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Washington Rock State Park

Green Brook, NJ 08812
+1 908-722-1200
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Washington Lookout during the revolutionary war

On a clear day you can see for miles. The park is clean. The problem is that it is not open at... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
North Plainfield, New Jersey
Magnificent View

The view is due East. The Sunrise is awesome. On a clear day you can see the New York Skyline and... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Mr H
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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Green Brook, NJ 08812
+1 908-722-1200
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

On a clear day you can see for miles. The park is clean. The problem is that it is not open at night which would be the best time to go. If your in the area the historic reference and view makes it a good...More

Thank Bobhikes27
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The view is due East. The Sunrise is awesome. On a clear day you can see the New York Skyline and Staten Island. At Night the View is a Sea of Lights

Thank Mr H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I wonder how many people in New Jersey know about this wonderful scenic look out...this is my favorite place for the view. My husband and I visited here in the Fall in 2015 and then at the end of September in 2016. This would be...More

Thank CurlyRocks
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice place to spend the entire evening seeing the greenery of NJ, we can see the new york sky line and dense forest of NJ from this place. We went to this place last weekend and enjoyed our evening in this calm place.

Thank dashpinaki
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I’ve been visiting Washington Rock for 50 years and the views are still wonderful especially when you imagine what George Washington witnessed at this spot. Other than the lookout spot, some picnic tables and a short hiking trail there isn’t much there. You can spend...More

Thank RU4NJ
Reviewed 23 June 2016

George Washington use this look out to watch the British come into the country, hence the name Washington Rock. The views here are spectacular. You can see the NYC skyline, Staten island and parts of South Jersey.

Thank bbloom11
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

This is a simple place with a nice view for a quick picnic, really not much more. I'm echoing some other reviews, I just wish there had been something more for the ride. Not worth a special trip.

Thank emme45
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This place has a good view of NJ. You can spend some quite time here. On our way back we noticed deer running on the road. So be careful while driving.

Thank Wrldtrvllr2013
Reviewed 6 February 2016

This is a fairly tiny park that sits atop the ridge of First Watchung Mountain. There is not much to do here except enjoy the view and perhaps eat a picnic lunch. I've done both many times. The view is lovely - across NJ's very...More

Thank darylqu
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This park has nothing much to offer history wise, but it's a nice little place to visit and have lunch or whatever. Nice view of Manhattan, and a couple of picnic tables, but there's nothing else here except a plaque and an outline of a...More

Thank GarageRock
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are dogs allowed in the park
17 February 2017|
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