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

Henry Hudson Drive is a scenic roadway that begins at the Edgewater park entrance and follows the Hudson River north for 7 miles, providing access to Ross Dock Picnic Area, Englewood Picnic Area & Boat Basin, Undercliff Picnic Area, and Alpine Picnic Area & Boat Basin. The Drive was constructed between 1912 and 1940.

For current hours of operation for Henry Hudson Drive, please check the sidebar >

Henry Hudson Drive. Henry Hudson Drive. Henry Hudson Drive.

Two spurs connect Henry Hudson Drive with the Englewood Cliffs and Alpine park entrances:

 

Dyckman Hill Road, about 0.75 mi. long, connects Henry Hudson Drive with the Englewood Cliffs park entrance, at Parkway Exit 1 (Palisade Avenue, Englewood Cliffs). Due to its steep, narrow, and winding character, bicycles are not permitted on Dyckman Hill Road.

Henry Hudson Drive.

 

Alpine Approach Road, about 1.25 mi. long, connects Henry Hudson Drive with the Alpine park entrance, at Parkway Exit 2 (U.S. Route 9W, Alpine). Park Headquarters is at the summit of Alpine Approach Road.

The circle at Alpine Approach Road and Henry Hudson Drive, above Alpine Picnic Area & Boat Basin.

Henry Hudson Drive is open to cars and bicycles during daylight hours only, conditions permitting, during the warm weather season. During the winter months, the section of Henry Hudson Drive from Dyckman Hill Road north to Alpine Approach Road is closed; if conditions permit, Alpine Approach Road, Dyckman Hill Road, and the section of Henry Hudson Drive from Dyckman Hill road south to the Edgewater park entrance, including the Ross Dock entrance road, remain open during the winter.

Due to rock slides, tree falls, and other emergency situations, sections of Henry Hudson Drive may need to be temporarily closed. When a barrier has been put in place by the Parkway Police on any roadway, the roadway beyond that barrier is to be considered closed for all use; those going beyond such a barrier are subject to summonses.

A massive rockfall occurred above Henry Hudson Drive on February 1, 2016.

A note on winter use: Henry Hudson Drive may be closed during a significant weather event. When a barrier has been put in place by the Parkway Police on any roadway, the roadway beyond that barrier is to be considered closed for all use. Those going beyond such a barrier are subject to summonses.

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