If you wish to prolong your run from Dumbo, Purple Hook is an ideal addition to get in some additional miles, and it’s simple to comply with the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway path South from Dumbo into Carrol Gardens and Purple Hook. The Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway is a scenic bike path connecting 26 miles of Brooklyn’s waterfront neighborhoods, and at present 18 of the miles are accomplished.
Observe the trail into Purple Hook, after which you possibly can run a couple of blocks over to Louis Valentino Park and Pier for beautiful views alongside the water, together with the Statue of Liberty. You’ll additionally see large colourful murals in your Purple Hook run, and should you’re hungry post-run, Steve’s Genuine Key Lime Pies, adjoining to Louis Valentino Park and Pier, serves up contemporary pies day by day, climate allowing.
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Prospect Heights borders Brooklyn’s hottest park, 585-acre Prospect Park. Prospect Park options stunning structure, Brooklyn’s solely lake, meadows, arched bridges, a boathouse, and a 3.36-mile working path loop alongside Park Drive.
The favored Brooklyn park additionally incudes grime working trails within the woods and fields in Prospect Park. The park is adjoining to the Brooklyn Museum, the place you possibly can absorb world-renowned artwork displays after your run.
Williamsburg and Greenpoint
Williamsburg and Greenpoint kind Brooklyn’s northern part, and serve up hipster outlets and eateries, waterfront working, avenue artwork, McCarren Park Observe, the funky Williamsburg Bridge, and the scenic Pulaski Bridge connecting Brooklyn and Queens. Williamsburg working could be very scenic, and a fantastic place to start is on the iconic Williamsburg Bridge.
For the Williamsburg Bridge working path, enter at Berry Road between South fifth and South sixth streets. (Don’t enter on the bridge’s bicycle path in Brooklyn as it’s separate and also you’ll get run over). The bridge provides a scenic view of the NYC skyline, a lot of graffiti on the run, and about 1.38 miles (a method) of a fantastic hill exercise and folks watching.
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