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Discover the latest from Hudson River Park! Find fun tips for your next visit, read up on upcoming events and dig deeper into exciting Park initiatives.

Whether you’re interested in our environmental research, educational offerings, sustainability initiatives, cultural programming, volunteer opportunities or vibrant year-round horticulture and wildlife, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy getting to know your west side backyard!


On Thursday, October 7, Park supporters came together in appreciation of Hudson River Park, raising more than $2.5 million to keep the Park clean, green, beautiful and growing.

Hudson River Park’s annual SUBMERGE Marine Science Festival returned to inspire budding scientists from Tuesday, October 19 to Thursday, October 21 with a three-day celebration and exploration of our local waterways.

tide-deck tour class field trip

HRPK’s River Project educators are ready to welcome NYC students back for an exciting lineup of fall field trips. Serving K-12 students, our hands-on environmental education field trip programs are available both in-person and virtually.

Connie Fishman, Hudson River Park Friends Executive Director and Hudson River Park Trust Executive Vice President at the time of the attacks, shares a reflection on the Park’s role in the aftermath of 9/11.

We put together a 2021 summer bucket list of Park must-dos for these final weeks of the season, featuring on-the-water activities, outdoor dining, live events and much more!

includes interns measuring oysters

Cultivating STEM identity is a cornerstone in Hudson River Park’s Summer Research Internship program. As part of their personal growth during the program,, we asked our interns to reflect on and share their responses to the question: “What does STEM identity mean to you?”

Duo Koku Gonza perform as the sunsets in the distance. Both strum guitars

Free music events in Hudson River Park this year feature a wide variety of returning favorites—classic HRPK series and several brand new events. We hope you’ll join us to savor live riverfront performances in your west side backyard.