• 2015 Summer Events - fun for everyone!

    Relax beside the Hackensack River at our beautiful River Barge Park in Carlstadt. Watch the sun set while you listen to the sweet sounds of guitar and flute waft on the breeze. While you are at it, join a short pontoon boat tour to see the beauty and beyond. Don't forget our nature walks. Read more... 

    2015 River Tour Season is here!

    Come see the beauty of the Meadowlands from a different perspective, sign up for a pontoon boat tour today. Want more adventure? Join one of our Canoe Tours. Read more...

News & Alerts

  • NJSEA and Bergen Community College Announce Partnership

    The NJSEA and Bergen Community College announced that the College will provide free public programming at the Authority‚Äôs William D. McDowell Observatory, Read more...
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    Effective Feb. 5, 2015

    The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission was made a part of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. There will be no interruption in the services provided to the public and the regulated community.
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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 Commission 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 NJMC 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 NJMC 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 Meadowlands Commission facility operated by Ramapo College of New Jersey.