Park Contact Numbers

Conservancy General Information (212) 360-3444

For for the hearing impaired: (800) 281-5722

Ballfields Permits: (212) 408-0226 Conditions: (212) 628-1036 – Great Lawn ext. 806, Hecksher ext. 807, North Meadow ext. 808

Bike Rentals (at Boathouse) (212) 517 2233

Belvedere Castle, The Henry Luce Nature Observatory (212) 772-0210

Carousel (212) 879-0244

The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (212) 860-1370

The Dairy (212) 794-6564

North Meadow Recreation Center (212) 348-4867

Boathouse (Boat rentals & gondolas) (212) 517-2233

Fishing at Harlem Meer (Catch & Release) (212) 860-1370

Harlem Meer Performance Festival (212) 860-1370

Horseback Riding – Claremont Stables (212) 724-5100

Horse-Drawn Carriages (212) 736-0680

Lawn Sports – Permits: 212 360-8133

Metropolitan Opera – Performances – Great Lawn (212) 362-6000

Model Sailboats – Storage: (212) 360-8133, Rental: (917) 796-1382

Row Boats (at Loeb Boathouse) – (212) 517-2233

Running – New York Road Runners Club – (212) 860-4455

New York Philharmonic – Performances – Great Lawn (212) 875-5709

Shakespeare in the Park – Delacorte at the Public Theater (212) 539-8655

Skating – Lasker Rink (917) 492-3856

Skating – Wollman Rink (Ice Skating & In-Line Skating) (212) 439-6900

Swimming – Lasker Pool (212) 534-7639

SummerStage Music Festival (212) 360-2777

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater (212) 988-9093

Tennis Courts – (212) 280-0205

Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink – (212) 982-2229

Weddings Hotline (212) 360-2766

Wildlife Center (Central Park Zoo) & Tisch Children’s Zoo (212) 439-6500

Walking Tour Overview

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Book Risk Free: Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Free reschedule or full refund in case of bad weather
  • Tickets: Both printed and mobile tickets accepted

The walking tour covers all most beautiful sights of the southern half of Central Park. You will walk through some of the 58 miles of trails the park has to offer passing a lake, rocky outcrops, bridges, arches, sculptures and more.
This tour takes you off the beaten path to sights both the bikes and pedicabs cannot reach - book here.

Bicycle Tour Overview

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Book Risk Free: Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Free reschedule or full refund in case of bad weather
  • Tickets: Both printed and mobile tickets accepted

The bicycle tour provides a complete journey through 843 acres of Central Park, guaranteeing that you will see the most out of any tour available. Your tour guide will provide background information, historical insight, and point out some of the most photogenic sites for you to capture photos!
This tour covers about six miles in a casual, smooth pace with lots of stops for walking and photos. It's the ultimate way to discover Central Park - book here.

Pedicab Tour Overview

  • Duration: 1 hour, 2 hours or 3 hours
  • Book Risk Free: Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Free reschedule or full refund in case of bad weather
  • Tickets: Both printed and mobile tickets accepted

The most comfortable way to explore Central Park. No need to walk or peddle - just sit, lay back and enjoy beautiful views and insightful commentary.
This is a private tour for you and your party. A complete, relaxed, and personalized experience of Central Park. You can choose from 1 hour, 2 hours or 3 hours tour options.  Custom pick up/drop off spots are available too - book here.

Combination Tour Overview

  • Duration: 2 hours or 3 hours
  • Book Risk Free: Free cancellation up to 48 hours in advance
  • Free reschedule or full refund in case of bad weather
  • Tickets: Both printed and mobile tickets accepted

The Combined Pedicab & Bicycle Tour is ideal for parties when one part part prefers to ride their own bikes, and another part prefers the comfort of the pedicab – on this tour all the group will stay together and have stops for walking and group pictures - book here.


About Central Park

Find all the information you need to enjoy your visit to New York City's iconic Central Park.


Things To Do

From The Philharmonic on the Great Lawn to Shakespeare in the Park to SummerStage, Central Park offers an endless array of things to do, see, hear - and, with two full service restaurants and several cafes, taste.  You can visit The Shakespeare Garden, take in a performance at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater, take a ride on the Carousel - or just sit and people watch at Bethesda Terrace!


Contact Us

Contact Info

5th Ave. 
New York, NY, 10028

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