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First Day Hike to Caven Point Beach – Liberty State Park
January 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Please join us on a 3-mile, leisurely hike to Caven Point Beach. Come explore the manmade and natural shoreline of the Upper NY Bay, with unique views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Skyline. We’ll also explore the unique features of Caven Point Beach. Check in will be at the Park Office located at 200 Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305. Free parking is available.
Easy to Moderate ~ 3 miles
All ages are welcome as are dogs on 6 ft leashes with responsible adults
Meeting Location: US Flag Plaza / Park Office
200 Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Registration & Cancellation
Registration is required, please email with your name, contact information (email and phone) and number of people in your party to LSPNatureCenter@dep.nj.gov.
Cancelled if icy/snowy weather, Check the Liberty State Park Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LibertyStateParkOfficial/. We will also email people the night before it is necessary to cancel.