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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!

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From discovering the Park's winter gems to finding fun ways to stay active to embarking on winter adventures, here are our tips to make the most of the second half of winter in the Park.

Scientists collect samples of environmental DNA to study Hudson River Park local fish dynamics.

Learn how to explore HRPK’s first-ever Water Quality Dashboard, a user-friendly digital dashboard that digs deeper into our local water quality and provides insight about the health of our local waterways.

Oyster gabion installation in Tribeca for habitat enhancement at Hudson River Park

The Tribeca Habitat Enhancement Project has added added an incredible 11.2 million Eastern oysters to Park waters in total. Learn more about the first large-scale habitat restoration effort installed within HRPK’s Estuarine Sanctuary,

On Friday, December 3 we officially broke ground on the renewal of HRPK’s Chelsea Waterside Park. Anticipated to be complete in winter 2022, the improvements now underway will provide more green space and plantings, add new features and refresh and improve existing amenities for the community.

Thanks to the generosity of our Park community — and a historic $1.3 million Challenge Match by HRPK Friends Board Chair, Michael E. Novogratz — the Friends Pier 26 Science Play Area Capital Campaign raised more than $3.5M to fund construction of an innovative play space.


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.