Nyack Beach State Park





After suffering damages from Hurricane Sandy, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation partnered with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation to redesign upland park features and re- think the shoreline at Nyack Beach State Park, a 61-acre park on the western bank of the Hudson River.

This project is at the design-stage and has not yet been implemented.

Lessons Learned

  • Storm water runoff can cause a significant amount of damage to infrastructure and the shoreline itself if the topography is steep and the water is unmanaged. Addressing big-picture issues like storm water management can be vital to the long-term success of a shoreline project.
  • Ease of permitting should be considered when designing project components.