One of the best things to do in summer is pack a picnic basket and partake in some outdoor dining at one of the best picnic spots NYC has to offer. There are plenty of NYC parks at which you can sprawl out and enjoy an alfresco feast. However, we've chosen a few of our favorite grassy refuges from all corners of Gotham, as well as the best places for grabbing snacks nearby, to help you decide the best spot to pick.
Note: City parks are open, however social distancing is required. Park amenities such as playgrounds and grilling areas are closed. For take-out, call ahead to see if a restaurant is open.
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