In addition to our popular Pebble Beach and nautical-themed playground, Main Street features an expanded and elevated lawn, an upgraded dog run, Main Street Terrace, and an entry plaza at Washington Street.
Main Street is also the site of the adaptively reused 99 Plymouth building – a former DEP facility now home to the BBP Conservancy’s Environmental Education Center. A learning hub for both school groups and the general public, the Ed Center features interactive exhibits showcasing the plants, animals, and ecology of the Park and the Brooklyn waterfront.
Main Street is also the home of The Cliffs, an expansive attraction comprising one of the largest outdoor bouldering facilities in North America. Its many challenges, which cater to newcomers and experienced climbers alike, will make it a favorite place to climb!
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.
Brooklyn Bridge Park is free to enter! There is no entrance fee to the Park and the majority of events are free. To use facilities not managed by BBP, such as Jane’s Carousel, The Cliffs, or the Roller Rink, there may be fees.
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.
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):
Yes, the majority of events in the Park are free. Please check the events calendar for more information on individual events.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Environmental Education Center is a year-round space located at 99 Plymouth Street, in the Main Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The Education Center is open for free to families and park visitors on weekends and after-school hours.