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Liberty State Park, Jersey City
(4.6/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy outdoor fun in the green expanse of Liberty State Park. From its Upper North Bay location, you can see Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and the Manhattan skyline as you picnic, fish, or kayak. You can also walk, bike, or skate on the miles of paths. Take the Liberty Walk, which loops around the waterfront to the Statue of Liberty lookout point. Pay your respects at the Holocaust and 9/11 memorials. Don't miss the Liberty Science Center's interactive exhibits and the nation's largest IMAX dome theatre. The park is easy to reach from the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, which stops just west of the facility. With our online itinerary creator, Jersey City attractions like Liberty State Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Great place to spend the entire day, we had been to this place last Saturday spent 4 hours during the day time, nice place for long walk, cycling or even just sit and relax watching the river and the ...  more »
  • It's not easy to get to. The facilities are ok, but the view and the sense of history of the station are satisfying. Combine it with the ferry to the Statue of Liberty or Ellis Island and it's a very ...  more »
  • It is a beautiful space to exercise and walk with the family, the Ferries depart from here for Staten Island and Liberty Island. The parking here costs $7 for all day, and can leave it here and go to the tour of the statue of liberty, even go to Manhattan and back before 7 pm to collect the vehicle... can return the taxi ferry to Liberty State Park.
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  • A beautiful park to go for all your activities with a view of the NYC skyline. The view here is hard to beat along with the size of the park. Summer picnics are definitely a plus here. You can see the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the new Freedom Tower all in one location.
  • Great park to go to, huge playground for the kids and plenty of wheelchair/stroller accessible paths. You won't find rocky trails or any difficult trail there, but the scenery is breathtaking, with astonishing views of downtown Manhattan, Lady Liberty and Ellis Island. Liberty State Park is also the most convenient ferry to Liberty Island.
  • I love this park. Great walk along and over the river. Great NY Sky Line. Very close clear view of the Statue Of Liberty and Ellis Island. Great for families. Great Ferry rides
  • Loved this place! The 9-11 tribute is wonderfully done & humbling. The military statue in the center of the yard and the flags are an awesome tribute to Americans & especially our military. The view of the Statue of Liberty, bridges & NY is beautiful & great picture points from here. They have bike rentals & a nice paved place to ride around the park or jog. A very nice park!
  • Beautiful park with amazing views of Manhattan, the Statue of liberty (Which is actually located in New Jersey), Ellis Island (Which is connected to the park by a bridge), the main transportation area where the new immigrants would leave to head out into their new country, USA. There is the Empty Sky 9/11 Memorial, and the Liberty House Restaurant that has awesome foods and views, and great drinks.