Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park

Off Battery Place, northwest of Battery Park
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Nearest subway station: 4-5 @ Bowling Green
Nearest elevator subway station: 4-5 @ Bowling Green

Park features: Green space, gardens, a roof deck with views of the Statue of Liberty, the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Playscape: On the main lawn, free preschool play is offered for babies and toddlers from May-October, Mon-Wed from 10AM-12PM. Activities include blocks, kitchen play, dress-up, bouncers and tunnels, and water tables/sprinklers. Sessions end with group stories and songs.

Safety notes: The lawn is open on all sides. At one end is the river wall, at the other is an open plaza that extends to sidewalk and street.

Public restrooms: Yes.

Food & drink: The nearest restaurant is Gigino, which is right on the park and has a kids’ menu. A block or so away, Inatteso Pizzabar Casano, Inatteso Café Casano, and Battery Place Market are more casual options.

Other info: There are free summer concerts on the lawn.

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