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Address: Palisades Interstate Pkwy, Opposite median U-Turn for Exit 3, northbound, Alpine, NJ 07620
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+1 201-750-0465
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bird watch, sight see. coffee

While traveling on the Palisades Parkway a great stop for a view and a quick cheap lunch. The menu is limited but the prices are good as is the food. Coffee and a BLT for a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Frank R
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Budd Lake
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Budd Lake
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While traveling on the Palisades Parkway a great stop for a view and a quick cheap lunch. The menu is limited but the prices are good as is the food. Coffee and a BLT for a little over 5 bucks half pound burgers and foot long dogs!! Picnic tables for good weather and a view that can't be beat Worth... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother and I went to NY state for a funeral. Since we were flying out of NYC, we took a little road trip through New Jersey. This was first on the list and it was great. Not only is free always a good thing but the views were fantastic. We'd have stayed longer if we'd had the time and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

There are a number of interesting hikes using the parking lot here as a base. This one is relatively easy but rewarding for a longer hike. This hike offers an easy loop on pleasant woods roads and paths north of the State Line Lookout. It is suitable for cross-country skiing when conditions permit, but while it is a relatively easy... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

A must stop on the Palisades. The views are awesome - overlooking the Hudson and birding is fantastic. The State Line Cafe is a great place for a bite and a pit stop.

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new jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick visit and picnic on a beautiful autumn day. The place was so crowded! The bird watchers were everywhere. They told us they were watching a falcon on its perch but we never saw it fly. The views of the fall foliage with the rugged cliffs as a backdrop was spectacular. The river was calm and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Just a short drive on the Jersey side of the GWB, the State Line lookout is an absolutely stunning and beautiful space to enjoy a picnic lunch. Hiking trails are everywhere and can suit anyone with different levels of difficulty. If you suffer from camera envy, though, don't come here. The birders have insane lenses.

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Ringwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a great place for a snack and to enjoy the view. Be sure to check out the books for sale. Nothing special except the history.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I normally take the Palisades Interstate Parkway if possible -- the stops are always interesting, and the road has one last cheap gas stop before going upstate New York. The food in the Inn is limited in scope but remarkably good for a place run by kids between 18 and 26 or so. Also quite a good selection of books... More 

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Englewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

A great area to start a hike. There are food facilities here and you can grab a bite to eat. The views are gorgeous as well. Right off the Palisades Parkway Northbound.

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Brooklyn,new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Hiking trails are very well maintained and easy to navigate. Plenty of picnic tables to have lunch while taking in the beautiful view. Don't forget to bring binoculars to see the birds of prey up close. Hawks,Bald eagles and vultures were easily spotted. Also, don't forget the bug spray.

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