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Turtle Pond

Turtle Pond

"Turtle Pond" by Deniz22

Turtle Pond is named in honor of the large number of turtles that reside there along with numerous species of birds, fish, frogs, and dragonflies. more

Attractions

New York is full of hustle and bustle, but there are times when you just want to slow down and soak in some natural beauty without all the distractions. Find some tranquility in one of Central Park's designated "Quiet Zones". more

Visitor Info

Photographer's comment:Central Park, Manhattan, New York, US more

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Photographer's comment:Painted Turtles sunning themselves in Turtle Pond more

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Photographer's comment:The Turtle Pond was completely frozen! more

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Photographer's comment:Infrared pic of The Great Lawn and Turtle Pond shot from Belvedere Castle. more

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Photographer's comment:A majestic Canada Goose stretches his wings in preparation for flying again. Hopefully, he stays away from Brooklyn. He and his family are welcomed and loved here. more

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Photographer's comment:Canada Geese are perhaps the most devoted and disciplined parents on the planet as this photo shows. Fortunately, for visitors of Turtle Pond, the goose eggs were allowed to hatch this year -- to the delight and wonde... more

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Photographer's comment:Yes, her name really is Daisy and she is one of the people-friendliest ducks at Turtle Pond. Daisy catches peanuts in the air when tossed to her and has been the model for hundreds of pictures! Of course Daisy is a b... more

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Photographer's comment:A social family of Canada Geese bringing joy and delight to children, parents, athletes and other park goers at Turtle Pond. In this photo, a few of the goslings greet, while the parent geese stay back (out of photo r... more

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Photographer's comment:Picture shot using my Iphone, early morning Independance day in Central Park. more

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Photographer's comment:The turtles were shy that day but we had a spectacular show from the geese! more

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Photographer's comment:A gosling tests his/her wings in preparation for flight,while the rest of the family heads towards the water. The babies still have a ways to go before taking to the skies. more

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Photographer's comment:Proud Canadian Geese parents and their precious babies. more

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Photographer's comment:Our very first event was a great success! Perfect location, beautiful weather and positive vibes! more

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Photographer's comment:View of the The Great Lawn from Belvedere Castle more

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Photographer's comment:Even in the duck world, some like to be the center of attraction. -- A "duck idol," so to speak? more

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Photographer's comment:Turtle Pond more

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Photographer's comment:Autumn Mirror more

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    "Turtle Pond" by Deniz22

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  • Belvedere Castle at Night

  • Turtle Hill

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