Throughout the year, RIPA hosts over 200 free public events including tours, movie nights, waterfront activities, our annual Earth Day and Harvest Festivals and more. These family-friendly drop-in events play an integral role in helping Park visitors explore the Island’s varied points of interest. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully.

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Morning Bird Walk

October 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a morning bird walk on Randall’s Island with environmental educator, ecologist, and urban naturalist Gabriel Willow. Gabriel is an experienced birder in NYC and beyond. Starting at the Urban Farm we will explore the Island’s bird life. All ages welcome.
This is a free event but registration is required

Suggested equipment:
– Binoculars —we will have a few to loan but if you can please bring your own.
– Apps — ebird and inaturalist (if you are unfamiliar with these apps please stop by the Natural Areas Table between 12-3pm to learn more about how they work).

PS. Join us later in the day for our annual Harvest Festival from 12:00-3:00 pm.


October 2, 2021
9:00 am - 11:30 am


Urban Farm