General Information - Prospect Park Alliance

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General Information

Whether you are a frequent visitor or this is your first trip, learn more about directions, hours and information on permits and rules + safety in Prospect Park.

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Prospect Park is open daily from 6 am–1 am. Woodlands, playgrounds and the Parade Ground close at sunset. Park attractions have varying hours.

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.

Get the Prospect Park App

Ready to explore Brooklyn's Backyard? The Prospect Park Alliance has launched the Park's first mobile app.


Find the best way to get to Prospect Park.


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

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Park History

Learn more about the history of Prospect Park

Support Prospect Park Alliance

Sustain the park that sustains you—give to Prospect Park Alliance and your donation will be put to work immediately to support Brooklyn's Backyard.