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Visit Our Hotel Near Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY
Spend the day at Prospect Park! Spanning 585 scenic acres, this large outdoor oasis features a 3.36 mile running lane for residents and tourists of the city to enjoy. Families can make their way across each of the 7 unique playgrounds scattered across the park for unlimited fun in the sun. Scheduled birdwatching, nature programs, and yoga classes are also available to those interested in getting up-close with the park’s natural landscape. For quick and easy access to this desirable outdoor entertainment zone, stay at our conveniently located hotel near Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY!
Hours & Directions
Open daily from 6am-1am (individual attractions vary, playgrounds close at 9pm)
3.3 miles, 12-minute drive via NY-27
- From our hotel near Prospect Park in Brooklyn, walk towards Van Brunt St/Commerce St.
- Take the B61 bus to Prospect Park W/9 St.
Stroll Through the Park
Grand Army Plaza
The Southeast entrance of the park is marked with the iconic Solders’ and Sailors’ Arch which can be seen from all directions. Infront of the plaza, visitors can attend GreenMarket—a year-round farmer’s market offering local, organic produce to its patrons.
King David Tacos—Serving up authentic Austin-style breakfast tacos.
White Levy Esplanade
Gather for an afternoon picnic and barbeque on the grassy lawns of White Levy Esplanade. The open-air space surrounded by lush trees makes this the perfect place to kick back, relax, and spend some time enjoying your surroundings.
From maps of the park to lost and found services, the Litchfield Village houses the park’s main information center. Stop by for recommendations and directions to key points such as Prospect Lake, large lawns for picnics, playgrounds, and a spot to grab a bite to eat.
As the longest uninterrupted urban area in the United States, Long Meadow’s 1-mile-long grassy hills feature tons of space to unwind and listen to music, play a lawn game with friends, or watch a baseball game.
Hot Dog Cart
Baier Music Island
Prospect Park previously excavated 5 acres of water to accommodate this island dedicated specifically to wildlife. The island acts as a habitat for native animals of the area and is in keeping with the mission set out by the park to maintain the environmental sustainability.
Our hotel close to Prospect Park in Brooklyn opens you up to a variety of diverse sights to see including Brooklyn’s only forest with rushing waterways and 150 acres of trees and wildlife. Visitors can gaze upon the native flora and fauna of the area while taking a stroll through this scenic ravine.
Lena Horne Bandshell
This outdoor concert venue is home to BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!—a free, outdoor concert of the performing arts. Each year, artists gather to perform at this exciting event open to the public and guests of all ages.
Sundays in April from 2pm to 7pm
For years, Drummer’s Grove has acted as a meeting place for drummers to gather and celebrate their instruments. Participants play together and offer bypassing spectators a delightful musical backdrop as they stroll through the park.
Prospect Park Lake
Long-time fishermen and first-time novices alike can enjoy a day out on the lake catching and releasing plenty of fish. The park’s policies do not allow for guests to take their catch home. Be sure to read additional park and lake policies before casting away!
LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Depending on the season, visitors of the LeFrak Center can partake in fun-filled ice or roller-skating. Activities and organized games are held within the community center for kids of all ages! In the summer, the center also acts as the perfect launch point for boating out on Prospect Lake.
Long Meadow, Nethermead, & Peninsula Meadow
Off-leash allowed from 6am-9am and 9pm-1am
Prospect Park is happy to welcome dogs of all shapes and sizes! During peak hours, the park does not allow for off-leash dogs however, off-leash areas are available for those interested in letting their dogs roam free during designated times. Dogs may also mingle, roam the area, and go for a swim at the appropriately named, Dog Beach.
Grab a Bite to Eat
Open daily from 10:30am-6pm (closes at 5:40pm on Sundays)
An indoor and outdoor café serving healthy snacks, meals, and beverages.
Between Drummer’s Grove and White Levy Esplanade
Hosted on Sundays from 11am to 6pm
Attracting thousands of visitors each Sunday, this large, open-air market features a variety of local food-truck vendors for you to try.
Breeze Hill near Lincoln Rd entrance
Complete your afternoon by picking up a small snack or refreshing beverage at this refreshment stand.
Pony Express at the Carousel
Experience Prospect Park
Our hotel near Prospect Park in Brooklyn is the ideal location to stay while visiting New York. Besides our attention to detail, relaxing accommodations, and attentive customer service, our hotel is within minutes of this and a variety of exciting places all across the city. Book your stay with us today!