Bird Tour at Freshkills Park

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Freshkills Park

350 Wild Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10314

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On this bird walk, you’ll learn about the different birds in the woods, wetlands, and grasslands at Freshkills Park.

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Lace up your shoes for a nature walk at Freshkills Park! Freshkills Park staff will take you behind the scenes to visit areas that are currently closed to the public. On this tour, you will learn about the different birds found in the woods, wetlands, and grasslands at Freshkills Park.

Transportation: By registering for this event, you confirm you will provide your own transportation. Each ticket admits 1 car, containing up to 5 participants. During registration you will be asked about additional participants in your car.

Location: We will meet in the LA Fitness parking lot (350 Wild Avenue, Staten Island NY 10314) before entering the Freshkills Park site together.

Gear: Wear a hat and sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting wet or muddy. Please also bring water, a snack, and sunblock.

Technology: Feel free to take photos, but consider carefully before bringing any electronic devices with you as they may possibly get wet, damaged, or dropped during the program.

Restrictions: You will be asked to sign an activity waiver before participating in the program.

Cancellation: This tour will be canceled if registration is too low, or if there is a 60% or greater chance of rain on the day of the event. You will be asked to confirm your registration by email before the tour. As we receive cancellations, names will be added from the wait list. If you know you will be unable to attend, please cancel your registration by email so we can fill the reservation. info@freshkillspark.org

COVID-19 Precautions:

All visitors and staff must wear a mask during the entire event.

Masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer will be available.

By participating in this event you are acknowledging that you and your guests have not experienced a fever, not tested positive for COVID-19, and have not been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 within 14 days of the event. Should you develop symptoms after registration, please cancel your registration by email. info@freshkillspark.org

Suggested donation: $10 per person

Registration for this tour opens Sunday September 6 at 10:00 a.m.

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Freshkills Park

350 Wild Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10314

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At 2,200 acres, Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. Free tours offer insights into ongoing development and unmatched views, and recreational programs provide opportunities to experience the hills and waterways before the park officially opens.

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