The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center was opened in 1993 as one of the park's main visitor centers. It holds a multitude of educational workshops throughout the year and a Catch & Release fishing program for youths. Read more


Fishing is allowed in several of Central Park's water bodies including the Lake and the Harlem Meer. All fishing is on a "catch and release" basis only, meaning that all fish caught must be put back into the water immediately. Read more


Named after the Dutch word for "small sea", the Meer is a large body of water located north of Conservatory Garden and east of the North Woods. Read more


Photographer's comment:Froken lake in Central Park with Fishing allowed-sign. Read more

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