Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in February

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in February

This February, take the kids outside to explore tons of outdoor activities in Queens for the nature lovers in your family.

Nature Photography Hike FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 9, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir, Vermont Place Parking Lot, Ridgewood, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Bring your own camera on this hike and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature. 
WANT TO GO? 718-846-2731. nyc.gov/parks.

Nature Exploration Hike FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 16, 1-2:30 pm
WHERE: Bayswater Park, 701 Bay 32nd St., Far Rockaway, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Explore nature, discover urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
WANT TO GO? 718-846-2731. nycgovparks.org.

Historic New York: George Washington's Path FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 17, 1-2:30 pm
WHERE: Alley Pond Park, Winchester Boulevard and Grand Central Parkway, Oakland Gardens, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, on our city's long history.
WANT TO GO? 718-352-1769. nycgovparks.org.

Animal Tracks FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 23, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Forest Park Visitor Center, , Woodhaven Boulevard between Myrtle Avenue and Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Learn the basics of wildlife tracking. By the end, you will be skilled in recognizing differences between raccoon and common housecat tracks.  
WANT TO GO? 718-235-4100. nyc.gov/parks.

Astronomy FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 24, 6-7:30pm
WHERE: Alley Pond Adventure Center, 2161 Cloverdale Blvd., Flushing, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
WANT TO GO? 718-352-1769. nycgovparks.org.

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