Woodlands

The North Woods Tour

The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City to the benefit of wildlife and human visitors alike. Tour the tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools with Conservancy guides.

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A stream waterfalls through lush greenery

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Where to Meet

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues).

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

Cost

$15 (Members $10). No groups, please.

Terrain

A few inclines, some stairs, and uneven trails

Length of Tour

90 minutes

Distance of Tour

0.85 miles

Tour Highlights

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Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

East Side at 110th Street

Glen Span Arch

Glen Span Arch

West Side at 102nd Street

Harlem Meer

Harlem Meer

East Side at 106th-110th Streets

The Pool

The Pool

West Side at 100th-103rd Streets

The Loch

The Loch

Mid-Park at 102nd Street

Huddlestone Arch

Huddlestone Arch

Mid-Park at 105th Street

The Ravine

The Ravine

Mid-Park at 103rd Street

Springbanks Arch

Springbanks Arch

Mid-Park at 102nd Street

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