Cast out from the west promenade of Pier 5, where you’ll also find bait preparation tables and fish cleaning stations to help you “tackle” every fishing need.
Keep in mind that pregnant women, women of childbearing age and children under 15 years old should not eat fish caught in these waters. Others should also limit their consumption, as some fish caught in New York City waters may be harmful to eat.
For updates on water quality, consult the NYC Department of Environmental Protection’s Waterbody Advisory. For more information on safe fishing, please visit the New York State Department of Health.
Alcohol cannot be brought into Brooklyn Bridge Park. Alcohol is available for purchase at Concessions within the Park, but must be consumed within that concession.
As of May 23, 2011, Brooklyn Bridge Park is a smoke-free park, consistent with New York City law. On April 29, 2014, the Smoke-Free Air Act was expanded to include the use electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). The law is intended to make parks healthier and cleaner places to visit. We ask your compliance with this new rule.
Brooklyn Bridge Park is accessible by several subway lines (A/C, 2/3, 4/5, F, R) and bus routes (B25, B61, B63, B67). Visitors can also arrive via the NYC Ferry at Fulton Ferry Landing and Pier 6. For Access-a-Ride access to Pier 1, please use the address 1 Water Street (corner of Old Fulton and Water Street). To enter the southern end of the park, please use the address 360 Furman Street and exit on the west side of the building.