Quiet Places, New York

Quiet Places, New York

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


Conservatory Garden

1233 5th Ave, Central Park, Manhattan


Japan Society

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


Transmitter Park

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



Staten Island


New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden 

1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island



Roosevelt Island


Four Freedoms Park

1 FDR Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island


This is a guide for the best places to meditate in New York. 


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