Prospect Park Tours

Discover hidden treasures, natural wonders and little-known tales on these interactive guided tours of Prospect Park in the heart of Brooklyn, presented in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance. While taking in the beauty of this iconic park’s landmarks, explore the fascinating layers of natural and human history, from the flora and geology, to the architectural eras visible in the built environment, to the past and present of recreation and play. Explore how use of the park has changed over time, from the original vision of designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, to projects underway today that support environmental conservation, historic preservation, and recreational and cultural access for Brooklynites and visitors from around the world. Tours take visitors through many of the key natural and historic landmarks of the park, including the Long Meadow, the Ravine, and the park’s system of lakes and streams. Tours are offered each week focusing on a special theme, with a different route, content, and site visits.


  • Iconic park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, designers of Central Park
  • Explore the history of architecture, recreation, and conservation in this 585-acre park
  • Themed tours including Art & Architecture, Sustainability, and Hidden Treasures
    icon-calendar  SAT 10:30am
    icon-clock-o  2 hours
    icon-male  Walking touricon-cutlery
    icon-map-marker  Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

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