• 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

Webcams

Enjoy the sites and sounds of the Great Falls of the Passaic through the lens of the Paterson Falls Cam

Be there without being there through the lens of the Paterson Falls Cam.

EarthCam

We hope you can come and visit us in person soon, but until then, experience the sights and sounds of the Paterson Great Falls any time of the day or night by clicking on the "Paterson Falls Cam." Enjoy!

Did You Know?

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton, founder of Paterson, faced great opposition to his ideas for an industrial America? Many government leaders, including Thomas Jefferson, believed the new nation should base its economy, and could grow powerful, through agriculture – growing what it needed and selling the surplus.