Did you spend time in High Rock Park in the late 1960’s, the ’70s or the ’80s?
Did you visit with your school class, family, camp, Boy/Girl Scout group?
Do you have a memory about your experience there to share?
Please contact Lenore Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org to share your memories and photos for possible inclusion in a [more...]
GREENBELT AUDIO TOURS
NOW AVAILABLE AT GREENBELT NATURE CENTER
Made possible with funding from Con Edison
Narrated by Jeff Spurgeon, WQXR Radio Host [more...]
Be among the first to explore and experience new interactive exhibit upgrades at the Greenbelt Nature Center, sponsored by the Richmond County Savings Foundation. Spin the large trylon wall, examine what is inside a black walnut tree, and investigate Staten Island’s natural history.
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Staten Island’s Greenbelt provides birders with some of the finest woodland environment in the five boroughs. The diversity of bird species found in these second growth forests is amazing. Birding falls into seasonal categories and the open spaces and wetlands of our Greenbelt certainly reflect that fact. Each season has its highlights, expected [more...]
The Greenbelt is a wonderful place to relax with your family and friends and enjoy a picnic. High Rock has picnic benches just inside the main gate. The picnic grove behind the Carousel for All Children in Willowbrook Park offers a shaded spot for your family and friends. A playground, the Carousel [more...]
Each year thousands of birds travel through our Greenbelt as they make the round-trip journey from the northern woodlands of New England to all points south. And each year those thousands of birds find our Greenbelt a safe respite, a fruitful woodland along the Atlantic flyway to rest and refuel.
The bi-annual fanfare of bird [more...]
Below is a list of birds that have been sighted in the Greenbelt; the list includes observations going back to 1968.
Click on the bird names in green for a link to species information.
American Black Duck
Ring-necked Duck (Ohrbach Lake)
There are six major Greenbelt trails that offer diverse hiking experiences for people of all abilities. Four woodland trails, on which bicycles and motorized vehicles are prohibited, are identified by the color of their blaze marks.
Download PDF Brochure - View interactive map - View map on mobile phones - Park Rules - Dogs in Parks [more...]
The Greenbelt Conservancy relies on financial contributions from Conservancy members, the Board of Directors, individuals, community groups, elected officials, local businesses, foundations and corporations. Your support adds up to great educational programs, exciting special events and vital environmental restoration throughout the Greenbelt