Directions to Flat Rock Brook

Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
443 Van Nostrand Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
201 567-1265

Hours and Rules

Building Hours

Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Weekends
1:00 -5:00 p.m.

The park is open for hiking every day from dawn to dusk.

Do not disturb or remove any plants, wildlife, or natural materials.

Stay on the trails at all times. Do not enter the ponds or stream.

Dogs, bicycles, and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Picnic only in the designated picnic area. A group use permit is required for groups of 10 or more visiting the Nature Center. For more information go to Group Use.

From New York City:
Cross the George Washington Bridge. Take Route 4. Exit at Jones Road. Proceed North (right) on Jones Road one block to Van Nostrand Avenue. Turn right, travel four blocks up the hill to the Nature Center entrance at the end of the street.

From the West:
Take the New Jersey Turnpike North (Route 95 North) Take Exit 71 at Broad Avenue, Englewood. Proceed North (right) on Broad Avenue to second traffic light at Van Nostrand Avenue. Turn right, proceed up the hill, cross Jones Road, and continue four more blocks to the Nature Center entrance at the end of the street.

From the South:
Take the New Jersey Turnpike North (Route 95 North) toward the George Washington Bridge, using local lanes. Take Exit 71 at Broad Avenue, Englewood. Proceed North (right) on Broad Avenue to the second traffic light at Van Nostrand Avenue. Turn right, proceed up the hill, across Jones Road, and continue four more blocks to the Nature Center entrance at the end of the street.

From the North:
Palisades Parkway or Route 9W to Exit 1, Palisade Avenue, Englewood. Turn right, go down hill to Jones Road (left turn), make a left turn onto Van Nostrand Avenue and proceed up the hill to the Nature Center entrance at the end of the street.

Buses from Manhattan:

From the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal:

New Jersey Transit
Buses # 171, 175, 178, 186
Red and Tan Bus #11C
Get off at Route 4 and Jones Road, Englewood. This stop is just a few minutes over the bridge. Go up the steps to Jones Road. Walk left on Jones Road to the Stop sign at Van Nostrand Avenue. Go right on Van Nostrand Avenue. Walk 2 blocks up the hill to the Nature Center entrance at the end of the street.

From the Port Authority Bus Terminal:


New Jersey Transit Bus #160
Red and Tan Bus # 11A, 14
Get off at Broad Avenue and Van Nostrand Avenue, Englewood. Walk up the hill on Van Nostrand Avenue for 2 blocks to the to the Nature Center entrance at the end of the street.

 

 

 

 

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