Photo of the Thain Family Forest

Fall Forest Weekends

November 4, 5, 11, & 12, 2017

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Explore the Thain Family Forest, the largest remaining tract of old-growth forest in New York City, and immerse yourself in the magnificent colors of fall foliage. See the Forest from a different perspective with a scenic canoe trip down the Bronx River and spot birds that call this woodland home. Live bird demonstrations, guided tours, and more make for an unforgettable autumn experience.

On November 11 & 12, please join us for excerpts from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, highlighting the lover’s quarrel. In this immersive theater experience, action will take place throughout the forest. Please feel free to follow any character at any point in time to see the story through their point of view.

Photo of the forest in fall

Fall Foliage Tracker

The Forest becomes a vivid patchwork of reds, oranges, and yellows in fall! Follow along with the changing foliage as the Garden prepares for winter.

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Photo of Common Lichens book

Common Lichens of Northeastern North America

New from NYBG Press, make the most of your woodland outings with this comprehensive guide to the lichens of the northeast. Learn to identify the subtle but important species that thrive in our region.

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