Guided tour

Brooklyn: 2-Hour Prospect Park Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Turnstile Tours
Guided tour

Brooklyn: 2-Hour Prospect Park Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Turnstile Tours

From US$ 25 per person

Discover hidden treasures, natural wonders and little-known tales as you explore the iconic Prospect Park in the heart of Brooklyn. See and learn about woodlands, waterways, wildlife, and landmarks on this interactive exploration of Prospect Park.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • Visit a selection of natural and historic landmarks of the park
  • Enjoy views of the park's waterfalls and learn about this manmade watercourse
  • Admire turtles sunning themselves and dogs chasing frisbees as you learn about the animals that have played a role in the park’s history
Full description
The tour begins at the Brooklyn Public Library and sets off on a journey through many of the natural and historic landmarks of Prospect Park, including the Long Meadow, the Ravine, and the park’s system of lakes and streams. From your expert local guide, learn about the park’s fascinating layers of natural and human history, including the flora and fauna that grows here, the architectural eras visible in the built environment, and how the use of the park has changed over time. Listen to lively commentary about the original vision of the park’s designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, then learn about the projects underway today that support environmental conservation, historic preservation, and recreational and cultural access for Brooklyn natives and visitors alike.
  • Knowledgeable and engaging tour guide
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Tours begin on the front steps of the Brooklyn Public Library Central Library, located at 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238. The nearest subway stations are at Grand Army Plaza (2,3) and 7th Av (B,Q).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  •  Tour available in English only
  •  Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather
  •  This tour operates rain or shine and involves 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) of walking on foot with a few stops that have places to sit down
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July 11, 2021

Product ID: 186174