There is a very good chance that if you’re reading this article as a future bride, you won’t be the one setting up that once in a lifetime wedding proposal. But it’s great to know that if needed, that “special someone” has this important bit of information at their (his) fingertips. Socially Designed certainly is not one to be pushy, but if a wedding proposal push was ever needed, feel free to email this link as a loving reminder. So….on that note, we enthusiastically present 5 Beautiful and Must See Wedding Proposal Spots in New Jersey. We hope you enjoy the read!
Barnegat Lighthouse (Long Beach Island, NJ)
The Barnegat Lighthouse is located on the northern tip of Long Beach Island. One of the last remnants of maritime forest on Long Beach Island is found at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park. Coastal flowers, trees and plants adorn the nature trail that sits just under the 171 foot lighthouse. Take a trip to the top of “Old Barney” and view the shore like you’ve never seen it before. Be prepared to expend a little energy though as Barnegat Light has 217 steps to climb to get to the top, but well worth it!
Frenchtown on the Delaware River (Frenchtown, NJ)
Frenchtown is located on the Delaware River about 30 minutes north of New Hope and Lambertville. The physical beauty of the town is so serene, you might think you’ve been transported to the British countryside. Rolling green fields make their way down to lush riverbanks, all perfect for exploring on hikes or bike rides. It’s located in a gorgeous little valley surrounded by farms with picturesque landscapes. There is a hotel, a bed and breakfast and a good stretch of neat little shops, perfect for a romantic weekend and a wedding proposal.
The Botanical Gardens at Skyland’s Castle (Ringwood, NJ)
This magnificent North Jersey estate is part of the 1,000 acre Ringwood State Park and home to the New Jersey Botanical Gardens. Skyland’s has a classic fairy tale setting with its stone walls, fountains and tree lined drive. Skyland’s is also a safe haven for unusual plant species from around the world. The garden protects and preserves these plants as their natural habitats are changed forever by progress. Gardens blooming with breathtaking color are the perfect backdrop for that once in a lifetime wedding proposal.
Paterson Great Falls National Park (Paterson, NJ)
The Great Falls of the Passaic River is a prominent landmark in Passaic County stretching 77 feet high. In 1791, Paterson, America’s first planned industrial city, was established, centered around the Great Falls of the Passaic River. From humble mills would rise industries that changed the face of the United States. Among the Paterson Great Falls National Park you will find beautiful, rich landscapes and early American Industrial architectural details that surround the breathtaking waterfall. Take a stroll across the pedestrian bridge or take a break, share a kiss and relax in Mary Ellen Kramer Park.
High Point State Park (Sussex, NJ)
The view from High Point Monument, at 1,803 feet above sea level, is a spectacular panorama of rich farmland and forest, soft hills and lush valleys in three states. The land for High Point State Park, donated by Colonel Anthony R. and Susie Dryden Kuser, was dedicated as a park in 1923. The pleasant landscaping was designed by the Olmsted Brothers of Boston, a prominent landscape architectural firm of that time. The brothers were the sons of the eminent Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed Central Park. The blue line of the Delaware River divides the verdant ridges of New Jersey from those of Pennsylvania. With miles of trails and scenic must see overlooks, it is suggested that you bring comfortable shoes and and a determined heart.