Heart of the Park Tour

Take a trip through the heart of Central Park.

Join Central Park Conservancy guides as they provide insider knowledge on the historical and architectural elements that make this urban landscape a national treasure. This tour stops at some of Central Park’s most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields. Bring your camera and prepare to fall in love with New York all over again!

Recommended for first-time visitors or those interested in Central Park’s most iconic and photographed sites.


Ensuring the health and safety of our guests, staff, and the public is our top priority. Central Park Conservancy programs follow recommended guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York State, and New York City.

At this time, the Conservancy does not require visitors to wear masks during the tour. However, all participants should continue to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms and stay home if they feel unwell.

Contact [email protected] if you need to request a raincheck for a future program due to illness or exposure to COVID-19.

Read about tour policies related to COVID-19, inclement weather, and more on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Places You'll Visit on This Tour