Receptions in Riverbank State Park - In Progress

Inspired by Japanese urban rooftop green spaces, this 28-acre multi-level park is located 69 feet above the Hudson River. It’s got a slew of attractions, including playgrounds, indoor and outdoor pools, a skating rink, the one-of-a-kind Totally Kid Carousel and incredible views of the George Washington Bridge and New Jersey. There are plenty of shady areas to lay down your blanket and, best of all, a ton of picnic tables. A permit is required for gatherings of 15 people or more, and picnic tables are often reserved in advance during the summer. Off-season, they’re first-come, first-served with a limit of three tables per family. There is no grilling here so bring take-out or a picnic lunch. Bathrooms are located on the premises.

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