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Capturing the George Washington Bridge from Fort Lee Historic Park

Home to the busiest bridge in America, Fort Lee, New Jersey is a great place for cityscape photographers and hikers alike. Palisades Park runs parallel to Manhattan in this area, while also offering great views of the New York City skyline in the George Washington Bridge.

There's lots to photograph!

A lot of photographers will take bridge photos and photos of the architecture, but some people don’t realize how great of a birding spot this is, too.

With the cliffs of the Palisades, there are several different types of birds of prey that live in this area. So be sure to grab your zoom lens, tripod, and a lot of patience to check out some of the amazing species in this area.

Don’t have the right gear? Check out our list!

Go for a hike, too

There are also some great hiking trails along this area for all levels of hiking. Whether you are a beginner or looking for a more extreme climb there is plenty of opportunities to do everything — and more.


Once a place for a NJspots meet up, this spot is a great place to hang out with friends, family, and other photographers. all times during the day are great to capture the NYC skylineIt’s also a great place to have a long exposure photos set up of the tail lights crossing the bridge

Looking for more bridges? Explore our bridges map!

The possibilities are endless here in Fort Lee. What will you capture?

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Founded by Virginia in 2015, NJspots is a place where New Jersey natives and visitors can find amazing photos taken around the state while discovering new spots to explore. With over 227,000 tags used on Instagram, NJspots is the place to go to find your next new spot in New Jersey to adventure to. Virginia has a passion for sharing these great spots and experiences people can have in NJ and also sharing the great photos along the way.

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