Bryant Park is a public park in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, USA. The park which was named after poet and journalist William Cullen Bryant is only small covering just 9 acres and is built over part of New York's library, which was extended underneath the park. The park offers a peaceful area for relaxation in a busy area of the city, many workers and tourists use the park's lawn and seating areas to take a break from their day. Although the park is a public park, its upkeep is privately managed by a non-profit group. The park hosts events throughout the year from film festivals to winter markets and has been used in many television programs and movies.
The park is situated between 5th and 6th Avenue in Manhattan. The park is accessible by the subway system of the city, it is advised to take the B, D, F or M trains to ‘42nd Street/Bryant Park’.
Opening Times and Admission
The park usually opens at the break of daylight and closes at 10 pm in the winter months and midnight in the summer months. Entrance to the park is free.