This self-guided, waterfront nature walk is located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, along Newtown Creek and Whale Creek, adjacent to the Newtown Creek Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility. Richly planted with native trees, shrubs and other flora, the Nature Walk revives a long-inaccessible industrial shoreline for public use as a waterfront promenade.
The Newtown Creek Nature Walk is located at the corner of Provost Street and Paidge Avenue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Download the Directions to the Newtown Creek Nature Walk
Explore the Newtown Creek Nature Walk by going on a fun-filled scavenger hunt, perfect for all ages. Discover hidden treasures as you journey through important cultural, historical, and scientific aspects of Newtown and Whale Creeks and the surrounding neighborhoods.
Download the Scavenger Hunt Booklet
Snapchat collaborated with NYC DEP and the Newtown Creek Alliance to build a fun, simple, augmented reality game that can be played while visiting the Newtown Creak Nature Walk. Botanica is a single or multi-user experience for your phone that lets friends virtually grow and learn about native flowers and plants found in this local ecosystem.
Download the Botanica Instructions and Information