July 15, 2009
Since 1947, Macy’s has sponsored the Fishing Contest every year to encourage kids to...
May 8, 2009
Since 1979, the Urban Park Service has been protecting parks and educating the public about New...
March 2, 2009
Many City parks are in their second or third lives, and most of them have interesting stories to...
December 24, 2008
On Saturday at 4:00 p.m., experience Christmas as it was celebrated centuries ago at the Dyckman...
June 25, 2008
Last Friday night, two of opera’s biggest stars performed together in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park,...
May 28, 2008
Largest private gift for greening in NYC's history!
March 11, 2008
The development of Prospect Park's Lakeside Center recently received a big boost, thanks to a...
January 2, 2008
Anne Arrowsmith of Central Forestry and Anthony Mazzallo of Brooklyn Operations received a high...
December 5, 2007
For the second consecutive year, Mayor Bloomberg came to Prospect Park to celebrate the...
December 3, 2007
Two years ago Detective Dillon Stewart lost his life protecting the people of Brooklyn. To...
Directions to Prospect Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this 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
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.
Prospect Park Weather
- Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors
- Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues
- Introduction to Bird Watching
- Transforming Food
- Early Morning Bird Walk: Fall Migration
- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Great Trees
- Hiking Trails
- Historic Houses
- Horseback Riding Trails
- Ice Skating Rinks
- Nature Centers
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots
- Zoos and Aquariums
Know when to go:
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