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Allison Park: Open daylight hours. Restrooms closed for winter.
Alpine Boat Basin: Closed for winter.
Alpine Picnic Area: Grounds open daylight hours. Pavilion restrooms closed for winter (plaza restrooms open). Kearney House closed for winter.
Englewood Boat Basin: Please call 201-568-1328.
Englewood Picnic Area: Grounds open daylight hours. Snack Shack closed for winter.
Fort Lee Historic Park: Grounds open daylight hours. Metered parking (rates). Visitor Center open Weds. to Sun., 10 AM – 4:45 PM. 201-461-1776.
Greenbrook Sanctuary: Open daylight hours, membership required. 201-784-0484.
Hazard’s Ramp: Floating dock removed for winter.
Henry Hudson Drive: Drive 1 closed for winter. Alpine Approach Road, Dyckman Hill Road, and Drive 2 open daylight hours, conditions permitting.
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. 201-768-1360. Parkway Police desk staffed at all times: 201-768-6001. Click here for Court information.
Ross Dock Picnic Area: Grounds open daylight hours. Restrooms closed for winter (Port-A-Johns available).
State Line Lookout: Grounds open daylight hours. Lookout Inn open 9:30 AM – 5 PM. 201-750-0465.
Trails: Open daylight hours.
Undercliff Picnic Area: Open daylight hours.

Sidebar last updated: February 1, 2016.
Information posted here subject to change without notice.

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The Palisades Interstate Parkway, completed in 1958, provides a scenic 42-mile ride from the George Washington Bridge to the Bear Mountain Bridge. About 11 miles of the Parkway are in New Jersey, from the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee to the New York state line at Alpine.

The Parkway is limited to passenger cars and motorcycles only. Trucks and cars pulling trailers and cars or pickup trucks with commercial or combination plates or business markings or advertising are prohibited on the Parkway. Buses must have a permit.

Our Directions page has directions for getting onto the Palisades Interstate Parkway in New Jersey.

Motorists should keep alert for regular maintenance work and similar situations while traveling on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

For current hours of operation for the Palisades Interstate Parkway in New Jersey, please check the sidebar >

The Palisades Interstate Park Commission in New Jersey is a New Jersey State agency and is covered under Title 59 regarding Tort actions. For damage claims please contact the New Jersey Division of Risk Management (

Three overlooks in New Jersey offer views of the Palisades, the Hudson River, and the New York skyline:

Rockefeller Lookout Rockefeller Lookout

GPS: 40.892558, -73.941056

Alpine Lookout Alpine Lookout

GPS: 40.930728, -73.926672

Gas stations are located in New Jersey on both the southbound and northbound Parkway, south of Exit 1 in Englewood Cliffs. They are open 24 hours. (There is also a gas station about 2 mi. north of the New York state line, in the median and accessible to both north- and southbound traffic, also open 24 hours.)

Parkway exits in New Jersey, listed south-to-north:

A brief history of the Parkway:

Gray Crag manor house demolition, November 1935

Palisades Scenic Byway

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