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Central Park Walking Tour

  • Explore with a guide: The park’s size makes it easy to get lost
  • Learn about park history and urban planning from your guide
  • Visit hidden points of interest you might not find on your own
Central Park Walking Tour
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Experience the beauty of New York City’s Central Park, the most-visited urban park in the United States. On this walking tour, see both major landmarks and lesser-known points of interest that even some locals haven’t seen. The guide ensures you don’t get lost in the park’s vast expanse of meandering trails, paths, gardens, and fields.

What to Expect

Meet a guide at Manhattan’s Grand Army Plaza in the morning or afternoon, based on your choice at checkout. Your guide helps you make the most of your time in Central Park, as it’s easy to get lost in its 840 acres and 58 miles of trails.

Visit famous landmarks including Bethesda Fountain, and the John Lennon memorial mosaic, Strawberry Fields, at a leisurely pace with your guide. Visit points of interest that even many locals don’t see, including the Ramble trail, ponds and waterfalls, and the Hallett Nature Sanctuary.

On the walk, learn about the history of the park’s construction and the incredible feats of urban planning that were undertaken to complete it.

The tour ends on the Upper West Side, a charming neighborhood with plenty of streets to explore and grab a bite to eat.

Reviews (35)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile
A “must do” in Central Park

We loved this tour of Central Park. Really happy to have found Jeremy, our tour guide, online. Very knowledgeable and a pleasure to spend time with. So impressed that we’re booking another tour with Customnyctours.com whilst we’re here in NYC. 5 stars!!

1  Thank 221jeanninec
Reviewed 22 October 2018
Informative and fun!

My friends and I had a great time on the Central Park tour with Jeremy. He was a fun guide who was very informative and friendly. We were a very inquisitive group, and he was very patient with our questions and knowledgeable about all sorts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank backwardschic
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Jeremy was great and very informative. I would highly recommend this tour!! We wondered around Central Park before we met Jeremy and really had no idea what we were looking at. He added so much to the tour by showing old pics of Central Park....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BarbaraS89
Reviewed 5 September 2018
Lovely tour, great guide, very informative!!

We loved this great walking tour of Central Park. Perfect morning activity, and we saw so much. The guide listened to all our questions, and showed us everything we wanted to see. This park has so much history and is so beautiful. It was very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Grace P
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile
Great tour!

Our family booked the walking tour and we were lucky enough to have Jeremy as our guide. His knowledge of the Park was really amazing and he even showed us pictures now and then on the route of what it looked like long ago. He...More

3  Thank Yvonne B
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17 December 2018|
Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
I'm not sure how to process a gift card here, but email me direct at my Custom NYC Tours site and I'll arrange that.
10 August 2018|
Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
No. This tour is available only in English. I recommend contacting/googling Barefoot New York, a NYC company run by a wonderful Italian guide who can help you better.
29 July 2018|
Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
The walking tour does pass by the Zoo near the beginning of the tour, and includes some commentary & historical photos on its history as we pass by, but it does not include admission to the zoo, if that is what you mean.