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Neighborhood Know-It-All: Snow Reason to Leave Brooklyn

Jan 23, 2009 12:17 PM | 0 comments

Who says you have to go to Vermont to have a great experience in the snow? Brooklyn is filled with parks that make for great local destinations in snowy conditions. As a kid growing up in Dyker Heights, I spent many Januarys sledding down the slopes of Fort Hamilton. Brooklyn Public Library staff was also eager to share favorite spots. Here are their top picks:

 

Prospect Park: “Lots of room to run, make snowmen and have a snowball fight.”

 

Two parks were tied:

 

Fort Greene Park: “It has really good hills to sled on and the neighborhood is really beautiful when it snows.”

 

Owl’s Head Park (Bay Ridge): “Serious hills for sledding adventures.”

 

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