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What are the activities at Overpeck County Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Overpeck County Park?

The Overpeck County Park is a beautiful park located in New Jersey. The park has a lot of different activities to offer, including hiking, biking, fishing, and bird watching. The park is also home to a nature center, which offers educational programs for visitors of all ages. Overpeck County Park is a great place to spend a day outdoors with family and friends.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Coordinates
-73.9969858
40.8643266

What are the coordinates and address of Overpeck County Park?

Overpeck County Park
(201) 336-7275
40 Fort Lee Rd, Leonia, NJ 07605, USA

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at the Overpeck County Park is to take the George Washington Bridge to the Palisades Parkway. Take the Palisades Parkway to the exit for Route 17 South. Take Route 17 South to the exit for Route 80 West. Take Route 80 West to the exit for Route 46 West. Take Route 46 West to the exit for Route 208 North. Take Route 208 North to the exit for Fort Lee Road. Take Fort Lee Road to the end and turn left onto Ridge Road. The entrance to the park is on the right.

Why visit Overpeck County Park

The Overpeck County Park is a great place to visit if you are looking for a place to enjoy nature and get some exercise. The park has a number of hiking trails that wind through the woods and offer beautiful views of the surrounding area. There is also a large lake where you can go fishing or swimming, and a playground for the kids.

Is Overpeck County Park in New Jersey a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as Overpeck County Park offers a variety of different activities and attractions that may appeal to different people. Some examples include hiking and biking trails, a nature center, a playground, and a golf course.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Overpeck County Park in New Jersey include hiking, biking, fishing, and bird watching. Overpeck County Park is also home to the Teaneck Creek Conservancy, which offers nature walks and educational programs.

1. Hiking: Overpeck County Park is home to a variety of hiking trails, ranging from easy to difficult. Visitors can explore the park's natural beauty and wildlife while getting some exercise.

2. Fishing: The park offers a variety of fishing opportunities, including both freshwater and saltwater fishing. Anglers can try their luck at catching bass, catfish, trout, and other fish.

3. Birding: Overpeck County Park is a great place for birdwatching, with over 250 species of birds spotted in the park. Visitors can look for songbirds, raptors, waterfowl, and more.

4. Picnicking: The park has several picnic areas where visitors can enjoy a meal outdoors. There are also grills available for cooking, as well as restrooms and playgrounds.

5. Cycling: The park has a number of paved cycling trails that wind through its forests and meadows. Cyclists can enjoy a peaceful ride through nature while getting some exercise.

Where to eat?

1. The Rookery – This hidden gem is located in a historic building in Teaneck. The menu features American cuisine with a twist.

2. The Greenhouse CafΓ© – This cafΓ© is located in a greenhouse and offers fresh, organic food.

3. The Bistro at the Hackensack Golf Club – This restaurant is located in a golf club and offers a variety of American cuisine options.

4. The River Palm Terrace – This restaurant is located on the banks of the Hackensack River and offers a variety of seafood dishes.

5. The Blue Moon CafΓ© – This cafΓ© is located in a historic building and offers a variety of American cuisine options, including vegetarian dishes.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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