List of New York City parks

This is a list of parks in New York City.

There are three entities that manage parks within New York City. Each agency has its own responsibilities for its own parks. The three agencies are as follows:

Federal

US National Park Service (NPS) - both open-space and historic properties

State

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYSP)

Municipal

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)

Additionally, some parks, most notably Gramercy Park, are privately owned and managed. Access to these private parks may be restricted.

Top Ten Parks by Area

:1. Pelham Bay Park, Bronx 2,765 acres (11.2 km²):2. Greenbelt, Staten Island 1,778 acres (7.2 km²):3. Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens 1,255 acres (5.1 km²):4. Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx 1,146 acres (4.6 km²):5. Central Park, Manhattan 843 acres (3.4 km²):6. Fresh Kills Park, Staten Island 813 acres (3.3 km²):7. Marine Park, Brooklyn, 798 acres (3.2 km²):8. Bronx Park, Bronx 718 acres (2.9 km²):9. Alley Pond Park, Queens 655 acres (2.7 km²):10. Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk, South and Midland Beaches, Staten Island 638 acres (2.6 km²)

Listing of Parks by Borough

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The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation maintains a [http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_your_park/park_list/index.html complete list] of all parks.

Bronx

*Bronx Park
*Crotona Park
*Henry Hudson Park
*Julius Richman Park (formerly Echo Park)
*Pelham Bay Park (largest single component)
*University Woods
*Van Cortlandt Park
*Claremont Park

Brooklyn

*Carroll Park
*East River State Park, Williamsburg
*Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park
*Fort Greene Park
*Herbert Von King Park, Tompkins, Green, & Laffayete Avenues.
* J.J Byrne Park
*Marine Park
*McCarren Park
*McGolrick Park
*Owl's Head Park
*Prospect Park
*Sunset Park

Manhattan

*Abingdon Square Park
*Battery Park
*Bennett Park
*Bowling Green (oldest park in city)
*Bryant Park
*Carl Schurz Park
*Central Park
*City Hall Park
*Collect Pond Park
*Columbus Park
*Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza
*Damrosch Park (Lincoln Center)
*Dante Park
*DeWitt Clinton Park
*Drumgoole Plaza
*Duane Park
*Duffy Square
*East River Park
*Foley Square
*Fort Tryon Park
*Fort Washington Park
*Gramercy Park
*High Line
*Highbridge Park
*Horace Greeley Square
*Hudson River Park
*Inwood Hill Park
*J. Hood Wright Park
*Jackson Square Park
*John Jay Park
*Liberty Plaza
*Madison Square Park
*Marcus Garvey Memorial Park
*Morningside Park
*Murphy's Brother's Playground
*Paley Park
*Peter Cooper Park
*Ralph Bunche Park
*Randalls Island-Ward's Island
*Richard Tucker Square
*Riverbank State Park
*Riverside Park
*Robert Moses Park (playground, different from Robert Moses State Park)
*Roosevelt Triangle
*Sakura Park
*Samuel N. Bennerson 2nd Playground
*Sara Delano Roosevelt Park
*Septuagesimo Uno
*Sheridan Square
*Sherman Square
*St. Nicholas Park
*Straus Park
*Stuyvesant Square
*Thomas Paine Park
*Tompkins Square Park
*Tribeca Park
*Union Square
*Verdi Square
*Washington Market Park
*Washington Square Park
*Winston Churchill Park
*Worldwide Plaza

Queens

*Alley Pond Park
*Astoria Park
*Baisley Pond Park
*Brookville Park
*Clearview Park
*Cunningham Park
*Doughboy Park
*Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
*Forest Park
*Frank Golden Memorial Park
*Jacob Riis Park (NPS - Gateway National Recreation Area)
*Juniper Valley Park
*Kissena Park
*Liberty Park
*Little Bay Park
*Major Mark Park
*Maurice Park
*Oakland Lake
*Roy Wilkens Park
*Rainey Park
*Rufus King Park
*Springfield Park

taten Island

*Aesop Park
*Amundsen Circle
*Austen House Park
*Bloomingdale Park
*Blue Heron Park Preserve
*Bradys Park
*Bruno Beach
*Conference House Park
*Clove Lakes Park
*Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk
*Fresh Kills Park
*Great Kills Park (NPS - Gateway National Recreation Area)
*High Rock Park Preserve
*Lemon Creek Park
*Long Pond Park
*Midland Beach
*Miller Field
*Silver Lake Park
*The Greenbelt
*South Beach
*Tappen Park
*Willowbrook Park
*Wolfe's Pond Park

External links

* [http://gis.nyc.gov/parks/lc/NavigateTo.do;jsessionid=8FC2A3C9DC8B8B8E62FBD99F39240588?PAGE=NEW_SEARCH Interactive search page provided by the Department of Parks and Recreation]


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