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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

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Know Before You Go

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

ParkRiverside Park

The northernmost A-dock at the 79th Street Boat Basin is currently closed to public access for structural enhancements. The dock will be further supported with non-wood pilings and a new wave screen.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2016

Kayak/Canoe Launch SitesRiverside 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.

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