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March 9, 2009

Detail of Harriet Tubman memorial statue in Harlem.

Women's History and New York City Parks (Parks II)

We continue our look at New York City parks and monuments named for important women in history.

August 25, 2008

All Aboard The Newest Segment Of Riverside Park South!

Standing before a historic New York Central steam locomotive, on August 19, Parks &...

August 19, 2008

Riverside Park South

All Aboard the Newest Segment of Riverside Park South!

The 3.5-acre park is one of the last remaining links in a continuous Hudson River Greenway.

June 2, 2008

Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Memorial Plaza Reopened on Memorial Day

Parks cut the ribbon on the reconstruction of the Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Memorial Plaza, adjacent...

April 12, 2008

Volunteer digging a hole for tree planting

20,000 Trees Planted in New York City

Hands on New York Day is the largest single-day tree planting effort in NYC history!

December 4, 2007

Manhattan’s District 14 Is The Cleanest!

At the Best of Parks awards ceremony, District 14 in Manhattan was honored with the Cleanest...

October 23, 2007

New Improvements On The 70th Anniversary Of Riverside Park’s Expansion

In honor of the 70th anniversary of its historic expansion, Parks & Recreation recently...

October 17, 2007

Mayor Bloomberg And Commissioner Benepe Break Ground On Riverwalk In Riverside Park

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe...

August 20, 2007

Celebrating National Marina Day & Boat Basin Anniversary

On August 11, National Marina Day, Parks & Recreation opened the doors of its flagship...

July 20, 2007

This Weekend In Parks

Bronx Get crafty with the family this weekend at Wave Hill. Create your own custom-made...

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Skate ParksRiverside Skate Park

Riverside Skate Park is closed to reconstruct the existing skate park with new skate elements, fencing, benches, picnic tables, and landscaping. Please visit the Capital Project Tracker page for updates on the project.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

There are service changes at this facility. Transient and seasonal moorings will not be available for the 2020 season

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are service changes at this marina. Marinas, boatyards, and boat launches are open for personal use of vessels only. Group activities, social gatherings, vessel charters, and rentals are prohibited. Vessel servicing, fueling, and pumpout stations are open. Please maintain strict social distancing of at least six feet and clean and sanitize your vessels after each use. Also, transient and seasonal moorings will not be available for the 2020 season.

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