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What are the activities at Fort Greene Park ?

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Why choose a trail at Fort Greene Park?

Fort Greene Park is a large public park in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. It is bounded by Myrtle Avenue, DeKalb Avenue, Washington Park, and Clermont Avenue. The park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux in 1867, and opened to the public in 1869. It is one of the first parks to feature a playground. The park has been renovated several times, most recently in 1995.

The park features a large lawn, a playground, a basketball court, a dog run, and several gardens. The Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument is located in the park, as is the Walt Whitman statue.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMThursday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMFriday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMSunday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AM
Coordinates
-73.975246
40.6914322

What are the coordinates and address of Fort Greene Park?

Fort Greene Park
(212) 639-9675
Dekalb Avenue &, S Portland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at Fort Greene Park is to take the A or C train to Lafayette Avenue and walk east on Lafayette.

Why visit Fort Greene Park

The Fort Greene Park in New York City is a great place to visit because it offers something for everyone. The park has a playground for children, a basketball court, a dog run, and plenty of green space for visitors to relax. In addition, the park is home to the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument, which commemorates the more than 11,000 American prisoners of war who died during the Revolutionary War. The monument is a popular spot for visitors to take photos, and the park also hosts special events throughout the year.

Is Fort Greene Park in New York a good place for the whole family?

Yes, Fort Greene Park is a great place for the whole family. It has a playground, basketball courts, and a dog run.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Fort Greene Park in New York are visiting the park itself, going to the Brooklyn Museum, and taking a walk or bike ride on the Brooklyn Bridge. Some things not to be missed are the beautiful architecture and views of Manhattan from the park, the diverse and interesting art at the Brooklyn Museum, and the experience of crossing the Brooklyn Bridge on foot or by bike.

1. Take a walk in the park and enjoy the greenery and fresh air.

2. Visit the Brooklyn Museum, which is located right next to the park, for a day of art appreciation.

3. Have a picnic in the park with friends or family.

4. Go for a run or bike ride in the park's many open spaces.

5. Attend a free concert or event at the park's amphitheater.

Where to eat?

1. The Greene Grape: This wine bar and grocery store offers a wide variety of wines, cheeses, and meats. It also has a small cafe that serves sandwiches, salads, and soups.

2. Brooklyn Fare: This gourmet grocery store has a cafe that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner items. It also has a bakery that sells fresh breads and pastries.

3. The Farm on Adderley: This farm-to-table restaurant offers seasonal menus that feature locally sourced ingredients. It also has a garden where it grows many of its own herbs and vegetables.

4. Diner: This 24-hour diner offers classic diner fare like burgers, fries, and milkshakes. It's a popular spot for late-night eats.

5. Fort Greene Park: This park is a great place to enjoy a picnic lunch or take a walk on a sunny day. It has a playground for kids, as well as basketball and tennis courts.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMThursday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMFriday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMSunday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No

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