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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation


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Hurricane Sandy Storm Damage and Recovery

Over two days on October 29 and 30, 2012, Hurricane Sandy battered New York City's coastline, damaging the city's infrastructure. The City's parks, facilities, and urban forest were all affected by this massive storm. In the wake of Sandy, NYC Parks… more.

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Over two days on October 29 and 30, 2012, Hurricane Sandy battered New York City's coastline, damaging the city's infrastructure. The City's parks, facilities, and urban forest were all affected by this massive storm. In the wake of Sandy, NYC Parks and other city, state, and federal agencies joined not-for-profit partners and tens of thousands of volunteers to begin the long recovery process.

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