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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!

AIDS memorial "I can sail without wind, i can row without oars, but I cannot part from my friend without tears"

Dedicated on the 20th Anniversary of World AIDS Day, this permanent monument was built by the AIDS Monument Committee to commemorate those who we have lost from the disease.

Day's End at HRPK

As one of the largest public art installations in New York City, Day’s End is publicly accessible and offers an extraordinary place to experience the waterfront. 

The Holland mural with half red and half blue colors showing the ships that came from Europe and docked at PIer 40

Did you know that the current Pier 40 was built in the early 1960s as a passenger ship terminal for the Holland-America lines?

People lounging near the LGBT memorial at Hudson River Park

Designed by artist Anthony Goicolea, this tribute recognizes those lost in the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting, as well as all victims of hate, intolerance and violence.

A close up of the water wheel at Pier 66 as the sun sets

Placed at the end of Pier 66, Long Time is a sculptural working water wheel by Paul Ramirez-Jonas that captures the beauty of the majestic Hudson River.

private passage bottle clinton

Created by artist Malcolm Cochran, Private Passage (2005), found in Hudson River Park’s Clinton Cove.

The art piece SENES sits on Pier 79, a steel structure with round edges connected to each other

Senes is an abstract sculpture that consists of a formed, bent and welded stainless steel plate 3/16 inch thick.

The Serpentine Structures are two metal structures that twist and bend like serpents

These structures are curved industrial trusses which take on evocative forms related to the estuarine environment of the neighboring river.