May Secrets of Central Park

Wednesdays at 12:30 pm

Can't visit the Park in person? No problem. This year, our expert guides are bringing its sweeping views, stunning vistas, sublime natural wonders, and thriving wildlife to you!

Please note that you will need to register for May’s Secrets of Central Park series.
Previous registration for April will not extend into May. You only need to register once to receive access for the entire month’s walks. You'll get a confirmation email and reminders with a link to access the series.

  • May 1 - Unsung Heroes of Central Park

    You may know Central Park’s designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, but who actually toiled to build the bridges, plant the trees, and blast the outcrops? Join us to celebrate those who built Central Park—the unsung heroes of New York City’s backyard—and learn about their modern-day counterparts, the Central Park Conservancy’s staff members.
  • May 8 - Rustic Shelters in the Ramble

    Let’s get lost wandering around the Ramble as we explore its rustic structures and learn what it takes to care for them.
  • May 15 - Tulips in Shakespeare Garden

    '"I would I had some flowers o’ the spring" wrote Shakespeare, and he's certainly getting his wish right now! So, join us in Shakespeare Garden as we take in all the shapes and colors on display this time of year.
  • May 22 - Horse Power

    What's that smell? It's our ride! From transporting people to the Park to helping create it, horses have shaped Central Park and New York City at large. Join us to learn about the big role these big animals played in Central Park's history!
  • May 29 - Richard Gilder’s Central Park

    Richard Gilder viewed Central Park as one of the nation’s most inspiring innovations and a democratic space for all. After the Park fell into disrepair, he mobilized to build a management structure to oversee its restoration and care. Learn of his contributions and see sights in the Park that commemorate his vision.