"The New River Vale Centennial Clock"
Welcome To River Vale !
In the northeastern corner of Bergen County, New Jersey River
Vale New Jersey is a small township setting a new standard for
family living. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums
and townhouses. The River Vale community has a lush, park-like
character, prompting some to call it the Garden Spot of the Pascack Valley. The
scenery is further enhanced with quaint, winding roads and scenic, historic
homes. River Vale Golf Courses
are an enjoyable community feature. Along the same lines as the Hillsdale
New York Times article, the township of River Vale New Jersey was featured by
Money Magazine as number 29 on their list of the Top 100 Places To Live In America!
The River Vale Schools manage three
campuses, serving the elementary and middle grades. High school students then
move on to the Pascack Valley High School,
where they are joined by Hillsdale students. Public schooling in River Vale has
an excellent reputation. The nearest college campus is Bergen Community
College in Paramus. Fairleigh Dickinson University also has a campus in
River Vale New Jersey is tucked between the
neighboring communities of Woodcliff Lake, Park Ridge, Montvale, Lake Tappan in
Old Tappan, Harrington Park, Emerson, Westwood and Hillsdale. New York City
lies 22 miles southeast. Although River Vale NJ is a small community of only
10,000 residents, it offers many of the advantages of a much larger city. For
example, New York City is close enough so that residents can experience its
many educational, cultural and economic opportunities. Within the more
immediate area of Bergen County, residents have access to strong manufacturing
and technology industries, plus diverse shopping, dining and recreational
opportunities, including golf at Valley Brook Golf Course, one of three area
The River Vale Country Club has been a local landmark for
more than 75 years. The facility opened in 1931 and enjoyed many years of
popularity among the biggest names in golf and entertainment. Today, the public
facility enjoys a more down-to-earth atmosphere, where locals can practice
their skill on a classically designed course. The Edgewood Country Club is a
private facility with a scenic appeal. Edgewood offers golfers the luxury of
choice, along with the challenge of tight play. The club’s three nine-hole
courses can be played in three 18-hole combinations: white/red, red/blue and
blue/white. The 18-hole “Valley Brook” course at the Valley Brook Golf Club
facility features 6,287 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71.
Designed by William Boswell, ASGCA, Valley Brook opened in 1962. This course
has tight fairways and fast greens. It has recently upgraded its facilities
including a new driving range, tees, greens, fairways and an irrigation system.
To accommodate these features a brand new clubhouse was added.
Since River Vale New Jersey mainly consists of families, the
most popular free-time activities involve youth sports, community events and
civic groups. Several independent youth sports organizations keep the kids fit
and active. Weekends are busy at the local parks and schools, which host
baseball, softball, soccer and basketball games. Additionally, nearby
lakes and the Wood Dale County Park have a variety of recreational facilities.
Seasonal celebrations, parades and events are scheduled throughout year,
offering fun activities for all ages. The annual Easter egg hunt and fall
Octoberfest are particularly popular. River Vale residents can also enjoy
community events as an opportunity to get together with their neighbors.
The Township of River Vale invites all residents to enjoy the upcoming Annual
Holiday Festivities with the Tree Lighting at 6:30 on December 2nd in
front of Town Hall with a holiday party to follow across the street at the
Holdrum Middle School with holiday music provided by the Woodside School
Chorus. Enjoy hot chocolate and treats with Santa. The Township
will also host the annual Menorah Lighting on December 20th at
6:30 in front of Town Hall with latkes, donuts and chocolate Chanukah gelt and
Having both been raised in the Pascack Valley area, we both
have deep roots and a wealth of background knowledge and information about the
Pascack Valley area towns. We are happy to offer you an insider’s view of
living in the beautiful Pascack Valley area. Below is a brief snapshot of the
town of River Vale. Feel free to ask us questions about River Vale New
Jersey Homes For Sale by e-mailing us at:B.Hammerstein@KW.Com