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Park Maps


Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: July 21, 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. Parking fee $5 (cash only), weekends & holidays.
Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Parking fee $5 (cash only), weekends & holidays. Kearney House open most weekend and holiday afternoons.
Englewood Boat Basin: Please contact J.M. Englewood Marina: 201-568-1328. Parking fee $5 (cash only), Fri to Tue.
Englewood Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Parking fee $5 (cash only), Fri to Tue. Snack Shack open 10 AM – 4 PM, Tue to Fri | 10 AM – 6 PM, Sat & Sun | closed Mon. (Regular parking fee applies for Snack Shack customers.)
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. Parking fees (cash only), Fri to Tue, $20 for trailer launch, $10 for car-top launch.
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. Parking fees (cash only), $10 weekends & holidays, $5 Mon, Tue, Fri.
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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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 mail@njpalisades.org. (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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