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!

Pier 64 fall foliage side view 2020

We've seen an especially colorful autumn across Hudson River Park. We're celebrating the best of this beautiful season by sharing some of our favorite fall views from across the Park.

Pumpkin Smash hero 2020

On Saturday, November 7, Hudson River Park celebrated sustainability at the Park’s third annual Pumpkin Smash, collecting nearly 1,000 pounds of pumpkins which our Park staff will turn into nutrient-rich compost. Read more about this smashing success and the green impact of HRPK's Community Compost Program.

Volunteer in Park mask, safety, phyllis

In a year like no other, our Volunteers have stepped up, supporting Park Horticulture staff in keeping HRPK’s green spaces clean, healthy and beautiful. Read more about how these dedicated community members have made a difference in the Park.

Walkway through trees at Pier 26

Join us in celebrating an extraordinary moment in Hudson River Park history. Today, on September 30, we officially opened Pier 26, the Park’s first new pier since 2010 and the first major public space to open in Manhattan in 2020.

Ajna Dance Group Posing

On Tuesdays this fall, Hudson River Park’s Bollywood & Bhangra series invites all levels to pick up technique and choreography, while learning from the best!

Join HRPK’s River Project on Thursday, September 24 on Facebook Live for a day full of presentations, Q&A sessions, our new participatory Student Vision Challenge and more.

summer interns high school internship zoom waving

Our high school interns are researching microplastics as they learn STEM leadership and job readiness skills. Part of this learning experience includes discussions about race in STEM fields, and we're sharing reflections from our intern team.