Discovery Walks for Families

Discovery Walks for Families: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

Venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of Central Park’s best-kept secrets, to investigate this living laboratory. Discover what plants and animals call this restored woodland their home, and learn about its architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems. Each family will receive a Discovery Kit — backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses for hands-on exploration.

Discovery Walks for Families are a great way for parents and children of all ages to learn about the nature and history of Central Park in fun and creative ways.

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Signature Tour

Discovery Walk Towering Trees Hallett

Where to Meet

Chess & Checkers House (Mid-Park at 64th Street)

Chess & Checkers House


Free. Space is limited, registration required.


May not be suitable for strollers.


A few inclines, some stairs, and uneven trails

Length of Tour

XX minutes

Tour Highlights

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The Pond

The Pond

East Side at 59th-63rd Streets

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

East Side at 60th-62nd Streets

Chess & Checkers House

Chess & Checkers House

Mid-Park at 64th Street

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