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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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All permanent positions in the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey are filled through the New Jersey State Civil Service Commission.


Throughout the year, we rely on hourly and seasonal employees to supplement the work of our permanent staff. Job listings, when available, are posted below.


State Line Lookout & Concessions

Trail Crew & Outdoor Programs


Note: On each application, you must indicate a single position for which you are applying, or your application will not be considered.


 

Concession Attendant

28 hours per week, $10.00 per hour.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Contact: Carson Mitchell: 201-750-0465

Click to download an application. For Position Applied For, write Concession Attendant

Concession attendants staff and operate park concession stands. Concession attendants assist with food preparation and service. Concession attendants help maintain a clean and safe environment for patrons and operate cash registers.

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Trail Crew Member

28 hours per week (Tuesday – Friday, must work occasional weekends and evenings), $11.00 per hour.

Applicants must indicate available start date. Position runs until December for non-students.

Start Date: Tuesday, April 4
Start Date: Tuesday, May 23

Members of the NJ Palisades Trail Crew are responsible for the maintenance of the park’s 30+ miles of hiking trails. Crewmembers will be trained on-the-job in methods of trail maintenance and construction and the safe and proper use of all related equipment. Crewmembers will also learn about the NJ Palisades trail system, various species of flora and fauna, geology, history, and rules and regulations pertaining to the NJ Palisades, and will occasionally assist with park programs. Experience is a plus, but not required.

Duties:

Requirements:

Note: Those with severe reactions to poison ivy, bees, wasps, and the like should reconsider applying.

Contact: Christina Fehre | 201-615-9226

Click to download an application. For Position Applied For, write Trail Crew Member.

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