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Tompkins Square Park

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Park located in the East Village that was the scene of a big uprising in 1991 when a decision was made to evict the park's homeless in order to renovate; today, the park is pretty and quiet, but is still home to many who have no where else to go.
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From 7th To 10th Streets, Between Avenues A and B, New York City, NY 10009
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

A nice place to relax and walk around. Be sure to get there Sunday for the farmers market and special events like the Halloween "Dog Parade" to see pups in costumes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mcklin12
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We were located over Avenue A this time so we had the park in front of our apartment. The park is small but peaceful and is nice to spend some hours...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank adrianlmarano
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Tompkins Square Park is a lovely park. Great for a morning or afternoon of chilling, reading a book and such. I think there are mostly locals. Nice area around it with food-options.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephstraveldiary
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very good park to spend time with your friends and family also dogs. There is a special place for dogs.This park used to be a place for most of the homeless in late 80s

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is a nice medium size park that has a dog park inside of it. It's a lot of fun to watch the big and small dogs run around inside the fenced in dog park. On Sunday there were also food vendors set up like...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NeaseLAXer
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Nice park used mainly by people with dogs at the nicely situated dog playground. We enjoyed the park and the vibe. Only problem is the many (MANY) rats running around everywhere.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Petter Pablo S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

For the tourist Tomplins Square park is a welcome break from the city and I recommend taking time to do a workout in the facilities just behind the basket court. There are many good pull-up bars, a dip bar, monkey latter etc. Many local come...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank ekholm1
Reviewed 22 August 2017

By chance we were in this area for the recent solar eclipse! We found a little shop where we were able to purchase $2 glasses to watch the eclipse and joined a big group in the park on a big grassy lawn to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Diane D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The park is very pretty in the spring. It's not huge, but we still enjoyed walking around and seeing the different flower gardens.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank KatKealy
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We went to this park several, as our apt was two blocks away from there. There are like four playgrounds for kids of different ages. Our two year old twins really enjoy all of them. A bit crowded on weekends, but on weekdays it was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank MarianitaDG
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