Description - Riverbank State Park is located above the Hudson River offering spectacular views of New York's skyline, the Hudson River, New Jersey Bridge and the George Washington Bridge. This terrific park encourages all ages and abilities to participate in their many recreation programs. Both indoor and outdoor swimming is available, tennis, track, soccer, football, basketball, roller skating and ice skating are a few of the extensive programs offered at this urban state park. Neither bicycling nor pets are permitted at this year-round facility.
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Riverbank State Park
- Riverbank State Park is a multilevel landscaped recreational facility situated on a half-mile-long platform above the Hudson. Riverbank has spectacular views of the river, New Jersey and the George Washington Bridge. Park facilities include swimming pools, (indoor and outdoor) the "Totally Kid Carousel," running track, football / soccer field, basketball and tennis courts, baseball field, a playground funded and built by the Saturn Corporation, a skating rink (ice skating and roller skating) and picnic area. The park offers numerous courses, extensive equipment, and cultural and recreational programs for all ages and abilities.
Recreation - Riverbank State Park offers a variety of recreation activities for all ages and abilities. The following opportunities are available: hiking, picnicking, a children's playground, play fields, performing arts center, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, recreation programs, showers, gymnasium, roller skating (February - October) and ice skating (November - January). No bicycle riding within this park. The park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Climate - This area experiences average January temperatures above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average above 72 degrees Fahrenheit (above 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to 44 inches of rain and snowmelt.
Riverbank State Park is lcoated at 679 Riverside Drive at West 145th Street in Manhattan.