Pier 40

Cross at W Houston St or Clarkson St

In Greenwich Village


Pier 40





Accessible to people with disabilities


Subway & Bus Lines

1 at Houston St.



This pier, the largest in Hudson River Park, has a footprint of over 14 acres. Pier 40 is the home to the Hudson River Park Trust's offices and is the starting point for the historic Greenwich Village walking tour. It's also where the Trust operates the hugely popular sports fields. Various park tenants host activities here too.

A walk on the south side of Pier 40 will lead to the finger pier. This semi-enclosed area juts out into the Hudson and affords views of the Statue of Liberty. Fishing is a very popular pastime here. Several public programs operate from the south side of Pier 40 courtesy of our Park Partners like  Downtown Boathouse , New York Kayak CompanyPier Park and Playground and Village Community Boathouse.

You can also take a cruise with Hornblower. Also offering public programs from Pier 40: are The River Project and the Trapeze School NY

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Art In The Park

Holland-America Line Mural

The current Pier 40 was built in the early 1960s as a passenger ship terminal for the Holland-America lines. A beautiful ceramic mural showcasing the line still exists in the pier’s lobby. The Shipping Mural was created by artist Frank Nix.

Vision & Progress

Pier 40

One of the most important commercial properties in Hudson River Park, Pier 40 plays an integral role in supporting the Park, currently funding approximately 40% of its annual operating budget.