Guided tour

New York: Secrets of Central Park Mid-Section Walking Tour

New York: Secrets of Central Park Mid-Section Walking Tour

From US$ 25 per person

Discover the secrets behind some of Central Park’s most iconic sights and landmarks on this adventurous 2-hour walking tour. With a passionate guide, explore the middle section of the park and learn some of its lesser known stories.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Listen to the untold stories of Central Park's fascinating history
  • Discover obscure locations and interesting objects throughout the middle section of the park
  • Gain hidden knowledge about Central Park from a local insider and former employee
  • See this world-famous landmark from a new perspective
Full description
This adventurous walking tour is one of three in a series, entitled ‘Secrets of Central Park’. Each two hour tour departs at 2:30 PM daily, and explores either the South, Middle, or North section of the park individually. Each walking tour unlocks secrets and juicy stories around the development and growth of Central Park, one of New York’s most iconic landmarks. On this tour, uncover the hidden knowledge and fascinating legends of the park as you travel back in time with a passionate, local guide who is a former Central Park employee. Stroll through the middle section of the park and recount the Battle of Grunwald which took place in 1410, find a secret cave, learn about and see the location of a buried time capsule, and discover what lived in Turtle Pond before the turtles. At the end of this fascinating two hour tour, you will have a greater appreciation and understanding of Central Park.
  • Professional, licensed tour guide
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

• The tour meets at the Central Park entrance at Central Park West and West 85th Street (Mariners Gate) • Easily assessable using the B or C subway to (86th Street) • Please arrive 5 to 10-minutes before the tour's start time

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The tour takes place rain or shine
  • The tour covers approximately two miles, and is two hours
  • The tour may be disrupted by park events on some occasions

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