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Hudson River Park’s River Project hosts a series of free and low-cost environmental education programs for organized groups using the Hudson River waterfront as its classroom. Field trip programs allow students to interact with the River and Park through enriching and fun activities that inspire the scientist within each student!

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Additional Field Trip Information

STEM Lessons and Activities

Connect with the Hudson River using common household items and printable lesson plans.

Education Resources

Resources to prepare for or to reinforce lessons learned during your program at Hudson River Park.

2023 Fall Field Trip Availability

Grades K-12 | Discover the fishes of the Hudson River and the ecological significance of the Estuary.

Grades K–12 | Discover the plants and animals of Pier 26’s unique landscape.

Grades 3–12 | Build science literacy through oyster restoration and water quality testing.

Grades 3–12 | Take a peek through our digital microscope and observe some of the Estuary’s smallest living organisms.

Grades K–5 | Introduce students to the local species in the Hudson River Estuary through hands-on activities in our Pier 57 Discovery Tank.

Grades 9–12 | Play a role in local environmental justice concerns.

Grades 6–12 | Investigate the impacts of climate change on our atmosphere and shorelines in Climate & Our Coast.

Grades 3–12 | Learn how wastewater is treated in NYC and discuss the impacts of pollution on the health of our waterways.