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High Point State Park, Sussex

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High Point State Park is a state park located in Sussex County in the Skylands Region of Northwestern New Jersey, near the border with New York. The park covers 15,413 acres. Part of the Kittatinny Mountains, the highest point in the state of New Jersey sits in the northern reaches of the park. Route 23 skirts the park and provides access for visitors from the New Jersey suburbs and from points in New York State. The park is administered by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.Entrance fees are only charged from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day: $5.00 on weekdays and $10.00 on weekends.High Point Monument, built at High Point, located at 1,803 feet above sea level (the highest point in New Jersey, hence the name), offers views of farmland and forest, hills and valleys in three states, out to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, where the Delaware River separates the ridges of New Jersey from those of Pennsylvania. High Point offers trails for hiking and cross-country skiing and areas for camping and fishing.
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  • As a native New Jerseyan this was my first time at High Point and it was beautiful. We had a little bit of a cool day and cloudy, but the clouds did not interfere with the views. I can imagine how bre...  more »
  • My wife and I are avid hikers so always looking for new areas to visit. As a life- long New Jerseyean sad to say I had never made it to High Point. Check that box!!! It's a beautiful park with plenty ...  more »
  • Could not go into the monument or even on the platform. The views from the area were breathe taking.  more »
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  • High Point State park is an awesome place to go on holidays for kids. Nice beach kind of pond. We went during fall season and the scenic beauty you see will remember always.
  • High Point Monument is the highest point in New Jersey. You can get to the top by car or by taking a trail. You can take Appalachian Trail for about 1.2 miles from the park office, and 0.3 miles of Monument trail walk will take you to the top. The view from the top is magnificent.
  • I've been coming here to camp for years and it still mesmerizes me every time. On a clear night the view from on top of the mountain or by the lake is breathtaking. Definitely makes you feel a million miles away even though the drive to get there is about 2 hours away. Can't honestly get better than that.
  • Awesome peaceful place. Let me know if you want to see more of high pount state park pictures or ask me anything JUST SEND EMAIL with high point 😉
  • Nice spot for a picnic, playgrounds for kids, and swimming. Nice views from the monument area, but if you want to go inside check the website beforehand. It is currently closed for the winter season and there is no set date on when it will open for 2017.