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

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The broken bench

vandalized bench beside a woodland trail

  By MICHAEL W. DOMINOWSKI The Greenbelt Conservancy The little bench was nearly as old as the Greenbelt path it sat beside. To most who came to visit, the bench had always been there, almost like the forest. And though it was small and rather homely, the bench came to have many friends. Serious hikers…

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High Rock Challenge: Save the date for 2020

Race day was Saturday, April 27, 2019. Two-member teams will compete in mystery events and physical obstacles, which are located throughout the approximately The course is almost entirely on the Greenbelt trail system, with just one (guarded) street crossing. Proceeds from the event help support Greenbelt trail maintenance. The HRC is held in memory of NYPD Officer, John Kelly.

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Greenbelt audio tours

GREENBELT AUDIO TOURS
NOW AVAILABLE AT GREENBELT NATURE CENTER

Made possible with funding from Con Edison

Narrated by Jeff Spurgeon, WQXR Radio Host

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Rent the Greenbelt’s 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…

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