Photo: Allendale, NJ

The Small Town Close to the Big City

Allendale is known for its convenience to New York City. But the small town’s quiet streets, spacious parks, and quintessential main street give New Jersey home buyers even more reasons to love this tightly knit community.

Featured School

Northern Highlands Regional High School


Public (Grades 9 – 12)



Student Population


Northern Highlands Regional High School is at the top of NJ Monthly’s list of the best high schools. Allendale students can take a variety of classes, including Honors and Advanced Placement courses, world languages that include Italian and Chinese, and more.

Allendale Attractions & Activities

Downtown Allendale

Stop by the well-established restaurants downtown and experience what residents can’t get enough of. You’ll find everything from casual cafes to upscale dining spots.

Tice’s Corner Marketplace

Whether you're running errands or shopping for leisure, you can find a variety of national retailers at this shopping center in nearby Watchung.

John Fell House

Retreat to Echo Lake Park and enjoy the scenic beauty of Allendale, NJ. Visit the popular sledding hill in the winter or rent a pedal boat in the summer.

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Explore Key Features

The Celery Farm

Also known as the Celery Farm Natural Area, this nature preserve is a haven for Allendale residents and a variety of bird species. Wander along the trails and stop at the observation platforms. You may catch a rare glimpse of a bald eagle or wood duck.

Crestwood Lake

Summer is filled with fun events at Allendale’s Crestwood Lake. Take part in sand castle contests, cannonball contests, and volleyball games on opening day, and visit the lake for live music, movies, and snacks on Band Nights and Movie Nights.

Tour Area Sights

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