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.
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.
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 service from within the park connects Liberty State Park to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
Liberty State Park opens at 6 a.m. year round and closes at dusk.
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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.