The park is home to several Kwanzan cherry trees that create the most beautiful canopy of color.
You’ll find Kwanzan trees blooming alongside Crabapple trees, it’s a sight to behold!
The highest concentration of cherry blossoms can be found by the Valley Water and Sylvan Water ponds.
You’ll see all sorts of spring blooms, but the best blooms are the magnolias and Yoshino cherry trees.
The park is small, but it checks all the boxes during the spring season thanks to the healthy Yoshino trees.
The mature cherry trees burst with color in early April and the island swells with tourists like moths to a flame.
Between the prolific daffodils and breathtaking Kwanzan cherry blossoms, you won’t know which way to look.
Knowing spring blooms are an annual tradition for many New Yorkers, the garden provides a very helpful tracker on their website.
To see some of the best spring blooms you’ll want to focus on the area by the Grand Army Plaza and the Long Meadow.
You have to experience spring in Central Park to truly understand the mesmerizing beauty of this beloved gem.