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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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Open / Closed in the Park:

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.

Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey on Twitter
Check the Parkway Police Twitter feed for emergency updates on roads and other conditions in the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey.

Palisades Interstate Park Commission
New Jersey Offices
P.O. Box 155
Alpine Approach Road
Alpine, New Jersey 07620-0155

201-768-1360

mail@njpalisades.org

Fax: 201-767-3842 (main office)


Note: We cannot address Police or Court matters from the phone or fax numbers or from the email address above. Please use these numbers:

Police / emergency: 201-768-6001

Court offices: 201-768-8702 | Fax: 201-767-2165 (Court only)


Department Directory

Park offices are closed on New Jersey State holidays.

Administrative Offices

Park Headquarters, second & third floors
201-768-1360 | email | Fax: 201-767-3842

Administration:

James Hall
Superintendent
Ext. 102 | jhall@njpalisades.org

Christoph Szeglin, P.E.
Assistant Superintendent
Ext. 103 | cszeglin@njpalisades.org

Sandra Yocovelli
Administrative Secretary
Ext. 100 | syocovelli@njpalisades.org

Accounting:

Donald Mahoney
Accounting Director
Ext. 106 | dmahoney@njpalisades.org

Kaitlyn Berg
Accounting Clerk
Ext. 104 | kberg@njpalisades.org

Communications:

Eric Nelsen
Museum Technician
Ext. 108 | enelsen@njpalisades.org

Engineering:

Vita wa Ngongo, P.E.
Assistant Civil Engineer
Ext. 109 | vwangongo@njpalisades.org

Concession Services

State Line Lookout
P.O. Box 155, Alpine NJ 07620
201-750-0465

Carson Mitchell
Director of Concession Services

Fort Lee Historic Park

Fort Lee Historic Park Visitor Center
Hudson Terrace, Fort Lee NJ 07024
201-461-1776 | Fax: 201-461-7275 | flhp@njpalisades.org

John Muller
Director of Fort Lee Historic Park
jmuller@njpalisades.org

Eugenia Despotakis
Historical Interpreter
edespotakis@njpalisades.org

Sean Donato
Historical Interpreter
sdonato@njpalisades.org

Maintenance Department

PIP Maintenance Center
U.S. Route 9W, Alpine NJ 07620
201-768-2201/2202 | Fax: 201-768-6826

Gerard Berg
Supervisor of Maintenance
gberg@njpalisades.org

Frank Peracchio
Assistant Supervisor of Maintenance
fperacchio@njpalisades.org

Joseph Boccher
Parkway Supervisor

Francis Donahue
Park Supervisor

Gary Smith
Storekeeper
gsmith@njpalisades.org

Operations Department

Park Headquarters, second floor
201-768-1360 ext. 107 | Fax: 201-767-3842

Anthony Taranto
Director of Operations
ataranto@njpalisades.org

Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Court

Park Headquarters, first floor
201-768-8702 | Fax: 201-767-2165 | Courts@PIPPD.org

Lucia Rodriguez
Court Administrator

Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department

Parkway Police Desk staffed at all times: 201-768-6001

Park Headquarters, first floor
201-768-6001 | Fax: 201-767-6501

Michael Coppola
Chief of Parkway Police

Trails & Outdoor Programs

Park Headquarters, third floor
201-615-9226 | Fax: 201-767-3842

Christina Fehre
Director of Trails & Outdoor Programs
cfehre@njpalisades.org


Note: If you are unsure whom to contact with your inquiry, please call 201-768-1360 and use ext. 198, and we will direct your call to the appropriate department.

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