The Best Night Photography Spots in New Jersey

Searching for the Milky Way? Explore these dark areas and perfect spots around New Jersey for your night photography. New Jersey is one of the most light-polluted areas in the country, but we do have a long shoreline that allows us to view the Milky Way.

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Also, with several rural areas, we have some significant dark areas for night photography. These spots will allow you to capture the stars. We marked areas generally dark to allow for stargazing and specific locations for Milky Way & night scenes.

Don’t Forget Your Tripod

Reduce your shake when capturing the night sky with the right tripod. Learn more about how to prepare for your night photography.

Advance Your Photography Skills

We have collected a series of different resources and guides for you to work on enhancing your photography skills, including night photos and editing.

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How To Use Maps

How To See The Map Legend

Click the symbol (above) on the side of the map to open the legend. Here you can choose from several different types of spots to display.

How To Open Full Screen

Click the expand symbol (above) on the top right to open the map up in Google Maps for a bigger, full-screen version.