Morningside Park Walking Tour

Morningside Heights, Manhattan

Aerial photo of Morningside Park featuring a steep staircase and dramatic change in elevation with fabulous views over Harlem.
Credit: Brad Taylor

Sat, October 22nd, 2022

Sun, October 23rd, 2022

How can I get tickets? Entry to this location is free, but requires tickets distributed via lottery. Enter the lottery anytime between 12:00pm on Thursday, October 13 and 12:00pm on Friday, October 14.

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Visitors will learn about the history of Morningside Park in relation to its surrounding communities. Topic will include a wide range of historical events stretching from pre-colonial times to the present, including the aborted 1968 attempt by Columbia University to build a gym in the park. We will also discuss current development in the area.

We will be covering rugged terrain with lots of climbing. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.