Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey

Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey
Located in the greater Jersey City metropolitan area of New Jersey, Liberty State Park offers an opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities within convenient access of Newark and New York City.

Trails

Liberty State Park offers trails for hiking, biking and roller blading. The park's specially designated nature and fitness trails offer something for those who wish to stroll as well as those who want to jog or run.

Boating

With access to the Upper New York Bay and Hudson River, Liberty State Park is a popular spot for fishing and crabbing. Daily and seasonal boat launch permits are available at the park office, and kayaks can launch for free at Liberty State Park.

Nature

The park is a popular spot for bird watching among the 36-acre Richard J. Sullivan Natural Area, one of the last few tidal marshes left in the Hudson River area. The Liberty Science Center located on the park's grounds offers exhibitions geared toward teaching children about the ecosystem of the Hudson River.

Ferry

Ferry service from within the park connects Liberty State Park to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Hours

Liberty State Park opens at 6 a.m. year round and closes at dusk.

Article Written By Faith Davies

Faith Davies has been writing professionally since 1996, contributing to various websites. She holds an LAH insurance license in the state of Pennsylvania and has experience as a bank branch manager and lending officer. Davies graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts in art history.

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