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Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: December 8, 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 closed for season.
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: 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
Beginning Dec. 11: 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
ONGOING: Intermittent closures on Shore Trail from Englewood to Ross Dock for construction.

Undercliff Picnic Area: Open daylight hours.

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This page last updated: December 8, 2017

Carpenter’s Grove is a small picnic area south of Ross Dock Picnic Area available for group use by reservation from May 1 – October 31. The site is furnished with 15 stationary picnic tables, one large Texas grill, portable bathroom facilities, and garbage and recycling cans.

The adjacent 15-vehicle parking area is designated for guests attending events at Carpenter’s Grove only. (Guests will be charged the parking fee at Ross Dock Picnic Area the day of the event.)

Carpenter's Grove at the Ross Dock Picnic Area. Carpenter's Grove at the Ross Dock Picnic Area looking north. Carpenter's Grove at the Ross Dock Picnic Area. Roadway to Carpenter's Grove at the Ross Dock Picnic Area.

Carpenter’s Grove is in a rustic park setting, and the surrounding area will remain open to the public for outdoor recreation during your event. Before deciding if Carpenter’s Grove is the right venue for your event, we strongly recommend that you visit the site during a time similar to the one for which you are considering a permit.

Use the 2018 Group Picnic Permit form for Carpenter’s Grove permits — click to download, including Instructions, Rental Fees, and Information.

Carpenter's Grove Permit

This calendar shows dates that have been reserved and paid for at Alpine Pavilion, Alpine Grove, and Carpenter’s Grove.

 


GPS: 40.856306, -73.958514


Note: For permits in the New York Sections of the Palisades Interstate Park system, please call 845-786-2701 ext. 232.

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