New Jersey is a beautiful place all year long, but some places are just more magical in the fall. With the leaves changing and temperatures cooling, the following locations can’t be missed this season.
1. The Delaware Water Gap, From Blairstown to Montague Township
Acres of forests and magnificent mountains are made more beautiful by the changing leaves.
2. Allamuchy State Park, Byram
Enjoy incredible views of the fall foliage from a fantastic vantage point.
3. Batsto Village, Hammonton
This historic village in New Jersey's Pine Barrens is chock full of family fun and has great fall festivals.
4. Worthington State Forest, Columbia
Enjoyable year round, enjoy fall hikes and kayaking.
5. Southwind Vineyard, Millville
Enjoy the horses, enjoy the wine, and take in the gorgeous autumn leaves.
6. Dingman's Bridge, Layton
This bridge is the only privately owned toll bridge in New Jersey and one of the few remaining privately owned bridges in the nation. Cars pay just $1 to cross, but biking is free. Fall is the perfect time for a bike ride across the Delaware.
7. Ringwood State Park, Ringwood
Ringwood State Park is magical in the fall! Watch the leaves turn while you visit the botanical gardens, Skylands Manor and Ringwood Mansion. Stroll the beautiful grounds and enjoy the cool breezes.
8. Great Falls, Paterson
Always gorgeous, the Great Falls are spectacularly stunning after heavy rains surrounded by autumn colors.
9. Mount Tammany, Knowlton
Enjoy incredible views of the Delaware, with Mount Minsi right across the river.
10. Cape May
The city is filled with history and incredible to explore. Swamped in the summers, fall is the perfect time to take it all in. Check out the homes, shops, restaurants, or even a ghost tour.
11. Palisades Interstate Parkway, From Fort Lee to Alpine
There's so much to enjoy, from incredible foliage to panoramic views of the Hudson River. Pack a picnic and hike the whole way...there's much to discover.
12. Green Sergeant's Covered Bridge, Stockton
New Jersey's last public covered bridge makes for fun photo opportunities, especially in the fall months.