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Central Park Walking Tour

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Central Park consists of 843 acres, and 58 miles of walking trails. On this expansive walking tour, your tour guide will make sure you see its highlights. From its winding pathways and elaborate bridges to the Alice in Wonderland memorial to Strawberry Fields to the gorgeous Bethesda Terrace, you will see the park's landmarks and have ample photo opportunities. Along the way, you'll learn the history of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's urban masterpiece.
  • 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
  • Small group size ensures a tailored, personal experience
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.
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Departure Point
777 5th Ave, New York, NY 10153, USA
Departure Time
10:00 AM
2h 30m
Return Details
The Dakota, 1 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, USA
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Comfortable shoes recommended
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was most excellent. Very knowledgeable and kept the tour fun. With all the different tours available, I am very glad we picked this one. It covered all the hot spots, and there was plenty of time for pictures and questions.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jane G
Reviewed 12 August 2019

This tour of Central Park was outstanding and fun due to Jeremy's knowledge and presentation skills. You will come away with so much info and history of this beautiful Manhattan landmark. I highly recommend the Central Park Walking tour.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Just2tourists
Reviewed 5 August 2019

Jeremy's tour was full of fun facts throughout. I've lived near Central Park for years yet and Iearned a great deal. He showed us a number of spots from movies and pop culture but also told us the history of how hte part was made....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank John_Semlak
Reviewed 6 June 2019 via mobile

We had the best time on our walking tour of Central Park. It was a lot of walking but very interesting. I believe our tour guide was Jeremy and he was very informative. Nice paced trip with plenty to see.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Yankee62399
Reviewed 3 May 2019

My husband wanted to do this tour. I was ok but thought a park is a park. I was so wrong! This was a great tour and one of the highlights of our trip. We had Jeremy, he was very knowledgeable and interesting. We loved...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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7 June 2019|
Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in the Central Park tour, which starts at 10am. It begins at 59th St and 5th Ave, on the SE corner of the park. The tour is 2.5 hours, and ends at 72nd St and Central Park West.
11 April 2019|
Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
Unfortunately, the tour is only available at 10am.
7 March 2019|
Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
Just saw this question. Since there is a specific request for a tour that date, I can add availability for it. I will be unavailable that day, but my colleague Bob can lead the tour in my absence and has my highest... More
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