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!
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Open / Closed in the Park:
Alpine Approach Road south of Park Headquarters is CLOSED TO ALL USE for major road reconstruction.
Projected reopening: May 1 (weather and other factors permitting – please check back for updates).
Due to hazardous conditions, this closure will be strictly enforced. Violators are subject to summonses.
Check the Parkway Police Twitter feed for emergency updates on roads and other conditions in the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey.
NOTE: THE PARK’S SPRING OPERATING SEASON BEGINS MAY 1
|Allison Park: Open daylight hours.|
|Alpine Boat Basin: Closed for season.|
|Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. No motor vehicle access until reopening of Henry Hudson Drive. All restrooms closed for season. Kearney House closed for season.|
|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 Tues. – Fri., 10 AM – 6 PM weekends (closed Mondays).|
|Fort Lee Historic Park: Grounds open daylight hours. Metered parking (year-round, click here for rates). Visitor Center open Weds. to Sun., 10 AM – 4:45 PM. 201-461-1776.|
|Greenbrook Sanctuary: Open daylight hours (membership required). 201-784-0484.|
|Hazard’s Ramp: Open daylight hours.|
|Henry Hudson Drive: Edgewater park entrance to Englewood Cliffs park entrance open daylight hours. Alpine Approach Road south of Park Headquarters CLOSED TO ALL USE (projected reopening: May 1). Englewood to Alpine CLOSED TO MOTOR VEHICLES for construction (projected reopening: May 1).|
|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. 201-768-1360. 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 Cafe & bookshop) open 9:30 AM – 5 PM. 201-750-0465.|
|Trails: Open daylight hours. Trail construction with intermittent closures on the Shore Trail between Ross Dock and Englewood.|
|Undercliff Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. No motor vehicle access until reopening of Henry Hudson Drive.|
Last updated April 21, 2017 (subject to change without notice).
Palisades Interstate Park Commission
New Jersey Offices
P.O. Box 155
Alpine Approach Road
Alpine, New Jersey 07620-0155
Fax: 201-767-3842 (main office)
This page last updated: January 18, 2017
Police emergency: 201-768-6001
Court offices: 201-768-8702. Fax: 201-767-2165 (Court only)
- Park offices are closed on New Jersey State holidays (click here for a listing).
- James Hall
Ext. 102 | email@example.com
- Christoph Szeglin, P.E.
Ext. 103 | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Donald Mahoney
Ext. 106 | email@example.com
- Kaitlyn Berg
Ext. 104 | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vita wa Ngongo, P.E.
Assistant Civil Engineer
Ext. 109 | email@example.com
- Sandra Yocovelli
Ext. 100 | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Lucia Rodriguez
Fort Lee Historic Park
- John Muller
Director of Fort Lee Historic Park
- Eugenia Despotakis
- Sean Donato
Kearney House & Park History Programs
- Eric Nelsen
Offices at PIP Maintenance Center,
U.S. Route 9W, Alpine, New Jersey 07620
201-768-2201/2202 | Fax: 201-768-6826
- Gerard Berg
Supervisor of Maintenance
- Frank Peracchio
Assistant Supervisor of Maintenance
- Joseph Boccher
- Francis Donahue
- Gary Smith
Office at Park Headquarters, second floor
201-768-1360 ext. 107 | Fax: 201-767-3842
- Anthony Taranto
Director of Operations
Parkway Police Desk staffed at all times: 201-768-6001
Offices at Park Headquarters, first floor
201-768-6001 | Fax: 201-767-6501
- Michael Coppola
Chief of Parkway Police
State Line Lookout & Concessions
Office at State Line Lookout
- Carson Mitchell
Director of State Line Lookout & Concessions
Trails & Outdoor Programs
- Christina Fehre
Director of Trails & Outdoor Programs
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.