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The NJ Palisades guide app is now available

The NJ Palisades Guide app is available for iPhone & Android!


Park Maps


Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: November 22, 2017 (subject to change without notice).

Allison Park: Open daylight hours.  Restrooms closed for season.
Alpine Boat Basin: Closed for season.
Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Pavilion restrooms closed for season (plaza restrooms remain open). Kearney House open for special events.
Englewood Boat Basin: Please contact J.M. Englewood Marina: 201-568-1328.
Englewood Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Snack Shack closed for season.
Fort Lee Historic Park: Grounds open daylight hours. Metered parking, 7 days (click here for rates). Visitor Center open Weds. to Sun., 10 AM – 4:45 PM.

Parking Restrictions
WEEKDAYS: Public parking in south lot only.

Greenbrook Sanctuary: Open daylight hours (membership required).
Hazard’s Ramp: Closed for season.
Henry Hudson Drive: Open daylight hours.
Palisades Interstate Parkway in New Jersey: Open 24 hrs.
Park Headquarters: Administrative offices open Mon to Fri, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM except New Jersey State holidays. Parkway Police desk staffed at all times: 201-768-6001. Click here for Court information.
Ross Dock Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Restrooms closed for season.
State Line Lookout: Grounds open daylight hours. Lookout Inn (State Line Café & bookshop) open 7 days, 9:30 AM – 5 PM.

Holiday closure
THU. & FRI, NOV. 23–24: Lookout Inn closed for Thanksgiving holiday (grounds remain open daylight hours).

Trails: Open daylight hours.

Ongoing Project
ONGOING: Intermittent closures on Shore Trail from Englewood to Ross Dock for construction.

Undercliff Picnic Area: Open daylight hours.

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School and scout groups can schedule guided hikes and nature walks led by our professional staff. The Palisades are uniquely situated for studying geology and river ecology, though many topics can be covered (woodland ecology, winter ecology, history, invasive plant species, etc.). Hikes range from easy to moderate and can be offered in any part of the park. These programs are subject to staff availability (see calendar below for available dates) — please arrange early. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 201-615-9226 or email Christina Fehre: cfehre@njpalisades.org.

Private guided hikes are more appropriate for private groups who are not affiliated with a partnering organization. Fee is $10 per person. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 201-615-9226 or email Christina Fehre: cfehre@njpalisades.org.

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Types of Hikes

Note: You can check our hiking page for route ideas, or we will recommend a route based on the type of hike you choose.

Types of Programs:


This calendar shows dates that have already been reserved for guided hikes and nature walks led by our professional staff. These dates are not available for other bookings.

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