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Feltville Historic District

Cataract Hollow Road, Berkeley Heights, NJ
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Gem in the Middle of the Woods!

Also called the Deserted Village although people still live in it! A collection of houses and... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
MaaikeBradenton
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Bradenton,FL
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Deserted Village

The other day my wife and I decided to check out The Deserted Village of Feltville located within... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
MitchPhyllis65
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Morristown, New Jersey
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Cataract Hollow Road, Berkeley Heights, NJ
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Also called the Deserted Village although people still live in it! A collection of houses and other buildings that used to be a mill town, then a resort area. Remarkably accessible for being in the middle of the woods- road into village is well paved,...More

Thank MaaikeBradenton
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The other day my wife and I decided to check out The Deserted Village of Feltville located within the Watchung Reservation. It was so hot and humid we had to cut our visit short and only got to see the Church/Store Building and do the...More

Thank MitchPhyllis65
Reviewed 27 March 2016

When in town, whether Berkeley heights, new providence, mountain side, or anywhere in area...I highly recommend coming here, weather permitting. A great hike throughout watchung reservation, and then you have this " deserted " village ...as advertised. Wonder off the beaten path and discover revolution...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

A run through Feltville is a run through history. Park at Cataract and either walk or run down the street to see the historic places.

Thank 101,969
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The walks throughout the Deserted Village are historically interesting and have diverse settings. There is an archeology area, paths in the woods, buildings to tour. The hill back to parking is steep so it is not for the weak.

Thank BJ G
Reviewed 14 September 2015

After visiting the Trailside Center many times over the years, Feltville was an unexpected pleasure to find & it’s even better to know it’s within a short drive of my home so I can hopefully go back often and even experience the leaves changing color....More

Thank MaryMcG_11
Reviewed 20 May 2015

If you're a hiker or explorer and live in the area, this might be a pleasant diversion for you. Unfortunately, despite the interesting history the walking through the Watchung reservation. There are a couple of very small lakes (Lake Surprise being the larger one in...More

1  Thank TonyK300
Reviewed 18 April 2015

"The Forgotten Village" or "The Hidden Village" was a small manufacturing village, about 100-125 years old, which is now in a Union County park reservation. In recent years, the surviving buildings have been or are being restored. It's a pleasant flashback, nothing dramatic, and more...More

Thank blueguyredcounty
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I love all things deserted, so when I saw "Deserted Village" I knew I had to go! It's not as abandoned as I had hoped, but is still quite neat to walk through. There's a walking path that provides a quick trip into the woods....More

2  Thank Miso D
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Feltville Historic District is located in Berkeley Heights section of the 2,000 acre Watchung Reservation. It's often called the Deserted Village which gives it a Weird New Jersey aura. Actually the village has a long and complex history which dates back to pre-Revolutionary War Era....More

2  Thank duck8to
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