Prospect Park is open daily from 6 am–1 am, with playgrounds closing at 9 pm, and the Parade Ground at 10 pm. Park attractions have varying hours.


Restrooms are open daily:

  • Memorial Day Weekend (May) through Labor Day (Sept): 7am–7pm
  • Labor Day (Sept) to Fall Daylight Savings Time (Nov): 7am–5pm
  • Fall Daylight Savings Time (Nov) until Spring Daylight Savings Time (March): 8am–4pm
  • Spring Daylight Savings Time (March) until Memorial Day Weekend (May): 8am–4:30pm

Park Map

Need a map while off-line? Check out our printable map.

Rules + Safety

Help keep the Park green, safe and beautiful by following these guidelines.


Organized park activities require permits, including parties, races, film and photo shoots, and athletic games.

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Become a Member

Prospect Park Alliance is the non-profit organization that sustains the park. We provide critical staff and resources that keep the park green and vibrant. Become an Alliance member and enjoy great benefits to enhance your park experience.

Plan of Prospect Park, 1888

Park History

Learn more about the history of Prospect Park

Sustain Your Park

Show your love for Brooklyn’s Backyard and sustain the park that sustains you.