Ecology Hike at Freshkills Park

Janes Walk

Led By Terrance Caviness and Hannah Jaris, Freshkills Park

Walk among the rolling hills of Freshkills Park while learning about the landfill-to-park project! We will meet at the address below and then visit normally closed sections of the project site. We will spend 1 hour hiking and discussing Freshkills Park’s history and engineering, with a focus on the site’s ecology. Participants will need to sign an activity waiver.

Friday, May 3
1:00 PM
1-2 hours

Walk Details
Borough: Staten Island
Theme: Environment
Accessibility: Family-friendly, Challenging terrain
Large field at Fresh Kills Park with power lines running across it
Fresh Kills Park. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Susan110G. Modifications: photo cropped and made black and white.
Meeting Location

We will meet in the LA Fitness parking lot just outside the Freshkills Park site. The meeting location is at the corner of Wild Avenue and East Service Road. There is no specific address, but you can use the address 350 Wild Avenue to get there. This location is somewhat remote but it is accessible by bicycle and via public transportation.


S62, S92, SIM32

Closest Parking

LA Fitness parking lot

Finding your walk leader

The tour guide will be wearing a Freshkills Park hat and holding a Jane's Walk sign.

Ending Location

LA Fitness parking lot

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