The New York Historical Society and Summer on the Hudson partner for a monuments tour of Riverside Park, an Olmstead gem and one of New York City’s Scenic Landmarks. Join us for a guided walk along Riverside Drive that highlights the park’s development as well as its historic and commemorative monuments.
The South Tour begins at the 72nd Street park entrance and proceeds north. The North Tour begins at the 122nd Street General Grant National Memorial and proceeds south. Each tour is approximately 1.5 miles and will involve some hills. Wear comfortable shoes. Space is limited and registration is required.
Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.