Opened to the public in 1858, New York's iconic Central Park is an oasis of beauty in the heart of bustling Manhattan. Covering more than 840 acres, the park offers visitors and locals a wide, open green space that's perfect for relaxation, family fun and outdoor recreation. Enjoy boating on the Lake, picnics on the Great Lawn or riding on the historic carousel. Rent a rowboat or bike at the Loeb boathouse, see the animals at the Central Park Zoo or explore the park in a horse drawn carriage.
Open from 6am - 1am daily.
Central Park Conservancy Film Festival
Harlem Meer Performance Festival
Family Performance Festival
Central Park Zoo
Horse drawn carriage rides
Guided walking tours
Boat & bike rentals
What Are The Different Ways to Explore Central Park?
Visitors can enjoy walking through the park alone or with a guided tour, rent bikes or rowboats and ride horse drawn carriages throughout the park. Automobiles are allowed in the park only during designated hours.
Where Are The Concessions Located?
Visitors will find a variety of concession carts at various locations around the park and light fare served at snack bars near attractions like the Central Park Zoo, Wollman Rink and Harlem Meer. The park is also home to three full service restaurants, the Loeb Boathouse Restaurant, Le Pain Quotidien and the famed Tavern on the Green.