March 16, 2006
Assistant Landscape Architect Michael Meric compiled the following factoids about one of New York...
August 4, 2004
Scores of New Yorkers streamed toward Riverside Park’s Pier A on Saturday, July 31 and Sunday,...
August 2, 2004
On July 19, the Citywide Monuments Conservation Program wrapped up its 44 th sculpture...
July 8, 2004
As a booming multicultural metropolis, New York City has always been considered a cultural and...
July 6, 2004
As the summer sun sets and the day’s heat finally begins to lessen, New Yorkers from all walks...
May 11, 2004
New Yorkers can now swing through the Upper West Side’s Riverside Park…on traveling rings. On...
April 9, 2004
More than 60 years ago, the spreading, low-branched crabapple tree was a favorite among New York...
December 8, 2003
Thanks to Mayor Bloomberg’s commitment to increasing waterfront access, Manhattan’s...
December 5, 2003
Residents who border Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem used to refer to the park as a...
November 24, 2003
This Thursday, families across the United States will celebrate Thanksgiving, most of them by...
Directions to Riverside Park
Know Before You Go
The northernmost A-dock at the 79th Street Boat Basin is currently closed to public access for structural enhancements. The dock will be further supported with non-wood pilings and a new wave screen.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2016
Riverside Park Weather
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Handball Courts
- Kayak/Canoe Launch Sites
- Roller Hockey
- Running Tracks
- Skate Parks
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots
Know when to go:
View upcoming athletic area usage in