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The Fort Tryon Park Trust supports over 250 free public programs each year!

The Park hosts monthly, yearly and special programs, as well as fundraising events. Please join us for beautification days, fitness programs, monthly garden tours, and many other cultural and educational programs for all ages. We offer free nature and wildlife programs, art exhibitions, birding tours, Scandia Symphony concerts, the Higher Ground dance and performance festival, outdoor film screenings, an annual Battle of Fort Washington reenactment and the annual Medieval Festival.

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October 2017

Open House NY: Fort Tryon Park Cottage and The Heather Garden

October 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until October 15, 2017

  Here's your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage! The 1908 cottage flanking the Heather Garden was originally the gatehouse of the C.K.G Billings Estate and has retained its charm over its many uses in the last 108 years. The Heather Garden is part of the larger Fort Tryon Park, which was donated to NYC in 1935 by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and designed by the renowned Olmsted Brothers. It boasts over 500 varieties of plants,…

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Open House NY: Fort Tryon Park Cottage and The Heather Garden

October 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until October 15, 2017

  Here's your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage! The 1908 cottage flanking the Heather Garden was originally the gatehouse of the C.K.G Billings Estate and has retained its charm over its many uses in the last 108 years. The Heather Garden is part of the larger Fort Tryon Park, which was donated to NYC in 1935 by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and designed by the renowned Olmsted Brothers. It boasts over 500 varieties of plants,…

Find out more »