Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85 Acre Park located at 334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY. There is access to the Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway which allows you to walk across the East River from the park into Manhattan. Brooklyn Bridge offers a number of recreational activities and events at each of it’s 6 piers.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1 is the largest of the park piers and offers panoramic views of Lower Manhattan. Pier 1 offers a playground, large green spaces and a waterfront promenade. Granite Prospect are awe-inspiring granite steps that can be found on the western edge of the pier.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2 offers more for those that are athletically incline. Pier 2 offers more than 5 acres of handball, basketball courts, fitness equipment, ping pong, pickleball, as well as family friendly items like swing sets, a play turf, and picnic tables. There is even seasonal kayaking programs available.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 3 is best known for it’s Central Lawn, nestled and protected from the sun and wind by trees and shrubs. There is an exploratory labyrinth on the north side of the pier with interactive features. The hedges around the labyrinth offers a maze in which you will find a kaleidoscope, a conference tube, dance chimes, and parabolic reflectors.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 4 Beach offers the opportunity to get the sand between your toes. You can also launch a paddle boat from Pier 4 Beach, but there is absolutely NO Swimming.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 5 much like Pier 2 is for those that want to partake in sport while at the park. Pier 5 offers playing fields for soccer, lacrosse, and rugby. Their are bleachers for spectators and benches for players waiting on the sidelines.
Also, ONE 15 Brooklyn Marina is also located in the East River just north of Pier 5.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 offers beautiful lush lawns. With play areas named Slide Mountain, Sandbox Village, Water Lab, and Swing Valley, you know you are ready for a good time. However, Flower Field is the show stopper of Pier 6, with colorful displays of plants, beaming with life from birds and bees.
Pier 6 also offers a ferry dock, with service to Governor’s Island.
Another great thing about the park is the hosting of Movies With a View. Brooklyn Bridge Park Movies are typically held on Harbor Lawn in Pier 1.