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Beautiful spot

This vista - found off the Columbia Trail, on the High Bridge end, is scenic and pretty! An easy... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
High Bridge, New Jersey
via mobile

Great place for birding upstream of the lake. Bald eagles , ospreys , egrets , ducks , great hurons... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
Fords, New Jersey
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19 Aug 2018
“Beautiful spot”
15 Jul 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This vista - found off the Columbia Trail, on the High Bridge end, is scenic and pretty! An easy walk!

Thank Amy77509
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Great place for birding upstream of the lake. Bald eagles , ospreys , egrets , ducks , great hurons , and more depending on time of the year

1  Thank 1MRMOOSE1
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

This landmark is along the High Bridge section of the Columbia Trail (a 15 mile out and back trail which was formerly a train route). I've done the entire trail by bike for a 30 mile/2-3 hour trip & I have walked a couple of...More

4  Thank Brian M
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Living in this area has it's true nature advantages and this is in the middle of them. Not far from the Colombia Trail you can see this man made dam and waterfall which was mediated a few years back to give it a more pristine...More

3  Thank Isaac C
Reviewed October 9, 2016

To say that this is an attraction is an exaggeration. There isn't much here. The Lake is small, shallow and filled with muck. No swimming, boating or other activities. Maybe fishing. Don't bother.

Thank bph19
Reviewed September 1, 2016

My kids and I drove on an adventure to Lake Solitude Dam. What a nice spot. Large open field. Lake on one side. Waterfall over the dam on the other. There is a small dock with benches to sit and enjoy the view. It is...More

2  Thank NJFamily4
Reviewed May 19, 2016

I had not known of this quaint area until recently. Nice grassy area to set up a blanket and picnic. The falls are very powerful and really pretty. Saw people fishing here just before the falls. The area was very relaxing and not overcrowded. I...More

3  Thank ViennaSunflower
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Worthy to visit for a relaxing stroll. The grounds are well kept and the lake and dam worthy to stop by and see.

1  Thank Al S
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Lake Solitude empties into a man made dam structure that is unique and beautiful. One can hike down to the base of the waterfall and hike along the river. The ruins of an old munitions iron forge are still there. Not to be missed when...More

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