Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center
The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center provides a world of programs – from archery to canoeing and story time to local animal feedings. 479-452-3993
New Orleans Steamboat Company, The Steamboat Natchez
The Steamboat Natchez, one of six authentic steamboats on the Mississippi River provides history, technology, science, trade, and geography knowledge. 504-586-8777
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center
Perched on the northern shore of the Harlem Meer is Central Park's newest building — the first in its history to be built specifically as a visitor center. Step into the Dana Center or Chess and Checkers House for a free, festive afternoon filled with nature-inspired arts and crafts. All ages are welcome. Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues., NYC. (212-860-1370) OPEN 10am-5pm daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Garden Walks and Birding @ Wave Hill
A 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. Celebrating the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscapes, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.
Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue (main entrance) NYC ( 718-549-3200)
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Hudson River Park
More than 165 special entertainment events and summer programs will be offered across Hudson River Park’s 550 acres of lush parkland and marine sanctuary—in the water, across nine of our public piers, and under the stars. Festivities last from June through September in New York’s Park for Play.