Viewing the Falls
The outdoor viewing areas of the park are open year-round. The Falls can be viewed from Overlook Park at 72 McBride Avenue Extension, as well as from Mary Ellen Kramer Park off Maple Avenue.
Welcome Center and Gift Shop
The Welcome Center is located at 65 McBride Avenue Extension, directly across the street from Overlook Park.
Monday through Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM, as staffing permits
Saturday through Sunday: Closed
Guided Tours and School Programs
As a new national park, Paterson Great Falls is in the process of developing tours and other programs. To learn more about our introductory guided tour of the park, please visit our Park Tours and Special Programs Page.
School Groups: To learn more about education offerings at the park, or having a ranger visit your classroom, please visit out Education Page.
The Paterson Musem
The Paterson Museum is located at 2 Market Street. Parking is available on-site for Museum patrons.
Monday through Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday through Sunday: 12:30PM - 4:30PM
CLOSED: Federal and City Holidays
Please call the Paterson Museum at 973-321-1260 the day of your visit for more information.