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OutdoorFest aims to create a living community of New York's urban-based outdoor enthusiasts through a ten day festival of outdoor adventure events in all five boroughs.

Staycation in New York City

Staycation in New York City

Header photo by Vivian Pang.

For all of you who are staying within the five boroughs this weekend - there is SO much to explore. Below we've listed some of our recommendations (in every borough of course) of outdoor activities you can do this weekend. Get outside NYC!

    BRONX

    • Run the trails of Van Cortlandt Park. Link.
    • Free Rowing on The Bronx River. Link.

    QUEENS

    MANHATTAN

    BROOKLYN

    • FREE Bird Walk in Prospect Park 
    • Hop in the Trail Taxi from Park Slope to the mountains. Link.
    • Free kayaking in Red Hook. Link.

    STATEN ISLAND

    • Check out (and hike) at Freshkills Park. Link.
    • Check out Kayak Staten Island's Sunday paddling. Link.
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