Stunning View of NYC from First Mountain in Montclair
Long a favorite view and overlook for local residents, after 9/11, Essex County created a monument honoring the many Essex County residents who died that day. It's easy to forget in the leafy streets and early 20th century side streets of Montclair that NYC is only 12 miles away. Besides the stellar view, there are miles of hiking trails through Eagle Rock Reservation and the nearby Highlawn Pavilion for a drink or nosh.
By Jennifer Ley, AFAR Local Expert
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and Ace, Eagle Rock Ave & Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
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