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Central Park Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Explore with a guide: The park’s size makes it easy to get lost
  • Learn about park history and urban planning from your guide
  • Visit hidden points of interest you might not find on your own
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Central Park Walking Tour
US$25 per adult
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All fees included
Morning/10am
Morning departure
US$25.00 per adult
Afternoon/2pm
Afternoon departure
US$25.00 per adult
Overview

Experience the beauty of New York City’s Central Park, the most-visited urban park in the United States. On this walking tour, see both major landmarks and lesser-known points of interest that even some locals haven’t seen. The guide ensures you don’t get lost in the park’s vast expanse of meandering trails, paths, gardens, and fields.

What to Expect

Meet a guide at Manhattan’s Grand Army Plaza in the morning or afternoon, based on your choice at checkout. Your guide helps you make the most of your time in Central Park, as it’s easy to get lost in its 840 acres and 58 miles of trails.

Visit famous landmarks including Bethesda Fountain, and the John Lennon memorial mosaic, Strawberry Fields, at a leisurely pace with your guide. Visit points of interest that even many locals don’t see, including the Ramble trail, ponds and waterfalls, and the Hallett Nature Sanctuary.

On the walk, learn about the history of the park’s construction and the incredible feats of urban planning that were undertaken to complete it.

The tour ends on the Upper West Side, a charming neighborhood with plenty of streets to explore and grab a bite to eat.

Write a ReviewReviews (12)

1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour!

Our family booked the walking tour and we were lucky enough to have Jeremy as our guide. His knowledge of the Park was really amazing and he even showed us pictures now and then on the route of what it looked like long ago. He...More

1  Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent Tour

Jeremy’s tour was informational and just the right length. His mixture of history of the park and the tour route was excellent. Highly recommend for anyone who wants intro to Central Park. Will visit again knowing what I learned. Jeremy was engaging and personable. 5...More

Thank 1janetm1
Reviewed 4 June 2018
Amazing tour of Central Park

My friend and I took the Central Park walking tour (we'd been in the park before, but wanted to learn more about it), and we are so happy. We not only saw many sections we'd missed on our own, but learned the amazing backstory of...More

1  Thank cassieglove85
Reviewed 27 May 2018
magic in the center of the city

The transformation from the crowded and noisy city to the quiet and peaceful of the central park gardens is always shocking , in a good way . Many new yorkers and tourist from all the countries find there refuge during the visit or lunch time...More

1  Thank Zvika R
Reviewed 26 May 2018
Great afternoon walk

It turned out that I was the only one on this tour after my wife hurt her foot and needed to rest, I found the walk very informative and easygoing, although there were a few banks on the walk. The walk was at a nice...More

Thank Peter B
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joyjoy000
15 June 2018|
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Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
This tour is quite vigorous... unlike most of NYC, Central Park is not flat terrain. I would not recommend it for an older person with difficulty walking for 2+ hours.
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Lisa B
7 June 2018|
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Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
This tour is 2.5 hours.
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