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Alpine Community Information

Nurseries & Day Care

Cresskill Co-Op Preschool Inc. 51 Brookside Ave, Cresskill (201) 567-5865
Mommy’s Little Helper 20 E Madison Ave, Cresskill (201) 503-0313
See also Tenafly page for more nursery options

Cultural Life & Recreation

The Alpine Swim & Tennis clubs (open to all residents): 201-767-9777. Montammy & Tamcrest Country Clubs. Baseball, Girls Softball, Football, Soccer, Basketball, Girl & Boy Scouts.

Alpine is a small rural community offering prestige and privacy, an easy commute to the Financial Capital of the world and three major airports, an excellent school system, extremely low taxes and an extraordinary sense of community pride. The average home sale price is ranked amongst the highest in the nation.

Alpine Post Office is located on Church Street: 201-784-1494, Office Hours: 8:30AM-5PM.
Parking: No overnight parking within the Borough after 2 PM.

Historic House: The 18th century Cornwallis house nestled under the cliffs near the Alpine Boat Basin is a State & National Landmark. It takes its name from General Charles Cornwallis, who, according to legend stopped there in 1776 while on his way to attack rebel forces in Fort Lee. Decorated with period furniture, the house is open to the public during summer weekends on a limited basis.

Alpine Boat Basin Palisade Interstate Park: 201-768-9768

Cresskill Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) & a center for learning, culture and entertainment. With on-site access to over eighty-thousand books, compact discs, DVD, videos, books on tape and magazine, the Tenafly Library also offers children’s programs, lectures, sideshows, discussion group and art exhibit.

Cresskill School of Art 300 Knickerbocker Road Tel: 201-503-0044

The Tenafly Nature Center with hiking trails a natural lake and various botany is open to the public year round.

Tenafly Recreation Tenafly Recreation offers a wide variety of instructional programs for all ages and seasonally themed special events. We offer youth sports programs such as Football, Wrestling, Girls Softball, and Travel Basketball. We also hold seasonal sports clinics for grades K-2 and Start Smart, a nationally acclaimed early childhood sports development program. In addition, we offer a fully licensed, well structured six week summer camp that is filled with fun activities. Our newly built skate park, located at the Roosevelt Common, is open as of Spring 2005! This attraction is open to skateboard and in-line skating enthusiasts of all ages. Throughout the year we also offer special bus trips for: Atlantic City, skiing at Shawnee Mountain, the circus, and much more.

The JCC on the Palisades one of the largest in the county offers many cultural and sports facilities and events including outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Located at 411 East Clinton Ave, is an agency serving families, senior adults and singles in Bergen County. Members enjoy full use of indoor/outdoor swimming pools, tennis, racquetball and squash courts, gyms, indoor track and state of the art fitness center. Members can also enroll their children in the JCC’s nursery school, kindergarten and after school programming, summer camps and year round sports programs.

The Knickerbockers Country Club features golf, tennis and a swimming pool.

Tenafly Senior Center welcomes older adults from Tenafly and other Bergen County towns. The center offers a full weekday program of activities for adults age 55 and older.


Bus lines

  • Red & Tan 20, 20T & 14E run to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes
  • Red & Tan 184 goes across the George Washington Bridge averaging 25-30 minutes.
  • New Jersey Transit 166 runs to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes.


There is no train service between Tenafly & Manhattan


Three major airports are within 35-45 minutes by car from Tenafly:

Newark Liberty International, JFK International, La Guardia Airport

Car Rental

Enterprise Rental 65 Piermont Road Tenafly Tel.: (201) 568-3032

Houses of Worship


Alpine Community Church (United Methodist): 201-768-2572, 1 Old Dock Rd.


Temple Sinai – A reform synagogue located on One Engle Street Tenafly Tel: 201-568-3035
Kesher – an orthodox synagogue located on 509 Engle Street Englewood Tel: 201-227-1117
Chabad House – located on 11 Harold Street Tenafly Tel: 201-871-1152

Utility Companies & Other Services for Alpine

Health Services

Pedimedica 500 Piermont Rd # 102 Closter Tel: 201-784-3200
Tenafly Pediatrics 32 Franklin Street Tenafly Tel: 201-569-2400

Englewood Hospital 350 Engle Street in Englewood Tel: 201-894-3000

Veterinary Services

Cresskill Animal Hospital 39 Spring St, Cresskill 201- 568-7700
Closter Animal Hospital 137 Piermont Road Closter 201-768-0880
Tenafly Veterinary County Road Tenafly Tel: 201-567-7878


Hudson City Savings Bank Cresskill: 80 Union Ave, Cresskill (201) 568-8777
Pnc Bank: 350 Madison Ave, Cresskill (888) 762-2265
NVE Bank: Cresskill Office 189 County Rd, Cresskill (201) 816-2822

Car Dealers

Honda of Tenafly 28 County Road Tenafly Tel: 201-568-7000
Chrysler Jeep 95 County Road – Tenafly Tel: 201-871-9400
Difeo BMW 301 County Road Tenafly Tel: 201-568-9000
Mercedes 28 Grand Avenue Englewood Tel: 800-493-6514
Lexus 53-59 Engle Street Englewood Tel: (800) 509-5157
Volvo 186 Engle Street Englewood Tel: 201-567-230020
Porsche- Audi – Lincoln- Mercury-Subaru 138 South Dean Street Englewood 201-568-5200

Alpine Restaurants & Eateries

Kiku Alpine Restaurant 5 Route 9W, Alpine (201) 767-6322
Shamdan Restaurant 178 Piermont Rd, Cresskill (201) 816-7343
Ciao Bella Trattoria 172 Piermont Rd, Cresskill (201) 894-1444
Hanami Restaurant 41 Union Ave, Cresskill (201) 567-8508
Uncle Gio’s Pizzeria 25 Union Ave, Cresskill (201) 871-3025
Golden Garden Chinese Restaurant The 19 Union Ave, Cresskill (201) 568-2887
44 Madison 44 E Madison Ave, Cresskill (201) 541-7575
Cresskill Pizza 29 E Madison Ave, Cresskill (201) 871-3795
Topkapi II 178 Piermont Rd, Cresskill (201) 816-7343
Georgie Porgie’s Ice Cream & Yougurt 29 E Madison Ave, Cresskill (201) 871-3795
Hungry Peddler Inc 470 Knickerbocker Rd, Cresskill (201) 894-0718
Moon Cafe 126 Westervelt Pl, Cresskill (201) 666-7711
Farmhouse Cafe Cresskill

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