Directions

The Prospect Park Zoo is located on 450 Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, New York 11225, and is easily accessible by mass transit. No parking is available at the zoo itself; however, there is street parking on Flatbush Avenue.

Mass Transit

Subway
Take the B or Q train (local or express), or the local Franklin Avenue Shuttle (S) to Prospect Park Station. Exit at Flatbush Ave./Ocean Ave. and walk north on Flatbush Ave. to the Zoo.

Buses
Take the B41 local to entrance on Flatbush Ave. or the B47 to intersection of Flatbush Ave. and Empire Blvd. At bus stop, walk north on Flatbush Ave.


By Car

From Manhattan
Take Brooklyn Bridge and make a left onto Atlantic Ave., then a right on Flatbush Ave. Continue to Grand Army Plaza and go halfway around the traffic circle. Continue on Flatbush Ave. to entrance on right.

From Long Island & Queens

  • Take Interborough Pkwy (Jackie Robinson Pkwy) to Bushwick Ave. exit. Make a left onto Eastern Pkwy to Grand Army Plaza. Go all the way around traffic circle to Flatbush Ave. South. Continue to entrance on right.

  • Or, take Brooklyn-Queens Expwy to Tillary St. exit. Make a left at second light onto Flatbush Ave., to Grand Army Plaza. Go halfway around the traffic circle. Continue on Flatbush Ave. to entrance on right.

From Connecticut, Westchester and the Bronx
Take the Bronx Whitestone Bridge to I-678 south (Whitestone Pkwy) to Van Wyck Expwy to Interborough Pkwy (Jackie Robinson Pkwy) west to Bushwick Ave. exit. Make a left onto Eastern Pkwy to Grand Army Plaza. Go all the way around traffic circle to Flatbush Ave. South. Continue to entrance on right.

From New Jersey
Take bridges or tunnels to Manhattan and drive south on West Side Highway to FDR Drive North. Take Brooklyn Bridge exit. Cross the bridge and make a left onto Atlantic Ave., then a right on Flatbush Ave. Continue to Grand Army Plaza and go halfway around the traffic circle. Continue on Flatbush Ave. to entrance on right.