There are more than 1,700 parks in New York City—an urban jungle, indeed. We’ve picked the choicest spots for everything from skate parks and picnic spots to watching the sun set and lounging on the grass. Whether you are looking for relaxing, secluded spots in NYC or want to catch summer movies in the park, head to one of these great green spaces.
Best NYC parks
10 best parks in New York City
Take advantage of warmer temperatures at ten of New York City's best public parks.
Things to do in NYC parks
We've picked out the perfect places to watch the sun set, grab a drink, fly a kite and much more.
Where to find quiet in NYC parks
Yes, it is possible to find pockets of quiet amid New York City's madness.
Get away from it all at these relaxing, secluded spots
New York’s parks and gardens offer cheap, easy trips to hidden spots of natural beauty.