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Recommended Routes in Palisades Interstate Park - 6

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Favorite Wait, I can’t see!
Difficult

Peanut Leap Cascade into Giant Stairs

4.2 mi 6.8 km 744' Up 226.9 m Up 746' Down 227.28 m Down

Northvale, NJ
Favorite Rocky trail with fallen tree in water.
Difficult

Long Path and Shore Trail Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km 575' Up 175.22 m Up 550' Down 167.68 m Down

Alpine, NJ
Favorite Alpine Lookout (also once part of the grounds of Rio Vista)
Intermediate/Difficult

Huyler's Landing History Loop

4.8 mi 7.8 km 513' Up 156.28 m Up 512' Down 156 m Down

Alpine, NJ
Favorite Wait, I can’t see!
Intermediate

Peanut Leap Cascade

2.7 mi 4.4 km 491' Up 149.6 m Up 491' Down 149.65 m Down

Northvale, NJ
Favorite Stone path and stairs after entering the Carpenter's Trail. Ascent after Shore Trail.
Intermediate

Palisades Interstate Park via the George Washington Bridge

19.9 mi 32.1 km 1,094' Up 333.34 m Up 1,094' Down 333.59 m Down

Inwood, NY
Favorite Stone path and stairs after entering the Carpenter's Trail. Ascent after Shore Trail.
Intermediate

Dyckman Hill/Carpenter's Grove Loop

3.9 mi 6.3 km 365' Up 111.3 m Up 363' Down 110.56 m Down

Englewo…, NJ

Palisades Interstate Park Hiking

  • 79 Miles 127 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 10 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Palisades Interstate Park - 8

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2.0 mi 3.2 km #1Shore Trail (White): The Giant Stairs
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
13.9 mi 22.3 km #2Long Path: Section 1 New York City (W 175th Street Station) to…
Intermediate
Inwood, NY
Intermediate
Inwood, NY
0.4 mi 0.7 km #3Closter Dock Trail
Intermediate
Alpine, NJ
Intermediate
Alpine, NJ
0.7 mi 1.1 km #4Huyler's Landing Trail
Intermediate
Tenafly, NJ
Intermediate
Tenafly, NJ
0.3 mi 0.5 km #5Shore Trail (White): Peanut Leap Cascade Segment
Intermediate
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Intermediate
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
9.8 mi 15.8 km #6Shore Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fort Lee, NJ
Intermediate/Difficult
Fort Lee, NJ
10.5 mi 17.0 km #7Long Path: Section 2 NY-NJ State Line to Nyack
Intermediate
Northvale, NJ
Intermediate
Northvale, NJ
0.3 mi 0.5 km #8Dyckman Hill Trail
Easy
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Easy
Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Photos of Palisades Interstate Park - 33

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Stone path and stairs after entering the Carpenter's Trail. Ascent after Shore Trail.
Sep 6, 2020 near Fort Lee, NJ
Shore trail at the river's edge. Overhanging shade creates a cool cavernous feel.
Sep 6, 2020 near Englewo…, NJ
Wait, I can’t see!
May 9, 2018 near Northvale, NJ
Nice day
Apr 11, 2018 near Northvale, NJ
The view from the parking lot!
Apr 11, 2018 near Northvale, NJ
Amazing view over Hudson River!
Apr 11, 2018 near Northvale, NJ
Alpine Lookout (also once part of the grounds of Rio Vista)
Nov 13, 2017 near Alpine, NJ
Clifftop parapet, once part of Manuel Rionda’s “Rio Vista.”
Nov 13, 2017 near Tenafly, NJ