Liberty State Park

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Liberty State Park

Location:Exit 14B off the New Jersey Turnpike; follow signs to park.
Facilities:Picnic areas, playgrounds, nature and fitness trails, food concession, marina, boat launch, visitor center, interpretive center, science center, ferry service to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, crabbing, bicycling, inline skating, hiking, jogging, cross-country skiing, sightseeing, environmental and historical education programs.
Special Features:Park is located in a metropolitan area, with the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, the park's site was a major industrial port with an extensive freight and passenger transportation network. Located in the north end of the park is the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal (CRRNJ). From 1892 to 1954, throngs of immigrants from northern, southern, and eastern Europe passed through Ellis Island and onto the CRRNJ to disperse into the United States. The park also includes Liberty Landing Marina (see separate entry).
Address:Morris Pesin Dr
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Size: 1,211 acres.

See other parks in New Jersey.
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The Bayonne Bridge will be open this weekend in observance of Yom Kippur and to accommodate fans attending the PGAs Presidents Cup golf matches at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ.
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Also, Macy's said it will stage a spectacular pyrotechnic display along the Hudson River off Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey on 27 January 2014, produced in partnership with the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee.
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