The "concrete jungle" that is New York has hundreds of square miles of green space. Aproximately 1,700 parks across the five boroughs

Most people know Central Park, an 840-acre park in the heart of Manhattan. An early American park to employ landscape architecture. Yes, it is man-made.

1. Central Park

Visitors to Riverside Park can enjoy spectacular views of the Hudson River. On the way to the park, stop at 59th Street and 158th Street.

2. Riverside Park

Bryant Park is unquestionably the cultural hub of Midtown Manhattan. Bryant Park, a green oasis surrounded by office towers, is a popular meeting place for New Yorkers.

3. Bryant Park

It all started there, hip or contentious. Greenwich Village has ten acres of green space. The George Washington Arch at Washington Square Park is a NYC classic.

4. Washington Square Park

10th Avenue was protected from freight trains in the 1920s by an elevated rail line. This line closed in the 1980s. In the early 2000s, Mayor Bloomberg backed its pedestrianization.

5. The High Line

On the northern tip of Manhattan, this stunning open park is positioned. Inwood Hill Park is a time machine. Past. Glacial movements created caves, valleys, and ridges.

6. Inwood Hill Park

When I was growing up, New York City had a quite different reputation. It was a dangerous city with high crime zones. Tompkins Square Park divided the East Village and Alphabet City.

7. Tompkins Square Park

585 acre Central Park Brooklyn Brooklyn's Crown Park It was designed by Olmsted and Vaux. The Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Arch and the Long Meadow are also here.

8. Prospect Park

NYC's oldest suspension bridge is Brooklyn Bridge Park. Enjoy waterfront views, picnics, free movies, kayaking, and outdoor fitness classes at Brooklyn Bridge Park.

9. Brooklyn Bridge Park

Summer at McCarren Park in Greenpoint and Williamsburg. It was Brooklyn's first children's farm from 1914, when it was provided with sporting facilities.

10. McCarren Park

Fort Greene's park is well-known. Fort Greene Park opened in 1847. (At Walt Whitman's request, ironically). It was designed by F.L. Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.

11. Fort Greene Park

Want More Interesting Stories?