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Tree Guide

Central Park is home to approximately 20,000 trees. If you love them as much as we do, Donate now.

Filter the Central Park tree guide by type, attribute, and location – or take a Tree Walk today!

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American Beech

Fagus grandifolia

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Honey Locust

Gleditsia triacanthos

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Red Mulberry

Morus rubra

Cedar of Lebanon

Cedrus libani

white ash main

White Ash

Fraxinus americana

dawn redwood main

Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

black locust main

Black Locust

Robinia pseudoacacia

common hackberry main

Common Hackberry

Celtis occidentalis

Norway Spruce

Picea abies

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American Larch

Larix laricina

American Elm

Ulmus americana

English Elm

English Elm

Ulmus procera

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European Linden

Tilia x europaea

American Sycamore

Platanus occidentalis

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American Linden

Tilia americana

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Kousa Dogwood

Cornus kousa

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Eastern Redbud

Cercis canadensis

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American Yellowwood

Cladastris kentuckea

European Beech

Fagus sylvatica

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Oxydendron arboreum

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European Larch

Larix decidua

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Tulip Tree, Tulip Poplar

Liriodendron tulipifera

Green Ash

Fraxinus pennsylvanica


Malus floribunda

Black Walnut

Juglans nigra

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American Hornbeam

Carpinus caroliniana

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Ginkgo biloba

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White Mulberry

Morus alba

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Common Baldcypress

Taxodium distichum

London Plane

Platanus x acerifolia


Our Tree Discovery Walks will help you enjoy the diversity of trees within the Park’s 843-acres. Wander at your own pace along six scenic routes that include some of the Park's most celebrated destinations, including Strawberry Fields, Bethesda Fountain, Conservatory Water, the Great Lawn, The Pool and Conservatory Garden.

Each walk features scores of trees, each marked with identification plaques on the trunk or on a nearby sign in the ground. Trees aren’t just for experts, but we want to give you an expert’s view of the Park: A rich landscape where every tree and shrub has a unique name and identity.

Featured Tree Walk

Tree Walks

Fall Foliage Tree Map

Fall Foliage

running throughout Central Park


Great Lawn Walk

great lawn tree walk map

running east-to-west between 79th and 81st Streets


Bethesda Walk

bethesda tree walk map

running east-to-west at 72nd Street


59th Street Walk

59st tree walk map

running along Central Park South from West 59th to East 60th Streets


East Meadow Walk

east meadow tree walk map

running north-to-south from East 97th to 106th Streets


Upper West Side Walk

upper west side tree walk map

running north-to-south from West 106th to West 97th Streets