Empire Fulton Ferry
Empire Fulton Ferry is a great stopping point on your visit to Brooklyn Bridge Park. In addition to its spectacular views, Empire Fulton Ferry features:
- Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn: This sweeping lawn offers spectacular views of New York Harbor and Lower Manhatttan.
- Jane’s Carousel: Situated between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, this vintage carousel is open for rides year-round.
- Picnic Grove: This area offers picnic tables with great views of the harbor, perfect for an afternoon in the sun.
- Tobacco Warehouse: This historic building hosts a variety of public and private events.
Empire Fulton Ferry is a 4.5-acre waterfront park located between the historic Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges. From its graceful lawns and boardwalk, Empire Fulton Ferry offers beautiful views of the harbor and Lower Manhattan skyline. Bordering the park are the Civil-War era Empire Stores and Tobacco Warehouse, which played an integral part in the great shipping activities that once dominated this portion of the Brooklyn waterfront.
Visitors to the Empire Fulton Ferry section now have access to DUMBO's free wi-fi network! DUMBO Wi-Fi is made possible by the collaboration of the DUMBO Business Improvement District, Two Trees Management Company and NYCwireless. Read more.
Empire Fulton Ferry features the beautifully restored Jane’s Carousel, a gift of Jane and David Walentas, which is now open for rides.