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Activities & Attractions

Hudson River Park’s four miles of piers, esplanades and landscapes boast sunset views, scores of recreational and play spaces, stunning gardens and much more.

Find what interests you by exploring the categories above. Visit, and then visit again!

14th Street Park Man Sunbathing

A hot spot for lunching and soaking up some sun, this little gem shares a corner with the vibrant Chelsea Market. Bring a chair or a blanket.

Chelsea Entry Garden Red and Purple flowers

Enter to find a sun-drenched lawn stretching to the river’s edge and to the south, the Entry Garden, a color filled oasis next to happy, busy Chelsea Piers.

Large gathering of Park patrons bathing in the sun in Clinton Cove

Clinton Cove, located at the northern most area of Hudson River Park, features a large sweeping lawn with trees and a magnificent view of the Hudson River.

The Habitat Garden contains a diverse variety of plants native to the Hudson River shores. School trips and visits are available by appointment. 

Overhead view of Pier 45's lawn with many sunbathers

Heat up, then cool down using Pier 45's super interactive water feature. Enjoy a spritz of fresh, cool water right when you need it.

While in Chelsea catch some rays on Pier 63 and Pier 64. Bring a blanket: it’s the perfect place for picnics and just relaxing.

Park visitors enjoy the green lawns at Pier 64

While in Chelsea make sure to pause along the unique stretch of Pier 64. Pier 64 is the perfect place to stop during your Park walk.

An oval trellis is a centerpiece in the community garden

Nestled in this bustling “aquatainment” area that offers attractions for visitors from near and far is the Pier 84 Community Garden.