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  1. Photograph: Philip Greenberg
    Photograph: Philip Greenberg

    Brooklyn Bridge Park
    Enter at Main St and Fulton Ferry Landing, Dumbo, Brooklyn (718-802-0603,

  2. Photograph: Virginia Rollison
    Photograph: Virginia Rollison

    Coney Island Beach
    Surf Ave between Ocean Pkwy and W 37th St, Coney Island, Brooklyn (718-946-1350,

  3. Central Park
    59th St to 110th St between Fifth Ave and Eighth Ave (212-310-6600,

  4. Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
    111th St to Van Wyck Expwy between Flushing Bay and Grand Central Pkwy (718-760-6565,

  5. Photograph: Craig Garrrison
    Photograph: Craig Garrrison

    Fort Greene Park
    Washington Park between DeKalb and Myrtle Aves, Fort Greene, Brooklyn (212-360-8290,

  6. Photograph: Donald Yip
    Photograph: Donald Yip

    Governors Island

  7. The High Line
    Washington St at Gansevoort St to Tenth Ave at 30th St (212-206-9922,

  8. Photograph: Courtesy of Hudson River Park Trust
    Photograph: Courtesy of Hudson River Park Trust

    Hudson River Park
    Battery Park City to 59th St at West Side Highway (

  9. Photograph: Michael Kirby
    Photograph: Michael Kirby

    Madison Square Park
    23rd St to 26th St between Fifth Ave and Madison Ave (212-538-1884,

  10. Photograph: Beth Levendis
    Photograph: Beth Levendis

    Riverside Park
    Riverside Dr between 72nd and 158th Sts (212-870-3070,

  11. Prospect Park
    Prospect Park West to Flatbush Ave between Prospect Park Southwest and Ocean Ave, Brooklyn (718-965-8951,

  12. Photograph: David Rosenzweig
    Photograph: David Rosenzweig

    Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk
    Boardwalk between Beach 9th and Beach 149th Sts, the Rockaways, Queens (718-318-400,

  13. Photograph: Steven L. Cohen
    Photograph: Steven L. Cohen

    Socrates Sculpture Park
    32-01 Vernon Blvd at Broadway, Long Island City, Queens (718-956-1819,

Your perfect Memorial Day: A day at the park

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