The refurbished pier was re-opened in 1997, offering visitors spectacular views of the Brooklyn Bridge, the New York Harbor and the Lower Manhattan skyline.
A favorite of locals and tourists for its picturesque setting, Fulton Ferry Landing features custom-designed marine railings that interweave Walt Whitman’s famous “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” poem with imagery evocative of the Brooklyn Bridge. Bronze relief drawings of local historic scenes are embedded in the pier deck.
Come here to grab a snack from nearby Luke’s Lobster or a fruit-infused lemonade from Lizzmonade and stand in awe of the magnificent Brooklyn Bridge.
Yes, however a permit is required. School trips, field days, and camp groups are allowed for a maximum group size of 200, with 1 adult present for every 10 children. Brooklyn Bridge Park has a limited number of school bus layover parking and is not guaranteed. Insurance is required for schools outside of the New York City public school system. Please see the permits page for more information.
Leashed dogs are welcome on park pathways, but dogs are not allowed on lawns. There are two dog runs: one located at Main Street and one at Pier 6. Dog runs are routinely washed and pet waste bags are available at each dog run. Dogs must be licensed with visible identification tags and vaccinated for rabies.
Non-salt ice melt is used on park pathways during icy conditions.
Bicycles are welcome in Brooklyn Bridge Park! Bicycle riding is permissible on the designated bike path only along the Greenway. Riders must dismount their bikes on all other pathways, including the promenades around each pier and on Squibb Bridge. Bicycle racks are located throughout the Park, at each Park entrance, and near Park buildings. Please do not lock your bike to any other structure. Bikes left on racks overnight will be removed.
For information on the NYC Ferry please visit their website. For information on the Governors Island Ferry, please visit their website.
No, picnic tables and grilling areas are on a first come, first serve basis. When the grilling area is busy, we ask that grills are only used for one hour at a time.
Permits must be obtained prior to undertaking regulated activities as defined in the Park Rules and Regulations.
Generally, permits are required if you want to (this list is not exclusive or exhaustive):
It depends on the photoshoot. Permits are required for commercial photo shoots, or groups larger than 20. Learn more about the permitting process on the permits page.