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October 22, 2010

This Weekend In Parks

See what's on schedule in our parks this weekend.

October 14, 2010

From Parks' Citywide Nursery: Andrew Jackson Downing and the Cucumber Magnolia

For the past year, a special tree discovery inspired Richie Cabo to research the New York...

October 4, 2010

Parks & Recreation Appoints Kevin Jeffrey as Brooklyn Borough Commissioner; Adena Long as Staten Island Borough Commissioner

Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe announced today the appointment of two new Borough Commissioners...

October 4, 2010

Parks & Recreation Appoints Kevin Jeffrey As Brooklyn Borough Commissioner

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today announced the appointment of Kevin...

September 24, 2010

This Weekend In Parks

See what's on the schedule for this Saturday and Sunday in our parks.

September 22, 2010

Autumnal Equinox: Parks Foliage Guide

Today marks the official autumnal equinox. Check out the Parks' fall foliage guide inside.

August 24, 2010

JFK Memorial At Prospect Park's Grand Army Plaza Is Rededicated

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Prospect Park Alliance President Tupper...

May 3, 2010

Andrew Rabb To Lead Urban Park System In Buffalo, New York

The NYC Department of Parks & Recreation congratulates former Brooklyn Director of Forestry...

February 27, 2010

New York City's Children Take to the Parks to Celebrate a Snow Day!

Parks & Recreation invites New Yorkers to come out to a neighborhood park for some winter fun.

February 10, 2010

New York City's Children Take to the Parks to Celebrate a Snow Day!

Parks & Recreation will provide sleds and hot chocolate at selected locations across the city.

Directions to Prospect Park

Know Before You Go

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

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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

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Starting July 6, 2015, Prospect Park's West Drive will be permanently car-free after 9 a.m. on weekdays and 24 hours a day on weekends and holidays. For more information, please visit on.nyc.gov/1MOAh40.

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