For those who love nature, New York City do not seem to be the oasis of wildlife that it really is. There is much to do in New York that will enhance your appreciation of nature and / or enable opportunities to educate yourself about the nature or simply enjoying being away from home.
New York is home to about 1,700 parks and playgrounds where you can enjoy activities such as biking, inline skating, ice skating (in season), row boating, basketball, skateboarding, softball, fútbol tenis, Frisbee, or even a rousing game of tag with the little that lights your eyes. Be sure to bring a blanket so you can lie on your back and watch the clouds pass. While you’re at it, see if you have lost a bird or two you can identify.
For those who love nature there are plenty of places to approach her in New York. For those who are interested en bird watching New York Botanical Garden offers guided tours. Blue Heron Park is another great place for birdwatching. Some of the varieties that are seen are, woodpeckers and warblers. Tooth Lakes Park not only offers bird watching but also fishing, row boating, paddle boating, and ice skating outdoors when weather permits.
For those who prefer nature activities that require a little more action bird watching (well sometimes), there are plenty of excellent opportunities for fishing in and around New York. Central Park Charles A. Dana Discovery Center is a great place to go for catch and release of fishing. I’ll even lend you a pole. You can also go fishing at Willowbrook Park. While there make sure that the smaller the carousel ride, net you a huge amount of smiles for the low price (in today’s world) of $ 1. Other activities available at Willowbrook Park are: archery, skating, soccer, fútbol, tennis, and horseshoes.
If plant life is more your speed or just enjoy watching the most obvious signs of nature, then there are plenty of possibilities to observe the enormous wealth of flora and vegetation in and around New York. Central Park Conservatory Garden offers six acres of beautiful plants to enjoy. You can see three distinct patterns in the gardens here. The North Garden is intended to be a French-inspired formal garden, the center is intended to provide an Italian atmosphere, while the south garden is styled after a traditional English garden. Brooklyn Botanic Garden offers another opportunity for fans to enjoy the best of vegetation that New York has to offer. This garden is even a special club designed to help young people bring out their inner green thumb. Be sure to check it out.
Another area of Central Park to mention is the Belvedere Castle and the turtle pond that runs underneath it. Belvedere Castle is a great place to watch birds and wildlife that surrounds it only increases its appeal. Be sure to stop by the Central Park Conservatory at Belvedere Castle in order to borrow a backpack containing binoculars, a sketch pad, and a park map to help birdwatching as a professional. You must present ID and children under 6 years can not borrow.
If you like nature, do not worry, there’s plenty of nature to be shared and enjoyed in the city of New York. Make sure you take the time to enjoy some of the parks that are available for your stay at this wonderful and exciting city.