Natural History Talks & Tours: Outdoor & Virtual

Make Fort Tryon Park Your natural classroom with our virtual and downloadable resources on birding, mushrooms, garden design and more! Please scroll through to the end of this page for resources we’ve provided for your educational and recreational use.

Walking Tours: Heather Garden & Alpine Garden

Join our tours of the Heather Garden led by horticulturists, naturalists and garden designers or view our Plant Finder and Bloom Lists for a self-guided tour.

Nature Walks: Botanical History, Tree & Bird Walks

Expert naturalists lead programs on birds of prey, invasive species, natural history, and botany in Fort Tryon Park and our sister parks uptown throughout the four seasons. Sign up for our e-newsletter to get notifications or check out our website’s event calendar.

Virtual Tours & Talks

Discover the fabulous fungi of northern Manhattan with naturalist Paul Sadowski:

mushroom zoom – inwood hill park

Learn how Fort Tryon Park’s trees survive in winter with naturalist and author Leslie Day:

winter trees workshop

Learn about Fort Tryon Park’s wildlife with naturalist and author Leslie Day:

how animals survive winter Workshop

Learn about Fort Tryon Park’s pollinators and the plant diversity that supports them with Leslie Day:

Heather Garden: Pollinators online workshop

Take a virtual tour of Fort Tryon Park’s beauty in full swing with Public Garden Designer, Ronda M. Brands:

Heather Garden: online summer botanical tour

Join an online garden history workshop with Ronda M. Brands:

85 Years of the heather garden: building on the olmsted brothers legacy

View a full listing of the Fort Tryon Park Trust’s programs and events!

events calendar