Central Park Walking Tour

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Central Park Walking Tour

Enjoy a stroll through Central Park with a local park expert! Experience the nature, history, landscape design and cultural influences.

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Museum of Arts and Design 2 Columbus Circle Broadway side of the Museum of Arts and Design New York, NY 10019

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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Central Park Walking Tour  

9am and 12pm - See schedules for details on availability

Discover the restorative power of Central Park from the stress of big city life

Recognize how natural landscapes and cultural landmarks intermingle in this urban oasis

Photograph many famous park locations featured in hundreds of movies and TV shows

Enjoy the songs of birds and the laughter of children

Description Summary Experience Central Park on a deeper level by taking a professionally guided walking tour. Discover Central Park's origins, witness its design and visit many movie sites on this 2-hour narrated walk in the park! 

​Our casual 2-hour walking tour has been getting great reviews and is professionally led by a highly experienced licensed guide. Written and often led by a former Central Park employee, this tour is a great way to experience a lot of the park in a short amount of time.

Full Description One of the best ways to get to the heart of Central Park is on foot and this professionally guided walking tour offers a complete picture of this iconic New York City landmark. Our guide’s associations with Central Park are extensive and we boast some of the most experienced and knowledgeable Central Park guides you can find. Learn about the cultural influences of the park and feel the peace that comes from strolling through a natural environment. After a few days of visiting New York City, Central Park is a must! Many people are familiar with Central Park, but may not know the most interesting places to explore. With 843 acres, this landscape masterpiece has a lot to offer. Your guide will show you many park locations that feature in popular movies. The Gapstow Bridge, from the Home Alone II movie and the Wollman Rink, from Love Story and Serendipity. Information on surrounding architecture and real estate will also be shared. A stroll along the Mall and Literary Walk to the park center piece, the Bethesda Terrace, get lost in the Ramble, cross the Bow Bridge which is known as “Engagement Bridge” and featured in many movies including Spider Man III. Wandering along the Lake shore we make our way through Strawberry Fields, the peace garden and memorial to John Lennon of the Beatles. Ending at the park entrance across from the Dakota Apartments, food, subways and other points of interest.

Approximately 2- hours and 2 miles (3.2k)

This tour ends at Central Park West and West 72nd Street. There is easy access to the B – C – 1 – 2 – 3 trains or your guide will escort you back to the starting location on West 58th Street

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