March 08, 2008

Yonkers Waterfront Update

Much is happening across the River from Alpine in the City of Yonkers. Read all about it here.

July 02, 2007

Childrens Hike Sat July 7 in the PIP

"Sea Glass Hunt"

There will be a children's hike with Emory Davis on Saturday, July 7, meeting at 10 AM at the entrance to the Alpine Boat Basin & Picnic Area (PIP Exit 2). This is an approx. 1 mi. round-trip hike in 2 hrs. over easy trails. Participants will stop to explore a riverfront beach area and to collect sea glass and other beach-combing treasure at the half-way point of the hike. There is no admission fee for the program, which is open to all with no advance registration required, but a $5 parking fee is charged at the Alpine area. The hike will be held "drizzle or shine"; a rain date is set for Sunday, July 8 (also at 10 AM). If weather conditions seem questionable, hikers should call 201 768-1360 ext. 108 on the morning of the hike to confirm.
For more information, including a link to directions, etc:

May 02, 2007

It's that time of year again!

Palisades Interstate Park will host its anual Shad Festival this Sunday:

"Hooked on the Hudson 07

There will be a fishing contest and other activities sponsored by the Hudson River Fishermen's Association on Sunday, May 6, from 8 AM to 3 PM at the Ross Dock Picnic Area in Fort Lee (accessible from the park's southern entrance at the Edgewater-Fort Lee border). This is a free program, open to all, with no advance registration required. ($5 per car parking.) The program will be held rain or shine.
For additional information, including a program description and links to directions, etc: "

February 20, 2007

"The Riviera" History Hike with Eric Nelson

Sunday March 4th: "The Riviera"winter history hike with Eric Nelsen. Meet 11 am at Fort Lee Historic Park. About 3 mi., 2 hrs., moderate. Free.

January 02, 2007

Hike on the Palisades:

"Millionaires' Row"

There will be a winter history hike with Eric Nelsen on Saturday, January 6, meeting at 11 AM at Park Headquarters in Alpine (PIP Exit 2). The hike will cover about 3 miles round-trip distance in about 2 hours over relatively easy trails. This is a free program, open to all, with no advance registration required. The hike will be held "drizzle or shine"; heavy or steady rain, or icy trail conditions, will cancel. To confirm on the morning of the hike if conditions seem questionable: 201 768-1360 ext. 208.

November 03, 2006

Great time for a drive in the park.

My MG in the PIP Alpine NJ3
Originally uploaded by davidjdiller.
The Palisades Interstate Park puts on it's annual show of Fall foliage. Leaves are now just past peak.

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