Caring for the Greenbelt's parks and open space
in Staten Island, NY through education,
conservation, research and prudent recreation

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Saturday, January 25: Celebrate Lunar New Year

Celebrate Chinese new year with inspiring poetry and prose led by our friends at Staten Island OutLOUD.

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Wednesday Night Hikes

Join us any Wednesday evening for a hike a long the rustic trails. A headlamp/flashlight is required.

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Nature-inspired program series for toddlers in 2020

Join us with your wee one(s) on Thursday mornings!

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Hiking and Trail Running

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.

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Cold Feat 5/10K Trail Race: Registration is now open for Saturday, February 22

Race day is Saturday, February 22: Join us for everyone’s favorite mid-winter trail race. Two distance options are available

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Education Programs – 2020

Our programs compliment learning standards; we are an official NYC Department of Education vendor.

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Wednesday, February 19

Join us for a free monthly series featuring science topics and experiments designed for children and their guardians to accomplish together

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Celebrate at the Greenbelt Nature Center in 2020: Corporate & family gatherings, weddings and more!

The Greenbelt Nature Center provided a bucolic backdrop for any special occasion. The facility is available to rent in every season.

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Nature Notes

Trout Lily: A native ephemeral wild flower, harbinger of Spring

During the cold days of winter, thoughts of spring blooms bring warmth. Season’s change!

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Bird sightings in the Greenbelt – an interactive feature

The Greenbelt provides habitat for myriad bird species.

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Download and/or borrow a “wand” to take along on your hike

Audio tours narrated by WQXR’s radio host, Jeff Spurgeon, will enhance your knowledge of Greenbelt flora and fauna.

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Group Hikes and Trail Map

We offer a range of hikes led by knowledgable leaders – on weekends and weekdays.

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