Iconic Views of Central Park

Visit the iconic landmarks and landscapes that make Central Park the world’s most famous park.

If you want to check off your Central Park must-see list, this is the tour for you! Join Central Park Conservancy guides as we visit the Park’s most famous and endearing sites. See the Manhattan skyline from Sheep Meadow, walk under the gorgeous American elms that line the Mall, capture a picture at the movie-perfect Bethesda Terrace, and gaze on other memorable landmarks like Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, and the Lake. Learn how the Central Park designers and architects transformed rocky and swampy land into the work of art that is Central Park today.

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

COVID-19 Health + Safety Policies

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, Conservancy programs do not require fully vaccinated individuals to social distance or wear masks; however according to New York State guidelines “Unvaccinated Individuals are still responsible for continuing to wear a mask, per federal CDC guidance.” Regardless of vaccination status, 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.