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Women's History Month: Historic Women of Central Park

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Celebrate Women's History Month with the Urban Park Rangers! Some made music, some made noise, all made a difference. Celebrate women who broke records, broke ground, and blazed trails. Urban Park Rangers lead you through Central Park to sites honoring these historic figures who acted to increase our liberty, safety, and prosperity.

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About Central Park

14 E. 60th St.

Upper Manhattan, NY


  • Standard hours: Summer, 9am-7:30pm; Fall, winter, spring, 10am-5pm

  • As one of America’s greatest works of art and the nation's first public park, Central Park has become the most famous and beloved urban park in the world. The park is open daily from 6am-1am, with FREE entry for everyone since 1858.

    Central Park is the 843-acre masterpiece of landscape architecture designed in the 19th century by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux and designated New York City's first scenic landmark in 1974. 

    Covering 843 acres in the heart of Manhattan, there's no one way to get to Central Park. The Park covers the land from 59th Street to 110th Street between Fifth Avenue and Central Park West (Eighth Avenue).