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14 Secret Spots In New Jersey Where Nature Will Completely Relax You

The natural beauty of New Jersey often gets overlooked by outsiders. We’re seen as a mass of freeways and factories, but that’s far from the case. Residents know the truth – incredible landscapes can be found throughout the state. We have mountains, lakes, woodlands, waterfalls and so much more! Many of these spots are ideal for relaxation, as science shows that connecting with nature can reduce stress. Here are some of my favorite secret spots to soothe your spirit!

This is only a small selection of all the incredible places in New Jersey where we can relax in nature, dozens more could be added to the list! Share your top picks and photos with me in the comments or on the Only In New Jersey Facebook Page.

Kristen Koennemann
Kristen is a freelance writer, editor and social-media manager who really loves her state. She's here to share all that New Jersey has to offer with residents and the rest of the world.