Location, Hours & Directions

 

Location

2 DeKorte Park Plaza
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

Phone: 201-460-8300


Hours

Mon – Fri:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sat – Sun:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm


Directions

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From the NJ Turnpike:

Take exit 16W to Route 3 West. Take Route 3 West to Route 17 South (Lyndhurst Exit). Follow around the ramp to the traffic light (Quality Inn will be on your left). Make a left onto Polito Avenue. Continue to the end of Polito Avenue. At the STOP sign make a left onto Valley Brook Avenue. Follow this road to the end (approx. 1 ½ miles). Cross the railroad tracks (keep to the left).   The Meadowlands Environment Center is the first building on the left after the tracks. The second building houses Commission administrative offices. The third building, across from the administrative offices, is the Science Center and Observatory.

From the Garden State Parkway:

From the Parkway North, take Exit 153A; or from the Parkway South, take Exit 153 to Route 3 East. Follow Route 3 East to the 2nd Route 17 South Exit (the sign will read: Route 17 South/Lyndhurst – Service Road). At the end of the exit ramp there will be a traffic light, and the Quality Inn will be directly across the street to your left. Go straight through the intersection onto Polito Avenue. Continue to the end of Polito Avenue. At the STOP sign make a left onto Valley Brook Avenue. Follow this road to the end (approx. 1½ miles). Cross the railroad tracks (keep to the left).   The Meadowlands Environment Center is the first building on the left after the tracks. The second building houses Commission administrative offices. The third building, across from the administrative offices, is the Science Center and Observatory.

From New York: George Washington Bridge

Follow signs for the NJ Turnpike. Take Turnpike exit 16W to Route 3 West. Take Route 3 West to Route 17 South (Lyndhurst Exit). Follow around the ramp to the traffic light (Quality Inn will be on your left). Make a left onto Polito Avenue. Continue to the end of Polito Avenue. At the STOP sign make a left onto Valley Brook Avenue. Follow this road to the end (approx. 1 ½ miles). Cross the railroad tracks (keep to the left).  The Meadowlands Environment Center is the first building on the left after the tracks. The second building houses Commission administrative offices. The third building, across from the administrative offices, is the Science Center and Observatory.

From New York: Lincoln Tunnel

Follow exit ramp on left for Route 495 at Route 3. Take Route 3 West to Route 17 South (Lyndhurst Exit). Follow around the ramp to the traffic light (Quality Inn will be on your left). Make a left onto Polito Avenue.Continue to the end of Polito Avenue. At the STOP sign make a left onto Valley Brook Avenue. Follow this road to the end (approx. 1½ miles). Cross the railroad tracks (keep to the left).   The Meadowlands Environment Center is the first building on the left after the tracks. The second building houses Commission administrative offices. The third building, across from the administrative offices, is the Science Center and Observatory.

From New York: Holland Tunnel or From Jersey City (downtown)

From the tunnel, follow signs for Route 1&9 (left ramp). Take 2nd exit for Route 280, Route 1&9, and Kearny. Exit onto Route 7 (Belleville Turnpike). Follow Route 7 to first traffic light in North Arlington (CVS will be on your right). At light make a right onto Schuyler Avenue. Follow to end, and the road makes a sharp left at the Schuyler Diner.
Take the first right onto Orient Way (you will see a sign for NJ Turnpike). Go to the first traffic light and make a right onto Valley Brook Avenue. Follow directions above from Valley Brook Avenue. The third building, across from the administrative offices, is the Science Center and Observatory.

From Newark:

Route 21 North to Exit for Route 3 (East/West). Follow signs for Route 3 East. You will come off exit and be on Route 3 heading East. Stay in the right lane and you will pass exits for Park Ave., Ridge Road, and the third exit will be Route 17 South/Service Road. Take this exit and continue straight onto Polito Avenue. Take to the first STOP sign and make a left onto Valley Brook Avenue. Follow this road to the end (approx. 1 ½ miles). Cross the railroad tracks (keep to the left).   The Meadowlands Environment Center is the first building on the left after the tracks. The second building houses Commission administrative offices. The third building, across from the administrative offices, is the Science Center and Observatory.

From Northern Bergen County:

Take Route 17 South; cross over Route 3 (divided highway ends after Route 3) to the first traffic light (Quality Inn will be on your left). Make a left onto Polito – At the STOP sign make a left onto Valley Brook Avenue. Follow this road to the end (approx. 1 ½ miles). Cross the railroad tracks (keep to the left).   The Meadowlands Environment Center is the first building on the left after the tracks. The second building houses Commission administrative offices. The third building, across from the administrative offices, is the Science Center and Observatory.

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