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Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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6th Ave & W 59th St, Just south of Wollman Rink, New York City, NY 10019
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Located in the SouthEast corner near the Pond it is some rustic trails through a more natural setting. It is pleasant for a stroll.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 184DonP
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Hallett Nature Sanctuary has received a lot of publicity since these four acres of the park were not open to the public until recently. The Sanctuary is open only certain days and for limited hours adding to its allure. I visited the Sanctuary and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JanetHanover
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This fenced-off 4-acre park-within-the-park is composed of many narrow unpaved (but smooth) paths, some hilly or with steps, and bordered by native plants of which many are labeled. There are small birds aplenty as well as turtles and squirrels. It is quiet except for distant...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jim Z
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We walked past the Hallett Sanctuary in Central Park this weekend, and the gate was open. What a joy to visit this lovely little four acre park, filled just now with beautiful flowers and with many birds singing their hearts out. We enjoyed our walk...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This nature sanctuary isn't open often, but if you ever pass by and see the gates open, enter and marvel at four acres of climax forest in the midst of Manhattan's skyscrapers. The paths, benches and outlooks are all brand-new, and the walks are planted...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank mimmomnj
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful trails in this wonderful nature park. In winter only open 9 hours a week and we were lucky to happen upon it when open. A volunteer from Australia pointed out a family of raccoons climbing a tree. That was something did not expect to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Closed for the past thirty years this four acre patch of Central Park is sure to delight. Located in the south west corner of the park near Columbus Circle it is fairly easy to locate. It is now a special sanctuary for birds and special...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Canadatom1
Reviewed 28 May 2016

A small park within a park, with an interesting history. Only a limited number of visitors are let in at one time on the certain days that it is open to the public. Just about two acres, it only takes 20-30 minutes to walk through.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank neverseenitbefore
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The Sanctuary has just opened to the public but with very limited hours as of now Check before you go. It is located behind the Wollman Rink but suggest you enter from Central Park South rather than Fifth Ave Only 20 people are allowed in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This fenced off area of Central Park was closed in 1934 and opened up only in 2016. First thing to note is the very limited opening hours: April 1 - June 30 Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm July 1 - August 31...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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