Some of the scariest New Jersey ghost stories revolve around Clinton Road, an infamous haunted highway where tourists and residents have reported some seriously spooky experiences. It's been called the scariest road in New Jersey for a reason. From ghostly animals to satanic chants, Clinton Road is not a destination for the faint of heart.
The road boasts of a host of recurring legends, such as a disappearing car and the spirit of a drowned child. People have also reported chilling experiences when out exploring the road. Clinton Road ghost stories will leave you rethinking a visit to the Garden State any time soon.
Hellhound Torments Clinton Road Drivers
Could Clinton Road be a portal to Hell? Those who’ve seen the infamous Clinton Road hellhound believe as much. There have been reports of a giant black dog with glowing red eyes roaming around Clinton Road. The hound has been known to torment drivers, chasing and ramming the sides of cars before disappearing. Many believe the hellhound is an omen of death and those it visits will meet an untimely demise.
A Drowned Boy Throws Quarters At Visitors
One of the most well-known legends of Clinton Road is the story of the ghost boy on the bridge. Allegedly, a boy drowned in the water below one of the first bridges found on Clinton Road. Visitors report that if you toss a coin over the bridge, the boy will sometimes toss it back. Some have also claimed to have seen the ghostly apparition of the boy near the bridge.
Park Ranger Ghosts Visit Campers
While camping near Terrace Pond near Clinton Road, a camper was allegedly approached by two park rangers. While the encounter did not seem extraordinary at the time, the camper later learned that the rangers had died in 1939.
A Bloody Body Bag Mysteriously Vanishes
One man claims he was once driving around a curve of Clinton Road when he saw a body bag. The bag was oozing with blood, so he drove away quickly before contacting the police. In an eerie twist, the police could not locate the body bag and did not find any blood or body near the scene.