Its slopes are popular for sledding in the winter and picnics in warmer months. Visit in spring to catch the groves of pale flowering Yoshino cherry trees as they burst into bloom. At the top of the hill stands a bronze statue of a pilgrim, made by acclaimed artist John Quincy Adams Ward, the “dean of American sculptors.”
Things you can do here
Enjoy the Park’s quieter season on a walk past its best winter sights.
If you’re the outdoorsy type who loves to explore Central Park through all weather, there are plenty of ways to get active and enjoy the Park on a cold, snowy day.
Discover what areas are closed after a snowfall, read our tips on how to enjoy a snowy Park day, and take note of where to head with your sled.
Tags: Playgrounds / Winter
Things to See and Do
Tags: Tips for Visiting / Winter