1. Brooklyn: 2-Hour Prospect Park Guided Walking Tour
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.