This Hidden Lake In New Jersey Has Some Of The Bluest Water In The State

Editor’s Note: While the destination featured below is fascinating and beautiful, it is on private property. According to the official website of Cumberland County, there is no public access to and no swimming at Manumuskin River Preserve.

One thing about the beaches at the Jersey Shore: The Atlantic ocean here isn’t exactly enticing. You don’t get the shockingly blue hues you see in the tropics, for example. That being said, New Jersey actually is home to some lakes with very blue water. One shockingly blue one is the Manumuskin River Preserve in the Pinelands. It’s absolutely beautiful — but sadly not to swim in.

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Oh, and be sure to look up some of the legends around New Jersey’s blue holes. Yup, the Jersey Devil is featured.

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