New York City Parks and Gardens
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Battery Park (Lower Manhattan)
The Battery is one of New York City's oldest public spaces.
Bowling Green Park (Lower Manhattan)
Bowling Green Park, the first official park in New York, was founded in 1733.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Brooklyn)
Founded in 1910, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a tranquil, 52-acre urban oasis featuring more than 10,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.
Bryant Park (Midtown Manhattan)
Beautiful European style park situated in Midtown behind the Post Office is a favorite of New Yorkers, only a block from Times Square.
Central Park (Midtown Manhattan)
Perhaps the most famous urban park - covers more than 800 acres in the middle of Manhattan.
DeWitt Clinton Park (Midtown Manhattan)
Park and playground located in the Hells Kitchen area of Manhattan offers wonderful view of the Hudson and the Palisades.
Jones beach (Long Island)
Best place to catch the ocean waves near the city.
Madison Square Park (Downtown Manhattan)
Historic Madison Square Park founded in 1847 located in Downtown Manhattan.
Morningside Park (Upper West Side)
Morningside Park named for the sunny eastern side of the cliff that separates Morningside Heights from Harlem and is one of four designated Historic Harlem Parks.
Prospect Park (Brooklyn)
With more than 7 million visitors a year, Brooklyns Prospect park attracts locals and tourists.
Randalls Island (Midtown Manhattan)
Located in the East River between East Harlem, the South Bronx and Astoria, Queens, the 480-acre Island is one of Manhattans recreational centers.
Riverside Park (Upper West Side)
Manhattans best waterfront Park runs from 72nd to 158th Streets Upper West Side.
Tompkins Square Park (Downtown Manhattan)
Tompkins Square Park serving a diverse community provides a peaceful environment within the bustle of city NYC life.