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Directions

Prospect Park, located in Brooklyn, New York, is easily accessible by car and public transportation. See Places to Go for more detailed directions to individual Park attractions, or try our Interactive Park Map, which utilizes GoogleMaps technology.

Information on visiting the Park by:
Public Transportation I Car


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By Public Transportation 
(MTA maps)

The following subways are located near the Park:
• F and G trains at 7th Ave. station, 15thSt./Prospect Park station and Fort Hamilton Parkway station
• 2 and 3 trains at Grand Army Plaza station
• Q train at Parkside Ave. station and Prospect Park station
• Q, S and B trains at Prospect Park station

The following bus lines stop near the Park:
• B41 or B71 along Flatbush Ave. to Grand Army Plaza or Ocean Ave.
• B68 along Coney Island Ave./Prospect Park Southwest to Park Circle or Bartel-Pritchard Circle


By Car

 All Directions to Grand Army Plaza

From Westchester, the Bronx and points north:
• Take 87 South to the Triborough Bridge
• Take Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (278) west to Brooklyn
• Take Tillary St. exit
• Turn left on Flatbush Ave.
• Stay on Flatbush to Grand Army Plaza

From New Jersey, Staten Island and points south:
• Take the Verrazano Bridge to Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (278)
• Take the Prospect Expressway to the 10th Ave. exit
• Head straight on 10th Ave and make a left onto Prospect Ave.
Head north on Prospect Ave to 8th Ave.
• Turn right at 8th Ave.  
• Turn right at Union St.
• Continue onto Plaza St West 
• Turn left at Grand Army Plaza  

From New Jersey, Manhattan and points west:
• Take Manhattan Bridge to Flatbush Ave., or take the Brooklyn Bridge, make left on Tillary St. and right on Flatbush Ave.
• Stay on Flatbush to Grand Army Plaza

From Long Island:
• Take the Long Island Expressway (495) west to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (278) west towards Brooklyn
• Take Tillary St. exit
• Turn left on Flatbush Ave.
• Stay on Flatbush to Grand Army Plaza
                         - or -
• From Belt Parkway, take Ocean Parkway north exit to Park Circle
• Follow Circle to Parkside Ave, and take Parkside Ave. to Ocean Ave.
Make left onto Ocean Ave. and follow to Flatbush Ave.
Make left onto Flatbush Ave. and follow stright to Grand Army Plaza

 

Parking

Parking is available around the Park’s perimeter. Please be aware of any parking restrictions and street cleaning signs.

Litchfield Villa: Public parking area in the back half of the lot in marked spaces only.
Picnic House: Limited parking is available for Picnic House events only with a permit.


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