What is the age requirements?
Kids must be accompanied by an adult. If their parent will not be present, the parent must sign an waiver to designate the adult who will be. Ages 11-17 can ride alone 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.
Do you offer lessons for first timers?
Yes, we do provide one-hour paddleboarding and kayaking instruction for $75 per person. Understanding safety, currents, tides, and winds can help you make the most of your day on the Hudson River and save energy by allowing you to paddle with the river currents rather than against them.
What are the prices?
- Single kayak $25/hr
- Double Kayak $40/hr
- Paddleboard $30/hr
- Kayaking Lesson $75 (1 hour/person)
- Paddleboarding Lesson $75 (1 hour/person)
How many hours do you recommend?
Most reservations are for two hours. 1 hour for travel and 1 hour for dockside return.
When can i kayak?
Do I need to make a reservation?
We strongly advise making a reservation ahead of time using the form above. Due to weather and safety concerns, we may have to close.
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 paddle. 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.
How can I pay?
We accept all major credit cards and cash payments at the location. For directions, click here
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 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 make it generally safe to swim. Learn more
Does The Park Have Hiking Trails?
Yes. The Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey is about twelve miles long and half a mile wide, with 2,500 acres of wild Hudson River shorefront, uplands, and cliffs — just minutes from the George Washington Bridge.
Learn more about Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey