Berkeley Heights, New Jersey: Deserted Village of Feltville

The village had several periods of activity, but always ended up deserted. The restored "Masker's Barn" and tiny cemetery are two highlights.
Address:
Cataract Hollow Rd, Berkeley Heights, NJ
Directions:
I-78 eastbound exit 44 (westbound, go to next exit and u-turn). At the end of the ramp turn left onto Glenside Ave. Drive a half-mile. You'll see signs for the Deserted Village on the right. Park in the lot, then walk up Cataract Hollow Rd (closed to traffic) to the village.
Phone:
908-464-2700
Admission:
Free
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Deserted Village of Feltville

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Deserted Village of Feltville.

Deserted Village of Feltville

The Feltville Historic District, in the Watchung Reservation in Berkeley Heights, is a historic area that contains several buildings dating to the 18th century. It is known locally as, "The Deserted Village." [Dave, 03/01/2016]

Run by "King David" Felt as a mill town in the 1850s. It had a second life as a rural resort circa 1900. The Village has been under slow restoration since the 1990s.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Grave of Leo the LionGrave of Leo the Lion, Gillette, NJ - 5 mi.
World's Tallest WatersphereWorld's Tallest Watersphere, Union, NJ - 7 mi.
World's Largest Light BulbWorld's Largest Light Bulb, Edison, NJ - 9 mi.
In the region:
Orbital Connector, New York, NY - 21 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

August 21, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

New Jersey Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

American Museum of Science and Energy, Oak Ridge, Tennessee (Aug 19-25, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

Nightly rates found:

Book Now