This 85-section of land park is one of Brooklyn’s best-adored attractions. Folding itself over a 1.3-mile twist on the East River, it keeps running from just past the most distant side of the Manhattan Bridge in Dumbo toward the west finish of Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn Heights. It’s revived a once-infertile stretch of shoreline, transforming a progression of surrendered wharfs into flawlessly arranged parkland with stunning perspectives on Manhattan. There’s parts to see and do here, with play areas, walkways and gardens aplenty.
You’ll discover free outside late spring occasions like film screenings, open air yoga/Pilates classes and move parties (frequently on Pier 1); courts for ball, handball and bocce, in addition to a roller-skating arena (Pier 2); kayak and stand-up paddleboard enlist (Pier 4 shoreline); fabulous play areas and a watery play zone (Pier 6); and even another bouldering divider (at Main St Park, under the Manhattan Bridge in Dumbo). Late spring ships to Governors Island withdraw from Pier 6, which likewise has wood-terminated pizzas and astonishing sundowner sees at Fornino, while Pier 5 has sand volleyball courts and a portion of Brooklyn’s best frozen yogurt from the Ample Hills Creamery stand. The Empire Fulton Ferry segment, simply past the Brooklyn Bridge, has the affectionately reestablished 1922 Jane’s Carousel and the best perspectives on the scaffold surrounded against the transcending high rises of Lower Manhattan. Squibb Park Bridge offers an immediate person on foot way to Pier 1 from Brooklyn Heights.
Note the distinctive shutting times for different areas of the recreation center: Pier 2 shuts down at 8pm; Pier 6’s volleyball courts, Pier 5 and Squibb Park Bridge all nearby at 11pm; play areas close at sunset. The remainder of the recreation center is open till 1am.
To stroll over the Brooklyn Bridge itself, enter the person on foot and cycle way from the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall metro station.