Tompkins Square Park

From Avenue A to Avenue B, btwn E. 7th & E. 10th Sts.
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Nearest subway station: L @ 1 Ave.
Nearest elevator subway station: B-D-F-M-4-6 @ Broadway-Lafayette St./Bleecker St. or 4-5-6-L-N-Q-R @ 14 St.-Union Sq. (Note: Partial accessibility only. There is an elevator between street and station at the NE corner of E. 14th St. & Union Sq. E., and between station and platform for L-N-Q-R trains only. You have to use stairs to get to and from the 4-5-6 trains.)

Park features: Green space, a playground, a dog run, a Greenmarket.

Playground: An expansive playground with generously spaced play areas, including four age-appropriate play structures, a sandbox, bucket and sling swings, two tire swings, and sprinklers.

Playground safety notes: This is a large playground with a few blind spots, and two gates for entry and exit.

Public restrooms: Yes, outside the playground.

Food & drink: There is a Greenmarket open year-round on Sundays from 8AM-6PM. This is also a restaurant-rich neighborhood, with many offerings on Aves. A and B, as well as in the streets in between.

Other info: The park is host to numerous cultural events, including the largest Halloween dog party in the country, concerts and music festivals, and outdoor film screenings.

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