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Important information about Labor Day weekend in the park | Rachel's Rangers: Cape Fly Away | Fall calendar available! | Palisades Meet-Up Clean-Up
Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey
Photo: Anthony Taranto

Labor Day Weekend in the Park

We expect to have all park areas at the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey open during daylight hours for Labor Day weekend, Saturday, September 3 to Monday, September 5, 2016.
  • Picnic Areas will fill early! Parking fees will be in effect (cash only). Parking spaces cannot be reserved or held, and readmission is not guaranteed after leaving a park area.
     
  • Motor vehicles will not be able to enter or exit the park from the Edgewater park entrance (bicycles permitted). For access to Englewood Picnic Area Boat BasinRoss Dock Picnic AreaUndercliff Picnic Area, and Hazard’s Ramp, motor vehicles must enter and exit the park from the Englewood Cliffs park entrance only (Palisade Avenue/PIP Exit 1).
     
  • Motor vehicles will not be allowed on Henry Hudson Drive from the entrance to Undercliff Picnic Area in Englewood Cliffs to the circle at Alpine Approach Road in Alpine (bicycles permitted). For access to Alpine Picnic Area & Boat Basin, motor vehicles must enter and exit the park from the Alpine park entrance only (U.S. Route 9W at Alpine Approach Road/PIP Exit 2).
     
  • Check the Parkway Police Twitter feed for updates.

PIPPD Twitter feed
Cape Fly Away, c. 1910. Photo courtesy of Lori Abry.
 
Rachel's Rangers: Cape Fly Away
 
Our final Rachel's Rangers summertime hiking adventure for children in 2016 will be held on Tuesday, August 30, meeting at 10 AM at the Kearney House at Alpine Picnic Area & Boat Basin (Alpine Park entrance/PIP Exit 2 - click here for detailed directions). This program, which is free and open to all with NO advance registration needed, is recommended for children age 7 and up. The hike will cover about 3 mi. in around 2 hrs. and is rated moderate. For more information, or to confirm on the morning of the hike if weather seems questionable: 201-768-1360 ext. 108
Calendar of Events - Fall 2016



Fall's almost here! Don't forget to check our Calendar for lots of great fall programs in the park!
 

Palisades Meet-Up Clean-Up
 
Our monthly volunteer cleanup with the Trail Crew will be on Sunday, September 4, from 10 AM – 1 PM at Allison Park in Englewood Cliffs (entrance on Allison Park Road off Hudson Terrace just south of St. Peter's College - click here for detailed directions). We provide litter sticks, rubber gloves, and treats. For more information and to confirm location: 201-615-9226.
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