Gallery: PHOTOS: Newport Green is a Hidden Beach Tucked Along the Hudso...

Think you have to go all the way to Coney Island or the Jersey Shore to hit the beach? Not anymore, thanks to Newport Green, a new urban beach and park that was unveiled this summer in Jersey City. We've written about this exciting new recreational space - which happens to be the first and only beach on the Hudson - before, but wanted to visit ourselves to get a feel for how truly accessible it is (just 20 minutes away from downtown Manhattan). Click through our slideshow to see everything you're missing out on if you haven't yet checked out this incredible new destination.

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  1. Yuka Yoneda August 10, 2012 at 8:33 am

    Hi there!

    Here is a Googlemaps link so you can get directions by typing in your address. Hope that helps and thanks for checking out Inhabitat! https://maps.google.com/maps?q=30+Mall+Dr+W,+Jersey+City,+NJ+07310+google+maps&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x89c25753d132d9af:0xdbba4b48fe66cfdc,30+Mall+Dr+W,+Jersey+City,+NJ+07302&gl=us&ei=c_8kUPSFO_P06AHu_YHgAg&ved=0CAkQ8gEwAA

  2. jdmzmix@hotmail.com August 6, 2012 at 10:11 am

    I WAS FORWARDED THIS SITE BY A FRIEND…THE NEWPORT GREEN LOOKS AWESOME, BUT NO MENTION AS TO HOW TO GET THERE? PLEASE POST DIRECTIONS, THANK YOU.