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Most People Have No Idea This Underwater City In New Jersey Even Exists

New Jersey is home to several ghost towns, many abandoned as the mining industry moved out of the state. Residents went where jobs went and towns were left behind to become part of history. Many of these gems are hidden away in the Pine Barrens, but there are a handful of ghost towns in the northern portion of our state, one of which is under water.

To see the site for yourself, check out this footage from YouTube user, Blanchard Family Posts:

If you’re interested in a more in-depth history of Round Valley, check out this 27-minute documentary uploaded by YouTube user Media 523:

Round Valley Reservoir is definitely worth a visit, whether you scuba dive to see the ruins or simply swim. However, it’s not the only picturesque swimming spot in New Jersey, just check out this beautiful natural pool.

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.