Venue Details

32 Star Starred
In front of the General Sherman Statue
Fifth Avenue and East 60th Street New York, NY 10065
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Member Tips

Sal
Lexington Ave line to60th street from GCS
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Sal
Weat comfortable shoes-
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Sal
Guide provided water bottles for everyoine but good idea to bring more on a hot day.
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Kevin
Dress for the weather
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Kevin
Take the subway, fastest way to get there
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Kevin
Eat before you go, just in case there are food carts in the park, but they can be pricy
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Reviews & Ratings

146 ratings
4.9 average rating
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8 events
1 review
8 stars
attended Jul 16 2011

We thoroughly enjoyed this well planned and led tour of the park. Max is a great guide and provided us with much fascinating history of the park from its inception... continued

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44 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 13 2011

This tour was excellent! Max is smart, quick and keeps it interesting. This is not a dumbed down tour - it's lively, intelligent and engaging. Max really works hard to... continued

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2 reviews
13 stars
attended Nov 12 2011

This was the most fun and informative tour. Max is an excellent story teller and guide for City Rover. I'm a New Yorker and have been in Central Park many times, but ... continued

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More Information

Website

http://cityroverwalks.com/ny-tours/central-park-walking-tour/

Description

Tour highlights include, but are not limited to:

* Poet’s Walk and Bethesda Terrace

* Shakespeare Garden and Belvedere Castle

  • Strawberry Fields John Lennon Memorial and The Dakota Apartment Building where Lennon lived and was shot
  • Delacorte Theater and the Great Lawn

* The Lake and Sheep Meadow

Duration: Between 3 and 3.5 Hours 

Walking Distance: 3 Miles

_Please be advised that this three-hour tour requires a moderate level of fitness.

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Assuming the benches in the park are not wet, there will be occasional opportunities to sit down (while your guide tells you interesting stories!). However, this tour does involve several short walks uphill and a few staircases to climb and descend.__

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There will be two opportunities for restroom breaks during the tour.

Each participant will be offered a complimentary bottle of water and a snack. 

Guide gratuities are not included in the tour price, so if you enjoy your tour, tips are very much appreciated._* *

About the Ticket Supplier: CityRover Walking Tours

Check out CityRover's highly rated walking tours in New York City. Exciting itineraries, packed with interesting sights, history, memorable stories, and even some local snack stops along the way. Group sizes are intimate, and the tours are perfect for long-time city dwellers, recent transplants, and visitors alike.