Reminder: No timed entry reservations are required through mid-March.

Know Before You Go


During the winter, Little Island is open to the public daily from 6:00am to 9:00pm. To support safety and social distancing, added safety precautions are in effect. Review our Visitor Health & Safety guidelines when planning your visit. Timed Entry reservations are required during our busy spring and summer months.

We look forward to having you.

Little Island is a 2.4-acre public park in Hudson River Park on the West side of Manhattan. We are located in the Hudson River off of the West Side Highway with entrances at West 13th and 14th Streets.

Read our Park Rules & Frequently Asked Questions so you can help shape your best visitor’s experience.


We recommend public transportation as the best method to get to Little Island. The park is accessible by numerous modes of transit:

The nearest subway stations are the A, C, E, and L trains located at 14th Street and 8th Avenue (ADA accessible); the 1, 2, and 3 trains located at 14th Street and 7th Avenue; and the F and M trains located at 14th Street and 6th Avenue.

The M11, M12, and M14D SBS buses stop at 14th Street and 10th Avenue.

If biking to Little Island, bike racks are located just north and south of the park entrances on the Hudson River Park esplanade, where you can secure your bicycle. Bikes are unfortunately not allowed on Little Island in the interest of keeping our space accessible to all visitors.

The closest Citibike stations to Little Island are located along 10th Avenue on 14th Street and 15th Street. Alternatively, there are additional locations by The High Line on West 16th Street, as well as on the corner of Washington and Gansevoort Streets.

Vehicles should drop off guests on 10th Avenue. There is also a taxi pick-up and drop-off location at Pier 57, just north of Little Island.

There are pedestrian crosswalks across the West Side Highway at 14th Street and 13th Street. Visitors may enter Little Island from the South Bridge near 13th Street or the North Bridge near 14th street.


Little Island's spaces are fully accessible. Learn more about how we keep our park safe and comfortable for visitors with a range of needs and abilities here.


The health and safety of our visitors is our top priority. Learn more about our safety and social distancing protocols here.