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

Watch the 30-minute special from WABC-TV / Channel 7 to hear from Conservancy staff and discover 40 years of work to restore and enhance Central Park.

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    What We're Doing

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    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.

    #myCentralPark: Story from Harry

    "If there’s a silver lining to the pandemic, it’s this: right now Central Park is magical, and it’s ours."

    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."

    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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