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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!

Note the following seasonal closures reopening in Spring 2022: Trapeze; Carousel; Frying Pan, Grand Banks, Drift In and North River Lobster Company; HRPK’s Wetlab; Downtown Boathouse and Manhattan Community Boathouse; and free outrigger programming.
Kids and adults enjoy a ride on the carousel at Pier 62

Take a ride on Hudson River Park’s Pier 62 Carousel featuring 33 hand-carved, custom-designed Hudson River Valley animals.

Kids play in the water area at Chelsea Waterside Playground

This newly redesigned playground features a 64-foot wooden slide in the shape of a Pipefish, a nod to Hudson River’s aquatic wildlife.

Children and their parents play on the jungle gym at Hudson River Park's Pier 25

Filled with activities for children including swings, climbing structures and water features, children exercise their imaginations and muscles at this urban oasis.

A young girl enjoying bubbles at Pier 51's playground

Beloved by families, Hudson River Park’s Pier 51 playground offers water features and imaginative play with a nautical theme.