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Lawns are open daily for public use starting at 10 AM through 9 PM, weather permitting. Lawns are closed on Parade Days and during wet conditions.  Learn more about park hours and rules by visiting our FAQ page.


Our curated public green space connects our city neighborhood to nature.
Discover a thriving oasis in the heart of the city—no matter the season. As a member of the American Public Gardens Association and a Level II Accredited Arboretum, Madison Square Park is proud to be home to a vibrant horticultural program. Our dedicated gardeners curate seasonal exhibitions, take meticulous care of our trees and lawns, and keep our collections of plants and flowers thriving year-round.
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The Importance of Our Trees
Watch "A Madison Square Park Tree Story" to learn more about the trees in our Level II arboretum.
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Play a Part in Our 60-Year Plan
Watch your donation grow for generations to come by supporting our tree conservation plan.
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Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Horticulture program is made possible by Credit Suisse Americas Foundation, Con Edison, Columbia Property Trust, Sony Corporation of America, Greenacre Foundation, Bailey Nurseries, Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust, Madison Green Condominium, and The Rudin Family.

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