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Hudson River Park Pier 25 Playground

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Splashy, Splashy!! Oh boy what fun my son had at this fairly new playground on Pier 25. It’s part of the 550 acres that make up Hudson River Park which extends from Battery Park Place all the way up to West 59th Street. Along with the “Imagination Playground” at South Street Seaport, this ranks as one of the most modern play-areas in Manhattan! There aren’t many tall trees around so do bring the hats and sun-block and don’t forget a change of clothing for the little ones. They will definitely get wet as a good third of the area is dedicated to water activities. Don’t let your child fool you into standing under the dripping water bucket. You’ll be drenched before you know as it unexpectedly dumps all of its contents once a minute. In other words, you’ll get a whole bucket load of water on top of your head.

There’s a climbing wall as well as one of the best dome climbing nets I’ve ever seen. I feel like I’m on an island when I’m here, especially when the water sparkles and boats pass on by on the Hudson. Sunsets are my favorite time to come visit.

Written by agnesbstanton

June 17, 2012 at 5:46 pm

Posted in Attractions, Tribeca