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East Meadow

East Meadow
The East Meadow is the last of the major lawns to be restored by the Central Park Conservancy.


This pastoral meadow just off of Fifth Avenue is a popular spot to relax and picnic. In the warmer months, the lush green lawn is dotted with sunbathers and picnic blankets.

The East Meadow has recently been restored and reopened to the public in 2011. The project's completion marks another important achievement for the Conservancy: all of Central Park's major lawns have now been restored.

Please note: Each winter, East Meadow closes for the season. This allows our turf crew to provide much-needed care for the landscape, ensuring that it will be ready for the influx of visitors come spring. For specific information about when East Meadow will re-open in the spring, please visit the Alerts and Closures page or follow us on Twitter.


East Side from 97th to 100th Street

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