Every New Yorker has a unique relationship with the Park. The fresh air, expansive views, and ample space for social distancing allow us to recharge physically and mentally during these unsettling times. Share your story on social media using the hashtag #myCentralPark. You can also share your #myCentralPark story by submitting it here.

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What We're Watching

At the Central Park Conservancy, we remain committed to caring for your 843-acre backyard. It’s our shared responsibility to look out for each other. Please enjoy your time in the Park safely and considerately.

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What We're Doing

Central Park Conservancy staff member

Central Park Conservancy staff remain committed to keeping the Park clean and accessible during this time. A vibrant Central Park cleans the air for New Yorkers and provides a place for mental and physical well-being. Learn about the people behind our work with these wide-ranging articles and videos.

An Operations staff member wearing a face mask

"I feel a tremendous connection with the Park, both outside and within my job."

Watch #myCentralPark: Story from Mauricio

"We take care of the Park, no matter what."

Watch #myCentralPark: Story from Sam

"With the pandemic, people need the Park more than ever."

Watch #myCentralPark: Story from Maleeq

"Every day is a challenge, but #myCentralPark keeps me motivated to come back each day & do better."

Central Park Virtual Tours and Programs

April Monthly Mile

Join us every Wednesday for a short virtual stroll through Central Park.

Discovery Club

Enjoy an adventure in Central Park from home!

Specialty Programs

We partner with cultural institutions to explore the rich history and influence of Central Park.

An aerial view of the Sheep Meadow

Take a deeper dive into the history, design, and ecology of Central Park through virtual tours led by Conservancy guides!

#myCentralPark at Home

Central Park can still provide joy from afar! Here are fun activities for adults and kids alike — ranging from word games to coloring.
Lush purple azaleas in spring sunshine

Dress up your next Zoom meeting, or add Central Park to your mobile or desktop background.

A page to color featuring  a squirrel and leaves

A great way for kids to "explore" the Park with color.

A view across the water to Gapstow Bridge

Test your knowledge of everything Central Park.

An excerpt showing scrambled words

Enjoy the mental health benefits of these Park-themed word scrambles!

A piece of jigsaw puzzle showing Belvedere Castle

Soothe your mind and help pass the time with these Park-themed jigsaw puzzles.


Conservancy staff continues to work in the Park daily, to ensure the Park is clean and open to all, now and always.

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