Prospect Park

Local nameProspect Park
LocationNew York City, USA

Prospect Park is a 526-acre public park in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. Prospect Park is run and operated by the Prospect Park Alliance and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. The park is situated between the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Flatbush, and Windsor Terrace, and is adjacent to the Brooklyn Museum, Grand Army Plaza, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. It is part of the Brooklyn-Queens Greenway, and is the second largest public park in Brooklyn, behind Marine Park.

First proposed in legislation passed in 1859, Prospect Park opened in 1867 after various changes to its design. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux after their completion of Manhattan's Central Park. The park subsequently underwent numerous modifications and expansions to its facilities.

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Opening hours

Mon - Sun: 5 am - 1 am

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +1 718 965 8951

Address 95 Prospect Park, West Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA

Coordinates 40°39'40.908" N -73°58'10.856" E

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