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Prospect park

450 flatbush avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
718-965-8951

User Reviews (10)

  • 1. Great Walks

    by: vanny420

    Great big park, including dog beach! While there are specific off-leash hours, it's not rare to find well behaved dogs off of their leash playing fetch in the big field. ;)

    Pros

    huge field lots of other dogs

    Cons

    lame off leash hours

  • 2. mixed bag of dog bones

    by: wapfel

    i love prospect park, and i love taking my dog there, but being limited to before 9am and after 9pm is kinda sucky, especially during the summer. it would be really great if prospect park got it together and built a closed in dog run, maybe in the nethermeade where all the dogs hang out anyway, that way they could have a 24/7 off leash space.

    Pros

    clean, spacious

    Cons

    limited off leash hours

  • 3. I like this place so much...

    by: Bellapapa

    ...that i'm going to move right down the block from it. Seriously though, its a little bit of country right in the middle of brooklyn. Go enjoy but be mindful of leash laws.

    Pros

    dog beach

    Cons

    none

  • 4. Off leash for Dogs

    by: msiegfried

    I highly recommend you bring your dog or dogs to Prospect park during off leash hours from 6-9am on the weekend and/or after 9pm daily. I try to bring my dog once on the weekend and Argos loves it. It is a great opportuntiy to interact with your dog and to be able to socialize with lots of other dogs and breeds of all sizes. It is a very friendly atmosphere with plenty of open space for your dog to run, play, and meet its playmates.

    Pros

    Excellent for socializing dogs, great exercise, friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    hours for off leash is not long enough

  • 5. Only place to play

    by: loricarvajal

    We always go after 9pm cause that's when the off leash hours start at the Long Medow and Nethermead. We always walk up to the Long Medow cause the Nethermead is too dark. As soon as they smell grass they start to go CRAZY jumping as high as horsies. It's so cute, I love to see them so happy. As soon as the leashes come off, they take advantage of the whole field. Running up and down and back and forth and tumbling and wrestling as we walk along. They get along with other dogs pretty well but normally there's not too many there at that time. We have friends with big dogs that sometimes come out with us. It's easier for us to watch them play with big dogs than with little dogs. Our dogs play very rough but they're sweet.

    Pros

    We have a blast!

    Cons

    In the summer- the BBQ garbage

  • 6. Playing in the Park

    by: SnowKat

    We love bringing Argos to play in the mornings and evenings during off lease hours. He gets so much exercise and socializes with other dogs and people. He has so much fun and we have fun watching him. Argos has made some really nice friends and so have we!

    Pros

    Lots of friends play at the park

    Cons

    Not that well lite at night

  • 7. Gorgeous

    by: tkenard

    We love Prospect park, but sometimes owners have their dogs off the leash at the wrong hours and since our dog is leashed it creates a problem.

    Pros

    Just a great place in the city

    Cons

    Some dog owners don't obey the off leash rules

  • 8. Just beautiful

    by: guitargirl

    This is a beautiful park in the heart of Brooklyn and you can let your dog off-leash at certain hours. This is a wonderful chance for them to romp and play with other dogs. The only negative is that it can attract a strange group of people who will bring aggressive dogs so watch out for this.

    Pros

    Doesn't get much better than this

    Cons

    Sometimes people are weird

  • 9. dog park!

    by: kathr91092

    i like the area there is alot to do there so you'll never be bored.

    Pros

    nice area

    Cons

    none

  • 10. A great park in the heart of Brooklyn

    by: emo

    Our Australian Shepherd loves prospect park, and so do lots of other dogs. There are LOTS of dogs in the park, but because of its size and design, it never feels crowded. The dog beach is awesome - it is a fenced off shallow end of a pond just for dogs. The only downside is the mass of trash that can be found by excited dogs after a sunny day. One dog walker said, "it's like a deli exploded."

    Pros

    Dog Beach!

    Cons

    Mornings after a sunny day - lots of trash around