Barbecues and Picnics
COVID-19 UPDATE: Please note that to protect the health and safety of our visitors, barbecuing and grilling are not allowed in the park at this time. Please also note that social distancing protocols are in effect, and gatherings are temporarily suspended. Please maintain a 6 feet distance between yourself and others while visiting the park. For more information visit our coronavirus update page.
Since its opening in 1867, Prospect Park has been one of the City’s premier destinations for picnicking. We welcome barbecues in the park in the picnic areas designated on the map below.
Please follow these rules to protect wildlife habitats and the safety of all park patrons: