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Riverside Park

 Kayak/Canoe Launch Sites

NameLocationHoursBelongs to Parks
Riverside Park (79th Street)79th Street Boat Basin & Hudson RiverSunrise to SunsetYes
Launch / LandStorageAvailable ParkingMore Info
Floating LaunchPublic Storage for up to 80 kayaks at boat basinStreet ParkingFull Location Details
NameLocationHoursBelongs to Parks
Riverside Park (72nd Street)

The kayak launch site at 72nd Street in Riverside Park is closed for the season. Please visit The New York City Water Trail page to find other kayak launches.

72nd Street & Hudson River
Park: 6:00am-1:00am; Launch: Sunrise to SunsetNo
Launch / LandStorageAvailable ParkingMore Info
Floating LaunchNoneFull Location Details

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsRiverside Park

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Attention Boaters: Due to repairs to an underwater high voltage cable there are currently no transient moorings available at the Boat Basin. Please contact the Dockmasters office at 212-496-2105 or VHF Ch09 for more information and alternatives. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

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