Nestled between five Brooklyn neighborhoods is one of NYC’s most popular green spaces: Prospect Park. There’s plenty to explore throughout the 585 sprawling acres of ball fields, trails, forest and wetlands. Watch the video above to see some of our favorite ways to enjoy the park.
Designed by Olmsted and Vaux of Central Park fame, Prospect Park opened in 1867. It’s the borough’s playground, where 10 million people a year come to explore the Ravine, Brooklyn’s only forest; skate year-round at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside; sample food from 100 local vendors at Smorgasburg; commune with nature at the Audubon Center; and picnic on the lush green of Long Meadow.