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Madison Square Park

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Madison Ave (btwn E 23rd & E 26th St), New York, NY 10010, United States
Hours:
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 6:00 AM–Midnight
Credit Cards:
Yes
Wi-Fi:
Free

Madison Square Park, a seven-acre urban oasis, is located in the heart of Manhattan’s Flatiron District. The Madison Square Park Conservancy raises the funds that support lush and brilliant horticulture, park maintenance, park security and a variety of free cultural programs.

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    Daniel L.
    "If you love squirrels then you'll love it here."(26 Tips)
    Gordon M.
    "views of neighboring Flatiron Building to the south"(13 Tips)
    Lily
    "Check out the art installations while you walk around."(7 Tips)
    chrissy s.
    "Lovely during the summer to walk through and people watch."(8 Tips)
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  • squirrels
  • flatiron building
  • barbecue
  • scenic views
  • park
  • people watching
  • picnics
  • burgers
  • playground
  • cute
  • casual
  • architecture
  • coffee
  • desserts
  • music
  • free Wifi
  • big screens
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  • fresh air
  • Elizabeth C.

    Very cool tree

    Elizabeth Cammarata · 6 days ago
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  • Jay S.

    Who doesn't love madison square park! It's one of the best hangout places in New York city!

    Jay Sekulow · 1 week ago
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  • Melissa M.

    Love the parks in NY!

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  • Carl G.

    Lovely little green space amongst all the concrete and noise of the city.

    Carl Griffin · December 25, 2015
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  • Desirable 4.

    Nice place to relax and enjoy the view. Always something interesting and exciting happening in this park.

    Desirable 4you · December 23, 2015
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  • Nadia I.

    Make sure you check out the art installations. There's always one going on and it's the best thing in the park, aside from Shake Shack.

    Nadia IssaBella · December 14, 2015
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  • Noah S.

    Great atmosphere and people if you're willing to chat.

    Noah Selling · December 9, 2015
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  • Jennifer

    The first Community Christmas Tree display took place here in 1912.

    Jennifer · December 6, 2015
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  • Phil H.

    Nice park to walk your dog.

    Phil Holberton · December 1, 2015
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  • Cameron M.

    Get a shake and look at the art installation between you and the sky.

    Cameron Maddux · November 23, 2015
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  • Rodrigo A.

    Full of people. Clean

    Rodrigo Artavia · November 16, 2015
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  • DoubleDeuce

    One of the central markers in Manhattan. Have a seat and enjoy the energy!

    DoubleDeuce · November 15, 2015
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  • Tracy B.

    Love the dog park🐾🐾

    Tracy Brown · November 10, 2015
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  • Mike H.

    Lovely little park with a Shake Shack in the middle

    Mike Hopkins · November 3, 2015
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  • Emiliano S.

    Great park for a walk.

    Emiliano Severoni · October 28, 2015
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  • Sally D.

    Great place to see and watch the world

    Sally DuFore · October 12, 2015
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  • Joshua H.

    Great spot for people watching. Also home to the original Shake Shack.

    Joshua Higgins · October 3, 2015
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  • Gabriel R.

    The art displayed there is always amazing!

    Gabriel Ruas Santos-Rocha · September 30, 2015
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  • Uwvie O.

    Such a great park always has cool art. Like a hybrid of union Sq and Bryant Park

    Uwvie Obodo · September 24, 2015
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  • Diego F.

    Great Park

    Diego Fernández · September 24, 2015
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  • Saif D.

    Look out for art installations

    Saif Dia · September 13, 2015
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  • D3w d.

    just go and relax

    D3w dr0ps · September 12, 2015
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  • New York D.

    Great dog run!

    New York Dog Nanny · September 9, 2015
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  • High Quality Tours H.

    Was the home of the arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty for six years to raise money for construction! Learn this and so much for on a luxury tour with our professional guides today! #toursofnyc Read more

    High Quality Tours HQT · September 8, 2015
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  • Renae M.

    Check out the artist made canopy in the park at the moment.

    Renae Mason · September 5, 2015
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    High Quality Tours HQT · August 28, 2015
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  • Laura S.

    Fata Morgana by Teresita Fernández

    Laura Shum · August 26, 2015
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  • New York D.

    Love the birds and Squirrels :-)

    New York Dog Nanny · August 26, 2015
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  • Winnie

    So much good food around and in the park!

    Winnie · August 18, 2015
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  • Ugur H.

    more than park...

    Ugur Hatipoglu · August 11, 2015
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  • Lenny G.

    Love this city Park. Never too crowded and always a shaded tree to sit under.

    Lenny Gallo · August 6, 2015
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  • Abby

    Good place to have lunch

    Abby · July 29, 2015
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  • Will S.

    Great hangout

    Will Sabet · July 28, 2015
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  • MrsCorkster

    A nice way to while away the afternoon. Sit by the dog park—happy puppies will make a dreadful day seem better.

    MrsCorkster · July 26, 2015
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  • Mitchell K.

    Usually I just enjoy the park-ness (trees, benches, art) but once a year there's the BBQ Festival, and there's always Shake Shack.

    Mitchell Kaplan · July 21, 2015
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  • Jessica J.

    I prefer this park over some of the other bigger parks because it is less crowded! Plus the original Shake shack is here which is always a favourite

    Jessica Jung · July 21, 2015
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  • Michele P.

    Best spot for a picnic in Flatiron

    Michele Piccaro · July 19, 2015
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  • Nicole R.

    Great trees and lawn to relax outside!

    Nicole Regan · July 18, 2015
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  • Matthew C.

    I stroll through whenever I have the opportunity and never see a good time for Shake Shack.

    Matthew Caldecutt · July 17, 2015
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  • KristiaMarie P.

    Great for walking through or sitting at a bench for a bit. Playground has lots of seating for parents/caretakers.

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  • jiresell

    Nice place to sit in the shade. 2015 changes look great. Oh, Shake Shack too!

    jiresell · July 11, 2015
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  • Alexzandria L.

    Favorite summer spot a lot less crowded then central and they offer free yoga on the weekends!

    Alexzandria Langheier · July 9, 2015
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  • Tim C.

    Free wifi!

    Tim Clarke · July 2, 2015
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  • Sevgi S.

    Relaxing, joyful and beautiful 👌 grab a shake&shack custard and enjoy it at the park 🍦

    Sevgi Sairoglu · June 27, 2015
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  • Afi Y.

    Grab a seat, grab some Shake Shack, and stick around for the cool sculptures. Don't forget to look up!

    Afi Yellow-Duke · June 23, 2015
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  • Alli M.

    Great place to grab gelato from Eataly and relax

    Alli MacKenzie · June 18, 2015
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  • Lindsay T.

    Love the overhead sculpture. Look up!

    Lindsay Toussaint · June 9, 2015
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  • Paul K.

    Always a nice art installation. Plus there's Shake Shack and tons of festivals, including Big Apple Barbecue in June.

    Paul Kardous · June 5, 2015
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  • Alex F.

    Come for the park, stay for the burgers

    Alex Fish · June 1, 2015
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  • Irma Z.

    Such a great spot to chill out. Leafy greenness, art installations, shake shack!!

    Irma Zandl · May 29, 2015
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