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Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: January 12, 2018 (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. Kearney House closed for season.

Construction Closure
Plaza restrooms closed for repairs.

Englewood Boat Basin: Please contact J.M. Englewood Marina: 201-568-1328.
Englewood Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Snack Shack closed for season.

Construction Closure
Restrooms closed for repairs.

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: Edgewater park entrance to Englewood Cliffs park entrance (including Ross Dock & Englewood area access) + Alpine park entrance to Alpine Picnic Area & Boat Basin open daylight hours, conditions permitting.

Seasonal Closure
Englewood Cliffs park entrance north to Alpine circle closed to vehicles for season (Dyckman Hill Road to Englewood Picnic Area & Boat Basin remains open, conditions permitting).

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.
Trails: Open daylight hours.

Ongoing Project
Intermittent closures on Shore Trail from Englewood to Ross Dock for construction.

Undercliff Picnic Area: Open daylight hours.

Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey on Twitter
Check the Parkway Police Twitter feed for emergency updates on roads and other conditions in the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey.

New Jersey Headquarters, Palisades Interstate Park Commission

Built in the 1920s as a private residence, this stone building houses the Parkway Police and Parkway Police Court and, upstairs, the New Jersey offices of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission. The Park Headquarters is at Exit 2 of the Palisades Interstate Parkway, at the top of Alpine Approach Road in Alpine, New Jersey (directions).

GPS: 40.952950, -73.920458

Headquarters main office: 201-768-1360

Park Headquarters. Cyclists outside of Park Headquarters in Alpine, New Jersey. Park Headquarters.

The Parkway Police desk is staffed at all times: 201-768-6001. The Parkway Police Court number is 201-768-8702.

Administrative offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM except on New Jersey State holidays (marked on our calendar, or click here for a listing). The main office number is 201-768-1360, and our general email account is (Click here for a contact directory for all park departments.)

Public restrooms and a drinking fountain are available, and meetings of various groups, including the Citizen’s Advisory Council, are held in the building’s courtroom and in a smaller upstairs conference room.

The first snowfall of the season at Park Headquarters.

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