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Prospect Park

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Address: 450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707
Phone Number: 718-965-8951
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Brooklyn's answer to Central Park, Prospect Park contains a zoo, an audubon...

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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Olms and Vaux's real treasure!

Prospect Park was built after Olms and Vaux worked out the kinks in Central Park. The Prospect Park Conservancy has restored the park to its original glory and maintains it well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Prospect Park was built after Olms and Vaux worked out the kinks in Central Park. The Prospect Park Conservancy has restored the park to its original glory and maintains it well.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Prospect Park is a great place for walking. An oasis in Booklyn that is just wonderful for walking, running or just strolling. Beautiful shady areas that make you feel you are up in the mountains rather than in the heart of Brooklyn.

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Grangeville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This parks numerous trails and biking paths are a great way to spend a morning or afternoon in Brooklyn. The Farmers Market that is there on the weekends is awesome.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This park is so accessible and offers so many different vistas and activities. There are lots of shade areas to sit, play frisbee, have a picnic, let the kids run around. Food is handled at the food ruck round up - the Smorgasburg. There is even a portable ATM is you didn't bring cash. The water pool at Splash Pad... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The bike/pedestrian loop alone is 3.something miles, and there are many other trails inside the park to traverse and explore. Great for rowdy picnics, quiet tanning with 2 friends picnics, exercise, yoga, taking the dog, reading, ... yknow, park stuff! Also boasts lake activities and a skating rink in the cooler months. Historical spots, gorgeous flowering trees in spring (and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I use to go to prospect park and take in it's beauty. The park is huge with wonderful walking paths. Lots to see and lots to do, including free concerts in the summer.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Prospect park is a green oasis in Brooklyn an ideal place for a bbq picnic bike ride or walk to escape the heat in summer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We caught the visit during a small heat wave - Park is nicely shaded , open and inviting to walk about.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we spent about an hour walking and sitting in the park. It was clean and quiet, a beautiful place to relax. enjoyed it very much

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely green oasis in the heart of Brooklyn. Trails to walk or bike, rowing on the lake and benches to relax on.

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