• Paterson Great Falls

    Paterson Great Falls

    National Historical Park New Jersey

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  • Interested in Reserving a Tour

    Are you planning to visit Paterson Great Falls this winter? If so, plan ahead and make a reservation in advance for the free orientation tour - A Stroll Through History. More »

  • Mary Ellen Kramer Park Closure Announcement from the City of Paterson

    Due to landscape improvement project, Mary Ellen Kramer Park, landing & footbridge will be closed on November 4, 2013. The project may be completed by end of 2014. Reservations for NPS programs will still be taken. Falls can be viewed from Overlook Park

Paterson Great Falls is Calling

Front of Mill Mile brochure

Front of the Mill Mile brochure

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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...