Weather :

Pet Friendly : Yes

Accessibility : Most of the areas of the park are wheelchair friendly. 

Parking : Free but parking nearby is paid. 

Prospect park, New York City Overview

It‘s one of the most popular parks in New York City and is situated between 5 busy Brooklyn neighborhoods adjacent to Brooklyn Botanical Garden & Museum.

Around 10 million people visit the park every year to birdwatch at “The Ravine”( Brooklyn's only forest), skate at the LeFrak Center or to have a family picnic & Barbeque at the Long Meadow, all for free. It’s a perfect family destination with a water play area, playgrounds, a zoo, a Carousel & attractions like Zucker Natural Exploration Center and the park hosts numerous public programs for children throughout the year at the Audubon Center. BRIC Festival, New York’s longest-running, free outdoor performing arts festival takes place each summer at the Prospect Park Bandshell. The park also has Basketball & volleyball courts, grounds for football, baseball, softball & outdoor yoga & large water bodies for boating & fishing. Visitors can also enjoy various other services offered by the park, such as Horse-riding or Nature Programs or the seasonal “Smorgasburg Prospect Park Program” where one can taste the various cuisines offered by the local food vendors. Near the park, there are various other tourist attractions one can visit like the Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn Museum & Botanical Garden.

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