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Prospect Park

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Address: 450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Phone Number: 718-965-8951
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Description: Brooklyn's answer to Central Park, Prospect Park contains a zoo, an...
Brooklyn's answer to Central Park, Prospect Park contains a zoo, an audubon center and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Its entrance is marked by the large Memorial Arch and it is a mecca for families and nature lovers who go to play ball, bird watch and listen to outdoor concerts.
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fantastic park

A huge park with lots of things to do. Cycling, a zoo, a boathouse, children's play area's, picknick places with BBQ's and dogs can run free until 9AM and after 9PM.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A huge park with lots of things to do. Cycling, a zoo, a boathouse, children's play area's, picknick places with BBQ's and dogs can run free until 9AM and after 9PM.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

So nice to have green space in an urban area. Lovely park with room to roam, playground equipment, etc.

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New York, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful, diligently cared for park that you can easily get lost in... One special part of this park: Saturday mornings until about 9 or 10 dogs are allowed to run free (the leash laws are skipped). If you have a dog, or don't and miss being around "dog-joy" go to the ball field area (near the 9th Street... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is an historic park adjacent to the Zoo and the historic Lefferts farmhouse. Ride the carousel, walk past the lake and don't miss the Victorian boathouse. The park is especially beautiful in the fall foliage season. Venues within for affairs such as weddings. Just be careful of the bicyclists speeding by on the road, many of them do not... More 

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Vaterstetten, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Quite disappointing park after all we've read about it. Compared to Central Park not worth going to. Not well maintained, not much to see.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great place to go if you want to relax and actually have some space to either BBQ, picnic, play some sports, etc. I highly suggest visiting the boathouse and if the season is right, renting out a little paddle boat. Or walk around and see the little waterfall hidden inside the park.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

A wonderful park in the heart of Brooklyn. Plenty of trails and walking paths, picnic areas, playgrounds for kids, and lots of open space and meadows. So much activity it's a people watcher's delight. The day we were there we witnessed a small indie film being made, kids at day camps, lots of runners, walkers, dogs and kids with nannies.... More 

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Queens, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Make sure you visit the park and the Zoo, for $8. you do get a lot out of it. They have many different animals, botanical Garden, feeding the Sheep and Carousel for the young ones. They even have a small village that has buildings built in some 18th century or something.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

In addition to a beautiful landscapes and hiking trails, lately I started to bring my family for a breakfast in the park because on weekends Grand Army Plaza , that is adjacent to the park, is filled up with farmers ‘stands where we buy food for our urban picnic and some fresh produce to bring home. Great Park in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Central park man get all the fame but this enormous natural beauty is a fantastic place to spend a day. Beautiful.

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