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
Did you know...
...that part of the Appalachian Trail, a 2,184-mile long footpath, runs through New Jersey?
...that New Jersey is called the "Crossroads of the American Revolution"?
...that New Jersey is the birthplace of sound recording and motion pictures?
These places, and other nationally significant parts of New Jersey's natural and cultural heritage, are all part of the National Park System.
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You can also learn about the more than 400 National Park Service sites throughout the country.
Did You Know?
That Pierre L’Enfant, famed engineer of Washington, D.C., was hired to design the city of Paterson? Although he was fired, his raceway designs were later modified and used to direct water to the mills. More...