Discover the magic of winter in New York City with a list of top outdoor ice skating rinks. Glide across iconic spots like Central Park's Wollman Rink and Rockefeller Center, or enjoy hidden gems like Prospect Park's LeFrak Center.
Wollman Rink in Central Park: Located near the south end of Central Park, Wollman Rink offers picturesque views of the park and the city skyline.
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The Rink at Rockefeller Center: This iconic rink is situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, right below the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree during the holiday season.
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Lasker Rink in Central Park: Positioned in the northern part of Central Park, Lasker Rink provides a more serene skating experience.
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Bryant Park Winter Village: Bryant Park hosts a popular winter village that includes a sizable skating rink surrounded by shops and eateries during the winter months.
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LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park: Located in Brooklyn's Prospect Park, this rink offers two separate skating areas, one covered and one open-air.
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Riverbank State Park Ice Skating Rink: Positioned alongside the Hudson River in Manhattan, this rink offers beautiful views of the river and the city.
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The Rooftop at Pier 17: This rooftop rink in the Seaport District provides unique views of the East River and the Brooklyn Bridge.
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