Recurring Walks and Talks

Heather & Alpine Garden Walking Tours

The first Sunday of each month, members of the park’s horticulture staff guide visitors through the landmarked gardens. Join a NYC Parks horticulturalist to learn about the park’s history, its horticultural revitalization and about its more than 550 varieties of plants, trees and shrubs.

Geology Walks & Talks

Sidney Horenstein, Geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, conducts tours and lectures about the geology of Fort Tryon Park and northern Manhattan Island throughout the year.

Nature Walks

Mike Feller, Expert Naturalist leads monthly programs on birds of prey, invasive species, and natural history in Fort Tryon and our sister parks uptown.

Botanical History, Tree & Bird Walks

Leslie Day, author of a Field Guide to New York City and New York City naturalist, leads bird, tree, and botanical history walks and talks throughout the four seasons.

Fitness Programs

It is the desire of NYC Parks and the Fort Tryon Park Trust to improve the public health of park visitors of all ages through a diverse array of fitness opportunities. Please see our Event Calendar for these and other programs.

  • Walking Programs – All year, weather permitting
  • Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong – Summer and Fall