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Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

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July 07, 2018 through August 18, 2018

Saturdays, 10-11:30am and 1-2:30pm.

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween

FREE

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

Event description:

Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees – from seeds and leaves to logs – contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community. Learn about the landscapes and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, hand lenses, and complimentary Discovery Journal.

Address: 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth avenues
Upper East Side, NY 10022
Phone: 212-310-6600
Website: centralparknyc.org

About Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

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

Named after Charles A. Dana, former editor of the New York Tribune and mediator between General Grand and Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War, the Discovery Center holds a multitude of educational workshops throughout the year. In addition to hosting environmental programs for children, the Discovery Center also teaches kids about wildlife firsthand.