The Pine Barrens of New Jersey is a mysterious place, with no shortage of urban legends surrounding the woods. Those who choose to hike there are often looking for secrets – and they just might find them. But one of the Barrens’ greatest secrets has nothing to do with the supernatural. The famous Brooksbrae Brick Factory – an old terracotta brick factory – once stood there, but it’s long since fallen into disrepair. And since then, something eerie and remarkable has happened to it.

Have you paid a visit to the woods where the Brooksbrae Brick Factory lies? If so, did you find it to be creepy? Let us know your favorite part of this strange art installation in the comments section below.

The hike is available to anyone who wants to take it, and the ruins are open to the public, but make sure to visit the website of Manchester Township first to learn more about the area before you go.

If you’re still in the mood for more hiking, check out this list of amazing New Jersey hiking trails along the beach.

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