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Sheep Meadow

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What people say

"The Sheep Meadow is one of the most popular open lawns used for relaxing, sunbathing, picnicking, throwing a frisbee, and meeting with friends. It was one of the most quintessential Central Park views, with the Midtown skyscrapers towering over the trees that line the south side of the area. It’s named the Sheep Meadow because up until 1934, sheep grazed the lawn and kept the grass short. Those sheep lived in the Sheep Fold, which is now the Tavern on the Green."
"Sheep's Meadow, an open field located in Central Park, is the most fun part of the park to lay out a blanket and enjoy a relaxing afternoon. On a sunny day, the field will be filled with 20-somethings in swimsuits, drinking White Claws, and playing spike ball in the grass. Take the subway up to 72nd street and wander your way into the park to find it."
"Sheep meadow a classic location at the front of the park near the Plaza and Fifth Avenue. There’s always people lounging, having picnics, playing games, and more across this expansive field. Bring a blanket, some snacks, and curl up with your favorite new book. "

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