There’s nothing quite like summer in the City…and at the heart of it all is Central Park. As the temperature rises, New Yorkers eagerly take to its expansive lawns and enjoy the cooling shade of its mighty trees.
Want to make this your greatest summer yet in the Park, while also keeping in mind what NYC’s iconic backyard needs to stay healthy, clean, and green? Pull out that picnic blanket, grab your birding binoculars, and explore our OFFICIAL Central Park Conservancy Summer Guide. Because it’s summer, in the City, in Central Park.
Before you go, bookmark these handy resources: Our alerts page contains updates on major disruptions and scheduled closures in Central Park. You can also follow us on Twitter for the latest on Park news and happenings.
Perfect your Park-Time with Insider Tips
Make the most of this lively season in Central Park—and discover how you can keep the Park a clean and thriving greenspace—by diving into these engaging reads from the Conservancy’s online magazine.
About the ConservancyIn preparation for one of the busiest seasons in Central Park history, we compiled everything you need to know for your next visit and insider tips that will help keep the Park healthy.
Tags: Families / Summer / Conservancy Staff / Flowers / Tips for Visiting / Trees / Nature Lovers / Park Experts / First-Time Visitors
About the ConservancyEver enjoy a quiet moment in the Park’s woodlands or watch the wildlife in its water bodies? Then you’ve witnessed the wonder of bird migration. We talked with bird researcher Scott Weidensaul to learn more about the vital habitat the Park provides our feathered friends.
Tags: Tips for Visiting / Nature Lovers / Park Experts
About the ConservancyWhether you actively “carry in, carry out”—carry out any trash you bring into the Park— volunteer, or support our work, you’re taking an active role in keeping Central Park beautiful. Find out how the Park needs us—all of us—to stay clean and green this summer.
Tags: Conservancy Staff / Tips for Visiting / Park Experts / First-Time Visitors
About the ConservancyDoes anything say summer more than a sunny afternoon spent on Sheep Meadow? We’re sharing what makes the Park’s lawns so special, how the Conservancy cares for them, and tips for your next day of sun-drenched lounging.
Tags: Summer / Conservancy Staff / Park Design / Spring / Fall / Tips for Visiting / Winter / Nature Lovers