Best of Brooklyn Hotels Near Prospect Park
While you may want to stay inside and enjoy all of Brooklyn Way Hotel hotel's amazing amenities, you'd be terribly remiss to miss one of the world's most famed and celebrated parks—Prospect Park! Enjoy all of the fun attractions this park has to offer at a convenient location when you stay at our hotel on 4th avenue in Brooklyn, NY. Go to the Prospect Park Zoo! Paddle boat the park's 60-acre lake. Be here at the right time of year and you'll get to enjoy the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts festival. When the day is done, you'll be happy to know you'll be returning to one of the best 4th Avenue Brooklyn hotels near Prospect Park. Brooklyn's a pretty fun place, isn't it?
About Prospect Park
Designed by the same legendary landscape architects who created Central Park—Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux—Prospect Park offers 585-acres of pure natural wonder right in the heart of Brooklyn. Truly a work of art crafted out of grass, water, trees and earth, the park includes the gorgeous 90-acre Long Meadow, a 60-acre lake as well as its very own forest! You'll have to see it to believe it. But beauty isn't all it offers. You'll find plenty of things to see and do in the urban oasis that is Prospect Park.
Prospect Park Zoo
Right in the heart of Brooklyn you'll find a gorgeous 12-acre home to species friendly and fascinating, wild and strange, exotic and domestic. From exhibits and attractions that allow you to get up-close-and-personal with amazing creatures from all over the world to all kinds of fun activities and events, Prospect Park Zoo offers an awe-inspiring experience for children and adults alike.
Exhibits and Attractions
Experience Animal Lifestyles. You can spend as long as you like witnessing the daily lives of the very active and playful Hamadryas baboons; fluffy nocturnal Pallas's cats from the tundras of central Asia; and the ever-watchful Scops owls of Africa. Animals and Art and Amazing Animals allow you to closely watch the visually amazing habits of fruit bats, cockatoos, meerkats, poison frogs, tomato frogs and saki monkeys. Of course these few mentioned attractions are just the beginning!
The Animals that Live Here
More than 125 species from all over the planet live at Prospect Park Zoo, including red pandas, black-tailed prairie dogs, California sea lions, North American river otters, North American porcupines, Western gray kangaroos, poison frogs, tomato frogs, and the Indian Peafowl, otherwise known as the Peacock.