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Reviewed 1 September 2018

i love the riverside park, located near central park area of new york. i normally visit this area during the spring and summer.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lovetravelworldwide7
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Relaxing walk starting from Pier 1 (at about 70th Street), after entering the park at W 72nd (Eleanor Roosevelt Statue) and Riverside Drive. Walk up to Boat Basin Cafe at 79th St. for a view of the Boat Basin while enjoying food and drinks.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bbjb2015
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Nice park with a great view where we spend a day with my golden retriever and friends. Walked around all day long

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IrinaNetwork
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This park runs along the Huson River and offers some amazing views of the river and New Jersey shore. The landscaping is beautiful and there are several playgrounds for kids. After the trees loose their leaves you can also admire the buildings along Riverside drive.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank twiceNewYorkCity
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Riverside Park is the best kept secret in NYC, unless you happen to leave nearby on the upper west side. This park stretches up seemingly endlessly, with beautifully manicured lawns, playgrounds, dog runs, terraces, and waterfront promenades. The community gardens in the blocks parallel to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank EthanS366
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Great place on UWS to enjoy gardens, seeks shade, have a nice bake ride or take the kids to the playground. Lots of locals to share tennis and bench.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank iScout4U
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

It’s not Central Park but it’s our neighborhood prize. Well landscaped and complete with playground and dog park. Lots of people walking dogs and friendly. A favorite of mine for sure

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ronnid118
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This park is located between W72nd St & W158th St. It snakes along beside The Hudson River. I think this park is more for running, bike riding or walking. It does have a dog run. There are benches along the 4 miles to view The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jodih792
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Just ask Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks in You've Got Mail" It was filmed there in the movie. I love Riverside Park. It's SO beautiful and Romantic!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 55Mickey
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Many tourists will make the effort to visit Central park, but Riverside Park should also rank high among New York attractions. On the West side of Manhattan, the park is runs from 59th Street to 158th Street, and provides spectacular views of the river, New...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from 55Mickey | Reviewed this property |
Well I've walked there many times and felt completely safe. So have my family member's and friends. I always say if you don't feel safe, than don't do it!!! I love NYC!!!!
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