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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!

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.

Pier 26 Science playground rendering, viewed from southern entrance

Coming in 2023, the Pier 26 Science Play Area will feature larger-than-life, highly interactive play features in the forms of native and endangered sturgeon species.

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.