When you think of parks in New York City, you will most likely begin to think about Central Park. While Central Park is one of the more famous parks of the city, and even the entire state, there are other parks to enjoy while spending the day in New York City. Here are some parks within New York City to enjoy on your day trip to the city.
- Central Park- We can begin with the most famous of the parks on our list. Central Park covers 38 acres of the city and includes an area to ice skate and a zoo. It is also home to numerous trails, streams, and rock formations for visitors to enjoy.
- Fort Greene Park- This park was the first established in Brooklyn. It is also known as the home for the Soul Summit get-togethers during the summer season on Sunday afternoons.
- Brooklyn Bridge Park- One of the newer parks to debut in New York City, the Brooklyn Bridge Park was created to transform the waterfront of Brooklyn. It covers about 85 acres and is home to a number of different attractions such as a merry-go-round that has been restored from the 1920s.
- Riverside Park- This park can be found along 4 miles of the Hudson River. It includes bike paths, several sports courts, and a park for skating. Its promenade was also used as a location for the 1998 movie You’ve Got Mail.
- Flushing Meadows-Corona Park- This park is also the second largest park within New York City. Within the limits of this park, visitors can find the Unisphere, the New York Hall of Science, Citi Field, and Arthur Ashe Stadium. Visitors can also find a skate park, boating lake, zoo, an area to barbeque, fields to play, and a center for aquatics and hockey.
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