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Prospect Park

 Barbecuing Areas

Barbecuing is allowed in designated areas ONLY.
No barbecuing permitted under trees.
All coals & litter must be disposed in trash receptacles.

NameLocation
Prospect ParkBoth sides of Bandshell
Prospect ParkNorth area of Long Meadow
Prospect ParkArea near Prospect Park South West and 10th Avenue
Prospect ParkArea near Vanderbuilt Street and Prospect Park South West
Prospect ParkArea north of Picnic House
Prospect ParkGrecian Shelter area
Prospect ParkArea south of Wollman Rink

Directions to Prospect Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Baseball FieldsProspect Park

The Long Meadow Ballfields will be closed at Prospect Park for construction. The reconstruction of the Long Meadow Ballfields is a multi-phase project encompassing 34 acres of fields, paths and woodlands. The project incorporates contemporary storm water management techniques that support our goal of capturing and retaining storm water runoff. These improvements will also help to filter runoff before it enters our watercourse. Designed to revitalize the park’s sporting community, the first phase will restore Field One, pedestrian and bridle paths, drinking fountains, benches, and include new tree plantings.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2014

ParkProspect Park

The Prospect Park Well House is under reconstruction in order to build a new composting latrine. The park remains open while the building gets reconstructed.
Anticipated Completion: Winter 2015

Prospect Park Weather

  • Sat
    Sunny
    66°F
  • Sun
    Breezy
    62°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    64°F
  • Tue
    Partly Sunny
    69°F

7-day forecast

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