• Paterson Great Falls

    Paterson Great Falls

    National Historical Park New Jersey

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  • Take a self-guided walking tour by dialing in or downloading mill mile

    Due to a staff training, there will not be any guided tours on 8/27. Download or dial into the free mill mile walking tour. Learn more More »

  • Only one portion of the park is closed - Mary Ellen Kramer Park

    Due to a landscape improvement project, a section of the park, Mary Ellen Kramer Park, and the pedestrian bridge crossing the chasm is closed. Project may be completed early in 2015. The Great Falls can still be viewed at Overlook Park, 72 McBride Ave.

Paterson Great Falls is Calling

Front of Mill Mile brochure

Front of the Mill Mile brochure


Paterson Great Falls NHP has its own app! Thanks to the Hamilton Partnership for Paterson, the app accompanies the Mill Mile self-guided walking tour. As you follow the tour, the audio program will describe what you are seeing, and explain the rich history of the Great Falls and Paterson.

If you have an iPod touch, an iPhone, or an Android phone, you can download the app via either iTunes or Google Play.

Don't have these devices? You can still listen to the audio tour on your cell phone by dialing (973) 582-0654. At each stop (1 through 10), simply enter the stop number followed by the # sign.

Did You Know?

William Paterson

The city of Paterson was named for William Paterson, the governor of New Jersey who signed the charter for S.U.M.? The city was named before a site for it was chosen! More...