Liberty State Park is a state park in Jersey City, New Jersey. State Park is a term used in the United States and in Mexico for an area of land preserved on account of its natural beauty historic interest recreation or other Jersey City is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. New Jersey ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. It has a coastline along the Hudson River with views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island. The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk, the Great Mohegan by the Iroquois, or as the Lenape Native Americans called it in Unami Manhattan Island, in New York Harbor, is much the largest part of the Borough of Manhattan, one of the Five Boroughs which form the City of New York Liberty Enlightening the World (La liberté éclairant le monde commonly known as the Statue of Liberty (Statue de la Liberté was presented Ellis Island, at the mouth of the Hudson River in New York Harbor (Battery Park and the World Financial Center are the closest parts of New York to the park. Battery Park is a 25-acre (10 hectare public park located at the Battery the southern tip of the New York City borough of Manhattan, facing The World Financial Center is a complex of buildings across West Street from the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan in New York City, The City of New York ) The park is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry. The New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry is responsible for the management and operation of New Jersey 's 42 parks 11 forests and 3 recreation areas as well as for the
Liberty State Park is 1,212 acres (4. 9 km²) in area, and takes up more than a mile of the Jersey City waterfront. Jersey City is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. It is bordered to the north by the Morris Canal Big Basin, to the south and east by the Hudson River, and to the west by Jersey City. The Morris Canal was an Anthracite -carrying Canal that incorporated a series of water-driven inclined planes in its course across northern Most of the park's area is on man-made land filled in by the Central Railroad of New Jersey and the Lehigh Valley Railroad, now-defunct companies whose lines once terminated there. The Central Railroad of New Jersey, more commonly known as the Jersey Central Lines or CNJ, was a regional railroad with origins in the 1830s lasting until 1976 when The Lehigh Valley Railroad was one of a number of railroads built in the northeastern United States primarily to haul Anthracite coal. A freight rail line and the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail run along the western edge of the park. The Hudson–Bergen Light Rail (HBLR is a Light rail system in the United States, owned by New Jersey Transit and operated by the 21st Century Rail Corporation
Two small southern sections of Liberty State Park are connected to Caven Point and are separated from each other and from the main part of the park by a body of water. One is connected to northern Caven Point and the other is a thin pier that extends out from Chapel Avenue.
In the northeast corner of the park is the CRRNJ (Central Railroad of New Jersey) Terminal, a historic transportation building. The World Trade Center in New York City, United States (sometimes informally the WTC or Twin Towers) was a complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan The Central Railroad of New Jersey, more commonly known as the Jersey Central Lines or CNJ, was a regional railroad with origins in the 1830s lasting until 1976 when Communipaw Terminal, officially known as the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, was the waterfront terminal on the Hudson River for the Central About half of the park is currently not open to public access, and of that one third is industrial. But most of the park has views of New York and lots of open space. The areas that are open to the public are along the borders. A road called Freedom Way goes through the center and serves a barrier between the area not open to the public to the west of it and the area that is open to the public to the east, with many bikepaths, walkways, and fields.
One of the public walkways in the eastern section of the park is Liberty Walkway, a long path that stretches from the CRRNJ along the waterfront south to the Statue of Liberty overlook, bridging over two coves along the way. Halfway along 'Liberty Walkway' is a bridge that connects from Liberty State park to Ellis Island, but only authorized vehicles are allowed. Ellis Island, at the mouth of the Hudson River in New York Harbor The southeastern corner of the park contains the Statue of Liberty overlook, picnic facilities, a playground, the U. S. Flag Plaza, and Liberation Monument. The Public Administration Building is also in this area (Morris Pesin Drive leads from out of the park from the Administration Building. Morris Pesin Drive also has the park's mailing address). Despite all the scenery, the Liberty Science Center is probably the biggest attraction, with floors of exhibits, the biggest Hoberman sphere in the world and the biggest Kodak Omni Theatre IMAX dome screen in the country. Liberty Science Center is an Interactive Science museum and learning center located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City New Jersey. A Hoberman sphere is a structure that resembles a Geodesic dome, but is capable of folding down to a fraction of its normal size by the Scissor -like action of its  Liberty State Park will be the site of the All Points West Music & Arts Festival festival, held from August 8-10. The All Points West Music & Arts Festival is a music and Arts festival first held in August of 2008 at Liberty State Park in Jersey City New
The site was an important 19th century industrial and transport area. Early in the 20th century rail tunnels under the Hudson took over its passenger services. In 1916, the Black Tom Explosion on what is now the southeastern corner of the park killed as many as seven people, caused $20 million in property damage, and was felt throughout the New York area. Year 1916 ( MCMXVI) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Black Tom currently redirects here For the Marvel Comics character see Black Tom Cassidy. Containerization later shifted cargo services to other ports, and industry declined. Containerization (or containerisation) is a system of Intermodal freight transport Cargo Transport using standard ISO containers
In 2006, the park began to host the Liberty Jazz Festival. This two day event is normally held the first weekend after Labor Day each year and has included performers such as George Benson, Waymon Tisdale and a host of other celebrated jazz artists. For more information one can visit the official Website.
This is a list of State parks forests and historical sites in the U The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway, located on Kill van Kull and the western shore of Upper New York Bay and the Hudson River, is an ongoing and incomplete