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Fort Lee Historic Park

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Beautiful spot, right over the GW Bridge

Beautiful place to spen a couple of hours just wandering around. Beautiful views of the Hudson and... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
yitz_1
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Fort Lee, New Jersey
Great Views of the GW Bridge and NYC!

This historic park is tucked away past the entrance for the GW Bridge on Hudson Terrace, which is... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Michael K
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

This is a nice activity to do with the family. We went on Fathers Day and were able to see some cool artifacts on the trail. We also got some really awesome pictures!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Firstly, one bad thing about this place is that you have to pay for parking, for the most of the time you are allowed in there. But it does have very nice view of the city. GREAT view of the GW bridge. Also, it has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This place is very hidden.... only local knows, it is Worth the visit. Suggest go on a bright day to enjoy the view.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FatimaS1765
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Beautiful place to spen a couple of hours just wandering around. Beautiful views of the Hudson and NYC. Ranger station and restrooms are available (but only Wed-Sun). History of area is interesting. Paved roads and lots of benches. Access to more strenuous and woodsy hiking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

This historic park is tucked away past the entrance for the GW Bridge on Hudson Terrace, which is the road adjacent to the Hudson River. The entrance actually reads as "Palisades Interstate Park", and the road leads to several parking lots at the top of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting the New York City area and you are ready this visit to get a better idea of geography and history- why not ride or walk over the George Washington Bridge to See the encampment site where General George stayed? Excellent museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Excluding traffic, it’s an easy place to reach. Go after Labor Day and the weather is cooler and parking is free. We walked the Shore Trail from the Ross Dock Picnic Area. There are bathrooms, a playground, numerous picnic tables and bbq grills. Just before...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lou V
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice park nearby!All three grandkids love it.We love museum as well .It’s teaching them our history. The only downside is that just few years ago it was free parking ,now they charge for parking!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tatyana G
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice area to stroll and get an up close view of the George Washington Bridge. You can see all the cars wizzing by (or crawling because of traffic) without the bridge anxiety. Check out times when the park might have a demonstration!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joan S
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Super location to view George Washington Bridge - Hudson River - Upper Manhattan. Be sure to stop by museum for a bit of revolutionary history as well as modern.

Date of experience: July 2018
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The Park is open 7 days/week except for Monday, Columbus Day. Only the visitor center is closed tuesdays. See the website.
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