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NY Adventure Club Field Trip: Exploring the Secrets of the NJ Palisades

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Burr–Hamilton Duel (At Base of Statue)

Weehawken, NJ 07086

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The ruins of an abandoned mansion, a haunted clock tower in the middle of NJ's wealthiest neighborhood, a scenic overlook on a 500-foot-high cliff — come explore the secrets of the narrow stretch of land right across New York City.

Join New York Adventure Club for a field trip to the New Jersey Palisades, NJ, a line of steep cliffs along the west side of the lower Hudson River in northeastern New Jersey and southeastern New York formed nearly 200 million years ago.

Guided by a New York Adventure Club brand ambassador, this unique field trip will include:


  • A mile-long hike to the abandoned ruins of Cliffdale Manor, a fifteen-room manor house built in 1911 for George A. Zabriskie, New York representative for the Minneapolis-based Pillsbury flour mills
  • A visit to a hidden beach on the Hudson
  • A visit to incredible vantage points along the Palisades, from directly underneath the GW Bridge to high on top of cliffs overlooking the Hudson River
  • A stop at the Devil's Tower, a stone clock tower originally designed for sugar baron Manuel Rionda (1854–1943) that is claimed to be haunted


Vehicular transportation to/from meeting location and between all field trip destinations available for those who arrive by public transit.


See you there!


*Please wear long pants and comfortable shoes as we'll be walking through the woods and uneven terrain at times

**While there will be an opportunity to purchase lunch, admission does not include food

***Carpool capacity will increase if more carpool drivers become available


Transportation:

By Public Transit: Take NJ Transit Bus 168 departing from Port Authority Gate 212 at 10:10 am to the "Boulevard East at Bonn Place" stop, which arrives at approx. 10:24 am — the NY Adventure Club brand ambassador will be waiting at the base of the Hamilton-Burr statue on Hamilton Ave. If you miss that bus, Bus 165 from Gate 212 follows the same route, departing Port Authority at 10:15 am and arriving at approx. 10:29 am.

NJ Transit tickets can now be purchased via your smartphone — click here for more details.

Buses return to NYC on a frequent basis from "Boulevard East at Bonn Place" stop

By Car: Street parking can be found around the neighborhood.




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Categories: Tours, Active, Hidden Spots, Historic Sites, Social

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Burr–Hamilton Duel (At Base of Statue)

Weehawken, NJ 07086

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