Sustaining and enhancing the Greenbelt's
open space in Staten Island, NY through education, conservation, research and prudent recreation

Greenbelt audio tours


Narrated by Jeff  Spurgeon, WQXR Radio Host

Audio tour wands can be borrowed for free at the Greenbelt Nature Center

or download the audio files below



Introduction to the Greenbelt audio tour

Greenbelt Regulations and Safety Recommendations

Overview of the Greenbelt audio tour

Signs of Spring in the Greenbelt

History of Heyerdahl Hill audio tour

Butterflies of the Greenbelt audio tour

Mammals of the Greenbelt audio tour

Mose’s Mountain in the Greenbelt audio tour

Revolutionary War History and the Greenbelt audio tour


On your next visit to the Nature Center, borrow an audio tour wand to take along on your hike. Learn more about Greenbelt flora and fauna, local Revolutionary War history, the origin of Moses’ Mountain and much more. Ask a staff member about this free program. You will need to register with photo identification before borrowing a Tour-Mate wand for your trail visit. There is a two-hour maximum borrowing time.


Greenbelt Nature Center

700 Rockland Avenue, Staten Island, NY  10314

Contact: 718-351-3450 –


The mission of the Greenbelt Conservancy is to promote, sustain and enhance Staten Island’s 2,800-acre Greenbelt through education, recreation, conservation and research.

The Greenbelt Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization that works in partnership with NYC Parks.