Cross at W22nd St

At Pier 62 In Chelsea


Generally 11am-7pm weekdays and 11am-8pm on weekends, weather permitting.

Check NY Carousel


At Pier 61, Chelsea Piers


Yes, seasonally

Accessible to people with disabilities


Subway & Bus Lines

C,E at 23rd St.



Take a ride on Hudson River Park’s custom-designed Hudson River Animals carousel in Chelsea. Your child (or your inner child) will thank you.

This signature 36 ft carousel has been created using 33 hand-carved wood figures of Hudson River Valley animals and one chariot, allowing for up to 36 passengers, per ride. The carousel building has been designed with a green roof and opens out to a large sprawling lawn and tree-lined pathways.

Rules & Regulations:

  • All riders must be at least 42 inches tall to ride alone. Riders under 42 inches must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older
  • Supervising adults of children under 42 inches must stand next to the animal and hold on to the child
  • All riders must have a ticket. Supervising adult accompanying child under 42 inches may ride for free
  • Only one (1) rider per animal
  • No riding backwards, side saddle or standing on an animal
  • Hold on to pole with both hands
  • No changing seats or walking on the carousel during operation
  • No food, drinks, gum, balloons or smoking on carousel
  • No bare feet or wet clothing
  • Do not hang personal belongings on the animals
  • Remain seated until the carousel comes to a full stop - do not jump on or off the moving carousel
  • Do not run, push, shove or throw anything from or towards the carousel
  • Maximum weight for riding animals is 250 lbs.
  • Every passenger must exit the carousel after each ride