Greenbelt Summer Day Camp & Mini Camp 2017: Registration is now open for young naturalists!

Calling all campers who love learning about the natural world! The Greenbelt’s parks and trails offer so much to observe and enjoy especially if you know where and how to look. We’ll teach you! High Rock Park is our camp headquarters as it has been for generations

Outdoor Adventure Day for Families, Saturday, June 10: Paddle, Fish, Explore and More

Have you always wanted to paddle a canoe? Or perhaps you’ve been meaning to go hiking, but are too nervous to try it out on your own? Worry no more! You can try these activities (and many others) at the first-ever Greenbelt Outdoor Adventure Day. This event will take place in the Greenbelt’s Willowbrook Park.

2017 High Rock Challenge: Race results, media coverage and photos

Two-member teams compete in mystery events and physical obstacles, which are located throughout the approximately 10-K course. Events are designed to encourage teamwork The course is almost entirely on the Greenbelt trail system. Proceeds from the event help support Greenbelt trail maintenance. The HRC is held in memory of NYPD Officer, John Kelly.

Volunteer Opportunities for 2017

We rely on volunteers to help keep the Greenbelt beautiful and forever green. Volunteering here is not only a great way to get involved in your community, it’s a great way to get to know one of New York City’s largest and most beautiful parks.   As you might expect, many of our volunteer projects take place outdoors along our trails system and in natural areas.  Volunteers are also a key component at special events such as our seasonal trail races and forest restoration clinics.

Visit the Nature Center & Host a Celebration Here!

The centrally-located Greenbelt Nature Center – 700 Rockland Avenue near Brielle Avenue – is a hub for a wide range of Greenbelt activities and programs. Here you may view the Richmond County Savings Foundation exhibits to learn about Greenbelt history, geography, flora and fauna, and current happenings.  Please enjoy our newly installed “Flexi-pave” walkways made […]