrim Hill

Near: Mid-Park

pinebank arch

Pinebank Arch

Near: South End

pinetum playground

Pinetum Playground

Near: Mid-Park

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Shoppers on Madison Avenue

Platinum Jewels in Bloom

Near: South End

playmates arch

Playmates Arch

Near: South End

pool

Pool Grotto

Near: North End

pulitzer fountain

Pulitzer Fountain

Near: South End

ramble stone arch

Ramble Stone Arch

Near: Mid-Park

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Restroom

Near: Throughout the Park

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r m hunt

Richard Morris Hunt

Near: South End

riftstone arch

Riftstone Arch

Near: Mid-Park

bendheim playground

Robert Bendheim Playground

Near: North End

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robert burns

Robert Burns

Near: South End

Rollerblading in Central Park

Rollerblading

Near: Throughout the Park

romeo juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Near: Mid-Park

rudin playground

Rudin Family Playground

Near: North End

rumsey playfield

Rumsey Playfield

Near: South End

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Runners in Central Park

Running

Near: Throughout the Park

rustic overlook

Rustic Overlook

Near: Mid-Park

79th Playground 2014

Ruth and Arthur Smadbeck-Heckscher East Playground

Near: Mid-Park

safari playground

Safari Playground

Near: North End

samuel morse

Samuel F. B. Morse

Near: South End

seneca village

Seneca Village Site

Near: Mid-Park

simon bolivar

Simon Bolivar

Near: South End

Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott

Near: South End

Sledding

Sledding

Near: Throughout the Park

Snow Baby Satues at Rumsey Field

Snow Babies

Near: South End

Fresh snow on Sheep's Meadow

Snowshoeing

Near: Throughout the Park

Playing Soccer in Central Park

Soccer

Near: Throughout the Park

sophie loeb fountain

Sophie Loeb Fountain

Near: Mid-Park

springbanks arch

Springbanks Arch

Near: North End

Reservoir Running Track

Stephanie and Fred Shuman Running Track

Near: Mid-Park

still hunt

Still Hunt

Near: Mid-Park

Summit Rock

Summit Rock

Near: Mid-Park

sweedish cottage

Swedish Cottage

Near: Mid-Park

Lasker Pool in summer

Swimming

Near: Throughout the Park

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Tarr Family Playground

Tarr Family Playground

Near: North End

Tarr-Coyne Playground

Tarr-Coyne Tots Playground

Near: South End

Wild West Playground July 2015

Tarr-Coyne Wild West Playground

Near: Mid-Park

tavern

Tavern on the Green

Near: South End

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tennis courts

Tennis Courts

Near: North End

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falconer

The Falconer

Near: South End

composting

The Mount

Near: North End

pilgrim

The Pilgrim

Near: Mid-Park

point

The Point

Near: Mid-Park

The Ramble

The Ramble

Near: Mid-Park

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Tempest

The Tempest

Near: Mid-Park

thomas moore

Thomas Moore

Near: South End

honey locust main

Tree Guide

Near: Throughout the Park

zofnass tree walk map

Tree Walks

Near: Throughout the Park

trefoil arch

Trefoil Arch

Near: Mid-Park

turtle pond

Turtle Pond

Near: Mid-Park

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umpire rock

Umpire Rock

Near: South End

untermyer

Untermyer Fountain

Near: North End

vanderbilt gates

Vanderbilt Gate

Near: North End

victor herbert

Victor Herbert

Near: South End

victorian gardens

Victorian Gardens Amusement Park

Near: South End

vista rock

Vista Rock

Near: Mid-Park

volleyball

Volleyball

Near: South End

wagner cove

Wagner Cove

Near: Mid-Park

hutchins bench

Waldo Hutchins Bench

Near: Mid-Park

w110 playground

West 110th Street Playground

Near: North End

eaglevale arch

West 77th Street Stone Arch

Near: Mid-Park

wein walk

Wien Walk

Near: South End

shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Near: South End

General Sherman monument

William Tecumseh Sherman

Near: South End

william thomas stead

William Thomas Stead

Near: North End

willowdell arch

Willowdell Arch

Near: South End

Snow on the Mall

Winter in Central Park: Know before you go

Near: Throughout the Park

winterdale arch

Winterdale Arch

Near: Mid-Park

wisteria pergola

Wisteria Pergola

Near: South End

wollman rink ice skating

Wollman Refreshments

Near: South End

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