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Riverside Park

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Address: 475 Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10115
Phone Number: +1 212-870-3070
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Miles of Park

Walk along the Hudson River from 79th street to 135th street. Manuments, Gardens, Dog runs, Tennis Courts. This park has something for everyone.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walk along the Hudson River from 79th street to 135th street. Manuments, Gardens, Dog runs, Tennis Courts. This park has something for everyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Long waterfront park in a not so busy area of the city. Great views of the river and New Jersey while jogging or taking a leisurely stroll.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This park might be not as famous as the Central Park, but it is a wonderful part of crazy busy Manhattan. Walk down the park and enjoy view of Manhattan and Hudson river.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I love Central Park, sometimes we just don't want to deal with all the tourists. Riverside park on the west and Carl Shulz park on the east side are great alternatives peaceful spaces to commune with nature and enjoy being outside without all the noise, crowds and car horns.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Riverside Park for so many reasons, not least among them its eponymous location - riverside to the gorgeous Hudson River. You can walk and walk with the river on one side and green lawns on the other - many of them dog-free zones so it's safe to sit or lie down on the grass - yay!! And at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had a remarkable walk along the Hudson River here and took along a sandwich and viewed NJ and the GW Bridge.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A very long neighborhood park alongside of the Hudson river. Super in spring with all the blooms and flowers, cool in summer with the shade trees and the Hudson breeze and beautiful at sunset. Mostly locals hardly any tourists!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

It may not be as famous as Central Park, but it's just as beautiful. And right on the Hudson River. Fun to find the "You've Got Mail" locations too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Good place for a walk along the west side from 72nd all the way up to 129th. Visit the soldiers monument at 89th. Views over the Hudson along the way.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The second time we have done this but started at 92 street to include the area where to include the scene shot in the Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan. The rest of the walk is okay with views of the Hudson and we have a soft spot having stayed last time around 85th. However the sun was hot on the 4th July... More 

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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