Large park that covers a huge area. Wooded areas and open areas, lake/ponds etc. Great place to go for a walk.
When I have been close by I go for a walk in this well located park. Nicely kept an usually filled with locals.Take a stroll here.
We loved Prospect park. It is just lovely. A very family friendly, dog friendly park. Lots of activity going on, softball games little league games, soccer. Very nice jog and bike lanes that kept the casual strollers out of their way. Would love to see it in full bloom, we were there a bit too early in spring.
You don't get the rowboats and Shakespeare in the Park. But what you do get is a terrific audubon center, a bandshell with amazing acts, a lake, better skating, and facilities like stables and a tennis center. NOTHING can replace those Central Park views. But this place comes close.
I found a place in New York City where you can stand in a meadow and not see a building - anywhere (an depending on the time of day, few people, usually dog walkers). That place is at the end of the Long Meadow in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. The Park, designed by Olmstead and Vaux (they did Central Park in... More
I went to New York in early March to visit my son, his wife and their new baby. I found lodging a twenty minute walk away and walked to their apartment each day. They live only a few blocks from an imposing arch that is a Civil War monument commemorating the soldiers and spirit of the war. Each day I... More
on can miss this place if you are not from the area. its an oasis in a brick and steel city. the arch at the entrance its a site to see.
This well used park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the designers of Central Park, but Prospect Park is bigger, and, well, more Brooklyn-y. It's beautiful, its landscape is varied, and it is lively, all year round. Best of all are the off-leash hours on the Long Meadow, where dog lovers can watch local pooches frolic before... More
Whatever you might like to do in a park you can do here -- it is Central Park without the crowds, lots of space to spread out in, and barbecue pits at several locations..
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