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Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: August 19, 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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This page last updated: May 28, 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 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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