Hudson River (at Hoboken - Frank Sinatra Park)

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110 feet southeast of 525 Frank Sinatra Drive
07030 Hoboken , NJ 40° 44' 41.2872" N, 74° 1' 22.4184" W

Launch site information supplied by Hoboken Cove Boathouse, and is their primary launch site. See link below.

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Launching considerations / restrictions:: 

Do not use the original old rocky kayak launch. It is always too slippery. Use the truck ramp that leads to a path through the large rocks. It is much safer.

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Driving Directions: 
  • New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 14C (Jersey City).
  • After going through toll, get in left lane and continue to traffic light.
  • LEFT on Jersey Avenue.
  • Jersey Avenue will become Newark Avenue, and continue to Observer Highway.
  • Bear right on Observer Highway.
  • Continue approx. 1/2 mile to Hudson Street.
  • LEFT on Hudson Street, then next RIGHT on Hudson Place, then LEFT on River Street to end.
  • RIGHT on Frank Sinatra Drive. (Note that Frank Sinatra drive is different than Sinatra Drive).
  • Goto 525 Frank Sinatra Drive - (The Sinatra Cafe).
  • Walk south 100 feet. Look for truck ramp that leads to a path thru the rocks.
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Parking Situation: 
Depending on which day-there is usually parking on the street. May be fees. Also parking garages along the river, north and south of the kayak launch. That would be River Street.
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