Someone Flew A Drone High Above New Jersey And Captured The Most Breathtaking Footage

Fall is officially here but it doesn’t quite feel like it. Columbus Day Weekend is one of the most popular times to head out on a leaf peeping adventure and much of New Jersey is still green. According to the most recent foliage reports, leaves are experiencing little to no change. If you’re in the northernmost parts of the state, you will notice a bit of color but it’s nothing compared to what we have to look forward to. You can expect the leaves to turn within the next two weeks, with peak fall foliage from October 19 through 29.

Once the temperatures start to drop, you’ll notice more of a change. Currently, High Point State Park and Stokes State Forest are among the best spots for a weekend foliage hike. Soon, though, much of the state will look like this:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

If you absolutely can’t wait to experience it, check out this gorgeous video filmed at Sourland Mountain Preserve last October by djstev0. Hopefully, it will hold you over for a week or two!

The preserve is located in Hillsborough and offers a variety of trails within its over 3,000 acres. Native wildlife includes red fox, gray fox, deer, coyote, tanagers, wrens, and chickadees. Visit, if you can, for a hike. If pumpkin picking is more your thing, check out these patches in New Jersey.