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Best of Brooklyn: Top 5 Walking Trails

Nature is closer than you think.
Prospect Park.

Brooklyn's best walking trails are calling your name. Whether you're seeking stunning views, a touch of history or just a breath of fresh air, these walking trails have got it all.

1.  Herbert Von King Park 

This park has a nice walking path surrounded by trees and greenery, offering a serene escape from the city hustle. Stroll along, take in the fresh air and maybe even enjoy a picnic or play some basketball. Herbert Von King Park is a hidden gem for a tranquil walk right in the heart of Bed-Stuy.

2. Prospect Park Loop

Nature's calling, and it's in the middle of Brooklyn! This loop takes you through meadows, woods, and around a serene lake. You might even spot some fluffy squirrels practicing their parkour. 

3. Coney Island Boardwalk

Get ready for a seaside stroll full of colorful characters and boardwalk bites. You'll feel the ocean breeze and soak in the carnival vibes — it's like a walk through a vintage postcard! 

4. Brooklyn Heights Promenade

 This promenade offers killer views of the Manhattan skyline and some seriously charming architecture. It's a slice of old-school New York magic! 

5. Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

Waterfront wonders await! Walk along the Brooklyn shoreline, enjoying the breeze and gazing at boats passing by. It's a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle. 

So put on those comfy shoes, grab a water bottle and hit these trails for a walk that'll leave you feeling refreshed and ready to take on the city streets.


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