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Park Maps


Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: September 24, 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.
Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Kearney House open most weekend and holiday afternoons.
Englewood Boat Basin: Please contact J.M. Englewood Marina: 201-568-1328.
Englewood Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Snack Shack open 10 AM – 4 PM, Tue to Fri | 10 AM – 6 PM, Sat & Sun | closed Mon.
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.
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.
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 22, 2017


Alpine Grove Permit
Alpine Grove is a small picnic area available for group use by reservation.

Alpine Pavilion Permit
Alpine Pavilion is an open-air, covered stone picnic pavilion that is used for both park-sponsored and private functions.

Carpenter’s Grove Permit
Carpenter’s Grove is a small picnic area available for group use by reservation.

Group Picnic Permit
Group picnic permits are issued for groups of 25 or more for the main picnic areas in the park.

Special Event Permit
Special Event Permits (also called General Activity Permits) are for special events that involve groups of 25 or more or if special accommodations are needed, regardless of group size.


Bus Permit


Wedding Photo Permit


Photography/Filming Permit


Boat Launching Pass


Parking Passes


Alpine Boat Basin Slip Rental


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

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