At this time of year, it is common to encounter what may appear to be sick, injured, or orphaned young animals in the park. Most often, these animals are fine and should be left alone!
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Open / Closed in the Park:
Alpine Approach Road south of Park Headquarters is CLOSED TO ALL USE for major road reconstruction.
Projected reopening: May 1 (weather and other factors permitting – please check back for updates).
Due to hazardous conditions, this closure will be strictly enforced. Violators are subject to summonses.
Check the Parkway Police Twitter feed for emergency updates on roads and other conditions in the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey.
NOTE: THE PARK’S SPRING OPERATING SEASON BEGINS MAY 1
|Allison Park: Open daylight hours.|
|Alpine Boat Basin: Closed for season.|
|Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. No motor vehicle access until reopening of Henry Hudson Drive. All restrooms closed for season. Kearney House closed for season.|
|Englewood Boat Basin: Please contact J.M. Englewood Marina: 201-568-1328.|
|Englewood Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Snack Shack open 10 AM – 4 PM Tues. – Fri., 10 AM – 6 PM weekends (closed Mondays).|
|Fort Lee Historic Park: Grounds open daylight hours. Metered parking (year-round, click here for 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: Open daylight hours.|
|Henry Hudson Drive: Edgewater park entrance to Englewood Cliffs park entrance open daylight hours. Alpine Approach Road south of Park Headquarters CLOSED TO ALL USE (projected reopening: May 1). Englewood to Alpine CLOSED TO MOTOR VEHICLES for construction (projected reopening: May 1).|
|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: Open daylight hours.|
|State Line Lookout: Grounds open daylight hours. Lookout Inn (State Line Cafe & bookshop) open 9:30 AM – 5 PM. 201-750-0465.|
|Trails: Open daylight hours. Trail construction with intermittent closures on the Shore Trail between Ross Dock and Englewood.|
|Undercliff Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. No motor vehicle access until reopening of Henry Hudson Drive.|
Last updated April 21, 2017 (subject to change without notice).
Alpine Boat Basin (40.945736, -73.918456) is a public marina with slip rental and a gas dock. It is adjacent to Alpine Picnic Area in Alpine, New Jersey (driving directions), about 7 mi. north of the George Washington Bridge and opposite Yonkers, New York. It is operated by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.
GPS: 40.945736, -73.918456
Alpine Boat Basin boathouse: 201-321-9055
For current hours of operation at Alpine Boat Basin, please check the sidebar >
The gas dock at Alpine is inaccessible at low spring tides (around a new or full moon). At normal low tides, there is approximately 1 foot of water available at the gas dock. To confirm tide conditions and operating hours before coming in to fuel, please call 201-321-9055.
The rental season for slips is from May 1 through October 31. Slips include water and electricity, and there is a shower for use by tenants of the boat basin. Applications and payment for renewal are due by March 1 of each year, and slip assignments are made by mid-March. Winter storage is not available at Alpine Boat Basin.
Slips can accommodate boats with up to a 50-foot length and 13-foot beam. Click here for more information about renting a slip at Alpine Boat Basin, including an application form.
Transient slips are $1 per foot per day. Call for more information and to check availability: 201-321-9055.
The gas dock at Alpine Boat Basin is open for gasoline sales during the slip rental season. Alpine Boat Basin gas dock phone: 201-321-9055.
All boaters are required to comply with New Jersey boating laws and regulations, whether they are tenants of the basins, using the fuel docks, or using Hazard’s Ramp. This includes but is not limited to proper registration of the boat and trailer, possession of a boating safety certificate, and operation and outfitting of all vessels in accordance with applicable regulations. More information can be found by clicking here.