Greenbelt Receives “Frontline Park” designation from City Parks Alliance

The Washington DC – based City Parks Alliance has designated the Greenbelt a “Frontline” park, a leading example of an urban park that creates economic, environmental and social capital through innovative partnerships.  The Greenbelt is featured on the City Parks Alliance website, which you can view here. City Parks Alliance is a leader in the […]

Rent the Carousel for all Children in Willowbrook Park

Celebrate a birthday or special occasion at the Carousel! Located in Willowbrook Park the Carousel features fifty-one hand-carved, colorfully painted figures of traditional wooden carousel horses, mythical beasts and endangered species such as zebras, giraffes, gorillas, a spotted leopard, a mandrill, and panda bears. The Carousel For All Children is accessible to all people, including those who have […]

Rent the Nature Center

Rental Options For gatherings up to 65 people, you can rent our beautiful event room. The event room features glass doors that open up to our outdoor patio, which overlooks the Greenbelt woodlands.  Wooden accents and a stone floor compliment the natural environment.  Fee:  $200. per hour Rent the entire Nature Center, including “map room” […]

Links to Partners, Friends Groups and Places of Interest

Click here for the official website for New York City’s Parks New York City Parks When planning a visit to the Greenbelt, you may wish to visit other sites in the area. We have also listed Greenbelt affiliate organizations that share our perspective on park stewardship. Visit these websites to learn more about the Greenbelt […]

About the Greenbelt Conservancy

The Greenbelt Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1989 that works in partnership with the New York City Parks to oversee the operation, administration and public use of the parkland of the Greenbelt.   Our mission is to foster education about the Greenbelt and its environs, promote public access and participation, and exercise prudent […]