River Vale holds a very unusual record that many don’t know. In 1904 the temperature fell to -34 degrees which is the lowest temperature every recorded in the State of New Jersey. Besides holding this unique record, River Vale is home to the River Vale Country Club near the River Vale reservoir just 15 minutes from Manhattan. This club is a favorite spot for avid metropolitan golfers. The club offers 18 Championship Holes for golfers of every skill level. The views are spectacular. The school district offers two elementary schools, a middle school, and shares a high school with it’s neighboring town Hillsdale. River Vale real estate ranges in value from the high $300,000 to the multi-million dollar range.