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!

Smiling, a jazz singer hits her notes as the audience watches

While we have loved seeing you tune in for our virtual programs from all over the world, we are thrilled to bring back live, in-person events this year!

Pier 26 Play Area digital rendering

Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 has sparked the imaginations of visitors with a design inspired by our waterfront’s native ecology. Soon there will be even more for families to discover and enjoy at this beloved destination.

As we celebrate this milestone in our parkwide movement to fight plastic pollution, we’re taking a look back at the achievements of our Park community.

One of the largest pieces of public art completed in the United States this year is now on permanent view in Hudson River Park.

HRPK volunteers

The arrival of spring means the beginning of the Volunteer Program season, and we can't wait to welcome our community back into the field. Learn what's in store in 2021!

plankton image from microscope at Hudson River Park

Believe it or not, one of the biggest changes that takes place in HRPK each spring happens below the surface of the Hudson River. As conditions become just right, drifting plants, animals and other organisms, collectively called plankton, begin to reproduce and multiply — rapidly!

park over plastic cataloguing

Over the last two years we’ve worked with researchers from Knology to evaluate our Park Over Plastic initiative. Through extensive interviews and waste audits, we learned how to better involve our Park community in Park sustainability and plastic reduction. Read more about what we discovered.