NileGuide Expert tip:
Watch out for speedy bikers and marathon runners when entering the park at Grand Army Plaza
Prospect Park is located in central Brooklyn, at the heart of an exciting neighborhood that boasts some of New York City's finest cultural institutions. Among its neighbors in Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Park Slope, and Windsor Terrace, and East Flatbush are the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn Children's Museum, and the Prospect Park Zoo. Prospect Park offers a wealth of recreational options for Park users with a wide variety of interests, hobbies, and obsessions. From boating to skating to baseball to horseback riding, check out all the activities that go on daily in Prospect Park and find out how to take full advantage of this 585-acre oasis in the heart of Brooklyn.