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Sustain a Green and Growing NYC Treasure

Hudson River Park has transformed Manhattan’s West Side from dilapidated piers and parking lots into beautiful green, open space and protected waters. Fostering community through dynamic public events, environmental education, sustainability initiatives and more, HRPK provides a lifeline of nature, culture and activity along Manhattan’s west side. 

Hudson River Park is not part of NYC Parks and relies on private funding for programming, operations and maintenance. That means we depend on Park lovers like you to ensure that our four miles remain safe, clean, green and growing.

With the final 25% of the Park in design and construction, now is an exciting time to take an active role in our Hudson River Park community and be a part of the Park’s bright future.

Your support helps ensure that we can continue to keep this vital public resource clean, green, safe and beautiful.

Members of our Friends with Benefits program enjoy VIP opportunities, discounts at 60+ local businesses and more ways to enjoy your Park while YOU help it thrive.

Volunteers play a vital role in the keeping the Park looking great year-round and are a key part of the Hudson River Park community.

Citi Global Community Week Clinton Cove volunteer

Corporate support is essential to our mission at Hudson River Park of providing a world class waterfront park for the enjoyment of New Yorkers and visitors alike.

Rendering of Pier 26 playground

HRPK’s Pier 26 Science Play Area Capital Campaign has raised $3.5M to fund the construction of a marine science-focused play area.

Plaque saying Annual Flower Display

Commemorate milestones and honor loved ones while supporting your riverside backyard by dedicating a piece of the Park.


The HRPK 550 Fund supports the Park's landscapes and gardens, education and estuary research and ongoing sustainability efforts.

The Frying Pan has excellent seating around the historic vessel, perfect for a drink

A growing list of 60+ businesses in and around the Park, our Community Partners join together to support a healthy and vibrant Hudson River Park.

BBQ guests post for the camera

Take a leadership role in Hudson River Park, and join a closely-knit group of Park lovers dedicated to special causes.

Mark your calendars for October 7, 2021! Hudson River Park Friends is excited to invite you back into the Park for this year’s Gala.

By setting up your own fundraiser for Hudson River Park Friends, you take an active role in ensuring this NYC lifeline continues to bring relaxation, beauty, fresh air and joy to New Yorkers and visitors from around the world.

Heliopsis Summer Nights bloom in Hudson River Parks Apple Garden

Giving to Hudson River Park Friends in cryptocurrency helps ensure that the Park remains an essential outlet for all New Yorkers, providing millions with green open space, fresh air and natural beauty.

Private, family and corporate foundations provide Hudson River Park with support for educational, recreational, environmental and cultural programming, sustainability programs and more.

There are a variety of ways to give, allowing you, the donor, to contribute to us in a manner that best suits your philanthropic interests and ability.