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There are many trails - good spots for a mini-picnic - close to the GW bridge (Ross area). After a rainy spell, there are small waterfalls. In October, migratory birds (hawks) and monarch butterflies can be seen near the Hudson. Haven't finished exploring all the...More
If you follow your GPS to the area where the Palisades Interstate Park Commision office is (with park police station), you will find one of the best places for hiking in this area.
There is a hilly park road there, with lots of great views...More
Going North from the George Washington Bridge, just past exit one is the Rockefeller in Englewood with views of upper Manhattan (Inwood, Fort Tryon, etc.) and the Bronx and South to the Bridge and the West Side of Manhattan to 57th Street and below. Great...More
You get some fantastic views from some of the points along the Hudson. The walk under the GW Bridge is must but beware of some of the paths down from the top as some of the rocks/ steps can be slippery depending on the time...More
I absolutely love hiking the Palisades Interstate Park! The Trip Advisor description says Alpine but the park and trails encompass many towns including Fort Lee and Englewood Cliffs (which is where I start my hike from). You can walk/run/hike the trails from above or you...More
This particular trail starts on the New Jersey side of the Hudson beginning at the George Washington Bridge and continuing up to New York State. There are about 30 miles of trails in the New Jersey section. The views are spectacular, the trails range from...More
Palisades Interstate Parkway is used by thousands of motorists as the conduit from the Suburbs to the city.
Most people will never venture out of the parkway until they hit the GWB or one of the upper exits after Orangeburg. What a shame!
This place is special, the views are incredible and the terrain is great for hikers who like a challenge. The cliffs off the Alpine Lookout offer numerous trails, some easy others truly challenging. When you go to the edge of the cliffs the view of...More