19 Of The Most Beautiful Fall Destinations In New Jersey

New Jersey is beautiful in the fall! If you want to make the most of that beauty, plan an autumn day trip to one of the fantastic Garden State locations featured below. You’ll find state and county parks, nature centers, hiking trails, and more! You’ll see a few popular picks along with places you may not have heard of yet. Destinations are listed in no particular order.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

The most difficult thing about writing this list was stopping…it could have gone on forever. Is there any place in New Jersey that isn’t beautiful in the fall? Ringwood State Park, Double Trouble State Park, Cheesequake State Park, and Estell Manor are equally stunning. And then you’ve got Princeton, Fort Mott, Red Bank, and Cape May…all magical. Share your favorite fall destinations in the comments and consider exploring other state parks in New Jersey, not on this list.

Address: Norvin Green State Forest, Bloomingdale, NJ 07465, USA
Address: Oldmans Creek, New Jersey, USA
Address: High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23, Sussex, NJ 07461, USA
Address: 44 Longstreet Rd, Holmdel, NJ 07733, USA
Address: Mount Tammany, Knowlton Township, NJ 07832, USA
Address: Parvin State Park, 701 Almond Rd, Pittsgrove, NJ 08318, USA
Address: 154 Ruckman Rd, Closter, NJ 07624, USA
Address: Powhatan Indian Reservation Dr, Hainesport, NJ 08036, USA
Address: Riva Ave, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902, USA
Address: Wharton State Forest, 31 Batsto Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037, USA
Address: 608 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430, USA
Address: Dallenbach Ln, East Brunswick, NJ 08816, USA
Address: Palisades Interstate Park, Alpine, NJ 07620, USA
Address: Atsion Batsto Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037, USA
Address: Speedwell Lake Park, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
Address: Hawthorne Ave, Dover, NJ 07801, USA
Address: 803 Smithville Rd, Eastampton Township, NJ 08060, USA
Address: Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, NJ 07738, USA
Address: 50 Haddonfield-Berlin Rd, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026, USA