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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!
Injured Animal Information
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Memorial Day Weekend Information

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Sat–Sun–Mon, May 27–29
See below for information on park operations during the holiday weekend, or click here for a summary.

Updated: May 28, 2017

Fees Notice
Parking fee collection begins Memorial Day weekend at picnic areas and boat basins.

Allison Park: Open daylight hours.
Alpine Boat Basin: Gas dock open Thu, 9 AM – 4:30 PM | Fri to Sun, 9 AM – 5:30 PM | closed Mon, Tue, Wed. Parking fee $5 (cash only) weekends & holidays.

Memorial Day Weekend Information
Sat–Sun–Mon, May 27–29: Vehicle access from Alpine park entrance only.
Mon, May 29: Gas dock OPEN.

Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Parking fee $5 (cash only) weekends & holidays. Kearney House open most weekend and holiday afternoons.

Memorial Day Weekend Information
Sat–Sun–Mon, May 27–29: Vehicle access from Alpine park entrance only.

Englewood Boat Basin: Please contact J.M. Englewood Marina: 201-568-1328. Parking fee $5 (cash only) Fri–Tue.

Memorial Day Weekend Information
Sat–Sun–Mon, May 27–29: Vehicle access from Englewood Cliffs park entrance only.

Englewood Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Parking fee $5 (cash only) Fri–Tue. Snack Shack open Tue to Fri, 10 AM – 4 PM | Sat & Sun, 10 AM – 6 PM | closed Mon. (Regular parking fee applies for Snack Shack customers.)

Memorial Day Weekend Information
Sat–Sun–Mon, May 27–29: Vehicle access from Englewood Cliffs park entrance only.

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.
Greenbrook Sanctuary: Open daylight hours (membership required).
Hazard’s Ramp: Open daylight hours. Parking fees (cash only) Fri–Tue $20 for trailer launch, $10 for car-top launch.

Memorial Day Weekend Information
Sat–Sun–Mon, May 27–29: Vehicle access from Englewood Cliffs park entrance only.

Henry Hudson Drive: Open daylight hours.

Memorial Day Weekend Information
Sat–Sun–Mon, May 27–29: Edgewater park entrance to Ross Dock circle + Undercliff Picnic Area to Alpine circle CLOSED to vehicles.

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. Parking fees (cash only) $10 weekends & holidays, $5 Mon, Tue, Fri.

Memorial Day Weekend Information
Sat–Sun–Mon, May 27–29: Vehicle access from Englewood Cliffs park entrance only.

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 (no parking fee).

Memorial Day Weekend Information
Sat–Sun–Mon, May 27–29: Vehicle access from Englewood Cliffs park entrance only.

*Scheduled maintenance closures are subject to change due to weather and other factors.

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“Camp Palisades” | Children’s Outdoor Nature Program

Camp Palisades Information & Registration

We are pleased to offer “Camp Palisades” — our children’s outdoor nature program — at the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey, weekdays August 14 to 18 and August 21 to 25. Campers can sign up for one week or two. Both weeks will have similar themed days, but activities are ample! Suggested ages are eight to twelve.

Led by the park’s Trail Crew, camp will meet at the Alpine Pavilion at Alpine Picnic Area & Boat Basin (accessible from the Alpine park entrance at PIP Exit 2 — click here for detailed directions), and go from 9 AM to 3 PM. Campers will experience the many features of the New Jersey Palisades through a series of games, hikes, and activities. They will learn outdoor survival skills, seine the Hudson River, take a day hike, explore the hidden nooks of the Palisades, and join the Trail Crew for a family campfire on Friday evening.

The program emphasizes hands-on activities. Children should wear sturdy footwear, clothing suitable for outdoor activities, and bring their own lunches and water bottles. Campers will also need water shoes, a towel, and change of clothes to keep at camp throughout the week. In case of rain, camp will be held in the Alpine Pavilion.

The cost for the program is $175.00 per child per week.
Sibling Discount! For siblings the cost is $150 per sibling per week.


Click to download more information and a registration form.

Tues., Aug. 15 • Mon., Aug. 21

“The Hudson River” Bring a towel! A day of river seining, beachcombing, and a chance to explore Sea Glass Beach and the Hudson’s tide pools.

Mon., Aug. 14 • Tues., Aug. 22

“Outdoor Survival” Campers will learn outdoor survival skills through a series of games and activities. Skills include shelter- building, animal tracking, and making crafts from natural materials.

Weds., Aug. 16 • Weds., Aug. 23

“Day Hike” Campers will embark on a day hike. Along the way we’ll see waterfalls, the ruins of old mansions, and awesome views of the Hudson River.

Thurs., Aug. 17 • Thurs., Aug. 24

“The Park in the Past” Experience a day as if it were the 19th Century at the historic Kearney House. Campers will play games from the 1800’s, gather water, cook their own lunch (with dessert!), and explore nearby ruins from centuries ago.

Fri., Aug. 18 • Fri., Aug. 25

“Field Day & Evening Campfire” Field day activities include games, races, and crafts. The evening campfire is open to all family members of campers. The campfire will begin at 6 PM with BBQ food, s’mores, and music!

Contact: Christina Fehre
cfehre@njpalisades.org
TEL: 201-615-9226 • FAX: 201-767-3842
Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey
P.O. Box 155 • Alpine, NJ 07620

Camp Palisades Information & Registration

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