Riverside Park (79th Street)
79th Street Boat Basin & Hudson River
Sunrise to Sunset
West side highway to 79th Street
By Mass Transit
1/2/3 to 79th Street & Broadway or M4 bus
George Washington Bridge or Yonkers 10 or 16 miles round trip
Per Parks Rules and Regulations, storage for kayaks/canoes/rowing shells at the 79th Street Boat Basin is $350.00 per year. The year runs from May 1 to April 30.
No Access Areas
Hazardous Launch/Landing Conditions
Can be strong at times
Emergency Landing Points
72nd Street dock or 56th Street dock. If you really have a medical emergency you could always get out and portage over the rocks north of 79th Street. There is a bike and running path and is close to the highway.
Mount Sinai Hospital – 1190 Fifth Avenue (212-241-6500)
Lenox Hill Hospital – 100 East 77th Street (212-434-2000)