Wow! This 28 acre multi-level recreational facility is really something.
It rises 69 feet above the Hudson River and offers quite a number of recreational
and athletic activities for everyone. Also, it's the only State Park situated
within Manhattan Island.
At this site one can find an Olympic-size pool, a skating rink for summer
roller skating and winter ice skating, an 900 seat cultural theater, a
1,500 seat multi-use athletic complex with fitness room and a restaurant.
Of course there's the carousel for kids as well and the other outdoor
pools, basketball courts, paddleball courts, football/soccer field and
There are great views of the Jersey Palisades, Hudson River and in the
distance, the George Washington Bridge. Below the park is Riverside Park
on which should you decide to head north, will take you into Fort Washington
Park. The closer you get to the George Washington Bridge, the more spectacular
your picture taking results will be. There are plenty of spots to picnic
along the way.
The park is open year 'round from 6:00 am - 11:00 pm.
For additional information call: 212-694-3600
Getting there by subway: 1, 9 will take you nearby at
145th St and Broadway.