Snow Day in Central Park

By on June 7, 2018

Winter in NYC

*I know it’s bad timing but I thought I posted this yet just came upon the draft unpublished!

For some, winter seems never-ending and frigid.  But for someone used to Minnesota winters, NYC is pretty mild.  It never snows enough or stays cold enough for the snow to stay on the ground more than a few days.  It’s rarely below 20 degrees.  Minnesotans learn not to let winter keep them indoors because otherwise we would have been stuck in the house for more than half the year!  It’s all about dressing right and finding enjoyment and beauty in the winter scenery.

After a snow day for most of the city, the park was mostly untouched.  I headed back to work while Harlee and his daddy ventured to the park to explore the fresh Central Park snow.  Much of the park is open to dogs off-leash early in the morning at 6am until 9am.  They can run free and play in the snow and make dog friends!

Snow Day Fun

Little white dog under a big tree looking for big adventure!


Central Park snow


Snow dog makes his own trails!


Just a quick reminder that this expansive park is in the midst of a busy city


Adventure dog exploring the fresh snow


Isn’t it breathtaking?


The sun just starting to come up through the trees


Do you spot our little white adventure dog above?


A different take on a snow[woman]


A closer look at someone’s park bench snow creation


Making snow buddies!



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I am Rachel, an early 30's Midwestern girl residing in NYC with my husband and dog. I have learned to appreciate the city but am also a huge adventure girl. Follow along with my outdoor adventures as well as my city adventures and fitness journey. I'm an advocate of empowering other petite women not to be limited by our size!


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