Passaic River (at Eagle Rock Avenue)

Reference # : 
Ref# LSNJ100
Intersection of Eagle Rock Avenue and River Road.
07068 Roseland , NJ 40° 49' 40.1808" N, 74° 20' 7.242" W

Use this put-in for a paddle through the Hatfield swamp area of West Caldwell and beyond. Refer to upstream sites for take-out. About a 2hour/3 mile paddle to Pio Costa/Bloomfiled Ave. site

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Launching considerations / restrictions:: 

Parking area has been known to flood during extended periods of heavy rain. Has not occurred since construction project was completed several years ago.

Water Type: 
Driving Directions: 
  • Garden State Parkway to Exit 145 (I-280 West).
  • Follow I 280 West to Exit 4A (Eisenhower Parkway South).
  • Follow Eisenhower Parkway to first traffic light.
  • Right on Eagle Rock Avenue to next traffic light.
  • Left on River Road, and parking area is immediately on left.
Launch Area: 
Parking Situation: 
Legal to park. Parking for 8 to 10 cars off to side but area for launch must be kept clear.
Launch Area Surface: 
No Facilities