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Prospect Park

450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707
+1 718-965-8951
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Brooklyn's answer to Central Park, Prospect Park contains a zoo, an audubon center and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Its entrance is marked by the large Memorial Arch and it is a mecca for families and nature lovers who go to play ball, bird watch and listen to outdoor concerts.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“central park” (219 reviews)
“picnic house” (11 reviews)
“long meadow” (10 reviews)
450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707
+1 718-965-8951
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great place for walking, biking, playing frisbee or ball or having a picnic. There are actually picnic tables and grills near the 9th St entrance for something more than a sandwich on the grass. When I was there recently, large areas have been restored...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This gem in the heart of Brooklyn is very reminiscent of Central Park in Manhattan. Great walking trails and plenty of open playing fields throughout making it an oasis in an otherwise crowded borough. If you want to walk, bike or jog safely in Brooklyn,...More

Thank Doctorj53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A return to nature and quietness in the middle of agitation. All the pic is there,wild animals. For romantic walk, philosophics questions, what is happening to the world, how to escape the tax man in NY.

Thank Jc L
Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd year in a row of glorious picnic weather and incredible music. Great sound system lets you hear even seated far away. Way, way too few portapotties (lines were about an hour long and no way to wash hands--gross).

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 1 week ago

beautifull nevertheless. Prospect Park is a 237 ha public park in Brooklyn, and the largest public park in Brooklyn. The park is situated between the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Ditmas Park and Windsor Terrace, as well as Flatbush Avenue, Grand Army Plaza...More

1  Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you take a look at a map of Manhattan, you'll see this big green rectangle. It's the 778 acre Central Park, of course. Well, Brooklyn's 585 acre Prospect Park is pretty sizeable, too. And, this hugeness makes it pretty easy to get "lost" as...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get on the subway and away from the crowds. Fantastic alternative to Central Park on a sunny day. Good for a walk or a picnic.

Thank anorth52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live there !!! So much to do. So much to see. The kids love and enjoy every visit. Good place to be Year round

Thank lesiamorgridge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prospect Park is a large park in Brooklyn in the centre. Loads of open space and quite massive , place for cycling, walking, taking your pets and enjoying a quiet time.

Thank 555RedRo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is great. You are right in the middle the city yet you feel like you are out in the country. Nice mix of people, dogs, etc. great spot to enjoy a nice day or picnic. Lot of jogging trails too.

Thank Stuart T
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What is parking like, or are there any parking garages close by?
29 April 2017|
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Response from Olbrit1 | Reviewed this property |
We arrived by cab but didn't see parking near the zoo. We had a problem getting a cab afterwards as none passed that weren't pre-booked. In the end we had to walk a fair way to the library and ask for help from the... More
Does this location include Randall Island where annual panorama festival is heald
23 January 2017|
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Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. Check NYC.gov
Hey folks - is the Captain America statue still there (Oct 2016)?
18 October 2016|
Response from Debra L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but it is gone . To my knowledge it was outside of the Barclay's Center on Atlantic Ave near the entrance of the MTA subway station granted that was early Sept. Not quite sure where it is now