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Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: November 20, 2017 (subject to change without notice).

Allison Park: Open daylight hours.  Restrooms closed for season.
Alpine Boat Basin: Closed for season.
Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Pavilion restrooms closed for season (plaza restrooms remain open). Kearney House open for special events.
Englewood Boat Basin: Please contact J.M. Englewood Marina: 201-568-1328.
Englewood Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Snack Shack closed for season.
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: Closed for season.
Henry Hudson Drive: Open daylight hours.

MON. & TUE, NOV. 20–21: Dyckman Hill (Englewood Cliffs park entrance) closed for routine maintenance.

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. Restrooms closed for season.
State Line Lookout: Grounds open daylight hours. Lookout Inn (State Line Café & bookshop) open 7 days, 9:30 AM – 5 PM.

Holiday closure
THU. & FRI, NOV. 23–24: Lookout Inn closed for Thanksgiving holiday (grounds remain open daylight hours).

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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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 Ramp 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 Ramp parking area. Trailers are not permitted to be parked in the Ross Dock parking area.

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

Coast Guard Auxiliary is present at Hazard’s Ramp 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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