The North Woods is the largest of the Park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free, registration not required.
The tour route involves hills, stairs, and uneven terrain.
Tour starts at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues), and ends at the Pool (103rd Street and Central Park West)
For directions, please call 212-860-1370, daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check-in. Out of consideration for other guests we cannot accommodate those arriving after the start time.
Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions.* For the latest information, or to see more dates for this tour, check our calendar.
Groups of seven or more must schedule a Custom Tour three weeks in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Extreme weather conditions include heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 mph or more, snowstorms, wind chill below 25 degrees Fahrenheit, or heat index above 95 degrees Fahrenheit