Best Parks In New York City
Fort Tryon Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

1. Fort Tryon Park

9.5
1 Margaret Corbin Dr, New York, NY
Park · Hudson Heights · 73 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: If you need a break from the city, you don’t need to go far. Visit this immaculate park with a date and a bottle of wine (hush hush)…its romantic and inspiring.

Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

2. Brooklyn Bridge Park

9.7
Main St (Plymouth St), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Brooklyn Heights · 279 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Take in some of the best views of Manhattan while gawking at the bridal couples being photographed, watching your kids run around or while riding the glorious carousel.

Inwood Hill Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

3. Inwood Hill Park

9.3
630 Isham St (Indian Road), New York, NY
Park · Inwood · 49 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: A hidden treasure that’s overshadowed by the nearby Cloisters…but once you get up here, you’ll enjoy glorious views of the Hudson River while lazing in the grass.

Bethesda Terrace is one of Best Parks In New York City.

4. Bethesda Terrace

9.4
Terrace Dr (at Central Park), New York, NY
Plaza · Central Park · 26 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: If you’re strolling through the park…this is a “Must See” spot…especially when the water is flowing. Make sure you stop and listen to the singers when they’re in the passageway.

Carl Schurz Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

5. Carl Schurz Park

9.5
599 E 86th St (at East End Ave), New York, NY
Park · Yorkville · 70 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: One of the best green spaces in NYC – home to Gracie Mansion, two dog runs, a lovely promenade and lots of space to lounge or exercise.

Battery Park City is one of Best Parks In New York City.

6. Battery Park City

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 28 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: We love the awesome views, promenades, rolling greenery and awesome playgrounds. We don’t like the ticket you’ll get if Fido is seen frolicking in the greenery.

Hudson River Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

7. Hudson River Park

9.6
West Side Hwy (btwn Battery Pl and 59th St), New York, NY
Park · West Village · 86 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: This is definitely one of our favorite places to enjoy a scenic (and FLAT) run or bike ride – just pay attention to the separate pedestrian and bike lanes and you’ll be fine.

Bryant Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

8. Bryant Park

9.6
E 42nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Midtown Manhattan · 936 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: A mecca of fun things to do – outdoor films, ping pong and yoga in the summer, ice skating in the winter and great people watching all year round.

Greenacre Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

9. Greenacre Park

8.7
217 E 51st St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Plaza · Turtle Bay · 40 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: We love this perfect and secluded oasis - bring your lunch, enjoy an afternoon read or soak up some sun next to the beautiful waterfall.

Riverside Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

10. Riverside Park

9.6
Riverside Dr. (btwn W 59th St. & St. Clair Pl.), New York, NY
Park · Upper West Side · 99 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Another great place to enjoy a great run or bike ride. For those more adventurous types, you can go Kayaking or dive in for a triathlon-training swim.

Astoria Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

11. Astoria Park

9.6
at Shore & Ditmars Blvd (19th St), Astoria, NY
Park · Astoria · 82 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Just across the river is this beautiful oasis that is never overrun with people! Enjoy running (there also a track), biking, tennis, a play or a relaxing picnic. They also have free WiFi!

Columbus Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

12. Columbus Park

7.8
49 Mulberry St. (btwn Bayard & Worth St.), New York, NY
Park · Chinatown · 38 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: There’s an amazing mix of people congregated here – old, young, athletic, crazy – and we love it. The public bathrooms are the cleanest around.

Madison Square Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

13. Madison Square Park

9.5
Madison Ave (btwn E 23rd & E 26th St), New York, NY
Park · NoMad · 398 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Besides the Shake Shack and the lines of people, check out the dog run, the views of the Flatiron, the featured art, the fountain and the Calexico Cart.

Jefferson Market Garden is one of Best Parks In New York City.

14. Jefferson Market Garden

8.4
Greenwich Ave (btw W 10th & Christopher St), New York, NY
Garden · West Village · 20 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Not always open – afternoon from May to October – but well worth making a special trip to take a tour of this amazingly manicured garden.

Fort Greene Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

15. Fort Greene Park

9.6
Washington Park (btwn Myrtle & DeKalb Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Fort Greene · 109 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Come early on a Saturday morning and hit the Greenmarket to get provisions for your picnic in this bohemian wonderland.

Brooklyn Heights Promenade is one of Best Parks In New York City.

16. Brooklyn Heights Promenade

9.6
Columbia Heights (btwn Remsen & Orange), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Brooklyn Heights · 181 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: With out a doubt, the best place to sit with a cup of coffee and the one you love and enjoy the most spectacular views of Manhattan.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir is one of Best Parks In New York City.

17. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir

9.6
Central Park (btwn 85th & 96th St.), New York, NY
Lake · Central Park · 100 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: The most scenic – and flat – loop in Central Park! The loop is approximately 1.5 miles and filled with sweaty and sexy runners and walkers.

Van Cortlandt Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

18. Van Cortlandt Park

9.3
Broadway (W. 242nd St.), Bronx, NY
Park · Van Cortlandt Park · 55 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: A true escape from the city and the place to go for a challenging cross-country run or to let Fido run for what seems like miles and miles.

Belvedere Castle is one of Best Parks In New York City.

19. Belvedere Castle

9.2
79th Street (at Central Park), New York, NY
Castle · Central Park · 60 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Make a point to visit the upper floors of the castle (only accessible by narrow winding stairs) and enjoy the best views of the park from the park. Call ahead to check if they’re open.

Tudor City Park North is one of Best Parks In New York City.

20. Tudor City Park North

8.8
Tudor City Pl (btwn E 42nd & E 43rd St), New York, NY
Park · Tudor City · 26 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: It’s like Gramercy Park, but more secret and you don’t need a key! Go visit these impeccably kept gardens before a proposed skyscraper ruins the experience.

Washington Square Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

21. Washington Square Park

9.6
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl), New York, NY
Park · Greenwich Village · 567 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: One of the most iconic parks in NYC and one of it’s most notorious. Currently going through a massive renovation, but that hasn’t kept the people away!

Owl's Head Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

22. Owl's Head Park

8.8
68th St. (Colonial Road), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Bay Ridge · 17 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Small and hilly oasis that is a haven for the locals – it’s the perfect place to take a stroll with the kids and the dog. The playground is a bit wild. Visit the ski hill in the winter.

Union Square Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

23. Union Square Park

9.4
btwn Broadway & Union Sq E (btwn E 14th & E 17th St), New York, NY
Park · Union Square · 504 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Start your visit at the Greenmarket – where you’re likely to drop a lot of hard earned loot – and then visit the dog run, ending with the performers/college students at the south end of the park.

DeWitt Clinton Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

24. DeWitt Clinton Park

8.0
11 Avenue A (btw 52nd St & 54th St), New York, NY
Park · Hell's Kitchen · 17 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: The large Astroturf field is great for scoccer, baseball or quidditch games and is lit at night. Fido will love the dog run, which has beautiful foliage and benches for his owners.

Leif Ericson Park and Square is one of Best Parks In New York City.

25. Leif Ericson Park and Square

7.3
4th Ave and 67th st. (68th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Dyker Heights · 4 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: This Viking-inspired park might be the most hidden greenspace in all of the five boroughs. It gets quite crowded in the summer. See if you can spot one of the famous Bay Ridge parrots!

Tompkins Square Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

26. Tompkins Square Park

8.8
E 7th St to E 10th St (btwn Ave A & B), New York, NY
Park · Alphabet City · 140 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Not the cleanest or nicest park around, but it does have its charms – for instance, it hosts the largest Halloween Dog Parade in the country!

Cadman Plaza Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

27. Cadman Plaza Park

8.4
1 Cadman Plaza East (at Red Cross Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Downtown Brooklyn · 21 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: A well-loved and beautifully landscaped park. One end is connected to the Brooklyn Bridge and the other is home to an awesome track! Dogs can be off leash before 9am and after 9pm.

Francis Lewis Park is one of Best Parks In New York City.

28. Francis Lewis Park

8.8
3rd Ave (at 147th St), Queens, NY
Park · Whitestone · 6 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Enjoy fantastic views of the Whitestone bridge while going for a jog, taking a walk, proposing to your girlfriend or posing for beautiful wedding photos!