Exploring Waterfront Parks in Westchester
The beauty of living in Westchester is not just having access to some incredible hikes and nature preserves but also having towns located right on the Hudson River. Westchester waterfronts offers incredible views, along with playgrounds, restaurants, and nearby homes.
Many of the waterfront towns will soon by connected via the Westchester RiverWalk, a planned 51.5-mile pathway that will link 14 municipalities, historic sites, parks and river via a connection of trails, esplanades and boardwalks.
Read on to check out some waterfronts to explore with your family this summer — and beyond.
This waterfront park boasts incredible views of the Hudson Valley and the Palisades. Find community events and concerts in the spring and summer and the go-to location for 4th of July fireworks viewing. The park includes walking paths, a fishing pier, a playground, access points for canoeing, and more. 87 Ogden Park, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.
The pathway of Ichabod’s Landing, offers stunning views that you can explore by walking, scooting, or biking with your kids. 115 River St, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Yonkers Riverfront Promenade
The location of the Greystone train station, this riverfront also has areas for sitting and a paved path. Yonkers Riverfront Promenade, 56 Water Grant St, Yonkers, NY 10701.
Louis Engel Waterfront Park
Located in the old village area of Ossining, the Louis Engel Waterfront Park is home to a playground with a spray park, picnic tables, grills, a small beach, fishing access, paved walking paths, and a stage where you can enjoy concerts and movies in the summer. It is also the location the Ossining train station and 3 Westerly Bar & Grill. 25 Westerly Rd, Ossining, NY 10562.
MacEachron Waterfront Park
This waterfront park is home to countless rows of benches for sitting, river viewing, and picnics. Families will also find a playground, rocks for climbing and discovery, a path, and the location of Harvest on Hudson. 100 River St, Hastings-On-Hudson, NY 10706
Hudson Park at Peekskill Landing and Peekskill Riverfront Green Park
This spacious waterfront is home to a playground, sporting fields, a small beach, docks for kayaking, and areas for climbing. Hudson Ave, Peekskill, NY 10566.
This 12-acre park is co-owned by the Village of Irvington and The Scenic Hudson Land Trust, Inc where you and your family will find two playgrounds, one-mile of pathways, 4.5 acres of open lawn space, and two ballfields. 29 Bridge St, Irvington, NY 10533
This 18-acre parks offers stunning views, including points to see the historic Tarrytown Lighthouse. The park also has playgrounds, fishing, golf, and picnic areas. Tarrytown Light-Kingsland Point Path, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
This hilly park offers a picnic area, tennis courts, basketball, and playground. 238 W Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591.
This 508-acre park has facilities for camping, hiking, and swimming at Croton Point Park Beach. There is also access for boating, fishing, kayaking, and camping at this picturesque park. 1 Croton Point Ave, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520