• Observatory - Open Viewing Wed. Nights

  • The public is invited to the William D. McDowell Observatory on Wed. nights for open public viewing. Please check the events page for more details. 

Free Guided Nature Walks

First Sunday and Third Tuesday of Each Month

News & Alerts

  • DeKorte Park closed on Thanksgiving Day

    DeKorte Park will be closed on Thanksgiving Day but will reopen on Friday, Nov. 27. The park will also be closed on Christmas and New Year's Day. 
  • NJSEA to Save Taxpayers $16M

    The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) today announced that State taxpayers will save a projected $16 million in fiscal year 2016 as a result of downsizing efforts initiated in 2015 in conjunction with Read more...

Nature Blog

  • A Celebration of Nature in North Jersey

    The Meadowlands Blog offers news, stunning images, bird sightings and nature events. Follow us Facebook and Twitter
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    Operating Status Hotline
    Toll Free Number: 866-927-6416
    This is an automated system that reports our current operating status. Use only in the event of an emergency. For normal circumstances, please call our offices 201.460.1700.

Municipal Assistance Programs

The NJSEA provides several additional resources to District towns that help to reduce the cost of local government, benefit the environment and improve resident's quality of life.

Pontoon Boat Cruises & Canoe Tours

The NJSEA operates a fleet of pontoon boats, staffed by experts on the natural and human history of the region and certified in boating through programs by the U.S. Coast Guard and the State of New Jersey.

Guided Bird Walks with NJMC & BCAS

The NJSEA and the Bergen County Audubon Society (BCAS) offer twice-monthly, free guided bird walks at locations throughout the Meadowlands District.
Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute
MERI conducts research and develops new technologies to collect, analyze and communicate environmental information.
Meadowlands Environment Center
The MEC is a New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority facility operated by Ramapo College of New Jersey.