Main Street at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Nearby Subway Stops
F at York St.; A, C at High St.
- On Premise Parking
- Nearby Parking Lots
- Street Parking
On Premise Parking: Quik Park at One Brooklyn Bridge Park (360 Furman Street)
| Thru 9/20 |
There are no Olmstead hills in Brooklyn Bridge Park to block out the city sights and sounds, and that’s part of its charm. Adjacent to the larger Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, the views of Roebling’s iconic bridge are even better from here: You’re at just the right vantage point to see not only the full span, but the entire Lower Manhattan skyline. A small grassy area is ideal for picnics, a short path is situated along the rocks that tumble into the East River, and there’s a playground for kids. (The park is small, though, so you’ll need to go elsewhere to play fetch with your golden retriever, never mind a game of touch football.) The reminders of urban life are all around: The train thunders overhead near the entrance, and the park is surrounded by DUMBO’s trademark factory buildings. Just be careful on the walk to the park not to trip on the trolley tracks that still remain on the cobblestone streets.