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Parkway repaving

Repaving of the Palisades Interstate Parkway in New Jersey is now in progress under the supervision of the NJ Dept. of Transportation. Click here for more information.

Motorists please use caution! Allow extra travel time — consider alternative routes. Check the Parkway Police Twitter feed for current updates.

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Allison Park: Open daylight hours.
Alpine Boat Basin: Gas dock open Mon. to Thurs., 9 AM – 4:30 PM; Fri. to Sun., 9 AM – 5:30 PM.
Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. $5 parking fee, weekends & holidays. (The Kearney House is open to tour most weekend & holiday afternoons.)
Englewood Boat Basin: Please call 201 568-1328.
Englewood Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Port-A-Johns only.
Fort Lee Historic Park: Grounds open daylight hours. Visitor Center open Weds. to Sun., 10 AM – 4:45 PM. $5 parking fee, weekends & holidays.
Greenbrook Sanctuary: Open daylight hours (membership required).
Hazard’s Dock: Open daylight hours. $20 trailer fee; $10 cartop launch fee.
Henry Hudson Drive: Open daylight hours. Labor Day Weekend: Closed to motor vehicles from Edgewater park entrance to Ross Dock Circle and from Undercliff Picnic Area to Alpine Circle.
Palisades Interstate Parkway in New Jersey: Open 24 hrs. Parkway repaving in progress. Click here for more information.
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. $10 parking fee, weekends & holidays; $5 parking fee, weekdays.
State Line Lookout: Grounds open daylight hours. Lookout Inn open weekdays, 9:30 AM – 5 PM; weekends, 9:30 AM – 6 PM.
Trails: Open daylight hours.
Undercliff Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Port-A-Johns only.

Sidebar last updated: August 31, 2014. Information posted here subject to change without notice.

Unless indicated, events are FREE and open to all, and advanced registration is NOT required. (Check our Calendar page for how we rate guided hikes for difficulty.)

“Hudson River Barn Dance”

Sunday, September 28, 2014, at Alpine Pavilion

Rain or Shine!

Hudson River Barn Dance

The Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey will host an old-fashioned barn dance on Sunday afternoon, September 28, from 2 to 4 PM. Open to all, the dance will be held at the park’s Alpine Pavilion, an open-air covered structure built from native stone and timbers eighty years ago, during the “hard winter” of 1934, by New Deal workers.

Back by popular demand and accompanied by the Backyard Boys, Dave Harvey, founder of New York City Barn Dance, will call the dances, offering simple but effective instruction to newcomers and experienced dancers alike. No reservations, experience, or partner are needed to attend, and visitors are welcome to stay for as long — or as short — a time as they like. $1 hot dogs will be on sale throughout the dance, with proceeds benefitting the restoration of the park’s historic Kearney House, which was badly damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

Alpine Pavilion is at the north end of the park’s Alpine Picnic Area, adjacent to Alpine Boat Basin, accessible from the park’s Alpine entrance off U.S. Route 9W, about a mile north of Closter Dock Road, or from Exit 2 of the Palisades Interstate Parkway. The program is cosponsored by the Palisades Parks Conservancy.

For more information, please call 201 768-1360 ext. 108.

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