Sheep Meadow

(Now Closed)
Park, Field, and Other Great Outdoors · Central Park
Central Park (66th to 69th St), New York, NY, United States
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    Matt D.
    "Best place to lounge out on a blanket & people watch in the park."(2 Tips)
    "He has a bettery operated blender on his bike!"(3 Tips)
    "A scene from the movie The Money Pit was filmed here, watch it now!"(4 Tips)
    Jim M.
    "... and relax or toss the frisbee during the summertime."(2 Tips)
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  • Jeff W.

    Did you know: the first landing on the moon was televised to a large crowd at Sheep Meadow in 1969?!

    Jeff Woo · September 23, 2011
  • Jeff W.

    This 15 acre meadow was once inhabited by sheep from 1864-1934. Today you'll find sunbathers, kites, frisbees, guitars & much more.

    Jeff Woo · September 23, 2011
  • Alicia L.

    Grab some sushi takeout from Whole Foods, bring a blanket, find a nice spot and prepare yourself for one of the best 'siestas' in your life! A MUST! :)

    Alicia Luque · September 4, 2011
  • Madison C.

    Here for the rapture May 21,2011... reminds me of cloverfield

    Madison Calvert · May 21, 2011
  • NYC Smoke-Free

    As of 5/23/2011, Central Park, along with all NYC parks, beaches, and pedestrian plazas, is smoke-free! Learn more at Read more

    NYC Smoke-Free · May 18, 2011
  • Matt D.

    Best place to lounge out on a blanket & people watch in the park. No tourists here. Read more

    Matt Dunlap · May 17, 2011
  • ABC News

    Keep your eyes peeled. You might see "This Week" anchor Christiane Amanpour riding her bike in the park. She loves to ride her bike in the park and all over NYC. Follow her on Twitter: @camanpour Read more

    ABC News · April 17, 2011
  • AnyClip

    A scene from the movie The Money Pit was filmed here, watch it now! Read more

    AnyClip · April 11, 2011
  • Aurelija O.

    my fav place @ NYC for sure!

    Aurelija Olendraitė · January 20, 2011
  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Anti-Vietnam war demonstrators burning the American flag during 1967 demonstration in Central Park. Click "More Info" Read more

    The New York Daily News · November 5, 2010
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery

    Walk to the center of Sheep Meadow for a great 360 degree photo opportunity of the surrounding city.

    Windows Live Photo Gallery · October 29, 2010
  • Doodle H.

    Please don't fucking smoke here. It's disgusting. It's a park. People try to get healthy. And the butts in the grass r gross. Thanks.

    Doodle Hedz · October 9, 2010
  • Lars-Christian E.

    Great place for relaxing and watching movies. Caught Saturday Night Fever there during the Central Park Film Festival 2010. Great fun.

    Lars-Christian Elvenes · September 2, 2010
  • Beermigo A.

    Might be a nice place to enjoy a cold one but you risk getting a ticket.

    Beermigo App · August 29, 2010
  • Mike S.

    No actual sheep here so adjust your expectations

    Mike Still · August 28, 2010
  • eFlirt Expert

    Great place to eFlirt! If you love the idea of flirting on Foursquare, check out my SXSW panel "Tweet and Check-in Your Way to Love" with @URwingman. Read more

    eFlirt Expert · August 17, 2010

    Look for the man selling margaritas! He has a bettery operated blender on his bike!

    NOOOOOO EWWWWWW · July 31, 2010
  • Scott T.

    End scene on the original 1987 film Wallstreet filmed here with Charlie Sheen and Michael Douglas.

    Scott Tilles · July 18, 2010
  • Ryan S.

    Make your way down the path behind Sheep's Meadow towards the West and look for the retro roller skating rink. If the skaters are out you'll love the show! Read more

    Ryan Shell · July 6, 2010
  • Victor M.

    Need Energy for your mobile device? I'm around, email me at and I will reply with my location :)

    Victor Medina-San Andrés · June 22, 2010
  • Puiz S.

    BYOBoozzZ !!

    Puiz Sooksagium · June 20, 2010
  • Victor M.

    Phone Battery Dead? Check out the Solar Battery Docking Station for your mobile phone in the middle of the lawn!

    Victor Medina-San Andrés · June 19, 2010
  • Cas

    Grab a cheap six pack from whole foods and enjoy

    Cas · June 17, 2010
  • Victor M.

    Look for the single yellow balloon and charge your mobile phone with the Solar Battery Docking Station! :)

    Victor Medina-San Andrés · June 15, 2010
  • Nick P.

    So good to just lay around and do nothin!

    Nick Panagakos · May 26, 2010
  • Michael F.

    real fun place to try

    Michael Florio · May 24, 2010
  • Ashley and Rachel @.

    Training in the sand in New York city? Yes believe it! No money, No shoes, just bring yourself. Wed. at 7 am next to sheep meadow! Read more

  • Eric M.

    Bring beer, enjoy people watching, throw the ol' ball around

    Eric Mirkin · May 15, 2010
  • John H.

    If you forgot to bring solo cups just ask your neighbors.

    John Harrington · May 2, 2010
  • James I.

    Try the kick balls into other people

    James Iha · May 1, 2010
  • Andrew E.

    Stop here with Boo and the Terd

    Andrew Elefante · April 27, 2010
  • Sue F.

    Families stay to the west of the meadow.

    Sue F · April 11, 2010
  • Billy B.

    Grab some takeout from Whole Foods, bring a blanket and enjoy catching the rays! (oh, you'll probably have some awesome people-watching & talking too)

    Billy Boulia · April 3, 2010
  • Alhan K.

    Closed between October and mid-April :(

    Alhan Keser · March 7, 2010
  • Sally S.

    The meadow was open to dogs on Sunday morning. Lots of fun in the sun!

    Sally Schmidt · March 1, 2010
  • Clayton G.

    great place for weekend afternoons

    Clayton Gran · August 16, 2009
  • Jim M.

    Great place to sit back and relax or toss the frisbee during the summertime.

    Jim Malone · July 28, 2009

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