Prospect Park

Prospect Pk W, Flatbush, Parkside, Ocean Aves

Brooklyn

Directions via Google Maps

For additional park information, please visit the Prospect Park Alliance website.

Designed and constructed over a thirty-year period (1865-1895) by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the masterminds behind Central Park, Prospect Park has blossomed into a premiere destination for Brooklyn visitors and residents alike.

Widely known for its intricate manmade watercourse (wetlands) and its trees, the bulk of Brooklyn's remaining indigenous forest, the park is a highly functional green space. Contained within its 526 acres are a zoo, the first urban-area Audubon Center in the nation, an ice rink, a band shell, a carousel, and dozens of athletic and recreational facilities.

Begin your explorations today and join the eight million annual visitors reaping the benefits of this beautiful park!

Directions to Prospect Park

Know Before You Go

Park
Prospect Park

The Bailey Fountain is turned off in preparation for the plaza's renovation, which is slated to begin in July 2022. Visit the Prospect Park Capital Projects Tracker to learn more about the project.

Partner Organization

Prospect Park Alliance

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