4 Best North Jersey Spots to Watch Sunrise & Sunset

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New Jersey has some top places to watch the sunrise and sunset. So sit back, relax, and watch the show at these amazing spots in North Jersey.

Some of these places are easily accessible, and other’s are not. Please note any posted signs and guides we have linked below.

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1. Mount Tammany (Knowlton Township)

One of our top spots (for a reason!), you can see amazing views from the peak, both of our great state and of Pennsylvania across the Delaware Water Gap. So after a good climb, you can sit back and enjoy the sunrise or sunset from this amazing viewpoint overlooking the Delaware River.

Ready to hike Mount Tammany? Here’s your guide.

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2. Eagle Rock Reservation (West Orange, NJ)

Eagle Rock Reservation is a beautiful spot with a skyline view of New York City. Set up the tripod and get ready for the sky to be set ablaze with an amazing sunset all year round.

Want to visit Eagle Rock? Here’s your guide.

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3. High Point Monument (Montague Township)

The highest point in New Jersey is a great spot to view both the sunrise and sunset. Viewing the sunrise over Sussex County of New Jersey. Later in the day, view the sunset over the eastern portion of Pennsylvania. This is just one of the great state parks to explore in New Jersey.

Want to visit High Point? Here’s your guide.

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4. Lake Mohawk (Sparta Township)

The sunsets here are amazing, with the vast view of the lake and mountains around it. Go in the summer and walk the boardwalk around the lake and check out the shops and restaurants, too. And bonus — this is the hometown of our NJspots founder Virginia!

Want to visit Lake Mohawk? Here’s your guide.

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