Introduction to Cliffside Park, New Jersey
Cliffside Park, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 1 mile NE of North Bergen, New Jersey and 5 miles N of New York, New York. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area. Cliffside Park contains a population of approximately 23,007.
Cliffside Park History
Initially, Cliffside Park was a part of Ridgefield Township. It was incorporated on January 15, 1895. Palisades Amusement Park, which closed on September 12, 1971, was located in Cliffside Park.
Cliffside Park and nearby Attractions
- Riverbank State Park
- Fort Lee Historic Park & Museum
- American Museum of Natural History
- Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
- Overpeck County Park
- Children's Museum of Manhattan
- Apollo Theater
Things To Do In Cliffside Park
A number of recreational facilities are available at Cliffside Park. The town includes a soccer complex, facilities for roller hockey, a football field and basketball courts. It includes a multitude of restaurants, which serve Italian and Turkish dishes. You can also explore the shopping areas of Anderson Avenue in Cliffside Park
Cliffside Park Transportation
Air transportation is provided by La Guardia International Airport.
Cliffside Park Higher Education
Columbia University, Barnard College, Manhattan School of Music, Helene Fuld College of Nursing and Boricua College are nearby.