Electric Boat Tours at Prospect Park
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Village Voice's Description
Every half-hour, visitiors can take a 25-minute tour of Prospect Park Lake, a 60-acre, man-made creation. The tour starts at the Prospect Park Audubon Center and continues through the Lullwater, opening into the lake itself. Not a bad way to spend an lazy Brooklyn afternoon. Prices are $5 adults; $3 kids age 3-12. In the summer and spring, through the end of October.
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Opened in 2002, the Audubon Center is housed in the landmarked 1905 Boathouse, an architectural masterpiece based on the design of a 16th-century Venetian Library.
Refreshments sold here- water, soda, Thai iced tea, cookies, muffins. Restrooms here, also.
PHOTO: Warm weather brings out fresh water sailors on this spring day in 1942. Hit the water to snap a matching shot of the boathouse and send your new view to @nydailynews on Twitter!
If you explore far enough, you will find the boat house. It's been restored, but that doesn't mean there are really any boats these days. Still, it's a great place for photos and a snack if you fancy.
Macy’s Fishing Clinicsoffers kids quality fishing instruction. Saturdays in July and August, 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. At the Audubon Center. Free.
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