Central Park is a popular place among athletes. The Park Drive is the longest street that encircles the park with a total length of about 10 kilometers and is used by runners, cyclists, and skaters. Normally weekend races are held in the park, many of which are organized by the New York Roads Runners. In addition, the renowned New York Marathon culminates here at this park every year. Many other activities are carried out in the park as well. For those who love to skate, Central Park is a good place to show off your skills with this sport. On weekends and holidays, amateurs and professionals meet at the dance circle to show off their skills. To get here, enter the park at 67th street and walk towards the center of the park along Sheep Meadow on Central Park West. You can also find the Central Park Skate Patrol volunteers who will help beginners develop better braking techniques. They are located at the West 72nd entrance on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4pm
Hours: Every day from 6:00 am to 1:00 am
Central Park is inhabited by squirrels, birds, fish, rabbits, turtles, frogs and other animals, about 300 species of animals have been seen in the park. The Central Park houses throughout the year about 42 species of birds. In the morning, in the Great Lawn, you can see silver herons, and about 80 000 fish live in The Harlem Meer.
The Central Park also has a zoo which is located in the south east of the Park, the nearest train station to reach the Zoo is Fifth Avenue and 59th Street of the N, R and Q trains. The entrance to the Zoo has A cost for more information visits the page: http://www.centralparkzoo.com
Pets of the Central Park visitor can access the park without any problem, but once inside there are different rules that the owners and their animals must follow.
Date: December 31st
Time: 11:59 p.m.
Location: Central Park
Distance: 4 miles (6.5 kilometers)
Thousands of spectators of all ages want to start the year with the right foot; celebrating at the Central Park from 10:30 pm until the clocks strikes midnight on December 31st, it starts with a costume party with a DJ, 15 minutes of fireworks will light up the sky with the light effects, there will be a champagne toasts, and then the starting signal is given; the participants and the public, in general, will have a great time, for four miles distance, participants will run in a costume if they want to wear it.
The registration for this event has a cost, and it can be made with a credit card, you can’t register with cash. The prizes are made by metal and in order to encourage participants there will be extra prizes.
Remember, the temperature can drop to 10 degrees below zero, so be prepared for it, in the middle and in the end of the race everyone make a champagne toast.
Try to arrive at 10:00 pm. Do not forget to donate your used clothing and shoes in good condition and placing them in Goodwill Association containers.
Central Park cuenta con varios lagos, que van desde simples estanques de lagos tanto creado por el hombre y naturales. El lago principal es el Parque Embalse Central, que desde 1994 lleva el nombre de Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. El lago es de 86o a 96o Street. El depósito también es famosa por la pista de atletismo que lo rodea, y da la bienvenida a miles de atletas de todos los días. También hay otros tres lagos artificiales. Al sur de la Gran Césped, El lago se extiende por 7 hectáreas y está construido sobre un antiguo pantano. A parte extremo noreste del parque, a la altura de la calle 110, el Harlem Meer se encuentra. Harlem Meer significa Lago de Harlem en alemán, por lo bautizó en honor a una de las primeras comunidades establecidas en la región. Roble, ciprés y la haya árboles que rodean el lago. El Harlem Meer es único que sus visitantes se les permite a los peces, con la condición de devolver el pescado que han capturado; el otro gran lago del parque se encuentra en la sección sureste de Central Park. Este es el Estanque. La Charca, cuya forma recuerda la forma de una coma, permite a los visitantes a este lago para sintonizar los ruidos de la ciudad, y generar un ambiente de calma en el corazón de Nueva York.
Central Park is an urban park with a rectangular form in the heart of Manhattan, It has 4,000 by 800 meters of dimension approximately, it's bigger than the two smallest nations of the world; it's almost two times bigger than Monaco and almost eight times bigger than Vatican City. It is the most visited park in the United States, with 25 million visitors every year. It also has become one of the most famous urban parks in the world and it has been seen in numerous films and television programs. Central Park contains several artificial lakes, two ice skating rinks and many areas used for sports activities. The park is a popular oasis for migratory birds, which makes it a heaven for bird watching, and for New Yorkers who want to escape from the big buildings and immerse themselves in nature. Each summer, the public theater presents free open-air theater plays, concerts, opera, and many other outdoor activities, so the weekend is the best time to visit the park. The Central Park Conservatory offers free tours Tuesday to Sunday. For more information, visit: http://www.centralparknyc.org/visit/tours/ or call 212-360-2726. It is easy to get to this park since most subways have a stop on or around Central Park.
Strawberry Fields is located near Central Park West between 71st and 74th streets. It is a 2.5 acre area that was built to pay tribute to the singer, songwriter and peace activist John Lennon; and thousands of local artists meet here to pay tribute to the singer.
If you want to visit one of the largest parks in the world Tours by Foot offers a free tour an adventure that will take you to see the beautiful views of Central Park South. The meeting point is at the Sherman Statue in Grand Army Plaza exactly at the corner of 5th Avenue and Central Park South. The tour starts at the Grand Army Plaza with a brief overview of the park and the famous Plaza Hotel. Then you will walk on the pond, the lake to the south of the Central Park where you will enjoy the unique view of the place, the Dairy is another place to visit and it has the same time functions as a museum and a souvenir shop. You will love the peace Sheep Meadow if you are around summer don't forget to bring your swimsuit to relax and get a tan. The Christopher Columbus statue welcomes you to the Literary Walk a small tribute to the men of letters where there are also 4 statues of notable writers. Immediately after will be walking down the only path that exists in the park where you can see nature from this point of view this place is called The Mall. Without a doubt, the main point of the tour is the terrace of the park which is an architectural beauty in itself. Continuing the tour you will reach the famous Strawberry Fields where tourist still wait in on the line to be photographed next to the memorial of John Lennon. Finally, the walk ends at the front of the Dakota Apartments on 72nd Street and Central Park West; although this is a free tour, if you feel that your guide gave you a good information you are welcome to tip him. For more Info visit (http://www.freetoursbyfoot.com/new-york-tours/) there you will find different tours in New York City
Winter Jam / Central Park
Location: Central Park - Bandshell area
Entrance via 72nd Street
Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2020
Hours: 11am to 3pm
Admission: Free of charge for all ages
It is an annual winter festival, to encourage New Yorkers to go out and enjoy the outdoors in the colder months, and tourists who want to enjoy the snow. In this festival participants (especially children) have the opportunity to use skis and snowboards in fresh snow within the city limits, during the event attendees learn to ride ski and use the snowboard. Even dogs have their own assigned area.
● In this area you will find: Snowfield, snowshoeing, open space for skiers and snowboarders, ice climbing.
● It is recommended to bring your own equipment, although some equipment will be supplied at no cost to the participants.
● All participants must sign an agreement before doing any of these activities.
● Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present with an ID.
● Waiting lines for activities are subject to close early.
● For more information, call (212) 360-8216.
● Information point for those who wish to visit ski resorts in the state of New York.
Schedule: Opened 365 days
From 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Admission: Ticket is required
The Central Park Zoo is located within the park, entering 5th Avenue between 63 and 66 street, its a small zoo, it has 130 different species ranging from Snow Leopard to tropical birds, to polar bears, penguins and other species which are found in habitats carefully designed to recreate the natural environment of the animals at home. The Zoo is organized and easy to make the tour it lasts about an hour, is recommended for children, it is divided into two stages; in the second stage you can interact with certain small animals that you can feed. In winter you can see how they train and feed the penguins, sea lions, seals and red pandas.
The entrance to the zoo includes the 4D Theater, but it is optional, which has special effects, the chair moves, snow falls, etc. The movie lasts 13 minutes.
This is a very New Yorker Zoo attraction, its not for mass tourism, additionally provides interactive lessons with live animals, they are taught from Monday to Friday, weekends and in school holidays.
Visit the souvenir shop to buy unique wild items, including stuffed animals and children's books, toys, games and more. A gift basket is parked outdoors during the warmer months of the season.
Ubicación: Central Park
Fecha: Pending event to be confirmed before Pandemic COVID 19
Hora: desde las 3:45 p.m.
Un evento anual espectacular y loco que tiene lugar durante el verano en Nueva York, ¡La batalla del agua! Se realiza en el Great Lawn de Central Park, las reglas son muy simples, dispara con agua y dispara a todos aquellos que estén dispuestos a participar en el combate.
Para este evento hay ciertas reglas de conducta:
no llevar agua a quienes no tienen pistolas de agua, es cierto que todos quieren divertirse, pero quien no tiene el equipo es porque solo esto como espectador, no dispar Las personas que llevan cámaras de fotografía y video, sin Sprinkle, visten a las personas directamente a los ojos.
Por experiencia en años anteriores, ha establecido un equipo básico, 5 o más botellas de agua, mochila con botellas de agua para almacenamiento, zapatillas o sandalias, piscina de gafas de sol si no desea que el agua le pegue en los ojos.
Recomendaciones: un cambio de ropa y una toalla, sé inteligente, no lleves tu teléfono móvil ni tu billetera o cartera, lo mejor es tener un amigo vigilando tus pertenencias, no las dejes desatendidas y lo más interesante ¡Haz amigos!
Starting point: Central Park South
Schedule: Every day between 10am and 12am
Duration: Between 20 and 90 minutes
Is there anything more romantic than walking Central Park in a carriage ?, while making the tour a professional photographer will accompany them at all times to document the experience.
Expert drivers in these cars will be happy to relatarle stories Central Park and enjoy a pleasant and informative walk through the park.
In addition to the wonderful memories, you get high quality photos to treasure this moment forever. The buggies are convertibles and be provided with blankets.
The ride is much more than a history lesson. From the coach you will observe as New Yorkers have fun in the park either taking singing lessons, enjoying a concert, a party or wedding. If you want a romantic walk or even ask your partner marriage, do it. Drivers have enough experience in that too.
You can be photographed in many famous landmarks such as: Shakespeare Garden, Bow Bridge, Columbus Circle, the Time Warner Towers, the Belvedere Castle, Bethesda Fountain, Gapstow Bridge, Cherry Hill, golf Heckscher Ballfields and Playground, Summer Stage, Swedish ,, Victorian Cottage Gardens, Wagner Cove, Wollman Rink, the New York Athletic Club, among many other places.
Tickets: Click here can check prices and availability. Both print and electronic bond bonds are accepted. If you travel with a mobile device, simply show your photo identification and present your electronic voucher on your smartphone or digital tablet.
Schedule: Thursday 7am
Distance: 4 miles (6.4km)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Meeting point: USS Maine Memorial in Columbus Circle
Seeing the Parque Central (Central Park), it is hard to imagine that everything was put there by designers, this walking tour you can admire the majesty of the interior of the park like never before. Discover the most ambitious landscape architecture ever conducted in the United States surrounded by the most recognized city in the world.
If you are a casual runner or has extensive experience in marathons, Central Park is a haven for runners. If you feel the need to stretch your legs during his trip to New York, this is one of the best options. Start and end the tour at the monument to the USS Maine in Columbus Circle with a distance of four miles where you will have the opportunity to know the park with stops in its most emblematic sites.
Tickets: Click here can check prices and availability. both print and electronic bond bonds are accepted. If you travel with a mobile device, simply show your photo identification and present your electronic voucher on your smartphone or digital tablet.