Southern Welcome Tour

Get familiar with Central Park on a guided walk that provides an overview of its best-known features and vistas as well as some of its lesser-known history. Stroll along one of the Park’s many pathways past the Pond, over Gapstow Bridge, and to the Dairy during an insider’s tour with Conservancy guides.

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Where to Meet

Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue.


Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested.

Accessibility Rating



A few inclines and some stairs

Tour Highlights

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Gapstow Bridge

East Side at 62nd Street

Chess & Checkers House

Mid-Park at 64th Street

Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop

Mid-Park at 65th Street

The Pond

East Side at 59th-63rd Streets

Wollman Rink

East Side at 63rd Street

Grand Army Plaza

East Side at 58th-60th Streets & 5th Avenue

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