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October 3, 2014

This Weekend In Parks

Saturday, October 4 Highbridge Hawk Watch West 172nd Street and Amsterdam...

September 29, 2014

Take To The Skies With Nyc Parks' Urban Park Rangers

Come face-to-beak with birds of prey at the 18th annual Raptor Fest in Prospect Park on October...

June 5, 2014

Prospect Park Greener Under Care Of Horticulturist

There are few people in Brooklyn who know more about the flora of Prospect Park than Franklyn...

May 22, 2014

Spring Birdwatching In New York City

In springtime, New York City parks offer some of the best birdwatching in the world, as hundreds...

December 23, 2013

LeFrak Center Ice Rink Debuts At Prospect Park

On Tuesday, December 17, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White and...

October 22, 2013

Zucker Natural Exploration Area Opens In Prospect Park

Funded by a generous gift from the Donald and Barbara Zucker Family Foundation, on October 6, NYC...

March 19, 2012

The Great Googamooga To Come To Prospect Park

Superfly Presents, the co-founders and producers of Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and...

January 26, 2012

Statement From Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe On The Cancellation Of Winter Jam 2012

“We are disappointed to have to announce that due to the unusually warm weather, the Parks...

October 18, 2011

Topping Off Prospect Park's New Lakeside

Lakeside is the most significant landscape restoration and construction project ever undertaken...

June 23, 2011

Honor Restored To Prospect Park War Memorial Bronzes

Historic Greenpoint Foundry Joins Forces with Parks’ Citywide Monuments Conservation...

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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

  • Wed
    Showers Likely
    59°F
  • Thu
    Rain
    57°F
  • Fri
    Slight Chc Showers
    64°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    66°F

7-day forecast

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