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Prospect Park Walking Tour in Brooklyn

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Escape the tourist crowds and venture into Brooklyn to discover one of New York’s most scenic green spaces. Prospect Park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux—the same team who created Central Park—and is considered a masterpiece of landscape architecture. On this small-group tour, visit Grand Army Plaza, go people-watching in the Long Meadow, spot the Prospect Park Boathouse, and more. As you go, learn more about the landmark’s history from your guide.
  • A small-group tour makes for an intimate way to explore the scenery
  • Get up close and personal with one of Brooklyn’s highlight parks
  • Learn all about the history of Brooklyn and Prospect Park from your guide
  • Take a break from the crowds at New York City's most popular sights

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This tour takes a deep dive into the history of Brooklyn’s most scenic park.
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Departure Point

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, 20 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn, 171 East Dr, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA
Meet your guide in the morning at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch in Grand Army Plaza—the oval-shaped grand northern entrance to the park—to begin your 2.5-hour walking tour.

Take in Long Meadow, the longest stretch of unbroken lawn in any US park, and the historic 1905 Beaux Arts Boathouse with your small group while learning about the importance of the unique landscape architecture in this park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.

Admire the park’s 60-acre lake featuring cast-iron bridges and home to a variety of fish, turtles, frogs, and waterfowl. End your walk at LeFrak Center, known for its skating pavilion with two rinks for ice skating in winter and roller skating in the summertime.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Grand Army Plaza
View historic monument at start of tour.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Prospect Park
Detailed 2-hour tour of the landscape landmark created by Olmsted and Vaux.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Prospect Park Audubon Center at the Boathouse
Pass by and discuss historic boathouse while walking the lakeside.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Custom NYC Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Prospect Park Walking Tour in Brooklyn?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Prospect Park Walking Tour in Brooklyn.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Prospect Park Walking Tour in Brooklyn?
A:
The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Prospect Park Walking Tour in Brooklyn.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Prospect Park Walking Tour in Brooklyn?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Prospect Park Walking Tour in Brooklyn.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Prospect Park Walking Tour in Brooklyn?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Prospect Park Walking Tour in Brooklyn.

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Wonderful walking tour through the park...
Suzanna V
, Mar 2018
Wonderful walking tour through the park on a cold, but sunny day.
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