Go for a stroll along the boardwalk and try out the hottest dishes of the season at the local beach-side food spots.
Remember to swim only when lifeguards are around and never leave kids unattended. More information about Alley Pond Park Adventure Course If you’re looking to explore the great outdoors without leaving Manhattan, head to Inwood Hill Park.
More information about Clove Lakes Park Make a day of it!
Enjoy the great outdoors as you explore eight miles of scenic waterfront parks and recreational activities along the Bronx River.
Join free and low-cost canoe trips with the Bronx River Alliance and its partners.Wander through the preserved Bronx River Forest near Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East, and be sure to visit the iconic Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden. More information about kayaking and canoeing in NYC parks This waterfront park is filled with beautiful places to relax, play, explore, and enjoy stunning views of Manhattan, the East River bridges, the New York Harbor, and even the Statue of Liberty!Learn more about the Bronx River Greenway Come to this beautiful waterfront park in Long Island City for a stunning sunset through the buildings of Manhattan's skyline. Host a barbecue for two at the free hibachi grills and picnic tables at Pier 5. Try rock climbing under the Manhattan Bridge, and go roller skating at Pier 2.View the free summer movie schedule Come to Staten Island's wilder side at this park near the island's southeast shore.What was once a dumping ground for cars, is now a lush, preserved forest with eight hiking trails and footbridges to the wetland marsh and Spring Pond --- a haven for migratory birds.