Sheep Meadow is now open for the season, as of April 2, 2023! They usually open the gates for Sheep Meadow around 11 am and close them around sundown.
What To Do in Sheep Meadow
Sheep Meadow is arguably the most popular picnic spot in Central Park. It boasts 15 acres of wide open, well-kept grass that allow for some of the most phenomenal views of the midtown skyline.
This area of the park is typically full of sunbathers, picnics, and all manner of leisure activities like Spikeball, frisbee, and tossing a football.
So if you’re looking for a fun Central Park date idea or a place to meet up with a group of friends, you can now head to Sheep Meadow!