John V. Lindsay East River Park
Montgomery St. To E. 12 St., FDR Drive
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One of New York City's finest places to play can be found along the waterfront of Manhattan's Lower East Side, in view of the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges. With a track, a tennis complex, eight baseball and softball fields, and fields and courts dedicated to soccer, football, and basketball, as well as its dramatic views of New York's harbor, John V. Lindsay East River Park is a popular place for your next game. The park is also a vital link on Manhattan's Waterfront Greenway, and offers beautiful waterfront pathways for bicyclists and pedestrians to enjoy.
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Run 1.5 miles alongside the FDR while looking out on the East River to Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood.
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Know Before You Go
The section of East River Park south of Stanton Street is temporarily closed due to construction as part of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, which will protect Lower East Side residents and waterfront parks from coastal storms and sea level rise. East River Park remains open north of Stanton Street. For access to open park areas, use entrances at E. Houston Street, 6th St Bridge, or 10th St Bridge. For more information on construction progress, when this section of the park will re-open, please visit the Department of Design and Construction’s City’s East Side Coastal Resiliency Project Updates page. If you are looking for places to play and relax nearby, please visit our Neighborhood Recreational Resources page.
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