Best piers in New York

Check out the top piers in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
1. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
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41 local reviews
West 46th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 212-245-0072
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Erik
The pier next the Intrepid is a great place to take in the Sunset and jus hang out.
Sima
Museum on an aircraft carrier. Want to see a space shuttle and other cool aircraft? This is a great place to…
Sebastian
The pier next the Intrepid is a great place to take in the Sunset and jus hang out.
1. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
1. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
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41 local reviews
West 46th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 212-245-0072
Erik
Erik
The pier next the Intrepid is a great place to take in the Sunset and jus hang out.
Sima
Sima
Museum on an aircraft carrier. Want to see a space shuttle and other cool aircraft? This is a great place to get out and see the west side…
Sebastian
Sebastian
The pier next the Intrepid is a great place to take in the Sunset and jus hang out.
2. Brooklyn Bridge Park
2. Brooklyn Bridge Park
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166 local reviews
334 Furman St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 718-222-9939
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Renee
Brooklyn Bridge Park is amazing. To get there, take take a right out of 443 Hicks and walk to Congress Street…
Eric
Brooklyn's newest park is also one of its best, with amazing views of lower Manhattan and the Brooklyn and Man…
Kappie
Former shipping piers have been turned into sports fields, green spaces and picnic areas in this beautiful par…
2. Brooklyn Bridge Park
2. Brooklyn Bridge Park
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166 local reviews
334 Furman St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 718-222-9939
Renee
Renee
Brooklyn Bridge Park is amazing. To get there, take take a right out of 443 Hicks and walk to Congress Street. Take a left and walk to Colum…
Eric
Eric
Brooklyn's newest park is also one of its best, with amazing views of lower Manhattan and the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. Lots of open …
Kappie
Kappie
Former shipping piers have been turned into sports fields, green spaces and picnic areas in this beautiful park located right on the water. …
3. Riverside Park
3. Riverside Park
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84 local reviews
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Jonathan
Riverside Park is a scenic waterfront public park on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. With beautiful views a…
Ella
Enjoy 5 miles of this riverside park, both walkable and bike-friendly. Lots of exciting greenery and piers to …
Aletia
Riverside Park is a scenic waterfront public park on the Upper West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New Yo…
3. Riverside Park
3. Riverside Park
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84 local reviews
Jonathan
Jonathan
Riverside Park is a scenic waterfront public park on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. With beautiful views along side the Hudson River, it…
Ella
Ella
Enjoy 5 miles of this riverside park, both walkable and bike-friendly. Lots of exciting greenery and piers to explore along the way.
Aletia
Aletia
Riverside Park is a scenic waterfront public park on the Upper West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City, operated and maintain…
4. Gantry Plaza State Park
4. Gantry Plaza State Park
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41 local reviews
4-09 47th Rd, Manhattan
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 718-786-6385
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Sheila
This is one block from my house and has the best view of the NYC skyline in NYC. It's also a beautiful park wi…
Delin
12-acre park on four piers along the East River offering restored gantries & Manhattan views
June
Beautiful spot with 4 piers that you can walk down and long walkway by the water, plus fun playground.
4. Gantry Plaza State Park
4. Gantry Plaza State Park
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41 local reviews
4-09 47th Rd, Manhattan
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 718-786-6385
Sheila
Sheila
This is one block from my house and has the best view of the NYC skyline in NYC. It's also a beautiful park with waterfront lounge chairs, h…
Delin
Delin
12-acre park on four piers along the East River offering restored gantries & Manhattan views
June
June
Beautiful spot with 4 piers that you can walk down and long walkway by the water, plus fun playground.
5. Hudson River Park Trust
5. Hudson River Park Trust
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17 local reviews
353 West St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 212-627-2020
Point of interestEstablishment
Vember
Walk/jog along the Hudson- nothing quite like it. Chelsea Piers are here as well live music, movies, and sunba…
Ryan
You can't go wrong by taking a stroll over to the Hudson River. Hudson River Park stretches for miles, but th…
Renee
Go for a morning stroll along the Hudson River walk. Explore old piers that have been turned in to parkland wh…
5. Hudson River Park Trust
5. Hudson River Park Trust
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17 local reviews
353 West St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 212-627-2020
Vember
Vember
Walk/jog along the Hudson- nothing quite like it. Chelsea Piers are here as well live music, movies, and sunbathing in the summer!
Ryan
Ryan
You can't go wrong by taking a stroll over to the Hudson River. Hudson River Park stretches for miles, but the area around 23rd Street near…
Renee
Renee
Go for a morning stroll along the Hudson River walk. Explore old piers that have been turned in to parkland whilst you soak in incredible vi…
6. Frying Pan
6. Frying Pan
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29 local reviews
207 12th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 212-989-6363
BarRestaurantFood
Mike
Converted pier on the Hudson River is a great place to hang out and grab a drink on a sunny day. Check the wea…
Marshall
Great in warmer months - restaurant on the pier
Peter Michael
Beautiful, peaceful park along the Hudson River that goes from uptown George Washington Bridge to downtown Bro…
6. Frying Pan
6. Frying Pan
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29 local reviews
207 12th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 212-989-6363
Mike
Mike
Converted pier on the Hudson River is a great place to hang out and grab a drink on a sunny day. Check the weather, it could get cold or win…
Marshall
Marshall
Great in warmer months - restaurant on the pier
Peter Michael
Peter Michael
Beautiful, peaceful park along the Hudson River that goes from uptown George Washington Bridge to downtown Brooklyn Bridge and around the is…
7. Gateway Center
7. Gateway Center
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14 local reviews
501 Gateway Dr, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 718-235-0467
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Kathleen
The original Gateway Center, features stores such as Target, Best Buy, Home Depot, Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy…
Sean
This Shop Rite is probably the best supermarket in the borough. It has a small food court/lunch bar and a Dunc…
O'Dell
There is a BJ's, Staples, Old Navy, Famous Footwear, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Home Depot, Best Buy, Marshall…
7. Gateway Center
7. Gateway Center
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14 local reviews
501 Gateway Dr, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 718-235-0467
Kathleen
Kathleen
The original Gateway Center, features stores such as Target, Best Buy, Home Depot, Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy and more. The 2014 expansion…
Sean
Sean
This Shop Rite is probably the best supermarket in the borough. It has a small food court/lunch bar and a Duncan Donuts where where a simple…
O'Dell
O'Dell
There is a BJ's, Staples, Old Navy, Famous Footwear, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Home Depot, Best Buy, Marshalls, Babies R US, Olive Gardden,…
8. Long Island City
8. Long Island City
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7 local reviews
Long Island City, New York
NeighborhoodPolitical
Johnny
Check out Long Island City Piers! You can see across the river into Manhattan. Best to go at sunset or at nigh…
Andrea
Long Island City Piers has a beautiful view of Manhattan sky scrappers.
Nargiz
Go to the coast and capture one of the best views of Manhattan.
8. Long Island City
8. Long Island City
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7 local reviews
Long Island City, New York
Johnny
Johnny
Check out Long Island City Piers! You can see across the river into Manhattan. Best to go at sunset or at night. You can also take the NYC f…
Andrea
Andrea
Long Island City Piers has a beautiful view of Manhattan sky scrappers.
Nargiz
Nargiz
Go to the coast and capture one of the best views of Manhattan.
9. WNYC Transmitter Park
9. WNYC Transmitter Park
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45 local reviews
Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 212-639-9675
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Freddy
Newest park to be developed in Greenpoint a few years ago. Great view and connects to the pier to pick up the…
Daniel
I love this park. It's never busy, and has this great long pier that stretches out into the East River. Grab a…
Pepper & Dave
We're lucky to have one of the best little parks in New York at the end of our street. Bring some food and/or …
9. WNYC Transmitter Park
9. WNYC Transmitter Park
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45 local reviews
Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 212-639-9675
Freddy
Freddy
Newest park to be developed in Greenpoint a few years ago. Great view and connects to the pier to pick up the ferry. Nice spot to go and h…
Daniel
Daniel
I love this park. It's never busy, and has this great long pier that stretches out into the East River. Grab a coffee from Ovenly, a nearby …
Pepper & Dave
Pepper & Dave
We're lucky to have one of the best little parks in New York at the end of our street. Bring some food and/or drink and a blanket if the wea…
10. Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex
10. Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex
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9 local reviews
62 Chelsea Piers, New York
+1 212-336-6666
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Tenisha & Marty
Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex
Michelle
Great place to watch the ships pass, and see the private yachts that dock here as well... Catch the Spirit li…
Michelle
Great place to watch the ships pass, and see the private yachts that dock here as well... Catch the Spirit li…
10. Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex
10. Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex
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9 local reviews
62 Chelsea Piers, New York
+1 212-336-6666
Tenisha & Marty
Tenisha & Marty
Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex
Michelle
Michelle
Great place to watch the ships pass, and see the private yachts that dock here as well... Catch the Spirit line or Bateaux dinner cruises. …
Michelle
Michelle
Great place to watch the ships pass, and see the private yachts that dock here as well... Catch the Spirit line or Bateaux dinner cruises. …
11. Pier 83
11. Pier 83
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5 local reviews
Pier 83 West 42nd Street, New York
+1 212-563-3200
Travel agencyPremisePoint of interest
Michael
Finger Pier into the Hudson
Stefanie
Take a walk over to the scenic Hudson River pier and watch the ships, lay in the grass and enjoy the joggers.
Stefanie
Take a walk over to the scenic Hudson River pier and watch the ships, lay in the grass and enjoy the joggers.
11. Pier 83
11. Pier 83
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5 local reviews
Pier 83 West 42nd Street, New York
+1 212-563-3200
Michael
Michael
Finger Pier into the Hudson
Stefanie
Stefanie
Take a walk over to the scenic Hudson River pier and watch the ships, lay in the grass and enjoy the joggers.
Stefanie
Stefanie
Take a walk over to the scenic Hudson River pier and watch the ships, lay in the grass and enjoy the joggers.
12. Governors Island
12. Governors Island
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52 local reviews
Governors Island, Manhattan
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Greg & Adriane
This former army barracks has been converted into a beautiful park with lots of activities including a beach b…
Renee
If you're here in the summer, go to Pier 6 (follow directions in Brooklyn Bridge Park info above) and hop on t…
Jada
Only open in the summers. Ferry ride is $2 round-trip from Pier 6. Rent bicycles, dine at food trucks, etc. …
12. Governors Island
12. Governors Island
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52 local reviews
Governors Island, Manhattan
Greg & Adriane
Greg & Adriane
This former army barracks has been converted into a beautiful park with lots of activities including a beach bar on the sand. It's accessibl…
Renee
Renee
If you're here in the summer, go to Pier 6 (follow directions in Brooklyn Bridge Park info above) and hop on the ferry to Governor's Island …
Jada
Jada
Only open in the summers. Ferry ride is $2 round-trip from Pier 6. Rent bicycles, dine at food trucks, etc. Old army barracks have been c…