RECOMMENDED: Full guide to outdoor activities for kids in NYC
Whether they pick them up from the sidewalk, on the way to school or plunge into a pile of them; brightly hued, crunchy leaves can provide hours of amusement for kids. This autumn, take the family for a stroll through these NYC parks, gardens and other locales to see the New York fall foliage at its most brilliant. Along with apple picking and harvest festival events, it's one of our favorite things to do in NYC with kids in the fall. We've rounded up the top spots both in the city and outside NYC, so tuck a heavy book in your bag for preserving your little one's colorful finds and set out for the locations below.