NYC Parks

Fort Greene Park

Park and Basketball Court
Fort Greene, Brooklyn
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  • Garry H.
    "Music Soul Summit, another great day!"(4 Tips)
    Jim C.
    "oldest revolutionary war memorial in the country!"(4 Tips)
    Nate T.
    "Walk to the monument for a great skyline view"(11 Tips)
    Hot Bread Kitchen
    "Fort Greene Park is home to the spectacular year-round Greenmarket."(3 Tips)
126 Tips and reviews
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  • Dan S.
    Dan SohaydaDecember 2, 2017
    Hilly with lots of trees. Monument and visitor area are full of interesting info from the revolutionary war. No benches on outer perimeter of park. Only towards the inside area.
  • Pelin G.
    Pelin Güvenç KefelNovember 25, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    Beautiful park especially during the fall season
  • Claudia F.
    Claudia FilthOctober 17, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    The final resting place to +11,500 POWs who died on the 16 British prison ships during the Civil War. It was once the tallest stone Doric column of its kind. So, the Brits built a bigger one. LOL. 😪
  • L S.
    L SunSeptember 23, 2017
    Beautiful park with 6 hard court tennis courts
  • Bobbie M.
    Bobbie McLellanSeptember 3, 2017
    Very cute park. at night there are a bunch of dogs that roam with LED collars. ☺️
  • Chris
    ChrisMay 20, 2017
    Soul Summit, monument, pick up soccer, the view, the greenery
  • Keith L.
    Keith LeaOctober 19, 2016
    Good for watching tennis and that's about it. Really not fun to run around on the "trail"
  • Marla D.
    Marla DekkerOctober 14, 2016
    Ft Greene Park is a gem in the city.
  • Mio
    MioOctober 12, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    There is a small spot to do bodyweight exercises!
  • Michael A.
    Michael AnthonyOctober 10, 2016
    Nice watching people play tennis on the weekends
  • DJ J.
    DJ JensenAugust 27, 2016
    Lots of different areas in the park and it's not crowded (at least not on a summer Friday).
  • Big W.
    Big WittJune 19, 2016
    Rode one of those citi bikes around the park, what a workout..lots & lots of steep hills
  • Daniela R.
    Daniela RincónJune 10, 2016
    The trees are gorgeous! 😍😍😍
  • Paige C.
    Paige CMay 29, 2016
    Beautiful park! Outdoor movie events, dog friendly and lots of restaurants in the area to grab something to eat!
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesMay 2, 2016
    Wonderful park in Fort Greene that does great community events.
  • Akio T.
    Akio TsuchiyaApril 29, 2016
    Quiet park
  • Steve C.
    Steve CarusoApril 21, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    try the benches
  • Luke
    LukeFebruary 28, 2016
    Small enough to get to know, but big enough to surprise you every time
  • Amir F.
    Amir FadaviDecember 25, 2015
    Lovely place in Brooklyn. Best place for running
  • Emily W.
    Emily WilsonNovember 28, 2015
    A great hilly park for walking. Come for a weekend or morning time stroll.
  • Nate T.
    Nate TNovember 10, 2015
    Walk to the monument for a great skyline view
  • Louis M.
    Louis MattaNovember 2, 2015
    Nothing incredibly flashy. As of Nov. 2015 lots of construction around it.
  • Maru R.
    Maru RegalziSeptember 20, 2015
    Saturdays has the farmer market, greatest apples in town!
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelSeptember 9, 2015
    Although the park predates them, prolific landscape architects Olmsted and Vaux (known for designing Central Park and Prospect Park) also designed the current layout of Fort Greene Park. Read more
  • Saif D.
    Saif DiaSeptember 3, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Tennis courts
  • Lisa
    LisaAugust 31, 2015
    Been here 100+ times
    Stairs will whip you into shape.
  • Devonta
    DevontaAugust 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to relax and chill during the summer.
  • Garry H.
    Garry HarveyAugust 12, 2015
    Music Soul Summit, another great day!
  • Amy J.
    Amy JacobsJuly 24, 2015
    Amazing place to workout in the morning. Stairs, nice paths, and you can find pull-up bars in the kids park
  • Lindsay T.
    Lindsay ToussaintJuly 17, 2015
    Beautiful, hilly, with a few great climbing trees! Nice views too.
  • Leatrice J.
    Leatrice JonesJuly 16, 2015
    Great part for gatherings
  • Afi Y.
    Afi Yellow-DukeJune 21, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Great views and a good place to relax
  • Nick D.
    Nick DavisMay 28, 2015
    Quiet park. Great view.
  • Brownstone Living NYC
    Brownstone Living NYCMay 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Stairs heaven for my fitness folks.. Great dog park. Beautiful view of Manhattan at night. Love this park!!
  • Joseph P.
    Joseph PasqualinaApril 28, 2015
    Great park, always nice to visit.
  • Steff H.
    Steff HindMarch 7, 2015
    Nice park, dogs can be let off their leads after 9pm.
  • Ben
    BenNovember 25, 2014
    Tennis courts
  • Dwane
    DwaneNovember 21, 2014
    Best park to watch a good pick up game of soccer.
  • Steve M.
    Steve MaloneNovember 12, 2014
    Best running path in the area. Circle around the hill is just about a mile. Try uphill too for an extra challenge.
  • Alyssa B.
    Alyssa BereznakOctober 25, 2014
    Nice for picnics but not really very nature-filled. Though I did almost get attacked by a racoon here once.
  • Arnaud R.
    Arnaud RéautéOctober 14, 2014
    Really nice park with a superbe point of view. It's really chill
  • Lindsey Y.
    Lindsey YooOctober 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Hang out near the monument on a Saturday afternoon - you might be lucky enough to see some Capoeira!
  • Clara B.
    Clara BayarriSeptember 21, 2014
    Great space with lots of grass and a children's playground
  • Abigail A.
    Abigail ArgersingerSeptember 9, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The running loop is a little less than a mile - but a good training route.
  • Jay S.
    Jay SiaSeptember 3, 2014
    Beautiful trees and a big ol stone wiener/monument
  • Cooper S.
    Cooper SmithAugust 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The restrooms located at the visitor center at the top of the park are closed. There's restrooms located in the playground of the west side of the park
  • Darrel C.
    Darrel CarolinaAugust 10, 2014
    Soul Music Summit
  • Allie
    AllieJuly 18, 2014
    KickStarter Film Fest
  • Compass
    CompassApril 25, 2014
    The historic site was Brooklyn’s first park and is now a tourist attraction and a neighborhood hangout for students, cyclists, joggers, and families.
  • Wesley V.
    Wesley VerhoeveMarch 8, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    If you have a dog, kind of a must on weekend mornings before 9.30AM.
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