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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.

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Playing with interactive features at the Discovery Tank at Pier 57

Hudson River Park’s Discovery Tank is an interactive technology-powered gallery and classroom that invites visitors of all ages to explore the local Hudson River environment.

The Frying Pan, a red vessel at Pier 66a

Now found at Hudson River Park’s Pier 66, the Lightship “Frying Pan” is listed on both the New York State and National Registers of Historic Places.

A propeller powered plane is one of the many exhibits at the Intrepid Museum on Pier 86 at Hudson River Park

Located on Hudson River Park’s Pier 86, the Intrepid Museum was founded in 1982 with the acquisition of the USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark.

The historic vessel John J. Harvey ports at Pier 66 A

John J. Harvey, a privately owned fireboat, is moored at Hudson River Park’s Pier 66a.

Night time with the historic vessel The Lilac lit up for the visitors

The LILAC, a historic steamship built in 1933 for the US Lighthouse service, docks on the north side of Hudson River Park’s Pier 25.

Pier 26 Tide Deck coastal environment at Hudson River Park

The Tide Deck, located at the western edge of Pier 26, is a manufactured rocky salt marsh created to provide an immersive and educational river ecology experience for our park patrons.

A group of Park visitors enjoy looking at the fish in the wetlab aquarium on Hudson River Park's Pier 40

Hudson River Park's River Project Wetlab is a native aquarium and marine biology field station.