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55°F

Sunrise
06:10 AM
Sunset
07:40 PM
Tide

HIGH 12:38 PM


Low 7:00 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 (THU/FRI), 1-5PM (SAT) Pier 6 Volleyball Courts6AM - 11PM Playgroundssunrise-sunset

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How To Get Here

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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

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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.

Enjoy views of the majestic bridge from along the waterfront or take in the beauty and splendor of this historic bridge from directly beneath, at Emily Warren Roebling Plaza.

Completed in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was the first bridge to connect Manhattan and Brooklyn across the East River. At the time of its opening it was the longest suspension bridge in the world, about 1.1 miles across. Take a walk across or enjoy the beauty of the neo-gothic towers and iconic pointed arches from the lawns below.

To walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, use the Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway which begins at the intersection of Tillary Street and Boerum Place or access the pedestrian walkway via the staircase located in the underpass on Washington Street/Cadman Plaza East and Prospect Street.

The Brooklyn Bridge is a fully operational bridge managed by the NYC Department of Transportation, the Bridge is free to walk across. For more information on the history and use of the Bridge please visit the NYC DOT webpage.

People walking by St Ann's Warehouse on a sunny day. The Brooklyn Bridge is seen overhead.
St Ann’s Warehouse at Empire Fulton Ferry
Public binoculars on Pier 1 facing the Brooklyn Bridge and lower Manhattan.

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Pier 1 Promenade offers view of the Brooklyn Bridge and lower Manhattan.
People sitting in the shade on Pier 1 Lawn with Brooklyn Bridge in background.

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Bridge View Lawn at Pier 1.
Peope sitting on benches on the Pier 1 Promenade looking out at the Brooklyn Bridge at sunset.
Pier 1 Promenade offers benches for waterfront river viewing.

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© Alexa Hoyer

© Alexa Hoyer

© Alexa Hoyer

© Alexa Hoyer

When the Brooklyn Bridge opened on May 24, 1883, it was a modern, majestic marvel—the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, and the first connection between Brooklyn and Manhattan. With two 278-foot tall, neo-Gothic stone towers, the bridge combines form with function, offering beauty and inspiring awe—then and now.

The bridge was a family effort; designed by John A. Roebling, engineered by his son Washington Roebling, and completed by Emily Roebling, after her husband Washington became partially paralyzed from his work on the bridge. Emily Warren Roebling Plaza, named in honor of the person who ensured the Brooklyn Bridge became a reality.

Emily supervised construction and day-to-day project management for 10 years and served as the liaison to Washington, who watched the construction from his bed through a telescope. This final section of Brooklyn Bridge Park pays tribute to the rich history of the Bridge. The Brooklyn Bridge took 14 years to build. Brooklyn Bridge Park broke ground in 2008, and was complete in 2021, with the opening of Emily Warren Roebling Plaza. Providing 85 acres of relaxation, recreation and natural beauty every day of the year, Brooklyn Bridge Park is a living celebration of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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