Open-Air Internet: Parks with Free WiFi

Plan Your Trip

by Claire Lui, 07/29/2010

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Beautiful weather, the lure of a wide expanse of lawn and endless sunshine is enough to draw out even the most hardened of cubicle dwellers. But spending some time in the great outdoors doesn't have to mean going off-line—a number of lovely parks around New York City feature free WiFi, perfect for an afternoon with your laptop. The list of web-ready parks includes small tucked-away spots as well as larger gardens in centrally located areas, many with spectacular views of the City. In other words, you don't have to unplug while appreciating Mother Nature. Here are locations all around town.

Astoria Park (Astoria, Queens)
The Battery
(Lower Manhattan)
Bowling Green Park (Lower Manhattan)
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Brooklyn Heights)
Bryant Park (Midtown West)
Central Park
City Hall Park (Lower Manhattan)
Clove Lakes Park (Staten Island)
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park (Flushing, Queens)
Fort Greene (Fort Greene, Brooklyn)
Hanover Square (Lower Manhattan)
Herbert Von King Park (Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn)
The High Line (Meatpacking District/Chelsea)
Joyce Kilmer Park (Bronx)
Madison Square Park (Flatiron District)
McCarren Park (Williamsburg)
Thomas Jefferson Park (East Harlem)
Tompkins Square Park (East Village)
Union Square  
Washington Market Park (TriBeCa)

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  1. 1
    Bowling Green Park
    Broadway and Whitehall St
    Manhattan – Financial District
    NY 10004
  2. 2
    Hanover Square
    Pearl St
    Manhattan – Financial District
    NY 10005
  3. 3
    Union Square
    14th St to 17th St
    Manhattan – Union Square
    NY 10003
  1. 4
    Washington Market Park
    Greenwich St
    New York – TriBeCa
    NY 10013
  2. 5
    Brooklyn Bridge Park
    334 Furman St.
    Brooklyn – DUMBO
    NY 11201
  3. 6
    Bryant Park
    Sixth Ave. between 40th and 42nd Sts.
    Manhattan – Midtown West
  1. 7
    City Hall Park
    Broadway and Chambers St
    Manhattan – Financial District
    NY 10007
  2. 8
    Joyce Kilmer Park
    Grand Concourse to Walton Ave.
    Bronx – South Bronx

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