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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!
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Open / Closed in the Park:

Road Closed
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).

WARNING!
Due to hazardous conditions, this closure will be strictly enforced. Violators are subject to summonses.

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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).

Cycling is permitted during daylight hours on Henry Hudson Drive, including Ross Dock entrance road and Alpine Approach Road, from the Edgewater park entrance north to the Alpine park entrance; cycling is not permitted on Dyckman Hill Road – cyclists must walk their bicycles on this road. We do not offer bicycle rentals.

Cycling is also permitted during daylight hours on Old Route 9W (closed to automobile traffic) from U.S. Route 9W to State Line Lookout.

Bicycles must have wheels of at least 15 inches and cyclists must be over 14 years old and wear helmets. Cyclists must stay right, and groups must ride single file and obey all traffic and park regulations.

Cycling. Cyclists in Ironman. Cyclist riding past Undercliff Picnic Area. Cyclist riding past Undercliff Picnic Area.

Besides Dyckman Hill Road, cycling is not permitted on any hiking trail, walking path, or cross-country ski trail, on the Palisades Interstate Parkway, or beyond the parking areas at Allison Park and Fort Lee Historic Park. Violators will receive fines and may receive points on their licenses.

When a barrier has been put in place by the Park Commission on any of its roadways, the roadway beyond that barrier is to be considered closed for all use. Those going beyond such a barrier are subject to summonses.

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