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Park Maps


Open / Closed in the Park:

Updated: October 14, 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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Click to download a full copy of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission’s regulations (23 pages, last updated Sept. 2015).


Below is a partial listing of park regulations that are most important to visitors. If you have questions or concerns, please call our administrative offices: 201-768-1360.

Bicycles, including mountain bikes, are not allowed on the pathways at Fort Lee Historic Park and Allison Park, on the Parkway, on Dyckman Hill Road, or on any park trails. The Drive and other park roads are closed to bicycles during hazardous conditions (see below). [412.2]

Anyone over the age of 16 fishing must hold a New Jersey Saltwater Registry permit. (The permit is free — click here for more information.)

The Palisades Interstate Parkway is limited to passenger cars and motorcycles only. Trucks and cars pulling trailers, R.V.s/motor homes, and cars or pickup trucks with commercial or combination plates or business markings or advertising are prohibited on the Parkway. Buses or vehicles seating 15 or more people must have a permit. [412.2]

All subsections are pursuant to N.J.S.A 32:14-20.

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