Bird Tour at Freshkills Park

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Bird Tour at Freshkills Park

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

By Freshkills Park

When and where

Date and time

Friday, May 14, 2021 · 9 - 11am EDT


Freshkills Park 350 Wild Avenue Staten Island, NY 10314

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About this event

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.

There is a $10 suggested donation per participant. Your donation supports education, programming, and research at the Freshkills Park Alliance and makes programs like this possible.

Registration: By registering for this event, you confirm you will provide your own transportation. Each ticket holder may bring up to 3 additional guests in their car. Due to limited reservations, carpooling with friends and family is encouraged.

Location provided upon registration: We will meet and caravan onto the Freshkills Park site together.

Transportation: Because the site is under construction, all participants must provide their own car that will stay on-site the whole time. Participants may not use a taxi or ride-share service.

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.

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.

About the organizer

Organized by
Freshkills Park

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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