Brooklyn/Prospect Park

Prospect Park is in Brooklyn. It includes its namesake park, plus the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Windsor Terrace, and Prospect Park South.

Understand

Some of the beautiful brownstones in Prospect Heights

Get in

By subway

The 2 or 3 train will take you to Grand Army Plaza, just at the corner of the park; it will also take you to Eastern Parkway, near the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The B or Q will take you to Seventh Avenue near the corner of Seventh Avenue and Flatbush. The F and G will take you to Seventh Avenue at the corner of Seventh and Ninth (be aware that, despite the name, this is on the other side of the neighborhood from the B/Q station) or to 15th Street-Prospect Park at the Western corner of the park. Finally, the R can take you to Union Street, which is at the corner of Union St. and Fourth Ave.

See

Landmarks

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch in Grand Army Plaza

Museums

Parks and gardens

Cherry blossoms in bloom at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
  • Long Meadow. The largest continuous band of green space in New York.
  • Veil of Kashmir.
  • Boathouse/Audobon Museum.
  • Wollman Rink.

Do

The Nethermead in Prospect Park

Concerts

Buy

Eat

Unfortunately for the budget traveler, Park Slope has very little in the way of budget or midrange eateries, since it is an expensive neighborhood. However, there are some good low-price places

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Connect

The Main Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library on Grand Army Plaza is a distinctive and much-beloved Art Deco building

The Brooklyn Public Library offers free wireless internet at all its locations.

Go next

Routes through Prospect Park

Financial District Downtown Brooklyn  N  S  Bed-Stuy and Flatbush East Brooklyn (3)
Financial District Downtown Brooklyn  N  S  Bed-Stuy and Flatbush
Midtown Manhattan Downtown Brooklyn  N  S  Flatbush Coney Island
Chinatown (weekends only) Downtown Brooklyn  N  S  Greenwood and New Utrecht
Downtown Brooklyn Gowanus  N  S  Greenwood and New Utrecht (F) Coney Island (F)


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