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Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: September 24, 2017

Allison Park: Open daylight hours.
Alpine Boat Basin: Gas dock open 9 AM – 4:30 PM on Thu. | 9 AM – 5:30 PM, Fri to Sun | closed Mon, Tue, Wed.
Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Kearney House open most weekend and holiday afternoons.
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, Tue to Fri | 10 AM – 6 PM, Sat & Sun | closed Mon.
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: Open daylight hours.
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.
State Line Lookout: Grounds open daylight hours. Lookout Inn (State Line Café & bookshop) open 7 days, 9:30 AM – 5 PM.
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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“Beaver Moon Beach Fire” | Saturday, November 4, 2017

Beach Fire flyer

On Saturday evening, November 4, the staff of the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey invite the public to join them to enjoy a riverside fire on one of the park’s old bathing beaches on the Hudson. The fire will take place in front of Alpine Pavilion at Alpine Picnic Area and Boat Basin from 7 to 10 PM. All are welcome to stop by for the informal program. Staff recommends bringing a chair or blanket to sit on, and some refreshments to enjoy. Guitars or other instruments are also welcome.

At a beach campfire. At a beach campfire.

The fire will be too large and hot for cooking marshmallows, but staff will set up a second, smaller fire for that purpose.

Algonquin Indians and American colonists called the November full moon the “Beaver Moon” because “this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs,” according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. For those who would like to arrive a few minutes early, moonrise will be a little after 6:30, and should be visible as it climbs over the hills of Yonkers across the river. The staff plans to light the fire shortly after 7, by which time the moon should be clear of the ground. High tide will occur near the time the program ends — and will help the staff to safely clean the fire from the riverbank.

The area is accessible 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 from the Palisades Interstate Parkway at Exit 2. (Click here for detailed directions.) A flashlight is recommended for the walk from the parking area to the beach and back (about 200 yards each way — restrooms are available by the site of the fire). For additional information about the program, or to confirm if weather seems questionable, visitors can call 201-768-1360 ext. 108.

At a beach campfire.

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