Brooklyn: 2-Hour Prospect Park Guided Walking Tour
- 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
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
Prepare for the activity
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).Open in Google Maps ⟶
- Comfortable shoes
- Weather-appropriate clothing
• 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