Key

Green: Main Harbor Ring Route

Purple: Alternate Harbor Ring Segments

 

Directions:

To the East:

-Begin heading south on the Hudson River Greenway for 2.98 miles

-Turn right, between Harrison and Chambers Street, at Stuyvestant High School and continue along the path for .19 miles

-Follow the path to the left and continue along the waterfront esplanade for 1.20 miles

-After moving through Robert F. Wagner Park, turn right into the edge of Battery Park and ride along the edge of Battery Place for .16 miles

-Turn right along State Street and follow for .22 miles

 

Transit Option 1: To skip the Brooklyn portion of the Harbor Ring, take the Staten Island Ferry to Staten Island (Note: there are no bicycle path connections between Staten Island and Brooklyn. There are bicycle connections between Staten Island and New Jersey).

-Follow the bike path in front of the Staten Island Ferry, which turns south along Whitehall Street for .08 miles

-Make a left onto the East River Esplanade for 1.23 miles

 

Transit Option 2: To skip the East River Esplanade and the Manhattan Bridge, head to Pier 11 and take the East River Ferry to the Brooklyn Bridge Park/Dumbo Terminal

-Make a left onto Pike Street for .38 miles (Pike turns into Allen Street after Division Street)

-Make a left onto Canal Street for .12 miles

-Turn left to get onto the Manhattan Bridge Bicycle Path and follow for 1.20 miles

-Follow the exit ramp to get off the bridge, follow signs toward the Brooklyn Waterfront

-Cross over Sands Street underneath the Manhattan Bridge

-Follow Jay Street for .24 miles

-Make a left onto John Street for .10 miles

-Make a left onto Adams Street for .04 miles

-Make a right onto Plymouth Street for .12 miles

-Make a left onto Main Street for .04 miles

-Make a right onto Water Street and follow for .21 miles until hitting Old Fulton St.

-Make a right on Old Fulton St. for .02 miles

-Make a left onto Furman St. for .02 miles until making a right onto the Brooklyn Bridge Park Bike Path

 

Transit Option 3: To head back to Manhattan, take the East River Ferry back to the Pier 11 Terminal

-Make a left to enter onto the Brooklyn Bridge Park Greenway and follow for .7 miles

-Make a right onto Joralemon and follow it adjacent to the Park for .31 miles

-Turn right onto Columbia Street for .43 miles

-Turn right onto Degraw Street for .12 miles

-Make a left onto Van Brunt Street for .22 miles

-Make a right onto Summit Street for .04 miles

-Make a left onto Imlay Street for .09 miles

-Make a right onto Bowne Street for .04 miles

-Make a left to continue on Bowne Street for .29 miles

-Make a slight left to get onto Conover Street for .35 miles

-Make a right onto Beard Street for .39 miles

-Make a slight left onto Halleck Street for .11 miles

-Make a left onto Columbia Street for .11 miles

-Make a right onto Bay Street for .47 miles

-Make a left onto Smith Street for .09 miles

-Make a right onto Hamilton Ave./3rd Street (under the Gowanus Expressway) for 1.02 miles

-Make a right onto 29th Street for .15 miles

-Make a left onto 2nd Avenue for 1.94 miles

-Make a right onto 67th Street for .15 miles

-Make a left onto Colonial Road for .10 miles

-Make a right onto 68th Street for .27 miles

-Follow the bike path to the left for .07 miles

-Make a right onto 69th Street for .04 miles

-Make a left onto Shore Parkway Bike Path for 2.08 miles

-Make a left onto 4th Avenue for .44 miles

-Make a right onto 95th Street for .11 miles

 

Note: There is no existing connection for bicyclists or pedestrians between Brooklyn and Staten Island.

 

From the base of the Verrazano Bridge:

-Take Mont Sec Avenue East for .14 miles until Hudson Road

-Make a right onto Hudson Road and follow under the Verrazano Bridge for .39 miles

-Make a right to continue on Hudson Road for .13 miles

-Turn right onto New York Avenue, cross back under the Verrazano Bridge, and follow for 1.01 miles

-Take New York Avenue north and continue as it turns into Bay Street for 1.01 miles

-Make a right onto Hylan Blvd for .19 miles

-Make a left onto Edgewater Street for .53 miles

-Make a right to transition onto Edgewater Drive for about .45 miles until it turns into Front Street/Murray Hulbert Avenue

-Continue to follow Front Street for .75 miles

-Make a right to continue on Murray Hulbert Avenue for .11 miles

-Make a right onto Victory Blvd. for .02 miles

-Make a left onto Bay Street Landing and follow it for .39 miles as it weaves inland until it connects again with Richmond Terrace

 

Transit Option 4: To head back to Manhattan, take the Staten Island Ferry

-Make a right onto Richmond Terrace for .18 miles

-Make a right onto Bank Street for 1.05 miles

-Make a left onto Jersey Street for .03 miles

-Make a right onto Richmond Terrace for .39 miles

-Make a left onto Lafayette Avenue for .09 miles

-Make a right onto Fillmore Street for .45 miles

-Make a left onto Cottage Row for .30 miles

-Make a right onto Henderson Avenue for .94 miles

-Make a right onto Alaska Street for .19 miles

-Make a left onto Richmond Terrace for 1.31 miles

-Make a left onto Newark Avenue for .20 miles

-Make a slight right onto Lasalle Avenue for .07 miles

-Make a slight left onto Morningstar Road for .23 miles

-Take the ramp across the street to the left to get onto the Bayonne Bridge Bike Path and follow for 1.44 miles

-Make a left onto W 4th Street for .05 miles

-Make a right onto Avenue A for 2.23 miles

-Make a left onto Park Drive and follow for .29 miles around the edge of the park

-Make a right onto River Walkway for .77 miles, until it connects back to Park Drive

-Follow Park Drive uphill .13 miles until it connects with John F. Kennedy Blvd W.

-Make a left onto John F Kennedy Blvd W for .05 miles

-Make a right onto W 49th Street for .10 miles

-Make a left onto Avenue C for .54 miles

-Make a right onto Merritt Street for .08 miles

-Make a left onto Ocean Avenue for .59 miles

-Make a right onto Danforth Avenue for .16 miles

-Make a left onto Garfield Avenue for .26 miles

-Make a right onto Chapel Avenue for .81 miles

-Make a left to follow the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway for 1.30 miles

-Make a right to continue along the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway for .60 miles

-Make another right for .05 miles to follow the Walkway and then a left for .17 miles

-Turn left continuing along the Walkway for 1.40 miles

-After crossing the bridge, turn right to follow the Walkway .18 miles

-Make a left for .20 miles and then another left for .28 miles along the Walkway

-Turn left at the Liberty Landing Marina for .07 miles

 

Transit Option 5: To return to Manhattan, take the Liberty Landing Ferry to the World Financial Center Terminal

-Make a right on Audrey Zapp Dr. for .92 miles

-Make a right on Phillip Street and connect to the path (turns into Jersey Street) for .38 miles

-Make a right on Regent Street for .18 miles and bear to the left

-Make a right on Tidewater Street for .22 miles and turn right to remain on the street

-Turn right onto Main Blvd. for .14 miles and turn left onto the path through the parking lot

-Make a left onto Van Vorst Street for .05 miles

-Make a right onto Morris Street for .42 miles

-At the water, make a left to follow along the Hudson River Walk Way for 2.70 miles

 

Transit Option 6: To return to Manhattan, use the Paulus Hook Ferry Terminal to the World Financial Center Terminal and Midtown/39th Street Terminal

 

Transit Option 7: To head to points west, or to return to the Manhattan World Trade Center Station, use the Exchange Place PATH station.

 

Transit Option 8: To head to points west, or to return to the Manhattan, use the Newport PATH station.

-Transition onto Frank Sinatra Dr. for .60 miles

-Make a right onto Sinatra Dr. N for .32 miles until hitting the 14th St. Pier. Take the Hoboken/14th Street ferry to Manhattan’s Midtown/39th Street or World Financial Center Terminals