Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in October

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in October

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

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays FREE
WHEN: Sep. 9 - Oct. 28, Sundays, 1:30-3:30pm
WHERE: Alley Pond Park, Oakland Gardens, Douglaston, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: An outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, team building, and includes both low and high elements.
WANT TO GO? 718-217-4685. nycgovparks.org.

Maze By Moonlight
WHEN: Oct. 13 - 20, Saturdays, 4:30-9pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
WHAT: Navigate The Amazing Maize Maze by the starry night sky and your flashlight.
WANT TO GO? $12; $7 children ages 4-11; free for children ages 3 and younger. 718-347-3276. queensfarm.org.

Family Nature Walk
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 14, 1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, 649 W. 249th St., Bronx, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
WANT TO GO? $8; $4 students and seniors; $2 children ages 6-18; free for children younger than 6. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Fall Harvest and Giant Pumpkin Contest FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10am
WHERE: Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury, NY
WHAT: This newly expanded competition includes giant pumpkins and additional categories for large, decorated vegetables.
WANT TO GO? 516-334-0066. hicksnurseries.com .

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