Current Conditions



Park Closure

  • Alert 1 , Severity ,closure ,, Overlook Park Parking Lot Closed Due to the start of a long awaited renovation project, the Overlook area and parking lot are temporarily closed for construction. The park and falls area are still open. Please see the link below for details on alternative parking locations.



Park Closures and Construction

Overlook Park Parking Lot Closure

Overlook Park, at 72 McBride Avenue, is currently under construction.

  • The parking lot and all access to Overlook Park closed to the public on 9/14/17.
  • The park is expected to re-open in the fall of 2018.
  • The footbridge across the Great Falls chasm, Upper Raceway Park, and Mary Ellen Kramer Park with its observation deck remains open. The Welcome Center at 65 McBride Avenue Extension, as well as park programs, are available as staffing permits.

Parking During Closures

Parking is available at the following locations:

  • Welcome Center at 65 McBride Avenue Extension

  • Hinchliffe Stadium parking lot on Maple Street, approximate coordinates 40°55'03.2"N 74°10'53.3"W

  • Paterson Museum, a short walk from the Welcome Center, located on 2 Market Street.

  • Park visitors may use the large lot next door to 125 McBride Avenue, with approximate GPS coordinates 40°54'52.5"N 74°10'53.4"W.

  • On weekends only, park visitors may use the large lot next door to 72 McBride Avenue Extension, with approximate GPS coordinates 40°54’56.80”N 74°10’43.91”W.

    Map of parking lot locations.

Last updated: September 14, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

72 McBride Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07501


(973) 523-2210

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