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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: May 28, 2017

Special Event Permits are for special events that involve groups of 25 or more, such as company functions, weddings, charity fundraisers, or if special accommodations are needed, regardless of group size.

For family picnics, please see Group Picnic Permit or Alpine Pavilion Permit.

Click to download the Special Event (General Activity) Permit form.

General Activity Permit

Before submitting this form, it is important that you read and understand all of the information presented below.

Dates are reserved upon receipt of a complete application including a signed permit (2 pages), copy of driver's license, payment of fee. A security deposit and proof of insurance may be required.


Regulations for specific types of events are listed below.

Company Functions:

Group events (hike-a-thons, walk-a-thons, bike-a-thons, bicycle time trials, running races, rowing races, motorcycle runs, and other organized meets or competitions):

Weddings:

Other Activities (events that do not fall into one of the above categories):

Please inquire for rates for other types of events — additional fees may apply depending on scale and complexity of event.


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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