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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 good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707
+1 718-965-8951
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Prospect park is great, coming here with my dad so he can reminisce about playing at the park when he was a kid- enjoying the 'waterpark' and skate rink with my boyfriend and his daughter, smorgasburg on the weekends, paddle boats, outdoor concerts, picnics. There's...More

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the afternoon in the peace and tranquillity of Prospect Park, took a beautiful walks around the lake. Not as crowed or busy as Central Park but just as beautiful. The autum colors were just starting to appear when we’re visited. Although a long way...More

Thank 54Ann77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prospect Park is the Brooklyn companion to Manhattan's Central Park (as it was also designed by Frederick Olmsted). It is relaxing to sit on a bench, watch a baseball game and listen to music from the bandshell, or walk your dog (or even let it...More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a subway from north Harlem directly to this park on a brisk weekend morning during a Thanksgiving holiday trip to NYC. The park was empty, it was very autumnal, but still lovely. My family of five enjoyed the stroll especially through the Japanese...More

Thank Travels-4-Fun-Mom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beauty of this park is that it has a lot of play ground for kids and adults, those who want to jog around a 5 kilometer track can do so along demarcated trails designed for joggers, there is also trails for cycling around the...More

Thank 831bcm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What is there to say? Extraordinary, luxurious green space in the middle of the city! Brooklyn's Central Park (obviously).

Thank simula
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice park. Good for a stroll, great for a run. Tennis center is very busy. Call ahead. Lots of soccer fields. Wooded and open fields. Police station inside the park. I️ felt very safe.

Thank Darel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park designed by the same landscape architect who designed Central Park in Manhattan. Foliage is designed to have color at all times of year. Beautiful pond with swans, ducks, and geese. Ice skating rinks, both covered and uncovered, along with baseball fields, tennis courts,...More

Thank Jennie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family outings, picnics, and exercising allowed. Free concerts from BRIC in the summer. Housing options around range from historic and modern.

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

take your bike or rent a citi bike..lots of ground to cover! went for a walk on a sunday and had a great visit. lots of places to take a break and soak in nature while within the bustling park slope area!

Thank CanRoxygo
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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
23 January 2017|
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Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. Check NYC.gov
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