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Greenacre Pocket Park

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51st Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, New York City, NY
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“meditation” (2 reviews)
“trees” (4 reviews)
51st Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful peaceful oasis hidden away, but offering a delightful break anytime for any reason.

Thank 5businesstraveler777
Reviewed December 4, 2016

We came especially to sit and eat lunch in this secret nice park. It's small but was worth the walk. We took some lunch from another great place (Paris Baguette) and just sat and enjoyed the waterfall sound.

Thank IrisIsrael
Reviewed October 13, 2016

I'd read about this little garden online and we decided to try it for al fresco breakfast one morning. It's tucked away between tall buildings and is a perfect spot of quiet green in the chaos of midtown. The small snack bar furnished us with...More

Thank vickilewis626
Reviewed September 20, 2016

A beautiful waterfall, shady trees, and bistro tables & chairs all offer a perfect, slightly breezy space for a NYC break. Perfect for meditation, chatting with friends, bag lunches, and work breaks. We visited after riding bikes in Central Park and taking out Italian sandwiches...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This little Park on E 51st Street is a fresh escape from the craziness of Manhattan. It is a private park and it is not allowed to take pictures, so you have to be very sneaky to take a picture or the security guard will...More

Thank marina s
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Greenacre Pocket Park is a beautiful oasis in NYC! It features trees and areas to sit and relax, plus a magnificent waterfall that is so calming in the midst of the hustle bustle of the city. There is a small shop called FoodBella that offers...More

Thank landv09
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Overwhelmed by the gigantic skyscrapers, traffic jams everywhere, take a little break if you are around 51st St on the east side and relax, RELAX. A lovely little park area with an amazing waterfall. Lots of tables and shade from the trees. Even a little...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed June 10, 2016

What a lovely little park. Perfect for a sit-down with a drink or snack from the food stand. The waterfall was beautiful and so relaxing to sit and watch. It's an amazing little place considering it's right in the middle of so many buildings. You...More

Thank Bryony V
Reviewed October 27, 2015

This gorgeous oasis is a must see in Manhattan. I stumbled upon it when walking around looking for great little green spaces on the East side. This one is absolutely the best. The fountain is beautiful and the water pressure changes on a cycle so...More

1  Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Tired of walking the streets of Manhattan? Look for this tiny secluded "park". It's a little patch of green. Look carefully or you'll miss it. Seat for a while, get a bite and enjoy the surprise.

Thank Marianela_56
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Zainab J
Should we buy ticket for this park or its a free park
August 25, 2016|
Response from Antonio M | Reviewed this property |
It's very, very free
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