Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook, Atlantic Highlands

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Must see · Outdoor Activity · Hidden Gem
At 266 feet, this overlook in Atlantic Highlands sits on the highest natural elevation on the Atlantic seaboard (excluding islands) from Maine to the Yucatan providing beautiful views of Sandy Hook, Sandy Hook Bay, Raritan Bay and the New York skyline. This 12-acre site is also home to Monmouth County's 9/11 Memorial.

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  • I love driving down to this area of New Jersey. The views from Mt. Mitchill Overlook are simply beyond description but fair to say they are beautiful and work a look. Nice well kept benches and...  more »
  • Mount Mitchell is a very peaceful park. Very clean and great views of NYC and Sandy Hook. Close parking and a beautiful 9-11 memorial  more »
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  • Spectacular views of the water with tons of boats going by, and NYC skyline in background. Several benches to sit on and a few binoculars (had to pay to use!). There was also a nice 9/11 Memorial and a playground. Only thing I didn't like was that there were sprinklers blocking paths and getting me wet as I tried to walk to the Memorial. Really liked that there is a water fountain and port-a-potty here.
  • What a spectacular view of sandy hook, Manhattan, long island to name a few. Very well maintained, the center piece of the park is a statue of an eagle, with benches surrounding it , very nice job. There are 7 Corvette of various colors, including a sting ray. Interesting.
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