PARK MAPS

The NJ Palisades guide app is now available

The NJ Palisades Guide app is available for iPhone & Android!


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.

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.

This page last updated: May 22, 2017

Group Picnic Permits

Group picnic permits are issued for groups of 25 or more (including children) from May 1 – October 31 for the main picnic areas in the park.

Permits are issued for weekdays only from the weekend before Memorial Day to Labor Day (groups over 25 are prohibited in the main picnic areas on weekends during this time).

Permits are not issued anywhere in the park for holidays and holiday weekends (groups over 25 are prohibited in the park on these days).

In the main picnic areas, amenities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Area reservations are available only at Alpine Grove, Carpenter’s Grove, and at Alpine Pavilion.

Click to download the Group Picnic Permit form, including Instructions, Rental Fees, and Information.

Group Picnic Permit


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

Top of page