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High Point State Park

1480 State Rt 23, Sussex, NJ 07461-3605
+1 973-875-4800
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Easy day trip..even if you hike!

My wife and I are avid hikers so always looking for new areas to visit. As a life- long New... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
4EverGreen
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Not open to the public

Could not go into the monument or even on the platform. The views from the area were breathe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dotti G
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1480 State Rt 23, Sussex, NJ 07461-3605
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 of parking (tho we...More

Thank 4EverGreen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not go into the monument or even on the platform. The views from the area were breathe taking.

Thank Dotti G
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We only took a short trail. But with the fine weather, lots of snow, kind service (thank you Kim) it was wonderful! The rent of skis is not cheap ~30$ per person including pass.

Thank Abadonna
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a really nice State park, with interesting views from the top, several easy but interesting hiking trails, a lake with a beach, and, of course, the High Point monument, built to honor NJ war veterans. Worth a visit!!

1  Thank luigi m
Reviewed 21 February 2017

High Point, located directly off Route 23 North (with a visitors center across the street from it) commend a huge promontory from which you can see NY, PA, as well as NJ. Going up the tower is not a great attraction except fro kids. The...More

1  Thank TonyK300
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We would have loved to climb this monument, but it is closed in winter. Still, the views are exceptional and the access roads are easily passible.

Thank susan k
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I live about 5 miles from High Point Park.... have been going there my whole life. A great historic monument that can be seen for miles.. and miles around! Great picnic areas, camping areas, and beach! plenty of room to spread out. Great for family...More

Thank motherthomp
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We went snowshoeing here with our 2 little kids and we all had fun. Affordable pricing, even for cross country skiing! Friendly staff at rental center . It is definitely a great park to visit for all seasons!

1  Thank joseaI5885TI
Reviewed 5 January 2017

High Point has the honor of being a New Jersey park that is used by more New Yorker's than New Jerseyite's. First be sure to stop at the visitors center, right across from the main entrance, and get a map of the park. The park...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went in late October. It was cool breezy weekend. we arrived in afternoon.The colorful Fall views was big surprise to me. On clear sunny day, park offers miles and miles of beautiful views. The monument at the top was closed, but does offer best...More

1  Thank Mper1377
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GoSeeForYourself
We've been invited to stay with friends in one of the cabins on Memorial Day weekend- has anyone stayed in them, and do you have any recommendations/advice for folks staying with toddlers? Also, is there an outdoor grill at the cabin or anywhere else in the park where we could cook hot dogs or roast marshmallows?
12 April 2017|
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Response from Bob F | Reviewed this property |
I can't help you with the cabins, I have never stayed there but I can tell you there are many picnic sites in the park with charcoal grills. I hope it helps a bit and enjoy the weekend.
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4EverGreen
Bob / All, my wife and I live in central NJ and are avid hikers but have never been to High Point State Park. Are there any specific trails that can be done in a few hours that offer some challenges (e.g., elevation gain) with good scenic views that you can recommend. We are planning on going in March. Thnx!!!
19 February 2017|
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Response from susan k | Reviewed this property |
There is a lodge (it's the bath house in summer) where there are friendly park employees who will tell you exactly where you might want to go. It will be fairly wet in March, although most of the trails are covered with... More
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rfb91a
Looking to stay in a cabin for a few nights after Labor Day'17,, First, are pets allowed (we have a Yorkie), and Second, are there any pictures of the cabins available?
15 January 2017|
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Response from twoshots2 | Reviewed this property |
I googled the website High Point State Park and found reservation info there.
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