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Dec

6

40°F

Sunrise
07:05 AM
Sunset
04:28 PM
Tide

HIGH 3:12 PM


Low 9:50 PM

Park Hours and Info

Park is Open 7 Days a Week | 6AM - 1AM
Entry is Free!

Pier 28AM - 9PM* Pier 56AM - 11PM* Education Center3-5PM (TUE/THU), 1-5PM (SAT) Pier 6 Volleyball Courts6AM - 11PM Playgroundssunrise-sunset
Places to See

Bird Island

Location

How To Get Here

Open

Parking is limited, so we encourage you to take public transportation. And lucky for you, there are plenty of transportation options.

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Subway

2
3

Clark Street

A
C

High Street or Jay St- MetroTech

4
5

Borough Hall

F

York Street

Bus

B25
B61
B63
B67

B25 (at Fulton Ferry Landing), B61 (at Atlantic Avenue and Hicks Street), B63 (on the loop road near Pier 6 in the park), or B67 (at Jay Street and York Street)

CitiBike

Nearby CitiBike stations: Atlantic Ave & Furman St (Pier 6); Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2; Old Fulton St (Pier 1); Water St & Main St (Main Street)

NYC Ferry

East River route to Dumbo/Fulton Ferry; or South Brooklyn Route to Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6/Atlantic Avenue or DUMBO/Fulton Ferry.

Admire Bird Island, an inaccessible nature preserve built from the remnants of a railroad float transfer bridge. The variety of salt-tolerant shrubs, grasses and trees encourage the growth of a diverse ecology and attract local and migratory birds.

Small island with trees off the shore of Pier 4 Beach on a sunny day. Lower Manhattan is seen in the distance.

©Brooklyn Bridge Park

Pier 4 Beach’s Bird Island is a growing nature preserve.
Rocks and trees along the Pier 4 Beach with lower Manhattan in the background.

©Brooklyn Bridge Park

Pier 4 Beach provides water access to launch kayaks, no swimming permitted.
Sand bar leading to a small island with trees on a sunny day.

©Brooklyn Bridge Park

Pier 4 Beach and Bird Island

20,000

participated in environmental education programs

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365

Days Open Per Year

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3,000

Trees in the park

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