Group Tours

Bring your group on a tour of Central Park’s history, design, and landscapes, led by the people who know it best. Private tours are required for groups of 10 or more, and can accommodate up to 40 people.

Schedule

Group tour bookings are available Monday – Friday at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM. All tours are 90 minutes.

Rates

Group tours start at $150; the Conservatory Garden Tour starts at $250. Discounts are available for seniors, students, nonprofit organizations, and Conservancy members.

Cancellations

Tours take place rain or shine, however, they may be cancelled in the case of extreme weather conditions. In the event of a weather cancellation, the tour may be rescheduled or refunded. Payments are non-refundable if a group cancels after the tour has been confirmed.

How to Book

Groups must book their tour at least three weeks in advance by filling out the group booking request form. Conservancy staff will contact you within three business days to schedule your tour.

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Available Group Tours

Iconic Views

Iconic Views of Central Park Tour

Take our signature tour for an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. This tour is also available in Spanish, French, and Italian.

Heart of the Park

Heart of the Park Tour

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on a tour highlighting famed spots like Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, and Strawberry Fields. This tour is also available in Spanish and Italian.

North Woods Tour

The North Woods Tour

Escape the chaos of the City in the North Woods, an idyllic woodland oasis showcasing cascades, streams, and thriving greenery. The North Woods Tour is unavailable in January and February. This tour is also available in Spanish and Italian.

Ramble

The Ramble Tour

Step away from the City and take refuge in Central Park’s serene Ramble, a 36-acre woodland featuring cascades and tree-covered pathways. The Ramble Tour is unavailable in January and February.

Conservatory Garden blooming in spring

Conservatory Garden Group Tour

Tour the Park's only formal garden, known for its extraordinary floral displays, through the eyes of its curator and director, Diane Schaub, and her experienced staff. The Conservatory Garden tour is unavailable from November – March.

Seneca Village

Seneca Village Tour

Before Central Park was built, the area from West 83rd to West 89th Street was home to Seneca Village, the largest community of African-American property owners in New York. Learn about its history, the lives of its residents, and what new archaeological discoveries have revealed about this remarkable community.

Belvedere Castle

Belvedere: A Beautiful View Tour

Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation.