The Interpretive Center at Liberty State Park, located on the shore of Upper New York Bay in Hudson county, houses an exhibit area, auditorium and classroom space. The center's staff leads experiential learning activities that enhance environmental and cultural awareness. Activities are open to class visits, organized groups and the general public. Program topics include wildlife habitats, estuary ecology, birding, invertebrates, trees, urban and wildlife gardening and the Lenni-Lenape Indians of New Jersey. The staff also conducts enrichment programs for educators, including Project Learning Tree and Project WET workshops. All school programs are free of charge and require reservations. Hours are 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday - Saturday.
- Interpretive Programs are offered throughout the year.
The Interpretive Center is registered as a Department of Education professional development provider.
Annual events include the Earth Day Family Festival in April and the Natioanl Estuaries Day Vomunteer Clean-up in September.
Park features include a picnic area, trails, a bike path, Liberty Walk and 60 acres of salt marsh.
Year-round ferry service is available from Liberty State Park to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty (except on Christmas Day).
General public, organizations, educators, students of all ages
Liberty State Park
Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City NJ 07305
Teachers' Guide to Educational Programs with New Jersey State Parks, Forests,
Recreation Areas, Historic Sites and the Forest Resource Education Center