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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 5 am–1 am. Woodlands, playgrounds and the Parade Ground close at sunset. Park attractions have varying hours.


Find the best way to get to Prospect Park.

Park Map

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


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

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Rules + Safety

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

Join the Alliance

Become a member today, and support the Park while enjoying great benefits: discounts at Lakeside, invitations to exclusive events, a PPA water bottle and more.

Park History

Learn more about the history of Prospect Park