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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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Hazard’s Ramp is a boat launching ramp for registered, trailer-towed boats under 24 feet in length, jet skis, and for launch of car-top boats (canoes and kayaks — see Boating & Paddling for additional launch sites and information for car-top boats). Hazard’s Dock is located directly beneath the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Vehicle access is through the Ross Dock Picnic Area (directions). The ramp is open during daylight hours only in the warm weather months. A $20 fee is charged (cash only) to park to launch trailer-towed boats and jet skis, $10 (cash only) to launch car-top boats. Grounds are open daylight hours year-round for hikers, birders, etc.


GPS: 40.851889, -73.959714

For current hours of operation at Hazard's Ramp, please check the sidebar >

Roadway to Hazard's Dock Hazard's rampHazard's ramp. Jet Skis at Hazard's ramp.Jet Skis at Hazard's ramp.

Only vehicles with trailers or with visible roof racks are allowed to park at the Hazard’s parking area. Trailers are not permitted to be parked in the Ross Dock parking area.

A season pass is available for Hazard’s Dock for both trailer-towed and car-top boats — click here for details and an application.

Coast Guard Auxiliary is present at Hazard’s Dock on most Saturdays between June and September to inspect boats and answer boaters’ safety questions.

All boaters are required to comply with New Jersey boating laws and regulations, whether they are tenants of the basins, using the fuel docks, or using Hazard’s Ramp. This includes but is not limited to proper registration of the boat and trailer, possession of a boating safety certificate, and operation and outfitting of all vessels in accordance with applicable regulations. More information can be found by clicking here.

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