Conservatory Garden, Autumn

Just as the leaves begin to fall there are breath taking views at the Conservatory Garden.  The beauty of the garden remains with thousands of Korean chrysanthemums blooming during the Autumn Season.  It sits on six acres of land and is comprised of 3 garden styles – French, Italian and English.  The Conservatory Garden video was filmed on the last week of October and it shows magnificent display of flowers and trees reflecting in calm pools of water. This is Central... Read More

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center is a visitor center located at the Harlem Meer in the Northeast corner of the park.  This center offers nature workshops on wildlife and instructions for catching and releasing fish, as well as provide poles and corn-kern bait for the Meer. Nearby Attractions: Conservatory Garden, French Garden, Italian Garden, English Garden, as well as the Vanderbilt Gate. Charles A. Dana Discovery Center offers free community programs and seasonal exhibits. Location:... Read More

East Meadow

East Meadow spans six acres of green pastoral surrounded by the finest trees in the lawn. The Meadow is perfect for playing sports, picnicking, and sunbathing. The lawn re-opened on September 20, 2011 after a $3M restoration by the Central Park Conservancy. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Conservatory Garden, French Garden, Italian Garden, English Garden, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Museum of the City, and El Museo del Barrio. The grass is finally greener on the Upper East... Read More

Conservatory Garden

Conservatory Garden is a formal garden in the park, with flowers and plants on 6 acres of land, comprised of 3 garden styles - French Garden, Italian Garden, and the English Garden. Conservatory Garden offers a colorful setting of flowers and plants throughout spring, summer and fall. English Garden is the most colorful spot in the park featuring the Burnett Fountain constructed in 1936. Italian Garden features the spectacular Elliptical jet fountain overlooking the large lawn... Read More

Vanderbilt Gate

Enter the Conservatory Garden through the cast-iron Vanderbilt Gate at 105th Street and Fifth Avenue to the Central Garden. This Vanderbilt Gate, once served as an entrance to the Vanderbilt mansion on 5th Avenue, between 57th and 59th Streets, which is now the home of the Bergdorf Goodman department store. Nearby attractions: Conservatory Garden, French Garden, Italian Garden, English Garden. Location: 105th Street and Fifth Avenue.    Read More