Prospect Park Information

Prospect Park covers more than 526 acres in the heart of Brooklyn and houses dog runs, playgrounds, an ice skating rink, a nature center, and far more. The park is open from 5:00 AM to 1:00 AM.

Cars are only allowed in Prospect Park during specified hours. The West Drive is open to motorists Mon - Fri (except holidays) from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM.  The East Drive is open to motorists from Mon - Fri (except holidays) from 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM.

Prospect Park has off-leash hours for dogs from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Long Meadow, Nethermead, and Peninsula sections of the park.