Take The Heather Garden And Estate History Tour In Fort Tryon

Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden and former Billings Estate in Fort Tryon Park with local historian Robin Boomer. Continue Reading →

A Journey Of The Cabrini Woods Migration At A Walk In Fort Tryon

Urban forests just north of Harlem like Fort Tryon‘s Cabrini Woods are critical links for migratory birds during their arduous thousand-mile journey along the Atlantic Flyway. Continue Reading →

Kids In Motion Summer Festival 2017 At Fort Tryon Park

Join the Fort Tryon Park (just north of Harlem) for a day filled with fun games, arts and crafts, group exercises, dance and other great activities!  Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Concert: A New Amorous World At Fort Tryon Park

Treat mom to a free concert in the park, courtesy of the Dessoff Choir. After lunch, bring a blanket and enjoy Billings Lawn’s scenery while listening to the sounds of acapella voices. Continue Reading →

The Making Of Fort Tryon Park In Inwood

Have you ever wondered how parks are made? The National Park Service site shows you each step of how the Olmsted Brothers planned and designed Fort Tryon Park for John D. Rockefeller, Jr. beginning in the late 1920’s.

Continue Reading →

Heather Garden Pollinators Presentation with Author Leslie Day At Fort Tryon Park

When you visit the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park during spring, summer, and fall, you will see not only the hundreds of species of flowering plants, but also beautiful hummingbirds, butterflies, moths, bees, beetles, wasps, and flies that pollinate flowers. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Fort Tryon Kids Art: Sketching & Painting Fall Foliage

billings-lawnJoin artist Jenae Schwartz and admire the wonderful colors of Autumn. Peek into the science of trees and learn the different parts of a leaf through sketching, leaf rubbing, and painting with water colors. Continue Reading →

Fort Tryon Park Cottage Open House New York At The New Jersey Palisades

fort-tryon-park-cottage-on-cabrini-boulevardHere’s your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage! The 1905 cottage flanking the Heather Garden was originally the gatehouse of the C.K.G Billings Estate and has retained its charm over its many uses in the last 108 years.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Knights In Washington Heights? No, Its The Medieval Festival In Fort Tryon Park

harlem knights in whastionsJoin NYC Parks, the Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corporation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust for the 32nd annual Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park. Continue Reading →

Join Harlem’s Marjorie Eliot At The 8th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

Marjorie Eliot1

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, NYC Parks and the Michels family in honoring the late Council Member Stan Michels at this eighth annual memorial jazz concert. Continue Reading →

Behind The Lens: Fort Tryon Park In Inwood

inwood photosMichael Palma, travel and urban photographer, will teach lighting techniques, fill flash methods, and composition, using the scenic landmark Fort Tryon Park and its many vistas. Bring your camera. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Historical Conifer Walk with Author Leslie Day

Historical Conifer Walk with Author photoCome learn about the park’s history, its conifers, evergreens and learn to identify trees by their bark or needles. Continue Reading →