NYC Parks

Riverside Park

Park, Basketball Court, and Field
Riverside Dr. (btwn W 59th St. & St. Clair Pl.), New York, NY 10025, United States
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    • 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
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    • 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
    • 4:00 PM–8:00 PM

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  • What you need to know
    IWalked Audio Tours
    "four miles along the Hudson River"(5 Tips)
    The Corcoran Group
    "35 block span at 72nd St"(2 Tips)
    rejane b.
    "ce To Take A Vigorous Walk in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue!"(2 Tips)
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    "Vigorous Walk in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue!"(2 Tips)
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  • Patrick

    Good for a peaceful walk.

    Patrick · 4 days ago
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  • Anne M.

    I actually prefer this to Central Park. The water! So key.

    Anne Myers · 1 week ago
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  • Ben

    Great spot for running!

    Ben · February 9
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  • Time Out New York

    Don't miss the Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair. It's an old-style county fair equipped with carnival rides, reptile shows, sideshows and even an open jam session. Sun, 9/7, 1pm, free. Read more

    Time Out New York · September 5, 2014
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  • Duncan P.

    The conclave at riverside park is an iconic spot from 70s movie "the warriors" Its where all the gangs meet at the start and where cyrus gets shot

    Duncan PJ · September 3, 2014
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  • Duncan P.

    I was worried the baseball furries would be after me for my wallet but all I found was this squirrel after my nuts

    Duncan PJ · September 3, 2014
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  • Willamis B.

    very nice spending the evening walking through this park, where ve flowers, babies, dogs of various breeds with their owners, a lot of people running, riding a bike, rollerblading and skateboarding.

    Willamis Batista · August 19, 2014
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  • Willamis B.

    This park is very Charming and overlooking the Hudson River. It is a park frequented more by locals for jogging, walking the dog or family. Worth a visit on a sunny day.

    Willamis Batista · August 19, 2014
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  • Willamis B.

    Great place to stroll, watch the staff, sit on the grass and reading a good book.

    Willamis Batista · August 18, 2014
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  • Roger S.

    This park has everything. Biking and jogging along the river, kayaking in it, great sunsets, sunbathing, picnicking.

    Roger Schonfeld · August 10, 2014
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  • Alyssa B.

    Omg!!! Love coming here any time of the day for biking or just to watch the view and relaxed.

    Alyssa Becker · June 30, 2014
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  • Compass

    The expansive park runs along the Hudson River and is one of eight officially designated scenic landmarks in New York. Sports fields, elm trees, and a public marina welcome neighbors of all kinds.

    Compass · April 21, 2014
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  • Nick K.

    Beware of dog poop. It's everywhere!

    Nick Kinling · March 2, 2014
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  • Sandra S.

    Opino lo mismo empezar en la 125 hacia el south 72th es la mejor forma de conocerlo

    Sandra Servidio · January 1, 2014
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  • Poc N.

    Watch your step for duck stuff

    Poc Nation · December 30, 2013
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  • rejane b.

    ce To Take A Vigorous Walk in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! Start at West 125th and head south through 109th for best walk.

    rejane boaventura · November 4, 2013
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  • Seda A.

    Relaxing, refreshing with the great view!

    Seda Ardıç · October 3, 2013
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  • pai

    Be careful! Recent crime spree River West. Two bicyclists robbed, mom jogging with strolled attacked + Child Among 4 Hurt in Stabbings Near Riverside Park UWS NYC Oct 1, 2013 http://dnain.fo/18K6wzE

    pai · October 1, 2013
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  • John F.

    Bring your own dinner to the terrace at 102nd St and dine al fresco (and a covert bottle of wine)

    John Felicetti · August 25, 2013
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  • Marlene L.

    Great park to run at! Not very crowded!

    Marlene Lleva · August 13, 2013
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  • Bum Bum J.

    This park was created with love in mind. Enjoy a stroll along Manhattan's Westside while taking in views of New Jersey. Best time to visit is during the early morning or while the sun is setting.

    Bum Bum Jones · July 24, 2013
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  • Thomas L.

    Relaxing day

    Thomas Lavone · July 13, 2013
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  • Eliza Ariadne K.

    Enter the park from 83rd st. and climb the rock to the right. This is where E.A. Poe used to sit & look at the Hudson. True, you can't see the river from that spot anymore (trees) but who cares? Poe!

    Eliza Ariadne K · June 28, 2013
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  • AT&T

    Mobile device in need of some juice? Head over to Pier 1 to power up at our #ATTStreetCharge solar-powered mobile charging station. Read more

    AT&T · June 18, 2013
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  • The Corcoran Group

    Enjoy the views while walking along the Hudson River and visit each of the Riverside Park dog runs spanning a 35 block span at 72nd St, 87th St, and 105th St.

    The Corcoran Group · June 4, 2013
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  • NYC Parks

    Charles Ginnever is best known for his large-scale works which appear to warp as someone looks at the pieces from different angles. High Rise is on display along the water at 145th through March 2014. Read more

    NYC Parks · June 4, 2013
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  • Karen M.

    great place to get a quiet park visit

    Karen Mchenry · May 20, 2013
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  • Damian C.

    the best place to sit and have peace of mind or with a friend for a light snack is around the 59th st area of the park

    Damian Clayton · September 15, 2012
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    I like to go for dinner with two blankets and a packed meal–sandwiches; fresh bread, cheese, and fruit; or even a pizza pie. The views of the sun setting over the Hudson River are stunning. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · August 21, 2012
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  • Milana M.

    Don't be shy to do yoga outside for your beautiful healing. This place is 5 starz rated anytime of the or and night. See u, jogging peeps

    Milana May · July 15, 2012
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  • Sean M.

    Peace and quiet in the noisiest city.

    Sean McKenzie · July 2, 2012
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  • CJ S.

    This park is awesome for jogging, walking your dog, hiking or gazing the Hudson at night with your hot date. Amazing romantic setting and my favorite park in all of NYC.

    CJ Stryker · July 1, 2012
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  • One For Culture

    Check out Summer on the Hudson: RCTA Sunset Concert Series. Ron McClure & Friends open the 2012 season on Saturday, June 10.

    One For Culture · June 8, 2012
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  • Jason K.

    Take your shirt off and throw a Frisbee.

    Jason Kapler · June 7, 2012
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  • Robin T.

    Every Saturday at 1pm free Shaolin 5 Animals Kung Fu at 108!

    Robin Taylor · June 2, 2012
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  • DANI. K

    Fken traffic at 9 pm

    DANI. K · April 18, 2012
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  • Tristan

    Great place to fly a kite!

    Tristan · March 27, 2012
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  • ✨#IamRomdelacrème✨

    Beautiful park. Great for long walks while enjoying the amazing panorama.

    ✨#IamRomdelacrème✨ · March 26, 2012
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  • JOGABO

    In summer you should go there in the evening. With a light breeze and the view on the Hudson you will enjoy playing soccer on the big field even more. http://jogabo.com/venues/291-riverside-park

    JOGABO · March 14, 2012
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  • John L.

    Check out the path by the river! (Called Cherry Walk) Entrance at 100th Street.

    John Liu · March 8, 2012
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  • Jake S.

    This is where the fight with the Baseball Furies takes place. Look for the Firefighters Memorial that they run past (You can also find where they shot the movie version of big meeting in this park.)

    Jake Smith · February 21, 2012
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  • M. Silver Associates

    Hosts American Cancer Society: Bark for Life event in May: http://bit.ly/yJuyqy A non-competitive walk-a-thon for dogs and owners to fight cancer. For more info: http://www.relayforlife.org/barknycNY

    M. Silver Associates · February 15, 2012
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  • NYC Parks

    Check out "Invisible Man: a Memorial to Ralph Ellison." This sculpture honors author Ralph Ellison, who lived opposite this park.

    NYC Parks · February 6, 2012
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  • Jay D.

    If you get here early enough, you'll find a parking spot.

    Jay Denson · February 3, 2012
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  • The Corcoran Group

    Another great place to enjoy a great run or bike ride. For those more adventurous types, you can go Kayaking or dive in for a triathlon-training swim.

    The Corcoran Group · January 6, 2012
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  • IWalked Audio Tours

    Riverside Park stretches for four miles along the Hudson River from W 72nd St to 158th St. Original design by same architect of Central Park, Frederick Law Olmsted (1875). Full history in blog. <LINK> Read more

    IWalked Audio Tours · November 25, 2011
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  • Village Voice

    Winner of Best Place To Take A Vigorous Walk in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! Start at West 125th and head south through 109th for best walk.

    Village Voice · November 11, 2011
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  • PR Nutrition Inc

    A four mile stretch along the waterfront, great for marathon training if you run down and into Battery Park at the bottom of the island, and then up the East River Path in a loop.

    PR Nutrition Inc · October 13, 2011
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  • Manny G.

    Tryin to locate my memory.. and its not working

    Manny G · September 26, 2011
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  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition

    A great place for Fall IINto Action conference participants to visit while in New York! Check out our NYC Healthy Living Guide on parks and walking tours for more info. Read more

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