Park at Gleisdreieck

Playground area in the Park at Gleisdreieck with U-Bahn train in the background
Playground area in the Park at Gleisdreieck with U-Bahn train in the background cc licensed photo by mjaysplanet

Like several urban parks in Berlin, Park at Gleisdreieck repurposes space that was employed by a redundant railway transport yard. Today, it is a popular, award-winning, 64-acre park offering locals and visitors an escape from the city offering a variety of outdoor recreation activities.

A favourite among Berliners, it has been honored with several awards: the Berlin architecture prize in 2013, The German urban development special prize in 2014 and the German landscape architecture prize in 2015.

Surrounding residents were highly engaged in the park’s design helping to make sure of its success.

There are plenty of different spaces for all park users include roller skating, skateboarding, basketball, cycling, jogging, walking, picnicking, beach volleyball, and children’s playgrounds.

The Nature Experience section is designed so kids can observe different plants and animals and enjoy fun games of hide-and-go-seek in a natural setting.

Vast open areas of lawn are ideal for an impromptu game of ball, tossing a frisbee, throwing down a blanket and sunbathing, or enjoying a picnic.

Old signaling and railway facilities along with a railway museum maintain a connection to the park’s past.

The Park at Gleisdreieck offers a perfect mix of open green space, forested walking and cycling paths, and outdoor sport facilities without having to leave the city.

While you are visiting the park, consider visiting the German Museum of Technology and Science Center Spectrum located at the northern edge.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: No

Park Am Gleisdreieck Hours:
Opening hours may differ on holidays

  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours
  • Sunday: Open 24 hours

Address: Möckernstraße 26, 10963 Berlin, Germany

Phone: 030 700906710

Official Website: Park Am Gleisdreieck

Park Am Gleisdreieck Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5 Star Rating

5 Star Rating Fantastic place to relax, have a picnic, skateboard, and jog. BBQs are not allowed, but there are several cafes and a beer garden. It's very spacious, a unique park where you can watch trains pass by!
KD - 3 weeks ago

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5 Star Rating Wonderful historical parc and within in the middle of our beautiful yellow Metros 1 and 2 driving overground above our heads.
Fabian Bredt - a month ago

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5 Star Rating It has great vibe in spring and summer. It’s Pet friendly. You can enjoy the great drinks and local foods. Toilet is available but if is crowded you need to stay in long queue.
Soheil Nikbin - a year ago

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4 Star Rating Nice inner-city park! Lots of different activities for kids (especially in the part close to U Bahnhof Gleisdreieck.
Mila Pazareva - 5 months ago

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5 Star Rating Beautiful space and a green way to bike or walk between neighborhoods. Beach volleyball, BRLO beer garden and lots of interesting places to sit and people watch
sara switzman - 2 months ago

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How to get to Park Am Gleisdreieck by U-Bahn, S-Bahn

Nearest U-Bahn, S-Bahn Line(s): U1, U2, U3, U7, S1, S2, S25, S26
Nearest U-Bahn, S-Bahn Station(s): U-Möckernbrücke, U-Gleisdreieck, S-Anhalter Bahnhof

From S-Anhalter Bahnhof: Walk southeast on Hallesches Ufer to the pedestrian bridge the crosses the Landwehr Canal. Watch for the walking path that runs along the east side of the Science Center Spectrum and follow it into the park.

From U-Gleisdreieck: exit onto Luckenwalder Str. and continue east (towards the bridge). Go right on Tempelhofer Ufer past the Entrance to the Technology Museum and Science Center Spectrum. Follow the path along the east side of the Science Center Spectrum into the park.

From U-Möckernbrücke: exit onto Tempelhofer Ufer and go left (west) to plaza in front of the museums and follow the path as indicated above.

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