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People taking pictures of the Lake in Central Park

Central Park Bike Tour

Reservation Only - $55

 Approximately 2 hours and 6 miles (11k)

Central Park Bike Tour - Reservation Only - Contact us

  • Traverse the entire park in just a couple of hours with a highly rated local expert

  • Hear of Central Park’s origins, design aspects, social philosophy, and influences that have shaped the park since its construction

  • Recognize how natural landscapes and cultural landmarks intermingle in this urban oasis

  • Visit and photograph many famous park and movie locations


Description Summary

Explore the entire length of Central Park’s 843 (431h) acres in just a couple of hours on a bicycle. Discover its origins, witness the design, photograph movie sites, enter landscapes and hear about surrounding architecture on this interesting bicycle tour!  Attractions include the Mall, the Bethesda Terrace, scenic waterfalls, reservoir views, Strawberry Fields, and much more.

​Most tours are led by Lyall Croft, a former Central Park employee, historian, educator, and professional licensed guide, with more than 15 years of guiding experience. Croft knows hospitality and Central Park better than most. Check out our reviews! This tour is highly rated and a lot of fun.


Full Description

Join us for a fun bike ride around Central Park! Experiencing the park on a bicycle is the best way to witness its entirety in just a couple of hours. Manhattan and Beyond Tours owner, Lyall Croft leads this tour and is a former park employee, with extensive knowledge of the park. Care will be taken to present the story of Central Park's origins, design aspects, social philosophy, adjacent architecture, and influences that have shaped the park since its construction.

​​This casual ride around Central Park utilizes bicycle lanes on the park’s drives and stops are made where your guide points out sites and provides pertinent information. Locations visited include; Literary Walk (the Mall), seen in many movies; the Bethesda Terrace, Central Park’s centerpiece; woodlands and waterfalls; spectacular views of area architecture across the Reservoir; Strawberry Fields, a peace garden in memorial to John Lennon and much more. Backed by your guide's knowledge of the parks, history, horticulture, design, improvements, facts, and inside knowledge ….. you will gain a lot. Time will be given to experience lesser-known picturesque landscapes, beautiful skyline views, and information about the surrounding re-estate.

Approximately 2 hours and 6+ miles (11k) Reservation Only

Available as a private or group tour

This Tour begins and ends at 

203 West 58th Street at the BikeRent.NYC

Please arrive a few minutes early and dress for the weather

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