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Such a nice park !
this is beautiful It is one of the most beautiful park.
Less touristy than Central Park - great for a stroll or activities.
Better than Central Park
my favorite place to get lost.
One of the best parks I've ever been too. Offers trails for running, walking and exploring! Plenty of places to stop, relax, picnic, etc. Takes a completely different pace from the rest of the area!
Great park to run or bbq :)
Boat house after dusk is beautifully lit
Super place to run some laps.
Running trails are great!
Thank you, Frederick Law Olmsted
It's a park
Vanderbilt playground has a fabulous enclosed area for toddlers with a climbing structure and water feature in the summer. Excellent big "spider web" for older kids and decent shade.
Brooklyn's premier park. If you want to get away from the city bustle, take a hike in the spring or fall. New spots to find each time.
One of the best places to watch migratory birds in NYC.
Saturday's in the park means picnics, pickup volleyball, kite flying and now even drones. One of the greatest parks in the country.
Finish a half marathon here!
Big park with lots of shade and play area for the kids
The geese aren't friendly
Bike loop forever
the most beautiful place to frolic
Try the nature, it's great!
Beautiful ~600 acres that seems endless, designed by the same architects of Central Park (but known as their fave!). Full of gems like the boathouse, skating rink, lakes, & great bike/running routes.
This is like Brooklyn's Central Park :P. Whether or not one agrees on that, we can all agree that this park is beautiful ❤️
It's huge and easy to get lost, but very beautiful and great for all kind of activities.
You gotta have park
Nice park to spend time with family or couple.
Celebrate Brooklyn every summer in the bandshell!
Such an amazing park. The best park in New York City. Avoids the crowds of Central Park.
Best park. Our park.
Great place to ride your bike, go for a run, lay out in the sun...basically it's just a great place if you want to spend time outdoors in the city.
Best park in Brooklyn!
The bike/walking trail is 3.75 miles
Hit up the bike loop, grab a snow cone and watch the swans by the lake!
One of my favorite parks to spend an afternoon in
You can picnic, bike, ride horses, or just hang out. I love this park!
Teeny tot lot in the trees off Garfield almost never has big kids.
Pond with water lily
What not /very good
LOVE the dog beach! what a great thing for dogs to play in 😍 this park is relatively clean and is well-lit once it's dark. I feel safe on the track in the evenings. I have seen cops patrol often.
Why would anyone ever go to Central Park when this oasis exists.
Come to prospect park. Enjoy nature.
Beautiful, interesting, and expansive. So many things to do and see. A million unique areas.