Hunts Point Riverside Park
Lafayette Av bet. Edgewater Rd and the Bronx River
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Hunts Point Riverside Park is a gateway to the revitalized Bronx River, a major connector to the Bronx River Greenway, and a home to kayakers, canoers, and paddlers from across the city.
This park, once an illegal dumping ground, has been transformed into a waterfront oasis, with a pier for fishing, and a kayak and canoe launch. Even the spray shower and playground takes the shape of built-in canoes, as kids can safely play in the "water" on hot days.
As part of City of Water Day, a citywide celebration designed to foster appreciation for the importance of water around...