Woodland Tour

Fort Landscapes Tour

Before the construction of Central Park, the landscape just south of what is now the Harlem Meer played an important role in our City’s — and nation’s — history. Learn how this area played a key role during the American Revolution and the War of 1812.

Fort Clinton

Mileage

1.5 miles

Time to Complete

90 minutes

Terrain

A few inclines, some stairs, and uneven trails

Tour Highlights

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Fort Clinton

Fort Clinton

East Side at 107th Street

Fort Fish

Fort Fish

Mid-Park at 106th Street

Nutter's Battery

Nutter's Battery

East Side at 108th Street

Blockhouse

Blockhouse

West Side at 109th Street

Harlem Meer

Harlem Meer

East Side at 106th-110th Streets

McGowan’s Pass

McGowan’s Pass

East Side at 107th Street

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Exhib Th@2X Landforms Exhibit B

Exhibit

Landforms: A History of Central Park’s Fort Landscape

Learn how natural features in Central Park's north end played an important role in shaping our City's – and our nation's – history.

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