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Fresh Creek Nature Preserve

Flatlands Ave, Louisiana Ave., E 108 St. and Belt Parkway

Brooklyn

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One of Brooklyn’s hidden bastions of wildlife, Fresh Creek Park contains 42 acres of salt marsh. Plants such as Faber’s foxtail and velvetleaf flourish, and many species of birds, butterflies, and fish live inside its borders.

Not all of Fresh Creek is accessible to the public, but the tranquil land off of its eastern shore provides a haven for bird-watching, and walks along the path along the marsh offer the opportunity to catch rare glimpses of untamed Brooklyn.

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Fresh Creek Nature Preserve Weather

  • Sat
    Mostly Cloudy
    39°F
  • Sun
    Decreasing Clouds
    42°F
  • Mon
    Slight Chc Rain
    47°F
  • Tue
    Rain Likely
    51°F

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