Injured hiker rescued in Palisades Park

November 4, 2011 6:02:40 PM PDT
A hiker was rescued off a cliff in a park in New Jersey and is now recovering from a knee injury.

The rescue happened in Palisades Park late Friday afternoon.

Newscopter 7 was over the scene as rescuers pulled the man out of a wooded area on a stretcher.

Park police decided to rescue the hiker by boat instead of carrying him out through the rough terrain.