The following list is an ongoing project where we discover and collect share some of our favorite places to slow down in New York City.
Broken down by bourough, we highlight indoor and outdoor areas that we have found to help find stillness. Whether you want to find somewhere to meditate, walk, read or just clear your mind we hope you enjoy the list.
Feel free to send us some of your favorite places and we will add them to our list. You can find the locations geotagged on Google maps.
Hallett Nature Sanctuary
6th Avenue &, Central Park S, Manhattan
1233 5th Ave, Central Park, Manhattan
333 E 47th St, Manhattan
St Luke in the Fields Garden
485 Hudson St, Manhattan
The Met Cloisters’ West Terrace
99 Margaret Corbin Dr, Manhattan
Astor Chinese Garden Court at the Met
Central Park West, Manhattan
Inwood Hill Park Tree Of Peace
2-34 Indian Rd, Manhattan
Fallkill Falls in Prospect Park
95 Prospect Park West, Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn
Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden
990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn
Under the ‘K’ Bridge Park
Kosciuszko Bridge, Brooklyn
Louis Valentino, Jr. Park and Pier
Ferris St &, Coffey St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
North Forty Natural Area
Floyd Bennet Field, Brooklyn, NY 11234
The Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Rd, Queens
New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
Four Freedoms Park
1 FDR Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island
This is a guide for the best places to meditate in New York.