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Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: November 20, 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.

Maintenance
MON. & TUE, NOV. 20–21: Dyckman Hill (Englewood Cliffs park entrance) closed for routine maintenance.

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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“Hudson River Barn Dance” | Sunday, June 3, 2018

Hudson River Barn Dance flyer

On Sunday, June 3, 2018, we will again welcome Dave Harvey and a live band to the park to call an afternoon dance for visitors of all ages and abilities. The dance will be held at the Alpine Pavilion at Alpine Picnic Area and Boat Basin from 2 to 4 PM. All ages are welcome to give it a try, and no reservations, experience, or dance partners are needed to participate. Admission to the program is free, though there will be a $5 parking fee charged.

Alpine Pavilion, at the north end of Alpine Picnic Area, is an open-air stone picnic pavilion that is available for use by groups by permit.

At a “Hudson River Barn Dance.” At a “Hudson River Barn Dance.”

At the foot of the cliffs alongside the Hudson River, the open-air, covered pavilion provides a beautiful afternoon setting for the program. Built in 1934, a new hardwood floor on which the dance will be held complements its native stone and timber construction. $1 hot dogs will be on sale while they last.

Dave Harvey, founder of New York City Barn Dance, will call the afternoon dance, offering simple and engaging instruction. Harvey will be accompanied by a live band. “Dave is an amazing teacher. He has a way of getting everyone out there having fun,” Eric Nelsen, a historical interpreter at the park noted.

At a “Hudson River Barn Dance” with the great Dave Harvey and the Backyard Boys.

At a “Hudson River Barn Dance.” At a “Hudson River Barn Dance.” At a “Hudson River Barn Dance.”

The program will be held rain or shine. The area is accessible to cars and cyclists from the park’s Alpine entrance at Alpine Approach Road, off U.S. Route 9W about half a mile north of Closter Dock Road, or to cars only from the Palisades Interstate Parkway at Exit 2. (Click here for detailed directions.) For additional information about the program, visitors can call 201-768-1360 ext. 108.

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