Is It Safe To Kayak On The Hudson River?

Hudson River is a very safe place where you can enjoy various water sports, including kayaking and stand-up paddling. But there are some places where the waters are crowded with numerous kayaks. Such places are not recommended if your aim is to brush up your kayaking skills.

What Is The Age Requirements?

Kids must be accompanied by an adult. If their parent will not be present, the parent must sign a waiver to designate the adult who will be. Ages 11-17 can ride along with an adult on-premises. Ages 3-10 must ride a double kayak with an adult. Ages 0-2 stay on land with an adult.

How Can I Pay?

We accept all major credit cards and cash payments at the location. For directions, click here

Do I Need A Reservation Or I Can Just Show Up?

By reservation only. Please call in advance (201) 212-4565

What To Wear Kayaking?

Clothing for kayaking has similar requirements to other outdoor activities like hiking: You’re looking for versatility, durability, and comfort while you’re on the move. You’re also looking for protection for cold and wet conditions (really wet conditions). Read the full article by REI

Is The Hudson River Clean To Swim?

The Department of Environmental Conservation of New York State takes regular measurements of enterococci, a type of fecal bacteria, and says that the level in the Hudson River now makes it generally safe to swim. Learn more

Does The Park Have Hiking Trails?

Yes. Learn more about Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey