Gravity Hill in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

According to one legend, a little girl was killed on this road when she dashed out in front of a car after her ball Today she pushes cars up the hill to protect other children from the same fate. Another legend claims that a young woman was killed at the bottom of the exit ramp and it is her ghost that is pushing you away from the dangerous intersection.

One word of warning: New Jersey law "prohibits any vehicle from backing up on an off-ramp." If you are caught checking out this hill, expect to get a ticket and a considerable fine.


This gravity hill is the Ewing Avenue exit (Exit 59) off Interstate 287. Since it is an exit ramp, great care should be taken to avoid being reare ended by another car.

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