Explore Your Park
With thousands of parks spread throughout the five boroughs, New York City offers a plethora of greenspace waiting to be explored. Discover an unfamiliar park or delve deeper into the history of your favorite one. Find out what new parks, promenades, playgrounds, and trees are sprouting up in your borough, and become an advocate for the greener city that awaits us. It’s your park, so dig in!
Discover the charms of island living right here in New York City. Located in the northeastern Bronx and offering opportunities ranging from boating to playing ball, City Island is a recreation lover's delight. Ambrosini Ballfields and Playground, the only public field complex and playground on the island, form a recreational centerpiece on the island, attracting year-long residents and visitors alike.
Take an interactive multimedia journey down the Bronx River. Explore 360-degree panoramic images and watch video interviews with local riverkeepers.
Like the flowers and trees on its properties, the Parks Department is constantly growing and renewing itself. Here is a sampling of the parks, playgrounds, sports facilities, bike paths, and natural areas we’re improving and building for your enjoyment.
Enter the Park, Playground, or other Parks property name.
General Park Hours
Parks: Sunrise to 1 AM
Playgrounds: 8 AM to Dusk
Hours may vary depending on location. For more information dial 311.
Every day, New Yorkers walk and ride by thousands of City trees. Get to know your arboreal neighbors! We have all the information you need to know about our urban forest, including species listings, planting and pruning guidelines, and procedures for evaluating tree health.
In order to continue to meet and surpass our standards for quality service to the public, we encourage you to fill out surveys that tell us what’s good in our parks and what we can improve.
Treat your desktop to a makeover! Turn your monitor into a leafy oasis! Download the Parks screensaver, and you’ll enjoy glimpses of park life—from the sports to the gardens to the galas and reenactments—from your office or home. If you can’t enjoy the parks in person, go for the next best thing!