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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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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.

Cyclist on Henry Hudson Drive. Cyclist on Henry Hudson Drive. Cyclist on Henry Hudson Drive. Cyclist on Henry Hudson Drive.

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