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Discover acres of New York's wilderness during your next Queens car rentals vacation and visit the Alley Pond Environmental Center! Located at 228-06 Northern Boulevard, Alley Pond Environmental Center is departure from the bustling pace of big city life. The Alley Pond Environmental Center and offers a great escape into the woodlands, meadows and salt-water marshes of Queens.
The Alley Pond Environmental Centre was founded in 1972 by educators who recognized the lack of environmental education in public school curriculums. Since then however, the Center has become much more than just an education center; it has grown and expanded to become a tourist attraction and a learning laboratory for tens of thousands of children and adults.
What you can find at Alley Pond
When you visit during your Queens car rentals trip today, you will be greeted with miles of nature trails that traverse the park. The centre's deck overlooks the fertile Alley Creek and its wildlife as an old-fashioned windmill pumps fresh water to the surface for resource management and park enhancement projects.
The Centre prides itself on its mission to encourage environmental awareness, understanding, appreciation and responsibility in the urban person through education and by providing an extraordinary range of environmental education programs for everyone. Everyone from tiny tots to senior citizens, enjoy what Alley Pond has to offer. So don't miss out your opportunity during your Queens car rentals trip, to be one of the more than 25,000 people to visit the centre this year!
The magnificent woodlands, meadows fresh and salt water marshes that encompass this northeast Queens park has truly made it a haven for New York City's wildlife and a peaceful refuge for its human residents and Queens car rentals visitors.
Things to Do at Alley Pond
With over 635 acres, there plenty of things to keep you and your family busy during your Queens car rental visit. For instance, there are many programs and events that are held at the centre that cater to specific ages group such as the Weekend Programs for Children; Afterschool Programs; Adult & Family Programs; Early Childhood Weekday Programs; Seasonal Programs. Special Events and Programs for families run the gamut, from lectures and presentations by environmental officials to Nature Hikes and Birding, to Art Workshops and Astronomy, to Field Trips, Cross Country Skiing, to Tours of a City Water Tunnel. Other activities include: trail walks, nature crafts, live animal care, plant life and astronomy. The possibilities are endless during your Queens car rental visit!
Getting to Alley Pond
Alley Pond Environmental Center is located east of the Cross Island Parkway. The Center is a one-story building with parking in the back for your Queens car rental. Hours of operation run from September through June, Monday to Saturday from 9:00am to 4:30pm, and Sunday 9:00am to 3:30pm. For summer hours, check the website for details at www.alleypond.com. Admission is free and family programs range from free to a fee of $5.00.