Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, Paterson

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  • Happened to catch a segment on Channel One News about Paterson Falls I was stunned to realize it was so close to where I live last weekend second weekend in July 2017 I decided instead of sitting in t...  more »
  • You can see the entire place in less that 2 hours. I liked the view from the bridge. There are some ice cream trucks and picnic benches if you want to stretch your legs a bit. I went today and might g...  more »
  • Good place to go as family, it has a great view. I went 2 weeks ago and the bridge that connects one side to the other is under construction but other than that tourists can still take pictures and en...  more »
  • This national park has a magnificent waterfalls. The waterfall are what drew me to the place, and they were even more stunning then I expected. What was really surprising to me was the history associated with the falls. Apparently, Alexander Hamilton was here during the American Revolution an thought that the falls would be a great power source for fledgling American industry. Paterson bills itself as the first industrial town in North America. I think that this is a great place for a day trip.
  • A very beautiful place to come take a stroll or have a picnic. They don't have not allow grills but it still has benches and lots of areas to sit and relax. If you have a permit, you can even fish. I highly recommend coming here especially at dawn or dusk. Good place to come if your going on a date.
  • Recent renovated,more to comes. As a Local resident,this Park improved a lot better than before. It's nice and Clean. You can have a great view of the falls from the nearby location. They have a parking space of the other side of the park and some by the park.Overall it's a great place to visit.
  • This is a nice place to take a walk. The waterfall is beautiful! The only downside is that the bridge was closed when I went with a group of friends.I'm assuming for safety reasons. Overall, a great family place and I would recommend to friends. Great place to take artsy photos!
  • Nice little falls in the middle of Patterson. Good for a quick visit and some cool pics from different angles. I don't think you'd spend more than an hour here.

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