George Washington Bridge/Ft. Lee Park Fall Colors & History Hike

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  • 11/14/2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The George Washington Bridge is the world’s busiest motor vehicle bridge carrying over 103 million cars and trucks each year.  It was complete in 1931 and connects Manhattan’s Washington Heights to Ft Lee NJ.  Walking across the bridge on the pedestrian walkway offers amazing views of the NYC skyline as well as the Palisades Cliffs.  Join NYSN founder Dave Cervini for a trip through time and over the bridge. Along the way you will learn the history of the bridge and the area plus see amazing photo’s of it being constructed.  The group will stop on the Jersey side in Ft Lee Historic Park to eat lunch overlooking the river and NYC.

What to expect:

  • The group will meet at the George Washington Bridge Bus Station at 11am.
  • We will walk across the bridge (bridge is just under 1 mile)
  • On the Jersey side we will walk to Palisades Ft Lee Historic Park to enjoy lunch (bring your own)
  • After lunch we will walk back to Manhattan.  For those wishing to explore more we will walk down to The Little Red Lighthouse under the bridge made famous in the children’s book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Grey Bridge.

The main part of the walk/hike is fairly flat and all on pavement.  If you wish to go down to the lighthouse there are several flights of stairs to go down.

Covid 19 Protocols:

  • Please do not come if you have been exposed.  You may cancel up to one week for a refund.  Within one week you will be given a credit to use for selected events.
  • We will take temperatures when you arrive.
  • Event limited to 20 people so there is space for everyone to be safe.
  • Face masks must be worn while within close proximity..

What to bring:

  • Bag lunch and beverage
  • Comfortable shoes

Cost: $25 General Members / $15 VIP members (includes tour only)

Can I come alone?  Yes, 98% of those attending this event normally register on their own. Your welcome to bring as many nonmember guests, friends & co-workers as you’d like, just make sure to register for the number of people that you want below. Our staff will be ready to greet you and introduce you to others whether you are on your own or with guests.

Do I need a ticket? It is always best to print out the ticket confirmation or save it on your devices as proof of purchase especially if you have purchased your ticket on the same day as the event.  

Dress Code:  At all events, we ask that you use your best judgment based on the event. There are never jackets and ties required unless specifically stated.  Keep it neat, be yourself, and look your best. Dress for the weather.

How will I find the group?  We will send you a confirmation email with exact locations, contact info, and names of those who are hosting the event when you register. We will send follow up emails as we get closer, usually the night before or the morning of.

Ages: 21+  Most of our events attract 20’s -40’s although some events can skew younger or older (50’s) depending on the event. Some events are clearly age specific as indicated.   If this is an issue for you contact Dave at the address below and we can usually give you a very accurate idea of what to expect.

Who Comes to These?: Our activities attract NY Professionals from all backgrounds and professions who are looking to expand their social circles.  You will also find others who are looking to learn something, network for business, try something they have never done before or enjoy something they love doing but can’t get their friends to do. There may also be some people looking to find that someone special who shares a passion for the same activities (but don’t make this the sole reason you come out).

Questions?  If you want to know how many people are coming, what the ages are likely to be, the gender breakdown, or the overall vibe of the event before you register, contact Dave Cervini at or call 212-873-2256.

What if the weather impacts the event?  We will determine if the event will happen about 24 hours prior to the start.  You will be notified as soon as we know.  We usually send updates as well

This event is nonrefundable unless the event is canceled or rescheduled.

By registering for this event you take full responsibility for your actions and agree to conduct yourself accordingly.



Venue Website:

Fort Washington Avenue, Between 178th and 179th Streets, New York, NY, 10033, United States