Washington Rock State Park, Green Brook

3.9
#27 of 32 in Nature in New Jersey
Washington Rock State Park is located in Green Brook. To visit Washington Rock State Park on your holiday in Green Brook, and find out what else Green Brook has to offer, use our Green Brook day trip planning website .
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  • The park is at a great height in the mountains. We went there on July 4th and saw fireworks happening in many parts of NJ state. Though from far but it was an awesome experience.  more »
  • Being a Revolutionary War history buff, I recently visited here to soak in the incredible view George Washington had of troop movements throughout his campaign of the Summer of 1777, a pivotal year fo...  more »
  • This is a small park, but there is an amazing view from the first row of mountains that divide north from central New Jersey. On a clear day you can also see Manhattan.  more »
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  • This area was used by General George Washington in 1777 to monitor the British troops during the American Civil War. Although this park is 52 acres, the active area of the park is smaller due to the mountainous terrain. This park has awesome views letting you see as far south as Central New Jersey and the New York City skyline to the left. If you go, I'd recommend bringing your binoculars with you, or you may use one of the two stationary binoculars that are in the park. Note that the parking lot is on the opposite side of the quiet street.
  • Its a small but beautiful park. You can see the distant New York skyline on a clear day from here. For history lovers, there is also a history attached to this. It has small picnic spot that makes it suitable for a family visit as well.
  • Great views... And a great history to this place... A good visit for sunrise or sunset...
  • In a clear day, you can see Downtown Manhattan from this park. It is a perfect place for shooting around nature. Loved it!
  • Great views of the valley and you can see the city from here on a clear day. Wish the hiking trails were better.

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