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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! 

Registration for Spring and Summer 2022 Field Trips is NOW OPEN! Click the “Book Your Field Trip” button below to see which programs are currently being offered and request your time slot.

Book Your Field Trip

Please note that we are continuously monitoring public health and updating our in-person & virtual offerings accordingly. Please check back later for updates or sign up for our mailing list here.

Virtual field trips are available upon request.

Field Trip Programs:

A close-up of a silhouetted seahorse in the Wetlab tanks at Hudson River Park

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

pystkd Hudson River Park

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

CWQT quantitrays

Grades 3–8 | Learn how wastewater is treated in NYC and discuss the impacts of pollution on the health of our waterways.

Pile fields in the Hudson River at Pier 34

Grades 6–12 | Play a role in local environmental justice concerns.

Students look through the grass in Hudson River Park

Grades 2–12 | Come explore Hudson River Park's Habitat Garden, a green space with a rich diversity of native trees and plants.

A Park educator pours water into the dirt to demonstrate a lesson

Grades 9–12 | Investigate the impacts of climate change on our atmosphere and shorelines in Climate & Our Coast.

Park educator holds up giant oyster against backdrop of the Hudson River

Grades 9–12 | Build science literacy through oyster restoration and water quality testing.

A group of students holding on to the wheel of a historic vessel

Students learn about NYC’s rich waterfront history while they tour a historic vessel and practice nautical skills like knot tying.