If you get tired of pivoting from one air-conditioned bar to another, and actually want to enjoy the weather, NYC offers a surprising amount of options for outdoor adventures. And, while there are plenty of guides that will point you towards the best hikes, biking trails, and ropes courses in New York, most, if not all of them, will require escaping the city.
But you don't have to. It's summertime, and New York City actually does afford enough space for a bonefied adventure. We bring you the most extreme of them within the five boroughs.