Rules, Regulations and Tips

What to know before visiting Central Park

Summerstage Tips
Helpful SummerStage Tips to Know Before You Go: - SummerStage takes place at Rumsey Playfield. Enter the park on 69th Street and 5th Avenue Click here ...
Fri, 8 Jul, 2016 at 7:36 AM
Where can I fish in Central Park? Central Park has three locations where you can enjoy fishing: the Harlem Meer, the Central Park Lake, and the Central ...
Sat, 21 May, 2016 at 1:13 PM
Can I camp in Central Park? Central Park does not allow camping of any kind.  The park closes at 1am until 6am.  Tents, hammocks, open flames or grills ...
Sat, 21 May, 2016 at 1:14 PM
Are not permitted in Central Park, due to its proximity to various air spaces.
Sat, 21 May, 2016 at 1:20 PM
At this time they are forbidden in Central Park.  The NYPD has now declared them illegal, exposing riders to a $200 fine.  
Sat, 21 May, 2016 at 1:21 PM
Smoking is prohibited throughout Central Park. This includes the use of electronic cigarettes. See all smoking rules from NYC Parks. Anyone who violates th...
Tue, 30 Mar, 2021 at 6:43 PM
Q. Is alcohol allowed in Central Park and can I bring alcohol to my event? In Central Park and all of New York City, it is illegal to drink alcoholic bevera...
Tue, 30 Mar, 2021 at 6:55 PM