Hudson River Park (Pier 84)

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, group paddling events are currently prohibited. Kayak, canoe and boat launch permits are not required for solo paddling for the 2020 season. Please maintain social distancing of at least six feet when using a boat launch and wear a face covering where social distancing is not possible.

44th Street, Pier 84

Launch: Yes

Landing: Yes

ADA Accessible: Yes

Rest Area: Yes

Parking: No

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Hudson River Park (Pier 84)

Hudson River Park (Pier 84)

Hudson River Park (Pier 84)

Hudson River Park (Pier 84)

Hudson River Park (Pier 84)

Hudson River Park (Pier 84)

Hudson River Park (Pier 84)

Hudson River Park (Pier 84)

Nearby Locations

By Car

West Side Highway

By Mass Transit

Any train or bus to 42nd Street. Walk or bus west.

Points of Interest- Times Square and the 79th Street Boat Basin for lunch (1.5 miles)

No Access Areas

Need to keep 100 yards from cruise ships and pier heads.

Restrictive Conditions

Cruise ships, Intrepid, will eventually return, sanitation, and shipping facilities.

Hazardous Launch/Landing Conditions

Very high docks. Strong currents. Commercial traffic and ferries.

Currents

Strong at times. Paddlers must be aware of tidal influence.

Emergency Landing Points

Pier 96 (.5 miles) and 79th Street Boat Basin (1.5 miles)

Nearest Hospitals

St. Luke’s Roosevelt 428 West 59th Street (212-523-4000)

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