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The Bronx River Greenway

Explore the Bronx River and its waterfront parks! Learn about the amazing history and green future of NYC's only freshwater river.

The Bronx River: Then and Now

Today, the Bronx River is home to both natural splendor and waterside recreation, but that hasn't always been the case. See for yourself how the Bronx River and its parks have transformed over the years.

See what the Bronx River looked like then and what it looks like now

Places to Go and Things to Do at the Bronx River

Make the Bronx River waterfront your next destination! Here are some places to visit and fun things to do while exploring the Bronx River Greenway.

Discover places to go and things to do at the Bronx River

Featured Bronx River Parks

This park is well known as the home of the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Gardens but there's so much more to discover! Did you know there are waterfalls and a river forest in the park? Come check it out!

Learn more about Bronx Park

More than most parks along the river, this park tells the story of the Bronx's transformation into our city's greenest borough. Here, you can still see structures from what used to be an old concrete plant.

Learn more about Concrete Plant Park

Relax in the garden or venture out on the water from the canoeing/kayaking dock. This park is perfect for the whole family, with spots for picnics, performances, and fun at the river-themed playground.

Learn more about Hunts Point Riverside Park

At the mouth of the Bronx River is this 205-acre park with an amphitheater, ball fields, a running track, playgrounds, and a newly-restored salt marsh that helps to clean and filter the Bronx River.

Learn more about Soundview Park

The Future of the Bronx River Greenway

When it opens, the Bronx River House will become the new home of the Bronx River Alliance and the greenest building in the Bronx, with a nature classroom, a community meeting space, and a boat house!

Learn more about the Bronx River House

Once completed, West Farms Rapids will provide a continuous trail at West Farms, between Starlight Park and River Park. 

Track the construction of the West Farms Rapids

Events Along the Bronx River Greenway

Join us in celebrating the Bronx River, its waterfront parks, and its thriving Bronx community.

Find an upcoming event at the Bronx River Greenway

The Bronx River Alliance

Learn more about the Bronx River Greenway from our friends at the Bronx River Alliance, a partnership group that’s helping the Bronx River thrive.

Visit the Bronx River Alliance

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