May 20, 2010
The new path from West 83rd to West 91st Streets completes the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway...
February 27, 2010
Parks & Recreation invites New Yorkers to come out to a neighborhood park for some winter fun.
February 10, 2010
Parks & Recreation will provide sleds and hot chocolate at selected locations across the city.
August 17, 2009
Kayak enthusiasts from around the country started their adventure on August 3, and wrapped up...
May 11, 2009
On Saturday, the Parks Department and FlyNY hosted architects, artists, community children, and...
March 9, 2009
We continue our look at New York City parks and monuments named for important women in history.
August 25, 2008
Standing before a historic New York Central steam locomotive, on August 19, Parks &...
August 19, 2008
The 3.5-acre park is one of the last remaining links in a continuous Hudson River Greenway.
June 2, 2008
Parks cut the ribbon on the reconstruction of the Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Memorial Plaza, adjacent...
April 12, 2008
Hands on New York Day is the largest single-day tree planting effort in NYC history!
Directions to Riverside Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this 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
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.