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  • 1. Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Brooklyn Heights | Park/Playground

    This sweeping feat of green urban renewal stretches from the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO to the Brooklyn Bridge and south all the way to Pier...Read More

  • 2. Grand Ferry Park


    Hipsters, Hasidic Jews, and others hang out at this small waterfront park named for the ferry that for a century connected Williamsburg to Manhattan...Read More

  • 3. Green-Wood Cemetery


    One of the loveliest places for a stroll in the five boroughs, the 478 acres of Green-Wood Cemetery are also home to more than 560,000 permanent...Read More

  • 4. Shore Park and Parkway


    This narrow park follows the Bay Ridge waterfront and has spectacular views of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the ships in New York Harbor...Read More

  • 5. Sunset Park


    The neighborhood’s namesake park offers fabulous views of New York Harbor and the Lower Manhattan skyline from one of Brooklyn’s highest hills...Read More

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    6. Top of the Rock

    Midtown West | Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    Rockefeller Center's multifloor observation deck, the Top of the Rock, provides views that rival those from the Empire State Building. Arriving...Read More

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  • 7. WNYC Transmitter Park

    Greenpoint | Park/Playground

    Greenpoint residents of all ages head to this waterfront park to soak up the sun and stunning views of the Midtown skyline. From the manicured...Read More

  • 8. Bush Terminal Park


    The opening of this park in 2014 marked a major milestone in the effort to reclaim Sunset Park's formerly industrial waterfront. Once part of...Read More

  • 9. Bushwick Inlet Park


    A $30 million investment turned a former parking lot into this lush green space adjacent to East River State Park. Part of a major revitalization...Read More

  • 10. East River State Park


    Cherished by residents for its grassy knolls and superb Manhattan views, this park contains vestiges of the 19th-century dock that once occupied...Read More

  • 11. Narrows Botanical Gardens


    This 4.5-acre verdant gem of a park between busy Belt Parkway and sleepy Shore Road is modest but worth a visit for a peek at its colorful rose...Read More

  • 12. One World Observatory

    Financial District | Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    There are several thrills involved in visiting One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, not the least of which...Read More

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  • 13. Owl's Head Park


    With gently rolling hills and awe-inspiring views of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and Manhattan’s skyline, as well as stately old trees, this...Read More

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