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AXE 'EM OUT, 3 Gold Mine Rd., Flanders       Website

Axe throwing, rage room


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 27A. Merge onto US 206 South and continue 1/2 mile. Turn right (Meier Stone on right) onto Gold Mine Rd. and continue to facility on left in second building.


Eastbound and Westbound, NJ 183 (Netcong). At traffic light, if Eastbound (first light after passing Shop-Rite on right), turn right, if Westbound (first light after passing Motion Auto Body on right), turn left, onto NJ 183 South and continue 1/2 mile to I-80 interchange. Continue straight on US 206 South 1/2 mile through 1 light. Turn right (Meier Stone on right) onto Gold Mine Rd. and continue to facility on left in second building.


Northbound and Southbound, Gold Mine Rd. (Roxbury). If Northbound, after passing Market Place Gourmet Foods on right, continue 1/2 mile, then take first left. If Southbound, after passing Bright Horizons on right, take next right (Meier Stone on corner). Both, continue on Gold Mine Rd. to facility in second building on left.

AXEIOM, 100 Reaville Ave., Flemington       Website

Axe throwing


Eastbound, Reaville Ave. (Flemington). At second traffic circle in Flemington (Weichert Realtors on right), take second exit (Reaville Ave.). Continue on Reaville Ave. 1/4 mile to second light. Turn left and enter The Shoppes at Flemington. At first crossroad (Al Fresco's on opposite right corner), turn right and continue to facility.

 
Northbound, Reaville Ave. (Flemington). After passing Shop-Rite on right, take Reaville Ave. Exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Reaville Ave. and get into left-turn lane. At first light, turn left and enter The Shoppes at Flemington. At first crossroad (Al Fresco's on opposite right corner), turn right and continue to facility.
Southbound, NJ 12 West (Flemington). At traffic circle in Flemington, take NJ 12 Exit (first exit for NJ 31, second for US 202). Continue 1/4 mile to next traffic circle. Take fourth exit (Reaville Ave.) from circle and continue on Reaville Ave. 1/4 mile to second light. Turn left and enter The Shoppes at Flemington. At first crossroad (Al Fresco's on opposite right corner), turn right and continue to facility.

BLACK RIVER & WESTERN RAILROAD       Website

70-minute excursion trips through Hunterdon County countryside on shortline railroad. Special trains run periodically throughout the season.

    Flemington Station, GPS: 80 Stangl Rd., Flemington

 
Eastbound, Exit 17. Merge onto NJ 31 South and continue 10 miles to traffic circle in Flemington. Take first exit off circle (NJ 12 West/Flemington/Frenchtown) and continue on NJ 12 West through second traffic circle. After crossing railroad tracks, immediately turn right on Stangl Rd. and continue to parking lot.


Westbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 South/Somerville. Merge onto I-287 South and continue 2 1/2 miles to Exit 17. Merge onto US 202/US 206 South and continue 15 miles (follow signs for US 202 South/Flemington/Lambertville) on US 202 to traffic circle in Flemington. Take second exit from circle (NJ 12 West/Flemington/Frenchtown) and continue on NJ 12 West through second traffic circle. After crossing railroad tracks, immediately turn right on Stangl Rd. and continue to parking lot.


Eastbound and Westbound, Stangl Rd. (Flemington)
In Flemington, if Eastbound, turn left just before crossing railroad, if Westbound, turn right just after crossing railroad, onto Stangl Rd. and continue to railroad station on the right.


Westbound, US 202/US 206 South/Flemington/Princeton Exit (Bridgewater). Merge onto US 202/US 206 South and continue 13 1/2 miles (follow signs for US 202 South/Flemington/Lambertville) on US 202 to traffic circle in Flemington. Take second exit from circle (NJ 12 West/Flemington/Frenchtown) and continue on NJ 12 West through second traffic circle. After crossing railroad tracks, immediately turn right on Stangl Rd. and continue to parking lot.

 
Northbound and Southbound, NJ 12 West (Flemington). At Flemington Circle, follow signs for NJ 12 West. If Northbound, take third exit from circle, if Southbound on NJ 31, take first exit from circle, if Southbound on US 202, take second exit from circle. All, continue 1/4 mile on NJ 12 to second circle. Take second exit (NJ 12 West/Frenchtown) from circle and continue 1/4 mile. Cross railroad tracks and take first right (sign on right for Black River and Western Railroad) onto Stangl Rd. Railroad station is on the right.

    Ringoes Station, 245 John Ringo Rd., Ringoes


Northbound, Co. Rt. 579/John Ringo Rd. (Ringoes). At junction with US 202 North, continue straight (sign for Ringoes) on Co. Rt. 579/John Ringo Rd. into Ringoes. At split with Old York Rd., bear left to stay on Co. Rt. 579/John Ringo Rd. (small sign for Black River & Western RR) and continue to station on left.

 
Southbound, NJ 179/Old York Rd. (Ringoes). At traffic light at NJ 179 (just past Hunterdon Storage on right), turn right (sign for Ringoes) onto NJ 179 South/Old York Rd. and continue 1 mile to junction with Co. Rt. 579 in Ringoes. Turn right (sign for BR&W Railroad on right) onto Co. Rt. 579 North and continue 1/2 mile to station on left.


Northbound, NJ 179 North/Ringoes Exit (Ringoes). Merge onto NJ 179 North and continue 3/4 mile to stop sign in Ringoes. Turn left to stay on NJ 179 and continue through Ringoes. When road splits, keep left onto Co. Rt. 579 North (sign for BR&W Railroad on left) and continue 1/2 mile to station on left.

BOUNCE CITY, 176 Route 202, Ringoes       Website

Bounce house.


Eastbound, US 202/NJ 31 South (Flemington). At traffic circle at end of NJ 12, take first exit (US 202/NJ 31 South) and continue on US 202/NJ 31 South 1 3/4 miles. After passing Hunterdon Storage on right, take next exit (marked U and right turns). Take first left and continue to light. Turn left onto US 202/NJ 31 North and continue 1/4 mile to facility on right, in Hunterdon Commons.

 
Northbound, in Raritan Township, on right, in Hunterdon Commons, after passing Fred Beans Toyota on right.
Southbound, Service Rd. (Raritan Township). After passing Hunterdon Storage on right, take next exit (marked U and right turns). Take first left and continue to light. Turn left onto US 202/NJ 31 North and continue 1/4 mile to facility on right, in Hunterdon Commons.

BROOKHOLLOW'S BARNYARD, 301 Rockaway Valley Rd., Boonton       Website

Children can get close to animals at the Barnyard. Train and tractor rides offered.


Northbound, Exit 43. At end of ramp, turn left onto Intervale Rd. and cross over I-287. At first light, turn right onto Fanny Rd. and continue 1 mile to second stop sign. Turn right onto W. Main St./Elcock Ave. When road splits, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 618/Tourne Park, and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Powerville Rd.). Bear right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 618) to stay on Powerville Rd. and continue 1 mile to entrance on left for Hoedown Party and Pumpkin Patch. For Petting Farm and Shindig Party, continue straight on Powerville Rd. 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Rockaway Valley Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left into paved parking lot and continue to farm entrance at rear.
Southbound, Exit 47. At end of ramp, turn left onto US 202 South/Main Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. After passing Harrigan's on right, take next right onto Taylortown Rd. and continue 3 miles (name changes to Rockaway Valley Rd.) to stop sign. For Hoedown Party and Pumpkin Patch, turn left onto Powerville Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on right, just past The Shoppe at Brookhollow. For Petting Farm and Shindig Barn, continue straight on Rockaway Valley Rd. 1/4 mile. Take first left into paved parking area and drive to rear for entrance.


Northbound, Intervale Rd./Fanny Rd. (Parsippany-Troy Hills). At traffic light, continue straight (US 202 turns right) on Fanny Rd. 1 mile to second stop sign. Turn right onto W. Main St./Elcock Ave. When road splits, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 618/Tourne Park, and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Powerville Rd.). Bear right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 618) to stay on Powerville Rd. and continue 1 mile to entrance on left for Hoedown Party and Pumpkin Patch. For Petting Farm and Shindig Party, continue straight on Powerville Rd. 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Rockaway Valley Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left into paved parking lot and continue to farm entrance at rear.
Southbound, Taylortown Rd. (Montville). Turn right (after passing Harrigan's on right) onto Taylortown Rd. and continue 3 miles (name changes to Rockaway Valley Rd.) to stop sign at Powerville Rd. For Hoedown Party and Pumpkin Patch, turn left onto Powerville Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on right, just past The Shoppe at Brookhollow. For Petting Farm and Shindig Barn, continue straight on Rockaway Valley Rd. 1/4 mile. Take first left into paved parking area and drive to rear for entrance.

CASTLE COVE MINI-GOLF AND ARCADE, 705 Route 15 South, Lake Hopatcong       Website

Entertainment park features miniature golf, arcades and gemstone and fossil mining.


Eastbound, Exit 34, At end of ramp, turn right, following signs for NJ 15, onto N. Main St. and continue 1/4 mile. Pass through 1 light, then bear right, following signs for NJ 15 North. Westbound, Exit 34B. Both, merge onto NJ 15 North and continue 3 1/4 miles to Lake Hopatcong East Shore Exit (Jefferson Recycling on right). At end of ramp, turn left onto Edison Rd., cross NJ 15 North and continue to next light. Turn left onto NJ 15 South and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on left.


Northbound, Lake Hopatcong East Shore Exit (Jefferson). Take Lake Hopatcong East Shore Exit (Jefferson Recycling on right). At end of ramp, turn left onto Edison Rd., cross NJ 15 North and continue to next light. Turn left onto NJ 15 South and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on left, opposite 15 South Plaza.
Southbound, on left after passing light at Edison Rd. in Jefferson, opposite 15 South Plaza.

CENTERVILLE AND SOUTHWESTERN RAILROAD, 10 Pine Alley (GPS: 99 Cross St.), Phillipsburg       Website

Museum exhibits railroad memorabilia. Train rides offered on certain days.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 3. If Eastbound, turn left onto US 22 West, if Westbound, merge onto US 22 West. Both, continue 1/2 mile to first light. Go through light, then take NJ 122/Alpha jughandle. Cross US 22 and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Bear left onto S. Main St. and continue 2 miles to Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home on right. Turn right through Noto-Wynkoop parking lot, then turn right to railroad building.


Eastbound, Main St./Broad St. Exit (Phillipsburg). At end of ramp, turn left (sign for South Main St.) onto S. Main St. and continue 3/4 mile through two lights and over railroad bridge. Turn left into Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home parking lot (Joe's Steak Shop on right). Continue through parking lot, then turn right to railroad building.
Westbound, NJ 122 West/Alpha Exit (Pohatcong Township). At first light after exiting from I-78, keep right, continue through light, then take NJ 122/Alpha jughandle. Cross US 22 and continue on NJ 122 West/New Brunswick Ave. 3 1/2 miles into Phillipsburg. After passing Civil War monument on right, look for Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home on right. Turn right (sign on right for Phillipsburg Rail Historians) into Noto-Wynkoop parking lot, drive through lot to railroad tracks, then turn right on Pine Alley and proceed to museum.

DELAWARE RIVER RAILROAD EXCURSIONS, 100 Elizabeth Ave., Phillipsburg       Website

New York Susquehanna and Western Technical and Historical Society offers train rides along the Delaware River and through the Warren County countryside, including themed trains during all four seasons.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 3. If Eastbound, turn left onto US 22 West, if Westbound, merge onto US 22 West. Both, continue 1/2 mile (becomes US 22) to first light. Go through light, then take NJ 122/Alpha jughandle. Cross US 22 and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Bear left onto S. Main St. and continue 2 1/2 miles across iron railroad bridge. Take first sharp left after crossing bridge onto Market St. and continue past municipal lot and around bend to ticket office.


Eastbound, Main St./Broad St. Exit (Phillipsburg). At end of ramp, turn left (sign for South Main St.) onto S. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile through one traffic light. Take first right after light onto Market St. (triangular building on right) and continue to parking lot and ticket office on right.
Westbound, NJ 122 West/Alpha Exit (Pohatcong Township). At first light after exiting from I-78, keep right, continue through light, then take NJ 122/Alpha jughandle. Cross US 22 and continue on NJ 122 West/New Brunswick Ave. 3 3/4 miles (name changes to S. Main St.) into Phillipsburg. After crossing iron bridge over railroad, pass train station on left and pass through 1 light. After passing Main Cafe on left, take next left, then immediately turn right onto Elizabeth St. At stop sign, turn left to stay on Elizabeth St. and continue to ticket office on right.

ESCAPING REALITY VR, 313 Route 46, Parsippany       Website

Virtual reality, escape room


Eastbound, Exit 45. At end of ramp, turn left onto S. Beverwyck Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto US 46 East and continue 1 1/2 miles to facility on right in Pacific Pavilion shopping center, after passing Jan Auto Sales on right.
Westbound, Exit 48. At end of ramp, turn left onto Hook Mountain Rd. and continue to first light. Turn right onto Bloomfield Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Montville Diner on left, cross Rockaway River and take next left (sign on right for I-280) onto New Rd. Follow New Rd. 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right onto Edwards Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to Pacific Pavilion shopping center on right. Turn right and drive around building to facility facing US 46.


Westbound, Exit 1. At traffic light at end of ramp, cross New Rd. and continue 3/4 mile on Edwards Rd. to Pacific Pavilion shopping center on right. Turn right and drive around building to facility facing US 46.


Northbound, Exit 41A. Merge onto I-80 East and continue 1/2 mile to Exit 45. At end of ramp, turn left onto S. Beverwyck Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto US 46 East and continue 1 1/2 miles to facility on right in Pacific Pavilion shopping center, after passing Jan Auto Sales on right.
Southbound, Exit 42. At end of ramp, turn left onto US 202 South and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto US 46 East and continue 3 1/2 miles to facility on right in Pacific Pavilion shopping center, after passing Jan Auto Sales on right.


Eastbound, in Parsippany-Troy Hills, on right in Pacific Pavilion shopping center, after passing I-80 East interchange and Jan Auto Sales.
Westbound, New Rd. (Parsippany-Troy Hills). After passing traffic light at New Rd., take New Rd. South Exit. Merge onto New Rd., cross US 46 and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Edwards Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to Pacific Pavilion shopping center on right. Turn right and drive around building to facility facing US 46.

FLG X NEW JERSEY, 59 Mount Arlington Rd., Ledgewood       Website

Obstacle courses and ziplines for adults and children.


Eastbound, Exit 28. Merge onto US 46 East and continue 1 mile. Approaching junction with NJ 10 (second light), get into extreme left lane. Make U-turn at light onto US 46 West and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right (Parkhurst Distributing Co. on right) onto Mount Arlington Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on left.
Westbound, Exit 30. On ramp, keep left, following sign for Roxbury. Turn left onto Howard Blvd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After passing A Grade Property Restoration on right, road curves to left. At this point, continue straight on Mount Arlington Rd. and take first driveway on right.


Westbound, US 46 (Ledgewood). At traffic light at end of NJ 10, get into center lane and continue straight on US 46. Take first right (Parkhurst Distributing Co. on right) onto Mount Arlington Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on left.


Eastbound, NJ 10 (Ledgewood). After passing Quality Discount Tire on right, get into left lane. Approaching light at NJ 10, get into extreme left (U and left turn) lane. At light, make U-turn onto US 46 West and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right (Parkhurst Distributing Co. on right) onto Mount Arlington Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on left.
Westbound, Mount Arlington Rd. (Ledgewood). At traffic light at junction with NJ 10, turn right (follow signs for US 46 West) and keep in right lane. Take first right (Parkhurst Distributing Co. on right) onto Mount Arlington Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on left.

THE FUNPLEX, 182 Route 10 West, East Hanover       Website

100,000-sq-ft entertainment center offers arcade games, bowling, ninja course, laser tag, go-karts, XD DarkRide, amusement park rides and Splashplex water park .


Eastbound, Exit 43, Keep right on ramp, following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, Westbound, Exit 43A-B, keep left on ramp, following signs for Exit 43A/I-287 South/Morristown. Both, merge onto I-287 South and continue 2 miles to Exit 39A. Merge onto NJ 10 East and continue 3 1/2 miles. After passing Warnock Dodge and Ed Carney Ford on right, bear right, following sign for River Rd./Okner Pkwy. At first light, turn left onto New Murray Rd. and get into center lane. At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 10 West and continue to Funplex on right, in Bed Bath & Beyond complex.


Northbound, Exit 39, Southbound, Exit 39A. On ramp, if Northbound, keep right, following signs for NJ 10 East/Whippany. Merge onto NJ 10 East and continue 3 1/4 miles. After passing Warnock Dodge and Ed Carney Ford on right, bear right, following sign for River Rd./Okner Pkwy. At first light, turn left onto New Murray Rd. and get into center lane. At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 10 West and continue to Funplex on right, in Bed Bath & Beyond complex.


Eastbound, River Rd./Okner Pkwy. Exit (East Hanover). Bear right, following signs for River Rd./Okner Pkwy. (Ed Carney Ford on right), and continue to first light. Turn left onto New Murray Rd. and continue to first light. Turn left onto NJ 10 West and continue 1/4 mile to facility on right, in Bed, Bath and Beyond complex.
Westbound, on right in East Hanover, in Bed, Bath and Beyond complex.

GRAVITY VAULT, 40 Watchung Ave., Chatham       Website

Facility offers numerous rock walls for indoor climbing for people with all levels of experience. Children under 14 must work with certified parent or instructor.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 2 3/4 miles to Exit 7B-A. On ramp, follow signs for Exit 7B/River Rd./Summit. Merge onto River Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles on River Rd. across Passaic River (name changes to Watchung Ave.) to facility on right, just before railroad overpass.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 37. Follow NJ 24 East 6 1/2 miles to Exit 7. Merge onto River Rd. and continue 1 mile through two lights. After passing second light (Morris Ave.), continue straight across Passaic River on Watchung Ave. 1/4 mile to facility on right, just before railroad overpass.


Eastbound, Exit 7, Westbound, Exit 7BA. If Westbound, follow signs for Exit 7B/River Rd./Summit. Merge onto River Rd. and continue 1 mile through Summit (name changes to Watchung Ave.) to facility on right after crossing Passaic River, just before railroad overpass.

IMAGINE THAT!, 4 Vreeland Rd., Florham Park       Website

Museum features over 40 interactive exhibits designed to stimulate child's intellect and interest.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 37. Follow NJ 24 East 1 1/2 miles to Exit 2B. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 East/Columbia Tpk. and continue 2 1/4 miles to traffic light at Hanover Rd. in Florham Park (AAA office on right). Turn left onto Hanover Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Vreeland Rd. and continue to facility on right.


Eastbound, River Rd./Okner Pkwy. Exit (East Hanover). Bear right, following signs for River Rd./Okner Pkwy. (Ed Carney Ford on right), and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right onto Hanover Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Vreeland Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to facility on right.
Westbound, Okner Pkwy./Florham Park Exit (East Hanover). At end of ramp, turn left (sign for Florham Park) onto Okner Pkwy., cross NJ 10 and continue to end of road. Turn right onto Mt. Pleasant Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Hanover Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Vreeland Rd. and continue to facility in Heller Building on right.


Eastbound, Exit 2B, Westbound, Exit 2BA. If Westbound, follow signs for Exit 2B/Florham Park. Merge onto Columbia Tpk./Co. Rt. 510 East and continue 2 1/4 miles to traffic light at Hanover Rd. (AAA office on left). Turn left onto Hanover Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to first traffic light, just past ASCO building. Turn right onto Vreeland Rd. and continue to facility in Heller Building on right.

LAKE HOPATCONG CRUISES, 37 Nolans Point Park Rd., Lake Hopatcong       Website

Public and private cruises on Lake Hopatcong are offered on the Miss Lotta.


Eastbound, Exit 30. At end of ramp, turn left (sign on right for Howard Blvd./Mount Arlington) onto Howard Blvd. and continue 3 3/4 miles through Mount Arlington. After passing Lake Hopatcong Marine on left, road curves left and becomes Espanong Rd. Continue 1/4 mile, then make sharp left (sign on right for Nolans Point) onto Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road forks, keep left to stay on Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. After road makes sharp curve to left, take first right onto Nolans Point Park Rd. and continue to dock on left. Parking lot is on right.
Westbound, Exit 34B. Merge onto NJ 15 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to Berkshire Valley Rd./Milton/Newfoundland Exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Berkshire Valley Rd., cross NJ 15 and continue 1 mile. Take first right onto Minnisink Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to stop sign. Continue straight 1/4 mile on Espanong Rd., then make sharp left (sign on right for Nolans Point) onto Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road forks, keep left to stay on Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. After road makes sharp curve to left, take first right onto Nolans Point Park Rd. and continue to dock on left. Parking lot is on right.


Northbound, Berkshire Valley Rd./Milton/Newfoundland Exit (Jefferson). At end of ramp, turn left onto Berkshire Valley Rd., cross NJ 15 and continue 1 mile. Take first right onto Minnisink Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to stop sign. Continue straight 1/4 mile on Espanong Rd., then make sharp left (sign on right for Nolans Point) onto Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road forks, keep left to stay on Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. After road makes sharp curve to left, take first right onto Nolans Point Park Rd. and continue to dock on left. Parking lot is on right.
Southbound, NJ 181/Woodport/Lake Forest Exit (Jefferson). At end of ramp, continue straight on NJ 181 South to stop sign. Turn right onto Espanong Rd. and continue 2 miles. After passing McKenna's Pub on left, take next right (sign on left for Nolans Point) onto Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road forks, keep left to stay on Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. After road makes sharp curve to left, take first right onto Nolans Point Park Rd. and continue to dock on left. Parking lot is on right.


Eastbound, I-80 East Exit (Mount Olive). Merge onto I-80 East and continue 4 miles to Exit 30. At end of ramp, turn left (sign on right for Howard Blvd./Mount Arlington) onto Howard Blvd. and continue 3 3/4 miles through Mount Arlington. After passing Lake Hopatcong Marine on left, road curves left and becomes Espanong Rd. Continue 1/4 mile, then make sharp left (sign on right for Nolans Point) onto Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road forks, keep left to stay on Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. After road makes sharp curve to left, take first right onto Nolans Point Park Rd. and continue to dock on left. Parking lot is on right.
Westbound, NJ 15 North (Dover). At traffic light (All Tune & Lube on right), turn right (sign on right for NJ 15 North/Sparta) onto NJ 15 North and continue 3 1/2 miles to Berkshire Valley Rd./Milton/ Newfoundland Exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Berkshire Valley Rd., cross NJ 15 and continue 1 mile. Take first right onto Minnisink Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to stop sign. Continue straight 1/4 mile on Espanong Rd., then make sharp left (sign on right for Nolans Point) onto Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road forks, keep left to stay on Nolans Point Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. After road makes sharp curve to left, take first right onto Nolans Point Park Rd. and continue to dock on left. Parking lot is on right.

LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE, 354 Great Meadows Rd., Hope       Website

Family amusement and water park located in rural northwestern New Jersey.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn right, if Westbound, turn left onto Co. Rt. 521 South and continue 1 mile into Hope. At all-way stop, turn left onto Co. Rt. 519 North/High St. Take first right (Inn on Millrace Pond on left) onto Co. Rt. 611/Great Meadows Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to park on left.


Eastbound, Ramseyburg Rd. (Knowlton Township). Turn left (1/2 mile past Marshall's Farm Market) onto Co. Rt. 609/Ramseyburg Rd. (unmarked; campground sign on right) and continue 5 1/2 miles to all-way stop in Hope. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 519 North. Take next right (Inn at Millrace Pond on left) onto Co. Rt. 611/Great Meadows Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on left.
Westbound, Hope Rd. (Great Meadows). Turn right (sign on left for Land of Make Believe) onto Hope Rd. and continue 4 miles (name changes to Great Meadows Rd.) to park entrance on right.

MARCADE FAMILY FUN CENTER, 437 Route 46 East, Dover       Website

Facility features over 100 arcade and pinball games.


Eastbound, Exit 35, at end of ramp, turn right onto Mount Hope Ave., Westbound, Exit 35A, merge onto Mount Hope Ave., Both, continue on Mount Hope Ave. 1 3/4 miles to traffic light at US 46/McFarlan St., in Dover. Turn left onto US 46 East/E. McFarlan St. and continue 1 mile to third light. Turn right and enter shopping center. Arcade is in first building to right.


Southbound, US 46/McFarlan St. (Dover). At end of NJ 15, turn left (sign on right for US 46 East/Clifton) onto US 46 East/W. McFarlan St. and continue 1 1/2 miles through Dover to traffic light at Shop-Rite Shopping Center in Rockaway Township. Turn right and enter shopping center. Facility is in building on right.


Eastbound, on right, in Dover, in Shop-Rite shopping center opposite Grecco Quality Used Cars.
Westbound, on left, in Dover, in Shop-Rite shopping center opposite Grecco Quality Used Cars.

MORRISTOWN GAME VAULT, 22 South St., Morristown       Website

Facility in former bank building features over 110 arcade and pinball games.


Northbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn left onto South St. and continue 1 mile to Game Vault on right, at traffic light at Dehart St.
Southbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 124 West/Madison Ave. and continue to first light. Bear right onto South St. and continue 1/2 mile to Game Vault on right, at traffic light at Dehart St.


Eastbound, on left, in Morristown, 1 block from town green.
Westbound, on right, in Morristown, at Dehart St.


Northbound, NJ 124 East/South St. (Morristown). At traffic light at town green, turn right and keep in right lane. At first light, continue straight on NJ 124 East 1 block to facility on right, at Dehart St. Park in street or local lots.
Southbound, NJ 124 East/South St. (Morristown). At traffic light at town green, continue straight and keep left. At next light, turn left, following signs for NJ 124 East, then keep right and continue to second light. Continue straight on NJ 124 East 1 block to facility on right, at Dehart St. Park in street or local lots.

MOUNTAIN CREEK COMPLEX, 200 Route 94, Vernon       Website

Complex of water slides, pools and watercourses in New Jersey Highlands. Alpine coaster, aerial rides and mountain bike park are also featured. Winter sports include skiing, snowtubing, zip lines and snowboarding.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 515/Highland Lakes/Vernon Exit (Hardyston Township). At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. 515 North/Stockholm-Vernon Rd. and continue 8 1/2 miles to junction with NJ 94 in Vernon. Turn left (Mountain Creek sign, Chase Bank on right) onto NJ 94 South/McAfee-Vernon Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to complex on left.
Southbound, NJ 94/Ames Blvd./Vernon Ave. (Hamburg). At traffic light in Hamburg, turn left onto NJ 94 North/Vernon Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles on NJ 94 North into McAfee. At traffic light in McAfee, follow road to right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 517 South) and continue 2 1/4 miles to complex on right.


Northbound, main entrance, on right, 5 miles north of traffic light in Hamburg.
Southbound, main entrance, on left, 1 1/4 miles south of traffic light in Vernon.

NJ BATTLE ZONES, 10 Middlebury Blvd., Randolph / RANDOLPH CLIMBING CENTER, 3 Middlebury Blvd., Randolph       Battle Zones Website       RCC Website

Battle Zones features nerf blaster combat games.

Climbing Center offers rock climbing walls.


Eastbound, Exit 28. Merge onto US 46 East and continue 1 mile to second light. Keep right and continue straight (US 46 turns left) on NJ 10 East 2 3/4 miles to traffic light at Canfield Ave. (after passing BTS Landscaping on right). Turn left onto Canfield Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Motor Vehicle Agency on right, take next left onto Middlebury Blvd. and enter Aspen Business Park.
For Climbing Center, take first left onto Aspen Dr. Take first driveway on right, then immediately turn right again and proceed to facility on left.
For Battle Zones, continue on Middlebury Blvd. 1/4 mile to facility on right.
Westbound, Exit 34A. Merge onto NJ 15 South and continue 1 3/4 miles to end. Turn right onto US 46 West and continue 2 1/4 miles to traffic light at Canfield Ave. (second light after passing Mine Hill Fire Dept. on left). Turn left onto Canfield Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Take first right onto Middlebury Blvd. and enter Aspen Business Park.
For Climbing Center, take first left onto Aspen Dr. Take first driveway on right, then immediately turn right again and proceed to facility on left.
For Battle Zones, continue on Middlebury Blvd. 1/4 mile to facility on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Canfield Ave. (Randolph). At traffic light, if Eastbound (after passing BTS Landscaping on right), turn left, if Westbound (first light after passing Performance Ford on right), turn right, onto Canfield Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Motor Vehicle Agency on right, take next left onto Middlebury Blvd. and enter Aspen Business Park.
For Climbing Center, take first left onto Aspen Dr. Take first driveway on right, then immediately turn right again and proceed to facility on left.
For Battle Zones, continue on Middlebury Blvd. 1/4 mile to facility on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Canfield Ave. (Mine Hill). At traffic light, if Eastbound (after passing Kenvil United on left), turn right, if Westbound (second light after passing Mine Hill Fire Dept. on left), turn left, onto Canfield Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Take first right onto Middlebury Blvd. and enter Aspen Business Park.
For Climbing Center, take first left onto Aspen Dr. Take first driveway on right, then immediately turn right again and proceed to facility on left.
For Battle Zones, continue on Middlebury Blvd. 1/4 mile to facility on right.

NORTHLANDZ, 495 Route 202 South, Flemington       Website

Extensive complex centers on model railway with eight miles of track. Also here are a 94-room dollhouse, doll museum, music hall, art gallery and Raritan River Railway steam train ride.

 
Eastbound, Exit 17. Merge onto NJ 31 South, continue south 10 miles to traffic circle in Flemington, take third exit off traffic circle (US 202 North/Somerville/Newark). Continue north 1 mile to third light. Go through light, then exit at jughandle, following signs for River Rd. Cross US 202 and use side entrance to Northlandz off River Rd.


Westbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 South/Somerville. Merge onto I-287 South and continue 2 1/2 miles to Exit 17. Merge onto US 202/US 206 South and continue 12 miles (follow signs for US 202 South/Flemington/Lambertville) on US 202 South to Northlandz on right.


Westbound, US 202/US 206 South/Flemington/Princeton Exit (Bridgewater). Merge onto US 202/US 206 South and continue 11 1/2 miles (follow signs for US 202 South/Flemington/Lambertville) on US 202 South to Northlandz on right.


Northbound, US 202 North (Flemington). Approaching Flemington Circle, keep right, following signs for US 202 North and continue 2 miles on US 202 North to third light. Go through light, then take River Rd. jughandle. Cross US 202 and continue on River Rd. to Northlandz entrance on right.
Southbound, Church St. (Flemington). At traffic light (first light after passing Speedway Plaza on left), turn left onto Church St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto US 202 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to second light. Pass through light, then take River Rd. jughandle. Cross US 202 and continue to entrance on right.


Northbound, River Rd. Exit (Raritan Township). Continue through traffic light at River Rd./Dory Dilts Rd., then take River Rd. exit. Cross US 202 and continue to Northlandz entrance on right.
Southbound, on right, in Raritan Township.

OASIS ONLINE ARCADE, 136 Main St., Hackettstown       Website

Online gaming


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to third light, in Hackettstown. Turn right onto US 46 West/Main St. Arcade is in first block on left.
Westbound, Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 8 miles into Hackettstown. Facility is on left, just past traffic light at Co. Rt. 517/High St.


Eastbound and Westbound, in Hackettstown, if Eastbound, on right, if Westbound, on left, at traffic light at Co. Rt. 517/High St.


Eastbound, NJ 182/Mountain Ave. (Hackettstown). At traffic light at end of NJ 57, turn left onto NJ 182 North/Mountain Ave. and continue 1 mile to third light. Turn left onto US 46 West/Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to facility on left, just past second light.

PINE CREEK MINIATURE GOLF, 394 Route 31, Ringoes       Website

Two 18-hole miniature golf courses provide the activity at this landscaped facility.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 72. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left, onto NJ 31 North/Pennington Rd. and continue 8 3/4 miles to facility on left.


Northbound, on left, in East Amwell Township, 1/4 mile after passing Linvale United Methodist Church on right.
Southbound, on right, in East Amwell Township, after passing Amwell Valley Diner on right.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 31 South/Trenton Exit (Ringoes). Merge onto NJ 31 South and continue 2 1/2 miles to entrance on right.

SKY ZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK, 61 International Dr. S., Mount Olive       Website

Franchise facility offers opportunity to use trampolines for recreational play under safe conditions.


Eastbound, Exit 27A. Keep right on ramp, following signs for US 206 South/Somerville. Merge onto US 206 and continue 1/4 mile to second light. Turn right (sign on right for International Trade Center) onto International Dr. S. and continue 1 1/2 miles to second light. Turn right (sign on opposite right corner for ITC Crossing North) and proceed to facility in building straight ahead.
Westbound, Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West, get into left lane and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Use left-turn lane (sign on left for International Trade Center South), turn left at light onto International Dr. S. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left (sign on left for ITC Crossing North) and proceed to facility in building straight ahead.


Eastbound and Westbound, International Dr. (Mount Olive). At traffic light, if Eastbound (second light after passing Village Green Shopping Center on left), turn right, if Westbound (get into left lane after passing I-80 overpass), turn left, onto International Dr. S. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left (sign on left for ITC Crossing North) and proceed to facility in building straight ahead.


Northbound and Southbound, International Dr. S. (Mount Olive). At traffic light, if Northbound (after passing Suburban Consulting Engineers on right), turn left, if Southbound (second light after leaving I-80), turn right, onto International Dr. S. and continue 1 1/2 miles to second light. Turn right (sign on opposite right corner for ITC Crossing North) and proceed to facility in building straight ahead.

SKY ZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK, 60 Chapin Rd., Pine Brook       Website

Franchise facility offers opportunity to use trampolines for recreational play under safe conditions.


Eastbound, Exit 47B. Merge onto US 46 East and continue 1 1/2 miles through 2 lights. After passing second light (Hook Mountain Rd./Chapin Rd.), take next exit to Chapin Rd. At end of ramp, turn right onto Chapin Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to park on right.
Westbound, Exit 48. At end of ramp, turn left onto Hook Mountain Rd. and continue to second light. Turn left onto US 46 East and continue 1/2 mile to Chapin Rd. Exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Chapin Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to park on right.


Eastbound, Chapin Rd. Exit (Pine Brook). After passing light at Hook Mountain Rd./Chapin Rd. (Restaurant Depot on right), continue straight on US 46 East to next Chapin Rd. exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Chapin Rd. and continue to facility on right.
Westbound, Hook Mountain Rd./Chapin Rd. Exit (Pine Brook). Take exit ramp (Bonefish Grill on right). At end, turn left and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto US 46 East and continue 1/2 mile to Chapin Rd. Exit. At end of ramp, turn right and continue to facility on right.

STRYKER AIRSOFT INDOOR ARENA, 13 Route 57, Hackettstown       Website

Combat in video game-like setting using airsoft guns, replica firearms that shoot BBs.


Eastbound, NJ 182/Mountain Ave. (Hackettstown). At traffic light, bear right (David's Country Inn on right) onto NJ 182 South/Mountain Ave. and continue 1 mile to third light. Turn right (sign on right for Washington/Phillipsburg) onto NJ 57 South, then take second driveway on right (sign for Stryker on right) for facility.
Westbound, East Ave. (Hackettstown). At first light entering Hackettstown (Route 46 Hyundai on right), turn left onto East Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto NJ 182 South/Mountain Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right (sign on right for Washington/Phillipsburg) onto NJ 57 South, then take second driveway on right (sign for Stryker on right) for facility.


Eastbound, in Hackettstown, on left, after passing River Star Diner on right.
Westbound, in Hackettstown, on right, second driveway after turning from NJ 182/Co. Rt. 517.

TOMAHAWK LAKE WATERPARK, 153 Tomahawk Trl., Sparta       Website

Outdoor complex on the shore of a northwestern New Jersey lake offers swimming, water slides, miniature golf, softball, volleyball.


Eastbound, Exit 25. Follow US 206 North 1 3/4 miles to third light. Turn right (small sign for Wild West City on right) onto Co. Rt. 607/Lackawanna Dr. and continue 3 3/4 miles to all-way stop. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 605 North/Stanhope-Sparta Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles. Turn right (sign for Tomahawk Lake on right) onto Tomahawk Trail and continue 1/2 mile to parking lot on right.
Westbound, Exit 34B. Merge onto NJ 15 North and continue 4 1/2 miles to NJ 181 North/Lake Forest/Woodport Exit. Merge onto Weldon Rd., cross over NJ 15, pass entrance to NJ 15 South, then take first right onto NJ 181 North and continue 2 1/2 miles. Turn left (sign on right for water park) onto Green Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. Turn left onto Tomahawk Trail and continue 1 mile to park on left.


Northbound, NJ 181/Lake Forest/Woodport Exit (Jefferson). Cross over NJ 15, pass ramp to NJ 15 South, then take next right onto NJ 181 North and continue 2 1/2 miles. Turn left onto Green Rd. (sign on right for park) and continue 1 1/4 miles. Turn left (sign for Tomahawk Lake on right) onto Tomahawk Trl. and continue 1 mile to park on left.
Southbound, NJ 181/Park & Ride Exit (Sparta). At end of ramp, continue straight on NJ 181 South. Take first right onto Sawmill Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to T intersection. Turn left onto Green Rd., then take first right onto Tomahawk Trl. and continue 3/4 mile to park on left.

WILD WEST CITY, 50 Lackawanna Dr., Stanhope       Website

Children's theme park with a Western motif.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 25. Follow US 206 North 1 3/4 miles to third light. Turn right (small sign for Wild West City on right) onto Co. Rt. 607/Lackawanna Dr. and continue 1/2 mile to park on right.


Eastbound, NJ 183 (Netcong). At traffic light (signs on right for Newton/Wild West City), turn left onto NJ 183 North and continue 1 1/2 miles through Netcong to junction with US 206. Continue straight on US 206 North 1 1/4 miles to third light. Turn right (small sign on right for Wild West City) onto Co. Rt. 607/Lackawanna Dr. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on right.
Westbound, I-80/Lake Hopatcong/Landing Exit (Roxbury). After passing Towne Toyota on right, keep right, following signs for I-80/Lake Hopatcong/Landing. After leaving US 46, keep left, following signs for I-80 West. Merge onto I-80 West and continue 3 1/2 miles to Exit 25. Follow US 206 North 2 1/4 miles to third light. Turn right (small sign for Wild West City on right) onto Co. Rt. 607/Lackawanna Dr. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 607/Lackawanna Dr. (Byram Township). At traffic light, if Northbound (after passing Byram Car Wash on right), turn right (sign on right for Wild West City), if Southbound (just past Shop-Rite shopping plaza on left), turn left (sign on right for Lake Lackawanna/Wolf Lake), onto Co. Rt. 607/Lackawanna Dr. and go 1/2 mile to entrance on right.

Arts and Culture



ARTYARD, 13 Front St., Frenchtown       Website

Art exhibitions in a small-town setting.


Eastbound and Westbound, NJ 29/Trenton Ave. (Frenchtown). If Eastbound, turn right (sign on right for NJ 29/Lambertville/Trenton), if Westbound, turn left (sign on left for NJ 29/Lambertville/Trenton), onto NJ 29 South/Trenton Ave. Take first right (Frenchtown Post Office on right) onto Lott St. and continue 1 block. Parking lot is on right. Gallery is on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Lott St. (Frenchtown). If Northbound, turn left (Frenchtown Wine & Liquor on right), if Southbound, turn right (Frenchtown Post Office on right), onto Lott St. and continue 1 block. Gallery is on opposite left corner. Parking lot is on right.

BARN THEATRE, 32 Skyline Dr., Montville       Website

Housing a theater company that was founded in the 1920s, the current location has been in use since the mid-1960s and is the scene for dramatic and musical presentations, as well as special events and children's shows.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 47. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left onto US 202 South/Main Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. After passing Van Riper Realtors on left, take next left (Montville Inn on corner) onto River Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing under I-287, take first right onto Skyline Dr. and continue 1/2 mile to theater at end of road.


Northbound and Southbound, River Rd. (Montville). If Northbound, When road curves to right 3/4 mile after I-287 interchange (Montville Inn ahead on left), turn left, if Southbound (Montville Inn on right, turn right, onto River Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. After crossing under I-287, take first right onto Skyline Dr. and continue 1/2 mile to theater at end of road.

BELL & BARTER THEATRE, 13 Church St., Rockaway       Website

Community theater group presents dramatic and musical plays in former church building.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 37. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Rd., if Westbound, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Rd. and continue to second light. Both, continue on Co. Rt. 513/Hibernia Ave. 1/4 mile to first light. Bear right (Co. Rt. 513 turns left) onto Hoagland Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Academy St. and continue to theater on left, at Church St. Park in street or continue straight on Wall St. to public parking lot on right.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 513/W. Main St./Rockaway Exit (Rockaway). After passing Pop's Place on right, take next exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. 513 North, cross US 46 and continue 1 1/2 miles into Rockaway. After passing Rockaway Wines and Liquors on right, take next left onto Wall St. Continue uphill. Public parking lot is on left or continue onto Church St., passing theater in former church building on left. Take first left after passing theater onto Academy St. and continue to stop sign. Turn left onto Wall St. and continue to theater on left. Street parking available on Wall St. or Academy St.
Westbound, E. Main St. (Rockaway). After passing I-80 interchange in Denville, continue on US 46 West 1/2 mile to first light. Bear right onto E. Main St. and continue 1 mile into Rockaway. Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 513) onto Wall St. Park in public lot on left or continue onto Church St., passing theater in former church on left. Take first left after passing theater onto Academy St. and continue to stop sign. Turn left onto Wall St. and continue to theater on left. Street parking available on Wall St. or Academy St.

BRUNDAGE PARK PLAYHOUSE, 2 Bungalow Ln., Randolph       Website

Musical and dramatic stage presentations.


Northbound, Exit 36B. Merge onto Lafayette Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right onto Morris St. and continue to traffic circle. Take first exit onto Spring St. and continue 1/4 mile to second light. Turn right onto US 202 North/Speedwell Ave. and continue to second light (Morristown Fire Dept. on right). Turn left onto Sussex Ave. and continue 5 1/4 miles (name changes to Sussex Tpk.) to traffic light at Co. Rt. 670/Millbrook Ave. (Acme on right). Turn right onto Millbrook Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Take third left onto Carrell Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to Brundage Park entrance on left. Turn left and enter park. Playhouse is on left.
Southbound, Exit 39B. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 7 3/4 miles to traffic light at Center Grove Rd. (after passing College Plaza on left). Turn left onto Center Grove Rd. and continue 2 miles (at 1 mile, get into right-turn lane to stay on Center Grove Rd.) to end. Turn left onto Carrell Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to Brundage Park entrance on right. Turn right and enter park. Playhouse is on left.


Eastbound, Morris Tpk. (Randolph). After passing La Strada restaurant on right, continue 1/4 mile. Take first right onto Morris Tpk. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After passing light at Dover-Chester Rd., take next left (small sign on left for Brundage Park) onto Carrell Rd. and continue 1 mile to Brundage Park entrance on right. Turn right and enter park. Playhouse is on left.
Westbound, Center Grove Rd. (Randolph). At traffic light (first light after passing College Plaza on left), turn left onto Center Grove Rd. and continue 2 miles (at 1 mile, get into right-turn lane to stay on Center Grove Rd.) to end. Turn left onto Carrell Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to Brundage Park entrance on right. Turn right and enter park. Playhouse is on left.


Northbound, Sussex Ave. (Morristown). At traffic light (Morristown Fire Dept. on right), turn left onto Sussex Ave. and continue 5 1/4 miles (name changes to Sussex Tpk.) to traffic light at Co. Rt. 670/Millbrook Ave. (Acme on right). Turn right onto Millbrook Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Take third left onto Carrell Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to Brundage Park entrance on left. Turn left and enter park. Playhouse is on left.
Southbound, NJ 10 (Parsippany-Troy Hills). At traffic light (Tommy's Tavern & Tap on right), turn right onto NJ 10 West and continue 6 1/2 miles to traffic light at Center Grove Rd. (after passing College Plaza on left). Turn left onto Center Grove Rd. and continue 2 miles (at 1 mile, get into right-turn lane to stay on Center Grove Rd.) to end. Turn left onto Carrell Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to Brundage Park entrance on right. Turn right and enter park. Playhouse is on left.

CENTENARY STAGE PLAYERS, 715 Grand Ave., Hackettstown       Website

Housed in Centenary College's Lackland Center, the Centenary Stage Company presents a wide variety of theatrical, musical and dance productions for both adults and children.


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light at US 46 in Hackettstown.
For Sitnik and Kutz Theaters, cross US 46 diagonally and continue 1/2 mile on Grand Ave. At far end of Tannery Field (on left), turn left and proceed to theaters in Lackland Center.
For Little Theater, turn left onto US 46 East/Main St., proceed through one light, then take next right onto Church St. (sign for Centenary College on right). Continue on Church St. to T intersection at Jefferson St. Theater is in Seay Bldg., directly ahead.
Westbound, Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 7 1/2 miles to traffic light at NJ 182 in Hackettstown.
For Little Theater, After passing light, take third left onto Church St. (sign for Centenary College on right). Continue on Church St. to T intersection at Jefferson St. Theater is in Seay Bldg., directly ahead.
For Sitnik and Kutz Theaters, after passing light, continue on US 46 West to next light, at Grand Ave./High St. Turn left onto Grand Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. At far end of Tannery Field (on left), turn left and proceed to theaters in Lackland Center.



    Sitnik and Kutz Theaters

Eastbound and Westbound, Grand Ave. (Hackettstown). At traffic light, if Eastbound, at first traffic light after crossing railroad tracks, turn right, if Westbound (first light after passing Strand Theater on right), turn left, onto Grand Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. At far end of Tannery Field (on left), turn left and proceed to theaters in Lackland Center.

    Little Theater

Eastbound and Westbound, Church St. (Hackettstown). If Eastbound, turn right, if Westbound, turn left onto Church St. (sign on right for Centenary University) and continue to T intersection at Jefferson St. Theater is in Seay Bldg., directly ahead.


Eastbound, NJ 182 (Hackettstown). Turn left onto NJ 182 North/Mountain Ave. and continue 1 mile to third light. Turn left onto US 46 West/Main St. and continue 1/4 mile.
For Little Theater, turn left onto Church St. (sign for Centenary University on right) and continue 1/4 mile to T intersection at Jefferson St. Theater is in Seay Bldg., directly ahead.
For Sitnik and Kutz Theaters, from Church St., continue straight on US 46 West/Main St. 1/4 mile to second light. Turn left onto Grand Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. At far end of Tannery Field (on left), turn left and proceed to theaters in Lackland Center.

CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, 2020 Burnt Mills Rd., Bedminster       Website

Today housed in an early 20th-century schoolhouse, the Center for Contemporary Art was organized to provide art instruction to people in the Somerset County area. It has since grown to include exhibitions of artwork, lectures and field trips to other museums. Classes are offered in various media for all ages.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 3/4 mile to Exit 22A. Merge onto US 202/US 206 South and continue 1/2 mile to second light, in Pluckemin. Turn right onto Burnt Mills Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to gallery on left.


Northbound, Exit 22A. Merge onto US 202/US 206 South and continue 1/2 mile to second light, in Pluckemin. Turn right onto Burnt Mills Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Center on left.
Southbound, Exit 22. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North, keep right and take US 202 South/US 206 South/River Rd./Pluckemin Exit. Turn left onto US 202/206 South and continue 1 1/4 miles to third light, in Pluckemin. Turn right onto Burnt Mills Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to center on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, US 202/US 206 North/Morristown/Netcong Exit (Bridgewater). On ramp, keep left, following signs for US 202/US 206 North. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light in Pluckemin. Turn left onto Burnt Mills Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to gallery on right.

 
Northbound and Southbound, Burnt Mills Rd. (Pluckemin). At traffic light in Pluckemin, if Northbound (1/2 mile after passing Bridgewater Manor on left), turn left, if Southbound (sign on right for Burnt Mills Rd.), turn right, onto Burnt Mills Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Center on left.

CHESTER THEATRE GROUP, 54 Grove St., Chester       Website

Community theater group has been presenting plays in the Black River Playhouse since 1967.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 513/Main St. (Chester). At traffic light in Chester, if Northbound (after passing Chester Diner on right), turn right, if Southbound (3/4 mile after passing Chester Lighting on right), turn left, onto Co. Rt. 513/Main St. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing Chester Fire Co. on right, take next right onto Grove St. and continue to theater on right, at Maple Ave.

COUNTRY GATE PLAYERS, 114 Greenwich St., Belvidere       Website

Community theater group has been presenting plays in the former Belvidere Movie Theater since 1972.


Eastbound, Manunka Chunk Rd./Belvidere Exit (White Township). On ramp, proceed to stop sign. Turn right onto Manunka Chunk Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to stop sign. Turn left onto Market St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Cross Water St. and continue on Greenwich St. to theater on right.
Westbound, Water St./Manunka Chunk Rd./Belvidere Exit (White Township). After passing Luigi's Rancho on right, take left exit and continue 1 3/4 miles on Water St. into Belvidere to traffic light at Market St. Turn left onto Market St. and continue 2 1/2 blocks (name changes to Greenwich St.) to theater on right.

DOVER LITTLE THEATRE, 69 Elliott St., Dover       Website

Community theater group presents musical and dramatic productions.


Eastbound, Exit 34. At end of ramp, turn left (sign for Wharton) onto N. Main St. and continue 1 3/4 miles to end. Turn left onto US 46 East/W. Blackwell St. and continue 1/2 mile. Take Blackwell St./Dover Business Area Exit, then make first right onto Randolph Ave. Go one block and turn right again onto Elliott St., then continue to theater on right.
Westbound, Exit 35A. Merge onto Mount Hope Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to traffic light at US 46/McFarlan St. in Dover. Cross US 46 and continue 1/4 mile to next light, at E. Blackwell St. Turn right onto E. Blackwell St. and continue 1/2 mile. After crossing over railroad tracks, take first left onto Randolph Ave. and go 1 block. Turn right onto Elliott St. and continue to theater on right.


Eastbound, Blackwell St./Dover Business Area Exit (Dover). Follow W. Blackwell St. and continue to first right. Turn right onto Randolph Ave., then take first right onto Elliott St. and continue to theater on right.
Westbound, N. Bergen St. (Dover). At traffic light, turn left onto N. Bergen St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto E. Blackwell St. and continue 1/2 mile through 4 lights. After passing fourth light (Prospect St.), take first left onto Randolph Ave. Take first right onto Elliott St. and continue to theater on right.

FARMSTEAD ARTS CENTER, 450 King George Rd., Basking Ridge       Website

Located in the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmhouse and surrounding buildings, the center presents a variety of offerings, including theatrical performances, dance, concerts and art exhibitions. Classes in art for adults and children are also offered.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 36. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn left, if Westbound, turn right, onto King George Rd. (sign for Basking Ridge) and continue 1 mile to Center entrance on right.


Northbound, Exit 21A. Merge onto I-78 East and continue 6 miles to Exit 36. At end of ramp, turn left onto King George Rd. and continue 1 mile to farmstead entrance on right.
Southbound, Exit 30A. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles into Basking Ridge. Bear right (sign on right for Basking Ridge Center) onto E. Oak St. At stop sign, turn left onto S. Finley Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to Lyons. After passing under railroad, at next light (Lyons Mall on right) turn left onto Stonehouse Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to first light. Continue straight on Valley Rd. 1/2 mile to first light. Continue straight on King George Rd. 1/4 mile. Arts center is on left. Continue on King George Rd. to Farmstead Park parking lot on left. Make U-turn in lot, turn right onto King George Rd. and continue to farmstead entrance on right.

THE GROWING STAGE, 7 Ledgewood Ave., Netcong       Website

Theater group presents performances exclusively for young people in the early 20th-century Palace Theater.


Eastbound, Exit 27A-B, on ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 183 North; at stop sign, continue straight and merge onto NJ 183 North., Westbound, Exit 27B, merge onto NJ 183 North. Both, continue 3/4 mile into Netcong. Theater is on right, just past second light, at Allen St. Park in adjacent bank lot or in street.


Eastbound and Westbound, NJ 183 (Netcong). At traffic light (signs on right for Newton/Growing Stage), if Eastbound, turn left, if Westbound, turn right, onto NJ 183 North and continue 1/4 mile. Theater is on the right, after passing first light, at Allen St. Park in adjacent bank lot or behind theater.


Northbound, NJ 183 North/Netcong Exit (Roxbury Township). At I-80 interchange, follow signs for NJ 183 North/Netcong. Continue on NJ 183 North 3/4 mile to theater on right, just past second light. Park in bank lot adjacent or on local streets.
Southbound, NJ 183 South/Stanhope/Netcong Exit (Stanhope). Keep left, following signs for NJ 183 South/Stanhope/Netcong. Continue on NJ 183 South 1 1/4 miles through Stanhope into Netcong. After passing Musconetcong Lake on the left, continue to theater on left, at Allen St. Park in bank lot adjacent or on local streets.

HUNTERDON ART MUSEUM, 7 Lower Center St., Clinton       Website

Art museum housed in 19th century mill.

 
Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 15. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (Clinton House on left) onto Main St., then turn right, cross bridge and take first left onto Lower Center St. Museum is on left.


Northbound, I-78/US 22 West/Phillipsburg Exit (Clinton). Merge onto I-78/US 22 West and continue 1 1/4 miles to Exit 15. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 173 East/Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left (Clinton House on left) onto Main St. At Red Mill Museum, turn right and follow Main St. across Raritan River bridge. Take first left onto Lower Center St., pass Art Museum and continue to municipal parking lot on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 513 South/Clinton Exit (Clinton). Turn right and follow Co. Rt. 513 South/Halstead St. 3/4 mile. After crossing river, turn right onto Lower Center St. Park in municipal lot on left, then walk down Lower Center St. to museum on right.

HUNTERDON HILLS PLAYHOUSE, 88 Route 173 West, Hampton       Website

Dinner theater in the rolling hills of western Hunterdon County presents comedies and musicals.

 
Eastbound, Exit 11. At end of ramp, turn left onto Pattenburg Rd., cross over I-78 and continue to traffic circle. Take first exit from circle (NJ 173 East) and continue 1 1/4 miles to theater on left.
Westbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 173 West and continue through traffic light 1/2 mile to theater entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, I-78/US 22 West/Phillipsburg Exit (Clinton). Merge onto I-78/US 22 West and continue 4 miles to Exit 12. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 173 West and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on right.

MAYO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 100 South St., Morristown       Website

Resurrected from years of neglect in the mid-1990s, Morristown's Community Theater houses an organization that presents over 200 theatrical, musical, dance and other performances each year.


Northbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn left onto South St. and continue 1 mile to Arts Center on right.
Southbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 124 West/Madison Ave. and continue to first light. Bear right onto South St. and continue 1/2 mile to Arts Center on right.


Eastbound, on left, in Morristown, after passing Presbyterian Church in Morristown on right.
Westbound, on right, in Morristown, after passing St. Peter's Episcopal Church on left.


Northbound, NJ 124 East/South St. (Morristown). At traffic light at town green, turn right and keep in right lane. At first light, continue straight on NJ 124 East 1/4 mile to theater on left. Park in street or local lots.
Southbound, NJ 124 East/South St. (Morristown). At traffic light at town green, continue straight and keep left. At next light, turn left, following signs for NJ 124 East, then keep right and continue to second light. Continue straight on NJ 124 East 1/4 mile to theater on left. Park in street or local lots.

MUSIC MOUNTAIN THEATRE, 1483 Route 179, Lambertville       Website

Venue opened in 2017 presents productions for both adults and children as well as special events.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 76. Follow signs for NJ 29 North/Lambertville, merge onto NJ 29 North and continue 9 1/2 miles to second light in Lambertville, at Bridge St. Continue straight on NJ 179 North (NJ 29 turns left) 1 mile to theater on left.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 179 North (Lambertville). If Northbound, at junction with NJ 179, continue straight (NJ 29 turns left), if Southbound, at traffic light at Bridge St., turn left and continue to next light; turn left onto NJ 179 North. Both, continue straight 1 mile on NJ 179 North to theater on left.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 29/Lambertville/Stockton Exit (Delaware Township). At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left onto Alexauken Creek Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end, then turn left, onto NJ 29 South and continue 1 mile to traffic light at NJ 179/Bridge St. in Lambertville. Turn left onto Bridge St., continue to first light, then turn left again and continue 1 1/4 miles on NJ 179 North to theater on left.

NEWTON THEATRE, 234 Spring St., Newton / SUSSEX COUNTY ARTS AND HERITAGE COUNCIL ARTS CENTER, 133 Spring St., Newton
      Newton Theatre Website       Arts Center Website


Newton Theatre presents musical acts, stand-up comedy and stage performances at 90+-year-old brick theater.

SCAHC gallery displays works by local Sussex County artists.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 25. Follow US 206 North 11 miles into Newton. When road curves left at blinker light, continue straight on Co. Rt. 621 North/Woodside Ave. 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 616 West/Sparta Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to junction with Spring St. Continue straight on Spring St. 1/4 mile to first light. Theater is on opposite left corner.
For Arts Center, continue on Spring St. 1/10 mile to center on right.
For Parking, at traffic light at Madison St. (theater on opposite left corner), for public parking Lot #1, continue straight on Spring St. two blocks, then turn left onto Adams St. For Lots #3 and #4, at traffic light, turn right onto Union Pl. and continue 1 block. Turn left onto Trinity St. and continue to lots on left.


Northbound, Division St. (Newton). Turn right onto Division St. and continue 2 blocks to stop sign at US 206/Main St. Cross Main St. and continue 1/4 mile on Halsted St. to first stop sign. Turn left onto Madison St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light, at Spring St. Theater is on the left.
For Arts Center, turn left onto Spring St. and continue to arts center on right.
For Parking, at traffic light at Spring St. (theater on left), for public parking Lot #1, turn left onto Spring St., then take second left onto Adams St. For Lots #3 and 4, at traffic light, cross Spring St. and continue 1 block on Union Pl. Turn left onto Trinity St. and continue to lots on left.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 621/Woodside Ave. (Newton). When road curves to left at blinker light (76 gas station on left), continue straight (follow sign for Sparta) on Co. Rt. 621 North/Woodside Ave. 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Sparta Ave. and continue 1/2 mile (name changes to Spring St.) to first light. Theater is on the opposite left corner.
For Arts Center, continue straight on Spring St. Arts Center will be on the right.
For Parking, at traffic light at Spring St. (theater on opposite left corner), for public parking Lot #1, continue straight on Spring St., then take second left onto Adams St. For Lots #3 and 4, at traffic light, turn right onto Union Pl. and continue 1 block. Turn left onto Trinity St. and continue to lots on left.

 
Southbound, Trinity St. (Newton). At traffic light at junction with Co. Rt. 519 North (Wealth Depot on right), turn left onto Trinity St. and continue 1/4 mile to blinker light. Turn right onto Union Pl. and continue 1 block to traffic light, at Spring St. Theater is on opposite right corner.
For Arts Center, turn right onto Spring St. and continue to center on right.
For Parking, use public parking Lots #3 or 4 on Trinity St. or continue to traffic light at Spring St. (theater on opposite right corner), turn right onto Spring St., then take second left onto Adams St. and use Lot #1.

PAX AMICUS CASTLE THEATRE, 23 Lake Shore Rd., Budd Lake       Website

Theater company presents several productions each year, for both adults and children, in castle-like building overlooking Budd Lake.


Eastbound, Exit 27A-B. On ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 183 North. At stop sign, continue straight and merge onto NJ 183 North. Keep left, following signs for I-80 West. Merge onto I-80 West and continue 1 mile to Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 3 1/2 miles. After passing Budd Lake, take first right onto Manor House Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Make first right turn onto St. James Rd. and continue to end. Turn right onto Lake Shore Dr., parking lot is immediately on the right.
Westbound, Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 3 miles. After passing Budd Lake, take first right onto Manor House Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Make first right turn onto St. James Rd. and continue to end. Turn right onto Lake Shore Dr., parking lot is immediately on the right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Manor House Rd. (Budd Lake). If Eastbound (The Mall at Wild Geese on right), turn left, if Westbound, after passing Budd Lake, take first right, onto Manor House Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Make first right turn onto St. James Rd. and continue to end. Turn right onto Lake Shore Dr. Parking lot is immediately on the right.


Northbound, I-80 Exit 26 (Roxbury Township). Merge onto US 46 West and continue 3 miles. After passing Budd Lake, take first right onto Manor House Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Make first right turn onto St. James Rd. and continue to end. Turn right onto Lake Shore Dr., parking lot is immediately on the right.
Southbound, I-80 Exit 27A-B (Roxbury Township). On ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 183 North. At stop sign, continue straight and merge onto NJ 183 North. Keep left, following signs for I-80 West. Merge onto I-80 West and continue 1 mile to Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 3 1/2 miles. After passing Budd Lake, take first right onto Manor House Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Make first right turn onto St. James Rd. and continue to end. Turn right onto Lake Shore Dr., parking lot is immediately on the right.

PETERS VALLEY SCHOOL OF CRAFT, 19 Kuhn Rd., Layton       Website

Workshops in eight fine arts disciplines are offered in this rural community in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area. Peters Valley store offers items crafted at the village for sale. Sally D. Francisco Gallery presents several art exhibitions during the year.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 560/Tuttles Corner-Dingmans Rd. (Sandyston Township). If Northbound (1 mile after passing Stokes State Forest office on right, turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 560 West/Layton/Dingmans Br), if Southbound (Nonno's Italian Restaurant on right), turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 560/Peters Valley), onto Co. Rt. 560 West/Tuttles Corner-Dingmans Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles to blinker light in Layton. Bear left onto Co. Rt. 640 West/Bevans Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to junction with Co. Rt. 615. Bear right onto Co. Rt. 615 South and go 3/4 mile to village.

ROXBURY ARTS ALLIANCE, 72 Eyland Ave., Succasunna       Website

Musical acts are presented in several venues.


Eastbound, Exit 28. Merge onto US 46 East and continue 1 mile to second light. Use right two lanes approaching light and continue on NJ 10 East 1 1/2 miles to fourth light (first light after passing Roxbury Diner on right). Turn right onto Eyland Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to Horseshoe Lake Recreation Complex on left. Theater is in complex.
Westbound, Exit 30. At end of ramp, turn left (sign for Howard Blvd./Roxbury) onto Howard Blvd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to traffic light at US 46. Cross US 46 and continue on Commerce Blvd. 1/2 mile to first light. Get into right lane approaching light, turn right onto Main St. and continue to next light. Get into left lane approaching light. Turn left onto NJ 10 East and continue 1 mile to second light (first light after passing Roxbury Diner on right). Turn right onto Eyland Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to Horseshoe Lake Recreation Complex on left. Theater is in complex.


Eastbound and Westbound, Eyland Ave. (Roxbury Township). At traffic light, if Eastbound (first light after passing Roxbury Diner on right), turn right, if Westbound (first light after passing Suburban Furniture), keep right through light, then take left turn jughandle, merge onto Eyland Ave. Both, continue on Eyland Ave. 1/2 mile to Horseshoe Lake Recreation Complex on left. Theater is in complex.


Eastbound, NJ 10 East (Roxbury Township). Approaching traffic light at NJ 10 junction, keep right and continue straight on NJ 10 East 1 1/2 miles to fourth light (first light after passing Roxbury Diner on right). Turn right onto Eyland Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to Horseshoe Lake Recreation Complex on left. Theater is in complex.
Westbound, Kenvil Ave. (Roxbury Township). At traffic light (Black Rock Plaza on right), turn left onto Kenvil Ave. and continue 1 mile to T intersection. Turn left onto Main St., then take second right (Main Marqet on left) onto Eyland Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to Horseshoe Lake Recreation Complex on left. Theater is in complex.

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE OF NEW JERSEY, 36 Madison Ave., Madison       Website

Company formed in the early 1960s presents Shakespearean and other classical dramas at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre on the campus of Drew University and in the summer, outdoors at College of St. Elizabeth.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 2 3/4 miles to Exit 7B-A. On ramp, follow signs for Exit 7A/NJ 124 West/Chatham. When ramp forks, keep right, following signs for NJ 124 West/Madison. Follow NJ 124 West 3 3/4 miles to traffic light at entrance to Drew University campus. Turn left and follow signs to F.M. Kirby Theatre and parking.


Northbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn right onto South St. Take first left onto Woodland Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Morris Township Municipal Building on left, take next left onto Old Glen Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto NJ 124 East/Madison Ave. and continue 2 miles to traffic light at Lancaster Rd. Turn right, enter Drew University campus and follow signs to F.M. Kirby Theatre.
Southbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 124 East/Madison Ave. and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Lancaster Rd. Turn right and enter Drew University campus. Follow signs to F.M. Kirby Theatre and parking.


Eastbound, Exit 2A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Columbia Tpk. and immediately get into left lane. At first light, turn left onto Park Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles to fifth light. Turn right onto Danforth Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto NJ 124 East/Madison Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to second light, at Drew University entrance. Turn right and enter campus. Follow signs to F.M. Kirby Theatre and parking.
Westbound, Exit 7BA. On ramp, follow signs for Exit 7A/NJ 124 West/Chatham. Continue following signs for NJ 124 West and go 3 1/2 miles through Chatham and Madison to traffic light at entrance to Drew University. Turn left and enter campus. Follow signs to F.M. Kirby Theatre and parking.


Eastbound and Westbound, Drew University (Madison). At traffic light at entrance to Drew University, if Eastbound, turn right, if Westbound, turn left, and enter campus. Follow signs to F.M. Kirby Theatre and parking.

SKYLANDS MUSEUM OF ART, 15 Route 15, Lafayette       Website

Museum in New Jersey Highlands features works by sculptor Ailene Fields and other artists.


Northbound, in Lafayette, on left, 1 mile after passing North Village complex on right.
Southbound, in Lafayette, on right, 1/2 mile past junction with NJ 94 North.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 15 South (Lafayette). At traffic light, if Northbound (1/4 mile past junction with NJ 15 North), continue straight (NJ 94 turns left), if Southbound (1/4 mile after passing Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority on right), turn left, on NJ 15 South and proceed 1/2 mile to museum on right.


Northbound, NJ 94 North (Hampton Township). At traffic light (Subaru World of Newton on right), turn right onto NJ 94 North and continue 2 3/4 miles to first light. Turn right, joining NJ 15 South, and continue 1/4 mile to next light. Continue straight (NJ 94 turns left) on NJ 15 South 1/2 mile to museum on right.
Southbound, NJ 15 South (Frankford Township). After passing Yetter's Diner on right, continue to next light. Continue straight (US 206 turns right) on NJ 15 South 3 1/2 miles to museum on right, 1/2 mile past junction with NJ 94 North.

Historic Sites



ACORN HALL, 68 Morris Ave., Morristown       Website

Home of the Morris County Historical Society, this Italianate mansion comprises a museum of the Victorian era.


Northbound, Exit 36A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 East/Morris Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Keep right, following signs for Co. Rt. 510 East/Florham Park. Take first left onto Lindsley Dr. and continue to traffic light. Approaching light (sign on right for Acorn Hall), get into right lane (two-lane left turn).Turn left onto Whippany Rd., following signs for Co. Rt. 510, pass Westin Governor Morris Hotel entrance, then take next driveway (sign for Acorn Hall on right) on right.
Southbound, Exit 36. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and continue to first light, using left lane. Turn left onto Ridgedale Ave. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 510 East/Morris Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. When road forks, keep right, following signs for Co. Rt. 510 East/Florham Park. Take first left onto Lindsley Dr. and continue to first light. Approaching light (sign on right for Acorn Hall), get into right lane (two-lane left turn).Turn left onto Whippany Rd., following signs for Co. Rt. 510, pass Westin Governor Morris Hotel entrance, then take next driveway (sign for Acorn Hall on right) on right.


Eastbound, Exit 2A, Westbound, Exit 2BA. If Westbound, follow signs for Exit 2A/Morristown. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Columbia Tpk. and continue 1 1/2 miles. After passing Bayer on right, continue to next light (sign on right for Acorn Hall) and get into right lane (two-lane left turn). Turn left onto Whippany Rd., following signs for Co. Rt. 510, pass Westin Governor Morris Hotel entrance, then take next driveway (sign for Acorn Hall on right) on right.


Northbound, Morris St. (Morristown). At traffic light at town green, turn right and keep in left lane. At first light, turn left, then keep to right. At next light, continue straight on Morris St. 1 mile. After crossing over I-287, keep to right. When road splits, keep right, following signs for Co. 510 East. After split, take first left and continue to traffic light. Approaching light (sign on right for Acorn Hall), get into right lane (two-lane left turn). Turn left onto Whippany Rd., following signs for Co. Rt. 510, pass Westin Governor Morris Hotel entrance, then take next driveway (sign for Acorn Hall on right) on right.
Southbound, Hanover Ave. (Morris Plains). At traffic light (sign on right for Frelinghuysen Arboretum), turn left (Rub a Dub Laundromat on left) onto Hanover Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic light at Whippany Rd. (second light after crossing over I-287). Turn right (sign on right for Morristown) onto Co. Rt. 511 South/Whippany Rd. and continue 1 mile. After passing Westin Governor Morris Hotel entrance on right, take next driveway on right (sign for Acorn Hall on right).

COOPER GRISTMILL, 66 Route 24, Chester       Website

Working 1826 gristmill on the Black River grinds corn, rye, buckwheat and wheat into meal or flour.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 1 mile to Exit 22B. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, keep left and continue on US 206 North 8 3/4 miles to Chester. At second light in town, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 West and continue 1 1/4 miles to mill on left.


Northbound, Exit 22B, Southbound, Exit 22. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue to US 202/US 206 split. Keep left, following signs for US 206 North, and continue 8 3/4 miles to second traffic light in Chester (after passing Chester Mall on left). Turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 South/W. Main St. and continue 1 1/4 miles to mill on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 513/Main St. (Chester). At traffic light, if Northbound, after passing Chester Diner on right, turn left, if Southbound, after passing Black River Veterinary Hospital on left, turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 513 South/Long Valley) onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Main St. and continue 1 1/2 miles to mill on left.

FOSTERFIELDS LIVING HISTORICAL FARM, 73 Kahdena Rd., Morristown       Website

Founded in 1760s, Fosterfields continues as a working farm, providing an insight into farming in the 19th century. Several buildings, including Foster home and creamery, are open to visitors.


Northbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn left onto South St. and continue 1 mile into Morristown. At Green, follow traffic to the right. Keep left and at next light, turn left and keep left. At next light, turn left and get into right lane. At next light, turn right onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Washington St. and continue 1 mile. After passing Burnham Park on the left, take next right (sign on right for Fosterfields) onto Kahdena Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to farm entrance on left.
Southbound, Exit 36. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and continue to first light, using center or right lane. Cross Ridgedale Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Morris St. and continue 1/4 mile to second light, at Morristown Green. Turn right onto E. Park Pl., keep left and continue to first light. Turn left onto N. Park Pl., keep right and continue to next light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Washington St. and continue 1 mile. After passing Burnham Park on left, take next right (sign for Fosterfields on right) onto Kahdena Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on left.


Northbound, Bank St. (Morristown). After passing traffic light at MacCulloch Ave., road splits. Stay left onto Bank St. and continue to next light. Turn left onto Ann St. and continue to end. Turn right onto Western Ave. and continue to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Washington St. and continue 1 mile. After passing Burnham Park, turn right onto Kahdena Rd. (sign for Fosterfields on right) and continue 1/4 mile to farm.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 510/Washington St. (Morristown). At traffic light at entrance to town green, continue straight and use extreme right lane. At next light, turn right onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Washington St. and continue 1 mile. After passing Burnham Park, turn right onto Kahdena Rd. (sign for Fosterfields on right) and continue 1/4 mile to farm.

HISTORIC SPEEDWELL, 333 Speedwell Ave., Morristown       Website

Estate of Stephen Vail, owner of Speedwell Iron Works. Guided tours of Vail Mansion. Also open to the public are L'Hommedieu House, Carriage House, Granary and Vail Factory, where Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail developed the telegraph.


Northbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn left onto South St. and continue 1 mile into Morristown. At Green, follow traffic to the right. Keep left and at next light, turn left and keep right. Bear right onto US 202 North/Speedwell Ave. and continue 1 mile to traffic light at Cory Rd. (after passing Speedwell Park on left). Turn right onto Cory Rd., then immediately turn left into parking lot.
Southbound, Exit 36. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and continue to first light, using center or right lane. Cross Ridgedale Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Morris St., keep right and continue to traffic circle. Take first exit onto Spring St. and continue 1/4 mile to third light. Turn right onto US 202 North/Speedwell Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to traffic light at Cory Rd. (after passing Speedwell Park on left). Turn right onto Cory Rd., then immediately turn left into parking lot.


Eastbound, NJ 53/Morristown/Denville Exit (Morris Plains). At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 53 South and continue 1 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto US 202 South and continue 1 1/4 miles. After passing Speedwell village on left, continue to next light. Turn left onto Cory Rd., then immediately turn left into parking lot on left.
Westbound, US 202/Morristown/Boonton Exit (Parsippany-Troy Hills). At end of ramp, turn left onto US 202 South and continue 2 3/4 miles through Morris Plains. After passing Speedwell village on left, continue to next light. Turn left onto Cory Rd., then immediately turn left into parking lot on left.


Westbound, US 202 North (Morristown). At town green, follow traffic to the right and get into left lanes. At first light, turn left and keep to right. When road splits, keep right onto US 202 North/Speedwell Ave. and continue 1 mile to traffic light at Cory Rd. (after passing Speedwell Park on left). Turn right onto Cory Rd., then immediately turn left into parking lot.


Northbound and Southbound, Cory Rd. (Morristown). At traffic light, if Northbound, after passing Speedwell Park on left, turn right, if Southbound, after passing Speedwell village on left, turn left, onto Cory Rd., then immediately turn left into parking lot.

HOLCOMBE-JIMISON FARMSTEAD, 1605 Daniel Bray Hwy., Lambertville       Website

Restored farm includes the oldest stone house in Hunterdon County, believed built in 1711, and 19th-century outbuildings, as well as museum-barn depicting early farming and domestic devices.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 76. Follow signs for NJ 29 North/Lambertville, merge onto NJ 29 North and continue 9 1/2 miles to second light in Lambertville, at Bridge St. Turn left onto Bridge St., following sign for NJ 29 North and continue 1 block to traffic light at Main St. Turn right, following sign for NJ 29 North, onto N. Main St. and continue 1 mile to farmstead on left.


Northbound, on left, in Lambertville, at US 202 interchange.
Southbound, on right, in Lambertville, after passing US 202 interchange.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 29/Lambertville/Stockton Exit (Delaware Township). At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto NJ 29 South, then take first right and enter farmstead. If Southbound, turn left onto Alexauken Creek Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto NJ 29 North, then take first left and enter farmstead.

MACCULLOCH HALL HISTORICAL MUSEUM AND GARDENS, 45 Macculloch Ave., Morristown       Website

Home of Macculloch and Miller families presents changing exhibits, 18th- and 19th-century furnishings. Large collection of works of Thomas Nast.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn left onto South St. and continue 1/2 mile to second light, if Southbound, turn right onto NJ 124 West/Madison Ave. and continue to first light. Bear right onto South St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Both, turn left onto James St. and continue two blocks. Turn right onto Macculloch Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to house on left.


Northbound and Southbound, MacCulloch Ave. (Morristown). At traffic light, if Northbound, after passing J&S by Stark on right, turn right, if Southbound, at second light after passing Morristown Green, turn left, onto Macculloch Ave. and continue to house on right.

JAMES WILSON MARSHALL HOUSE, 60 Bridge St., Lambertville       Website

Lambertville Historical Society headquarters is the boyhood home of James Marshall, whose discovery of gold in 1848 set off the California Gold Rush. House is furnished in mid-19th century style. 90-minute tour of Lambertville leaves from house at 2PM, first Sunday of the month, April-October.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 76. Follow signs for NJ 29 North/Lambertville, merge onto NJ 29 North and continue 9 1/2 miles to second light in Lambertville, at Bridge St. Turn left onto Bridge St., following sign for NJ 29 North and continue 1 1/2 blocks to house on right.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 179 South/Bridge St. (Lambertville). At traffic light at Main St. and Bridge St., if Northbound, continue straight (NJ 29 turns right), if Southbound, turn right, on NJ 179 South/Bridge St. and continue 1/2 block to house on right.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 29/Lambertville/Stockton Exit (Delaware Township). At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left onto Alexauken Creek Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end, then turn left, onto NJ 29 South and continue 1 mile into Lambertville. At traffic light at Bridge St., turn right onto Bridge St. and continue 1/2 block to house on right.

RALSTON GENERAL STORE, 313 Mendham Rd. W., Mendham       Website

Eighteenth-century general store and post office features a collection of tools and farm implements of the time.


Northbound, Exit 22B. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, keep right, following signs for US 202 North, and continue 1/2 mile to first light, in Bedminster. Turn right to stay on US 202 North and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left (sign on left for Peapack) onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Peapack Rd. and continue 3 miles (name changes to Main St.) into Gladstone. After passing St. Luke's Episcopal Church on right, Co. Rt. 512/Main St. turns left (Conover Corners on left). Continue straight on Co. Rt. 647 North/Mendham Rd. 4 1/2 miles (name changes to Gladstone-Ralston Rd./Roxiticus Rd.) to stop sign at Co. Rt. 510/Mendham Rd. Store is on opposite right corner.
Southbound, Exit 36. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and continue to first light, using center or right lane. Cross Ridgedale Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Morris St. and continue 1/4 mile to second light, at Morristown Green. Turn right onto E. Park Pl., keep left and continue to first light. Turn left onto N. Park Pl., keep right and continue to next light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Washington St. and continue 8 miles through Mendham to museum on right at Roxiticus Rd.

RUTHERFURD HALL, 1686 Route 517, Hackettstown       Website

Early 20th-century Tudor mansion built for Winthrop Rutherfurd encompasses 18000 square feet and is open for tours.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South, if Westbound, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South, cross over I-80 and pass eastbound ramps. Both, take first left (sign on left for Mountain Villa School) into house driveway.


Eastbound and Westbound, Co. Rt. 517 North/High St. (Hackettstown). At traffic light, if Eastbound (sign on right for Allamuchy/Andover), turn left, if Westbound (first light after passing Strand Theater on right), turn right, onto Co. Rt. 517 North/High St. and continue 4 1/2 miles to house on right, just before I-80 (sign on right for Mountain Villa School).

SCHUYLER-HAMILTON HOUSE, 5 Olyphant Pl., Morristown       Website

The home of Revolutionary War physician Dr. Jabez Campfield saw many prominent Americans of that period, including Alexander Hamilton, who courted Betsy Schuyler here.


Northbound, Exit 36B. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and get into center lane. After passing I-287 South entrance, get into left lane and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto Ridgedale Ave. and continue to first light. Turn right onto Morris Ave., then take first right (sign on right for house) onto Olyphant Pl. and continue to house on right.
Southbound, Exit 36. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and continue to first light, using left lane. Turn left onto Ridgedale Ave. and continue to first light. Turn right onto Morris St. and go 1 block. Turn right (sign for house on right) onto Olyphant Pl. and continue to house on right.


Northbound, Morris St. (Morristown). At traffic light at town green, turn right and keep in left lane. At first light, turn left, then keep to right. At next light, continue straight on Morris St. 1/2 mile. After passing under railroad, take second left onto Olyphant Pl. House is on the right.
Southbound, Spring St. (Morristown). At traffic light, bear left onto Spring St. (CVS on left) and continue 1/4 mile to traffic circle. Take second exit from circle onto Morris St. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing under railroad, take second left onto Olyphant Pl. House is on the right.

SHIPPEN MANOR, 8 Belvidere Ave., Oxford       Website

Tours are offered of the home of the Shippen family, ironmasters at Oxford Furnace in the second half of the 18th century.


Northbound, Wall St. (Oxford). At traffic light (Mountain Valley Wine and Liquors on right), turn left onto Wall St. and continue to house on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 624/Washington Ave. (Oxford). At northern edge of Oxford, when NJ 31 curves left, continue straight on Washington Ave. (small sign for Shippen Manor on right) to stop sign. Turn right onto Belvidere Ave. and continue to house entrance on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, NJ 31 South (Buttzville). At traffic light, if Eastbound (sign on right for Trenton), turn right, if Westbound (sign on right for Trenton/Washington), turn left, onto NJ 31 South and continue 2 miles. After passing Oxford A-1 Tires on left, take next right (small sign for Shippen Manor on right) onto Washington Ave. and continue to stop sign. Turn right onto Belvidere Ave. and continue to house on right.

Museums



BOONTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 210 Main St., Boonton       Website

Historic John Taylor Building houses permanent and rotating exhibitions pertaining to the history of Boonton.


Eastbound, Exit 43, keep left on ramp, following signs for I-287 North/Mahwah, Westbound, Exit 43A-B, keep right on ramp, following signs for Exit 43B/I-287 North/Mahwah. Both, merge onto I-287 North and continue 3 miles to Exit 44. Merge onto Lathrop Ave. and continue to stop sign. Turn right onto Washington Ave., cross over I-287 and continue to first light. Museum is on opposite left corner. Turn left, following sign for I-287 South, then take first driveway on right for parking.


Northbound, Exit 44. Merge onto Lathrop Ave. and continue to end. Turn right onto Washington St., cross over I-287 and continue to first light. Turn left, following sign for I-287 South, then take first right into parking lot.
Southbound, Exit 45. At end of ramp, turn left onto Myrtle Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to third light. Museum is on opposite right corner. Cross Main St., then take first right and enter parking lot.


Northbound, Myrtle Ave. (Boonton). At traffic light after crossing over I-287, museum is on opposite left corner. Turn left, following sign for I-287 South, then take first right into train station lot (fee) behind museum or continue straight on Main St. for street parking.
Southbound, Main St. (Boonton). At traffic light (Main Pharmacy on right), museum is on opposite right corner. Cross Main St., then take first right into train station lot (fee) behind museum or turn right onto Main St. and park in street.

BUTLER MUSEUM, 221 Main St., Butler       Website

Museum featuring artifacts of local history, particularly 19th and 20th century military items, is housed in the former Butler railroad station.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 53. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 694 West/Paterson-Hamburg Tpk. and continue 1 1/2 miles. After passing Bloomingdale Post Office on right, take next left onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to museum on left, in railroad station.


Northbound, Bartholdi Ave. (Butler). Turn right (Jiggs McAllister's on right) onto Bartholdi Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to end. Turn left onto Carey Ave., then follow road around two curves onto Robert St., then High St. Keep right on High St., turn right onto Park Pl. and continue to stop sign at railroad tracks. Turn left onto Main St. and continue to museum on left.
Southbound, Kinnelon Rd./Kinnelon/Butler Exit (Butler). At end of ramp, turn left and cross NJ 23. Continue straight on Kiel Ave. 1 mile to stop sign. Turn left onto Park Pl. and continue to stop sign at railroad tracks. Turn left onto Main St. and continue to museum on left.

DAR VAN BUNSCHOOTEN MUSEUM, 1097 Route 23, Sussex       Website

Home of Rev. Elias Van Bunschooten, who served the Sussex area as minister for 40 years in the early years of the republic. Local history displays and furnishings are administered by the DAR.


Northbound, on right, in Wantage, 4 miles north of Sussex.
Southbound, on left, in Wantage, 1 mile south of Colesville.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 23 (Hamburg). At traffic light, if Northbound, turn left, if Southbound, turn right, onto NJ 23 North and continue 9 miles through Sussex (follow signs for NJ 23) to house on right, 4 miles north of Sussex.

FRANKLIN MINERAL MUSEUM, 32 Evans St., Franklin       Website

Museum features exhibits of minerals, some found only in the immediate area. Fluorescent mineral collection.


Eastbound, Exit 34, At end of ramp, turn right, following signs for NJ 15, onto N. Main St. and continue 1/4 mile. Pass through 1 light, then bear right, following signs for NJ 15 North. Westbound, Exit 34B. Both, merge onto NJ 15 North and continue 9 3/4 miles to Co. Rt. 517/Sparta/Franklin Exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 517 North and continue 5 miles to T intersection at NJ 23. Turn left onto NJ 23 North and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Franklin Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Take second right onto Buckwheat Rd., then take first left onto Evans St. and continue to museum on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Franklin Ave. (Franklin). At traffic light, if Northbound (Accutrans Repair on right), turn left, if Southbound (Franklin Shopping Center on left), turn right, onto Franklin Ave. and go 1/2 mile. Take second right onto Buckwheat Rd. and go 1 block. Turn left onto Evans St. and continue to museum on left.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 613/N. Church Rd. (Hardyston Township). At traffic light (sign on right for Co. Rt. 631/Franklin), turn right onto N. Church Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to stop sign after crossing long bridge. Turn right (sign opposite for museum), staying on Co. Rt. 631, onto Fowler St. and continue 3/4 mile (becomes Franklin Ave.). Turn left (sign on right for museum) onto Buckwheat Rd., then take first left onto Evans St. and continue to museum on left.
Southbound, NJ 23 (Hamburg). At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 23 South and continue 3 1/4 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 631/Franklin Ave. (sign for Lafayette/Newton). Turn right onto Franklin Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Take second right onto Buckwheat Rd., then take first left onto Evans St. and continue to museum on left.

HACKETTSTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 106 Church St., Hackettstown       Website

Museum located in a 1915 house displays artifacts illustrating the history of Hackettstown and the surrounding area.


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light at US 46 in Hackettstown. Turn left onto US 46 East/Main St. Take second right onto Church St. and continue 1/2 block to museum on right.
Westbound, Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 7 1/2 miles to traffic light at NJ 182 in Hackettstown. Continue through light on US 46 West, then take third left (sign on right for library and museum) onto Church St. and continue 1/2 block to museum on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Church St. (Hackettstown). At Church St. (sign on right for Centenary University), if Eastbound, turn right, if Westbound, turn left, onto Church St. and continue 1/2 block to museum on right


Eastbound, NJ 182 (Hackettstown). Turn left onto NJ 182 North/Mountain Ave. and continue 1 mile to third light. Turn left onto US 46 West/Main St. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn left onto Church St. (sign for Centenary University on right) and continue 1/2 block. Museum is on the right.

HOPE HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 323 High St., Hope       Website

Museum depicts the history of Hope from its beginnings as a Moravian colony. The town was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn right, if Westbound, turn left, onto Co. Rt. 521 South and continue 1 mile into Hope. At all-way stop, turn left onto Co. Rt. 519 North/High St. and continue to museum on left. Street parking only. Don't park in front of museum.


Eastbound, Ramseyburg Rd. (Knowlton Township). Turn left (1/2 mile past Marshall's Farm Market) onto Co. Rt. 609/Ramseyburg Rd. (unmarked; campground sign on right) and continue 5 1/2 miles to all-way stop in Hope. Continue straight on High St. to museum on left. Park in street.
Westbound, Hope Rd. (Great Meadows). Turn right (sign on left for Mountain Lake/Hope) onto Hope Rd. and continue 4 3/4 miles (name changes to Great Meadows Rd.) to stop sign in Hope (Inn at Millrace Pond opposite). Turn left onto Co. Rt. 519 South/High St. and continue to museum on right. Park in street.

LAKE HOPATCONG HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 260 Lakeside Dr., Landing       Website

Exhibits spotlight the history of New Jersey's largest lake as a resort area.


Eastbound, Exit 27A-B. On ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 183 North; at stop sign, continue straight and merge onto NJ 183 North. Follow signs for NJ 183 North/Netcong and continue 3/4 mile to second light, in Netcong. Turn right onto Allen St. and continue 2 1/4 miles (name changes to Center St.) to first light. Cross Lakeside Blvd. and follow road around to merge onto Lakeside Blvd. Continue 1/4 mile to Hopatcong State Park entrance on right. Enter parking lot, then immediately turn left and proceed to museum building.
Westbound, Exit 28. Merge onto Landing Rd. and continue 1 mile to traffic light in Landing. Continue straight 3/4 mile to Hopatcong State Park entrance on right. Enter parking lot, then immediately turn left and proceed to museum building.


Eastbound, NJ 183 (Netcong). At traffic light (sign on right for Newton), turn left onto NJ 183 North and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right (sign on right for Hopatcong State Park) onto Allen St. and continue 2 1/4 miles (name changes to Center St.) to traffic light at Lakeside Blvd. Cross Lakeside Blvd. and follow road to merge onto Lakeside Blvd. Continue 1/4 mile on Lakeside Blvd. to Hopatcong State Park entrance on right. Enter parking lot and turn left for museum.
Westbound, I-80/Lake Hopatcong/Landing Exit (Roxbury). After passing Towne Toyota on right, keep right, following signs for I-80/Lake Hopatcong/Landing. After passing I-80 East ramp, keep right and continue straight on Landing Rd. 1 1/4 miles to traffic light in Landing. Bear left onto Lakeside Dr. and continue 3/4 mile to Hopatcong State Park entrance on right. Enter parking lot and turn left for museum.


Northbound, NJ 183 North/Netcong Exit (Roxbury Township). At I-80 interchange, follow signs for NJ 183 North/Netcong. Continue on NJ 183 North 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right (sign on right for Hopatcong State Park) onto Co. Rt. 631/Allen St. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Center St.) to first light, at Lakeside Blvd. Continue straight at light and merge onto Lakeside Blvd. northbound. Continue 1/2 mile on Lakeside Blvd. to park entrance on right. Enter parking lot, then turn left.
Southbound, NJ 183 South/Stanhope/Netcong Exit (Stanhope). Keep left, following signs for NJ 183 South/Stanhope/Netcong. Continue on NJ 183 South 3/4 mile to second light. Turn left onto Linden Ave. and continue 1 block. Take first right onto McKinley St. and continue to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 602 East/Brooklyn Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Wills Ave.) to end. Turn right onto Lakeside Blvd. and continue to Hopatcong State Park entrance on left. Turn left and enter parking lot, then turn left.

L'ECOLE, THE KINNELON MUSEUM, 25 Kiel Ave., Kinnelon       Website

Originally the Meadtown schoolhouse, the museum building was purchased by Dr. Helen Miller in the 1930s and enlarged to become her primary residence. Named L'Ecole to reflect the building's origins, the museum now features exhibits on the life of Dr. Miller and the history of Kinnelon.


Northbound, Exit 52B, Southbound, Exit 52A-B. If Southbound, follow signs for Exit 52B/NJ 23 North/Butler. Merge onto NJ 23 North and continue 3 miles to Kinnelon Rd./Kiel Ave. Exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Kiel Ave., cross NJ 23 and continue to first light. Turn left onto Kakeout Connector. Take first right onto Kiel Ave. to museum on left.


Northbound, Kinnelon Rd./Kiel Ave. Exit (Butler), Southbound, Kinnelon Rd./Kinnelon/Butler Exit (Butler). At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn left, cross NJ 23 and continue to first light, then turn left, if Southbound, cross Kinnelon Rd. Both, continue on Kakeout Rd. Connector to four-way stop. Turn right onto Kiel Ave. and continue to museum on left.

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 6 Taylortown Rd., Montville       Website

Museum housed in former one-room schoolhouse spotlights the history of the Montville area and the Morris Canal.


Eastbound, Exit 43, keep left on ramp, following signs for I-287 North/Mahwah, Westbound, Exit 43A-B, keep right on ramp, following signs for Exit 43B/I-287 North/Mahwah. Both, merge onto I-287 North and continue 5 miles to Exit 47. At end of ramp, turn right onto US 202 South/Main Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn right on Taylortown Rd. (Montville Fire Dept. on corner) and continue to museum (second building on right).


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 47. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left onto US 202 South/Main Rd. and continue 1 mile. After passing Harrigan's on right, take next right onto Taylortown Rd. and continue to museum on right, in old schoolhouse.


Northbound and Southbound, Taylortown Rd. (Montville). If Northbound (Montville Fire Dept. on left), turn left, if Southbound (after passing Harrigan's on right), turn right, onto Taylortown Rd. Museum is in old schoolhouse, second building on the right.

MORRIS MUSEUM, 6 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown       Website

Permanent and changing exhibitions focus on natural history, science and fine arts. Children's programs.


Northbound, Exit 36A. Merge onto Co. 510 East/Morris Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Keep right, following signs for Co. Rt. 510 East/Florham Park. Continue 1/2 mile on Columbia Rd. to first light. Turn left onto Normandy Heights Rd. Entrance is on the left.
Southbound, Exit 37. Follow NJ 24 East 1 1/4 miles to Exit 2A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Columbia Tpk. and continue 3/4 mile to fourth light. Turn right onto Normandy Heights Rd. (this is the second intersection with Normandy Heights Rd.) and continue to museum on left.


Eastbound, I-287 South/Morristown Exit (Hanover). Merge onto I-287 South and continue 1 mile to Exit 37. Continue 1 1/4 miles on NJ 24 East to Exit 2A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Columbia Tpk. and continue 3/4 mile to fourth light. Turn right onto Normandy Heights Rd. (don't turn at first Normandy Heights Rd. intersection) and continue to museum on left.
Westbound, Whippany Rd./Morristown Exit (Whippany). Take Whippany Rd. jughandle, cross NJ 10 and continue 2 3/4 miles. About 1/2 mile after passing NJ 24 interchange, turn left (sign on right for museum) onto Woodruff Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to museum entrance on right.


Eastbound, Exit 2A, Westbound, Exit 2BA. If Westbound, follow signs for Exit 2A/Morristown. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Columbia Tpk. and continue 1/2 mile to fourth light. Turn right onto Normandy Heights Rd. (don't turn at first Normandy Heights Rd. intersection) and continue to museum on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Normandy Pkwy. (Morristown). At traffic light, if Eastbound, after passing Morristown Plaza on right, turn left, if Westbound, turn right (Friendly's on right), onto Normandy Pkwy. and continue 1/2 mile to first light, at Co. Rt. 510/Columbia Rd. Cross Columbia Rd. and continue to museum entrance on left.


Northbound, Morris St. (Morristown). At traffic light at town green, turn right and keep in left lane. At first light, turn left, then keep to right. At next light, continue straight on Morris St. 1 mile. After crossing over I-287, keep to right. When road splits, keep right, following signs for Co. 510 East. Continue 3/4 mile on Co. Rt. 510 East/Columbia Rd. to first light (sign on right for museum). Turn left onto Normandy Heights Rd. and continue to parking lot on left.
Southbound, Hanover Ave. (Morris Plains). At traffic light (sign on right for Frelinghuysen Arboretum), turn left (Rub a Dub Laundromat on left) onto Hanover Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic light at Whippany Rd. (second light after crossing over I-287). Turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 South/Whippany Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (sign on right for museum) onto Woodruff Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to museum parking lot on right, just before light at Columbia Rd.

MORRIS PLAINS MUSEUM, 51 Jim Fear Dr., Morris Plains       Website

Exhibits artifacts pertaining to the history of Morris Plains. Located in Morris Plains Community Center.


Eastbound, Exit 42A-C, Westbound, Exit 42A-B, on ramp, follow signs for Exit 42A/US 202 South/Morris Plains. Merge onto US 202 South/Littleton Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic light at Malapardis Rd. (second light after crossing NJ 10). Turn left (sign on right for museum) onto Malapardis Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take second right onto Jim Fear Dr. (sign on right for museum) and continue to museum on left.


Northbound, Exit 39, Southbound, Exit 39B. On ramp, if Northbound, keep left, following signs for NJ 10 West/Dover. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 1 1/4 miles to US 202/Boonton/Morristown Exit, just before second light. Turn left onto US 202 South/Littleton Rd., cross NJ 10 and continue 3/4 mile to second light. Turn left on Malapardis Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take second right onto Jim Fear Dr. and continue 1/4 mile to museum in Community Center.


Eastbound and Westbound, US 202/Morristown/Boonton Exit (Morris Plains (E)/Parsippany-Troy Hills (W)). At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn right onto US 202 South/Littleton Rd., if Westbound, turn left onto US 202 South/Littleton Rd. and cross NJ 10. Both, continue 3/4 mile on US 202 South to second light. Turn left onto Malapardis Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take second right onto Jim Fear Dr. and continue to museum in Community Center.


Northbound and Southbound, Malapardis Rd. (Morris Plains). At traffic light (sign on right for museum), if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left, onto Malapardis Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take second right onto Jim Fear Dr. (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left.

MUSEUM OF EARLY TRADES AND CRAFTS, 9 Main St., Madison       Website

Museum featuring artisans of 18th and 19th centuries.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 2 3/4 miles to Exit 7B-A. On ramp, follow signs for Exit 7A/NJ 124 West/Chatham. When ramp forks, keep right, following signs for NJ 124 West/Madison. Follow NJ 124 West 3 1/4 miles to traffic light at Green Village Rd. Museum is on opposite left corner.


Northbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn right onto South St. Take first left onto Woodland Ave. and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Green Village Rd. Turn left onto Green Village Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to end in Madison. Museum is on the left.
Southbound, Exit 37. Follow NJ 24 East 1 1/4 miles to Exit 2A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Columbia Tpk. and immediately get into left lane. At traffic light, turn left onto Park Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles to end in Madison. Turn left onto NJ 124 East/Madison Ave. and continue to museum on right, at first light.


Eastbound, Exit 2A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Columbia Tpk. and immediately get into left lane. At first light, turn left onto Park Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles to end in Madison. Turn left on Main St. and continue to first light. Museum is on right.
Westbound, Exit 7BA. On ramp, follow signs for Exit 7A/NJ 124 West/Chatham. Merge onto NJ 124 West and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Green Village Rd. in Madison. Museum is on left opposite corner.


Eastbound, on right, in Madison, at Green Village Rd.
Westbound, on left, in Madison, at Green Village Rd.

NEW JERSEY FIREMEN'S MUSEUM, 565 Lathrop Ave., Boonton       Website

Purchased in 1898 as the second firemen's retirement home in the US, the mansion of iron magnate William G. Lathrop also houses exhibits of old-time fire engines and other firefighting artifacts.


Northbound, Exit 45. At end of ramp, continue on Park Ave. to stop sign. Turn right onto Wootton St. and continue to stop sign. Cross Lathrop Ave. and proceed to museum on the grounds of the New Jersey Firemen's Home.
Southbound, Exit 45. At end of ramp, turn left onto Myrtle Ave. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Vreeland Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Take third right onto Lathrop Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. At Wootton St., turn left, enter New Jersey Firemen's Home grounds and proceed to museum.


Northbound, Lathrop Ave. (Boonton). Just before crossing over I-287, turn right (Auto Tech on left) onto Lathrop Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to New Jersey Firemen's Home on right.
Southbound, Vreeland Ave. (Boonton). At traffic light (Walgreens on right), turn left onto Vreeland Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn right onto Lathrop Ave. and continue to New Jersey Firemen's Home on left.

PEQUANNOCK TOWNSHIP MUSEUM, 33 Evans Pl., Pompton Plains       Website

The former Pompton Plains railroad station houses exhibits and artifacts pertaining to the township of Pequannock.


Northbound, Exit 52A., Southbound, Exit 52A-B. If Southbound, follow signs for Exit 52A/NJ 23 South/Riverdale/Wayne. Merge onto NJ 23 South and continue 3/4 mile to third light. Bear right onto Newark-Pompton Tpk. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Jackson Ave. Take first left onto Evans Pl. Museum is in railroad station on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Jackson Ave. Exit (Pompton Plains). If Northbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Jackson Ave. and cross NJ 23, if Southbound, turn right (Stefano's Ristorante on right) onto Jackson Ave. Both, continue on Jackson Ave. 1/2 mile. Museum is on right, at Evans Pl.

RANDOLPH HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 630 Millbrook Ave., Randolph       Website

Mid-19th century Brundage House is the home of the Historical Society of Old Randolph's museum, where artifacts and memorabilia of the growth of Randolph are displayed.


Eastbound, Exit 28. Merge onto US 46 East and continue 1 mile to second light. Continue straight on NJ 10 East 1 3/4 miles. After passing Roxbury Business Campus and Plaza 10 on right, take next right (sign for Mt. Freedom) onto Sussex Tpk. and continue 4 miles to traffic light at Millbrook Ave. (after passing Mt. Freedom Jewish Center on left). Turn left onto Millbrook Ave. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn right to enter Freedom Park, then take first left to enter parking lot. Turn left and park as close as possible to museum.
Westbound, Exit 43A-B. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Exit 43A/I-287 South/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 South and continue 2 1/4 miles to Exit 39B. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 7 1/4 miles to Millbrook Ave. Exit (after passing Millbrook Fire Station on right). At end of ramp, turn left onto Millbrook Ave. and continue 2 1/4 miles to museum on left. Pass museum and take first left. Enter Freedom Park, then take first left to enter parking lot.


Northbound, Exit 39, Southbound, Exit 39B. On ramp, if Northbound, keep left, following signs for NJ 10 West/Dover. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 7 miles to Millbrook Ave. Exit (after passing Millbrook Fire Dept. on right). At end of ramp, turn left onto Millbrook Ave., cross NJ 10 and continue 2 1/4 miles to museum on left. Pass museum and take first left. Enter Freedom Park, then take first left to enter parking lot.


Eastbound, Center Grove Rd. (Randolph). At traffic light (first light after passing County College of Morris), turn right onto Center Grove Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles (name changes to Schoolhouse Rd.) to end. Turn right onto Millbrook Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to museum on left. Pass museum, then take first left and enter Freedom Park. Park in lot on left.
Westbound, Millbrook Ave. Exit (Randolph). At end of ramp, turn left onto Millbrook Ave., cross NJ 10 and continue 2 1/4 miles to museum on left. Pass museum, then take first left and enter Freedom Park. Park in lot on left.

RED MILL MUSEUM VILLAGE, 56 Main St., Clinton       Website

Museum in early 19th century gristmill and park with period buildings house 40,000 artifacts of northwest New Jersey's agricultural and industrial history. National Historic Site. Workshop program features 19th-century schoolroom and crafts.

 
Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 15. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (Clinton House on left) onto Main St., then turn right, cross bridge and take first left onto Lower Center St. Museum is on left.


Northbound, I-78/US 22 West/Phillipsburg Exit (Clinton). Merge onto I-78/US 22 West and continue 1 1/4 miles to Exit 15. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 173 East/Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left (Clinton House on left) onto Main St. and continue to Red Mill Museum, just before Raritan River bridge.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 513 South/Clinton Exit (Clinton). Turn right and follow Co. Rt. 513 South/Halstead St. 1 mile to first light. Turn right onto NJ 173 West/Co. Rt. 513 South and continue across Raritan River. After crossing river, take first right onto Main St. and continue to parking lot.

STERLING HILL MINING MUSEUM, 30 Plant St., Ogdensburg       Website

Museum features mining artifacts and samples, many fluorescent, of the many varieties of minerals in the area. Tours of New Jersey's last operating underground mine, closed in 1986, are offered. Admission to Zobel Hall Museum and Warren Museum of Fluorescence only as part of tour.


Eastbound, Exit 34, At end of ramp, turn right, following signs for NJ 15, onto N. Main St. and continue 1/4 mile. Pass through 1 light, then bear right, following signs for NJ 15 North. Westbound, Exit 34B. Both, merge onto NJ 15 North and continue 9 3/4 miles to Co. Rt. 517/Sparta/Franklin Exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 517 North and continue 3 1/2 miles to junction with Passaic Ave. in Ogdensburg (just past Ogdensburg Elementary School). Turn left onto Passaic Ave. and continue 3/4 mile. After crossing under railroad bridge, turn left into mine driveway.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 517/Sparta/Franklin Exit (Sparta). At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left, onto Co. Rt. 517 North and continue 2 1/2 miles into Ogdensburg. Turn left onto Brooks Flat Rd. (first left after passing Kuiken Brothers and post office; sign for museum on left) and go 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Plant St. and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Turn left onto Passaic Ave., cross under old railroad bridge, then take first left to museum parking lot.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 517 South/Munsonhurst Rd. (Franklin). At traffic light, if Northbound (after passing JC Tire and Auto Repair on left), turn left, if Southbound, (after passing Brick & Brew on right), turn right, onto Co. Rt. 517 South/Munsonhurst Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles into Ogdensburg. Turn right (Atlantic Manor on left) onto Passaic Ave. and continue 3/4 mile. After passing under old railroad bridge, turn left (sign for museum on left) into museum parking lot.


Northbound, W. Mountain Rd. (Sparta). Turn right (sign on right for Lake Grinnell) onto W. Mountain Rd. (Homestead Rest on left) and continue 2 miles. Turn left onto Sterling Hill Rd. and continue 1 mile to museum entrance on right.
Southbound, NJ 23 (Hamburg). At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 23 South and continue 3 3/4 miles through Franklin. At traffic light at Co. Rt. 517 South/Munsonhurst Rd. (sign on right for Ogdensburg/Sparta), turn right and continue 1 3/4 miles into Ogdensburg. Turn right onto Passaic Ave. and continue 3/4 mile. After passing under old railroad bridge, turn left (sign for museum on left) into museum parking lot.

STICKLEY MUSEUM AT CRAFTSMAN FARMS, 2352 Route 10 West, Morris Plains       Website

Home of furniture designer Gustav Stickley, a major force in the Arts and Crafts movement of the early 20th century. National Historic Landmark. Guided tours available.


Eastbound, Exit 38. Merge onto US 46 East and continue 1/2 mile to NJ 53/Mount Tabor Exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 53 South and continue 3 miles. After passing Werner Animal Hospital on left, continue to next light. Turn left (signs for NJ 10 West and Craftsman Farms on right), then merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.
Westbound, Exit 43A-B. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Exit 43A/I-287 South/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 South and continue 2 1/4 miles to Exit 39B. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 3 miles to museum entrance on right (1/2 mile past junction with NJ 53).


Northbound, Exit 39, Southbound, Exit 39B. On ramp, if Northbound, keep left, following signs for NJ 10 West/Dover. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 2 1/2 miles on NJ 10. After passing NJ 53 interchange, continue 1/2 mile to museum entrance on right (look for signs).


Eastbound, NJ 53/Morristown/Denville Exit (Morris Plains). At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 53 North (Denville), cross under NJ 10 and take NJ 10 West/Dover Exit. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on right (sign for Stickley Museum on right).
Westbound, on right, in Parsippany-Troy Hills, 1/4 mile past junction with NJ 53.


Northbound, NJ 53/Tabor Rd. (Morris Plains). After crossing under railroad, take first left onto NJ 53 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to NJ 10 West/Dover Exit. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 1/2 mile to museum entrance on right.
Southbound, NJ 10 (Parsippany-Troy Hills). At traffic light (Zinburger on right), turn right (sign on right for NJ 10 West/Dover) onto NJ 10 West and continue 1 1/4 miles to museum entrance on right, 1/2 mile past junction with NJ 53.

STILLWATER HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 900 Main St., Newton       Website

The former Stillwater school building houses the historical society's collection of Indian artifacts and other memorabilia displaying the history of Stillwater Township.


Eastbound, Exit 4C. Merge onto NJ 94 North and continue 8 3/4 miles into Blairstown. At traffic light, bear left (not sharp left) onto Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater Rd. and continue 4 3/4 miles to T intersection in Stillwater. Turn left and proceed to museum on left.
Westbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 521 North and continue 4 3/4 miles to T intersection. Turn left onto NJ 94 South and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater Rd. and continue 4 3/4 miles to T intersection in Stillwater. Turn left and proceed to museum on left.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater Rd. (Blairstown). At traffic light, turn left onto Co. Rt. 521 North (sign on right for Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater), immediately bear right and continue 5 3/4 miles into Stillwater. At stop sign, turn left, following sign for Co. Rt. 521 and continue to museum on left, opposite First Presbyterian Church.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 610/Stillwater Rd. (Fredon Township). At traffic light after passing Fredon Township Municipal Bldg. on left, turn right (sign on right for Middleville/Stillwater/Swartswood) onto Co. Rt. 610 West/Stillwater Rd. and continue 2 miles. When road splits, stay left (sign for Stillwater/Blairstown) and continue 2 miles into Stillwater. Museum is on the left, opposite First Presbyterian Church.

SUSSEX COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY / HILL MEMORIAL, 82 Main St., Newton       Website

1916 building constructed for use by Sussex County Historical Society houses exhibits relating to the history of Sussex County.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 25. Follow US 206 North 11 3/4 miles into Newton. Museum is on left, at Church St. Turn left onto Church St. and park in lot behind museum (use designated spaces).


Northbound and Southbound, US 206 South/Main St. (Newton). At town green in Newton, if Northbound, keep right and follow traffic to first light, if Southbound, keep left and follow signs for US 206 South to first light. At light, turn right onto US 206 South and continue 1 block. Turn right onto Church St. and park in lot on left behind museum (use designated spaces).


Northbound, on left, in Newton, for parking, turn left onto Church St. and park in lot behind museum (use designated spaces).
Southbound, on right, in Newton, for parking, turn right onto Church St. and park in lot behind museum (use designated spaces).

TOWNSHIP OF LEBANON MUSEUM, 57 Musconetcong River Rd., Hampton       Website

Artifacts pertaining to the history of Lebanon Township are housed in the former New Hampton School.

 
Eastbound, Exit 16. Merge onto NJ 173 East and continue 1/4 mile to T intersection. Turn left, following signs for NJ 31 North/Washington and merge onto NJ 31 North. Continue 6 3/4 miles on NJ 31 North to traffic light at Co. Rt. 645/Musconetcong River Rd. (sign on right for museum). Turn right onto Musconetcong River Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to museum on left.
Westbound, Exit 17. Merge onto NJ 31 North and continue 7 1/4 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 645/Musconetcong River Rd. (sign on right for museum). Turn right onto Musconetcong River Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to museum on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 645/Musconetcong River Rd. (Hampton). If Northbound, after passing Robin Hill Plaza on right, continue 1/2 mile to next light and turn right, if Southbound, after passing Witte Co. on right, continue 1/2 mile to next light and turn left, onto Co. Rt. 645/Musconetcong River Rd. Continue on Co. Rt. 645 3/4 mile to museum on left.

USGA GOLF MUSEUM, 77 Liberty Corner Rd., Liberty Corner       Website

Headquarters of U.S. Golf Association. Museum contains memorabilia and library of sport of golf.


Eastbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 1 mile to Exit 22B. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, stay to the right, following signs for US 202 North and continue 1/4 mile to traffic light in Bedminster. Turn right to stay on US 202 North and continue 1 mile. At railroad tracks, turn right (sign for U.S. Veterans Hospital/Summit) onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to museum entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 525 North/Liberty Corner Rd. (sign for museum on right) and continue 3/4 mile to fourth light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Valley Rd. and continue 1/2 mile into Liberty Corner. Turn left, following sign for Co. Rt. 512 West, onto Church St. and continue 1 3/4 miles (name changes to Liberty Corner Rd.) to museum entrance on left.


Northbound, Exit 21A. Merge onto I-78 East and continue 3 1/4 miles to Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn left and continue 1 mile on Co. Rt. 525 North/Liberty Corner Rd. to fifth light. Turn left, following sign for Liberty Corner, onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Valley Rd. and go 1/2 mile into Liberty Corner. Bear left (Exxon station on left) onto Church St. to stay on Co. Rt. 512 West and continue 1 3/4 miles to USGA entrance on left.
Southbound, Exit 26. At end of ramp, turn left, following sign for Liberty Corner, onto Co. Rt. 525 South/Mt. Airy Rd. and go 1 1/2 miles to first light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 640/Lyons Rd. and go 1/2 mile into Liberty Corner. At flagpole, turn right onto Co. 512 West/Church St. and go 1 3/4 miles to USGA entrance on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. (Far Hills). At traffic light, if Northbound (just before railroad tracks), turn right (signs on right for Buck Garden and USGA Museum), if Southbound (after crossing railroad tracks), turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 East/Summit), onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to U.S. Golf Association entrance on right.


Northbound, US 202 North (Bedminster). When US 202 and US 206 split, keep right and follow US 202 North 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right to stay on US 202 North and continue 3/4 mile to second light (Far Hills railroad station on left). Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 East/US Veterans Hospital/Summit) onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to entrance on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 523/Lamington Rd. (Bedminster). At traffic light, turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 523 East/Far Hills) onto Co. Rt. 523 East and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Continue straight on US 202 North 3/4 mile to second light (Far Hills railroad station on left). Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 East/US Veterans Hospital/Summit) onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to entrance on right.

VAN KIRK MUSEUM, 336 Main St., Sparta       Website

Museum housed in the late 18th-century Van Kirk House displays exhibits and artifacts pertaining to Sparta and the surrounding area.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 517/Sparta/Franklin Exit. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left, onto Co. Rt. 517 North and continue 1 1/4 miles. Look for museum sign on left, then take first left and enter Sparta Middle School grounds. Take first left for museum parking.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 517 South (Franklin). At traffic light, if Northbound (first light after passing JC Tire and Auto Repair on left), turn left, if Southbound (first light after passing Hardyston Township Elementary School on left), turn right, onto Co. Rt. 517 South/Munsonhurst Rd. and continue 3 3/4 miles through Ogdensburg. Look for Sparta Middle School on right (about 1 mile after passing Blue Ridge Lumber on right). Turn right and enter school grounds. Take first left for museum parking.


Northbound, NJ 15 South (Lafayette). At traffic light in Lafayette hamlet, continue straight (NJ 94 exits) on NJ 15 South 3 3/4 miles to Co. Rt. 517/Sparta/Franklin Exit. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 North and continue 1 1/4 miles. Look for museum sign on left, then take first left and enter Sparta Middle School grounds. Take first left for museum parking.
Southbound, NJ 23 South (Hamburg). At traffic light in Hamburg, turn left (sign on right for Montclair) onto NJ 23 South and continue 3 3/4 miles through Franklin to traffic light at Co. Rt. 517 South/Munsonhurst Rd. (first light after passing Hardyston Township Elementary School on left). Turn right (sign on right for Ogdensburg/Sparta) onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 3 3/4 miles through Ogdensburg. Look for Sparta Middle School on right (about 1 mile after passing Blue Ridge Lumber on right). Turn right and enter school grounds. Take first left for museum parking.

WARREN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 313 Mansfield St., Belvidere       Website

Museum presents exhibits and artifacts pertaining to Warren County history.


Eastbound, Exit 4B, follow US 46 East, Westbound, Exit 4A-B-C, on ramp, keep left, following signs for US 46 East/Columbia. Both, continue east 6 3/4 miles on US 46 to Manunka Chunk Rd./Belvidere Exit. At stop sign, turn right onto Manunka Chunk Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles into Belvidere. At stop sign, turn left onto Market St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Cross Water St. and continue on Greenwich St. 1/4 mile. Turn left onto Third St. and continue 1 block. Turn right onto Mansfield St. and continue to museum on left.


Eastbound, Manunka Chunk Rd./Belvidere Exit (White Township). On ramp, proceed to stop sign. Turn right onto Manunka Chunk Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to stop sign. Turn left onto Market St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Cross Water St. and continue on Greenwich St. 1/4 mile. Turn left onto Third St., then take first right onto Mansfield St. and continue to museum on left.
Westbound, Water St./Manunka Chunk Rd./Belvidere Exit (White Township). After passing Luigi's Rancho on right, take left exit and continue 1 3/4 miles on Water St. into Belvidere to traffic light at Market St. Turn left onto Market St. and continue on Greenwich St. 1/4 mile. Turn left onto Third St., then take first right onto Mansfield St. and continue to museum on left.

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 6 Fairview Ave., Long Valley       Website

An 1830s stone building, in turn a schoolhouse, private residence and public library, houses exhibits and artifacts pertaining to Morris County's Washington Township and the Long Valley area.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 513/Main St. (Chester). At traffic light, if Northbound, after passing Chester Diner on right, turn left, if Southbound, after passing Black River Veterinary Hospital on left, turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 513 South/Long Valley) onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Main St. and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light in Long Valley. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 517 North/Schooley's Mountain Rd., then take first right onto Fairview Ave. and continue to museum on left.

WEST MILFORD MUSEUM, 1477 Union Valley Rd., West Milford       Website

A renovated Methodist Episcopal church is the home of this museum focused on the history of West Milford Township.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 513 North/Union Valley Rd./West Milford/Greenwood Lake Exit (West Milford). Follow Co. Rt. 513 North/Union Valley Rd. 7 miles to museum on left, opposite West Milford Municipal Building.
Southbound, Clinton Rd. Exit (West Milford). Cross NJ 23 South and North lanes, then take first right onto LaRue Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Union Valley Rd. and continue 5 1/2 miles on Union Valley Rd. to museum on left, opposite West Milford Municipal Building.

WHIPPANY RAILWAY MUSEUM, 1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany       Website

Railroad memorabilia of Morris County lines and several pieces of rolling stock are on display. Holiday train excursions are offered.


Eastbound, Exit 43, keep right on ramp, following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, Westbound, Exit 43A-B, keep left on ramp, following signs for Exit 43A/I-287 South/Morristown. Both, merge onto I-287 South and continue 2 miles to Exit 39A. Merge onto NJ 10 East and continue 1 3/4 miles. After passing light at Whippany Rd., take next exit (Troy Hills). At light, turn left onto NJ 10 West and continue to first light. Pass through light, then take Whippany Rd./Morristown Exit. Museum parking lot is first driveway on left.


Northbound, Exit 39, Southbound, Exit 39A. On ramp, if Northbound, keep right, following signs for NJ 10 East/Whippany. Merge onto NJ 10 East and continue 1 1/2 miles through three traffic lights (at the third light, you will see the museum on the left) to Troy Hills Exit (Whippany Fire Dept. on left) just before fourth light. Take jughandle and continue to light. Turn left onto NJ 10 West and continue to the first traffic light. Follow signs for Whippany Rd. around jughandle. Museum is on the jughandle, park in one of two parking lots on left.


Eastbound, Troy Hills Exit (Whippany). After passing light at Whippany Rd., take next jughandle (Whippany Fire Dept. on left). At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 10 West and continue 1/4 mile to light at Whippany Rd. Continue through light, then take Whippany Rd. jughandle. Take first driveway on left (jughandle has two-way traffic) for museum parking.
Westbound, Whippany Rd./Morristown Exit (Whippany). Pass through traffic light, then take jughandle exit. Take first driveway on left (jughandle has two-way traffic) for museum parking.

WHITE TOWNSHIP MUSEUM, County Route 519, Belvidere       Website

Museum of local history features artifacts and extensive photo exhibits.


Eastbound, Exit 4B. Continue east 8 1/4 miles on US 46 East to traffic light at Bridgeville Rd. (sign on right for Land of Make Believe). Turn right onto Bridgeville Rd. Museum is ahead on the right.
Westbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 521 South and continue 1 1/4 miles into Hope. At all-way stop, continue straight on Co. 519 South/Hope-Bridgeville Rd. 6 1/2 miles to traffic light at US 46. Cross US 46 and continue to museum on right.


Northbound, US 46 (Buttzville). At traffic light at end of NJ 31, turn left onto US 46 West and continue 1 1/2 miles to first light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 519 South/S. Bridgeville Rd. and continue to museum on right at first intersection.


Eastbound and Westbound, Co. Rt. 519/Bridgeville Rd. (Bridgeville). At traffic light, if Eastbound (sign on right for Hazen), turn right, if Westbound (after passing Crossroads Diner on right), turn left, onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Bridgeville Rd. and continue to museum on right at first intersection.

Parks and Recreation Areas



ALLAMUCHY MOUNTAIN STATE PARK / WATERLOO VILLAGE, 525 Waterloo Rd., Stanhope       Allamuchy Website       Waterloo Website

Park on the slopes of rugged Allamuchy Mountain offers 14 miles of hiking trails, fishing in several lakes and the Musconetcong River, hunting, boating, picnicking, ice fishing, ice boating, sledding and cross-country skiing. Waterloo Village, an old Morris Canal port town, has been preserved and the grounds are open to the public. Water trail traverses three miles of the Musconetcong. Trail access from several parking areas along Co. Rt. 604/Waterloo Rd. between Stanhope and Hackettstown, also from Co. Rt. 517 north and south of Allamuchy village and from US 206 at Cranberry Lake.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 25. Keep right on ramp and take Waterloo Village/International Trade Center Exit. At end of ramp, turn right (sign for Waterloo Village) onto Waterloo Valley Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn left onto Waterloo Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to village entrance on left.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 604/Willow Grove St. (Hackettstown). At traffic light at junction with NJ 182, turn left onto Co. Rt. 604/Willow Grove St. and continue 6 miles to village entrance on right, just after passing under I-80.
Westbound, I-80/Lake Hopatcong/Landing Exit (Roxbury). After passing Towne Toyota on right, keep right, following signs for I-80/Lake Hopatcong/Landing. After leaving US 46, keep left, following signs for I-80 West. Merge onto I-80 West and continue 3 1/2 miles to Exit 25. Follow US 206 North 1/2 mile to International Trade Center/Waterloo Village Exit. On ramp, take first right (sign for Waterloo Village on right). Merge onto Continental Dr. N. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn left onto Waterloo Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to village entrance on left.


Northbound, International Trade Center Exit (Mount Olive Township). At end of ramp, turn right (sign for Waterloo Village) and continue on Continental Dr. 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Waterloo Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to village entrance on left.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 604/Waterloo Rd. (Byram Township). At traffic light (SunnySide Garden and Gifts on right), turn right onto Co. Rt. 604 West/Waterloo Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to village entrance on left.

APSHAWA PRESERVE, 4 Northwood Dr., West Milford       Website

Preserve in the New Jersey Highlands contains 476 woodland acres. Five miles of trails pass through hilly terrain and along Butler Reservoir and Apshawa Brook. Some trails are open to bicycling and horseback riding. Several scenic lookouts provide birding and photography opportunities.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 53. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 694 West/Paterson-Hamburg Tpk. and continue 2 3/4 miles through Bloomingdale and Butler. Turn right (Blueberry Hill Farm on right) onto Co. Rt. 693/Macopin Rd. and continue 2 miles. Turn left onto Northwood Dr. and continue to parking area on right.


Northbound, Kinnelon Rd./Kiel Ave. Exit (Butler). At end of ramp, turn left onto Kiel Ave., then immediately turn right onto Decker Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto Paterson-Hamburg Tpk. and continue 1/4 mile. After crossing river, take first left onto Macopin Rd. and continue 2 miles. Turn left onto Northwood Dr. and continue to parking lot on right.
Southbound, High Crest Rd./Bloomingdale/Pompton Lakes Exit (West Milford). Continue straight on Paterson-Hamburg Tpk. 1/4 mile. Take first left (unmarked) onto Apshawa Cross Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Macopin Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left onto Northwood Dr. and continue to parking lot on right.

BAMBOO BROOK OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER, 170 Longview Rd., Far Hills / WILLOWWOOD ARBORETUM, 300 Longview Rd., Far Hills
      Bamboo Brook Website       Willowwood Website


Bamboo Brook, situated on the former estate of William and Martha Brookes Hutcheson, features field and woodland hiking as well as a formal garden designed by Mrs. Hutcheson, one of the first female landscape architects in the country.

Two small formal gardens and a late 18th-century residence highlight Willowwood, a 130-acre estate where 3500 varieties of plants may be viewed.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 1 mile to Exit 22B. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, keep left and continue on US 206 North 4 miles to third light. Turn left onto Pottersville Rd./Co. Rt. 512 West and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Lisk Hill Rd. and continue to end. Turn right on Union Grove Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Y intersection. Bear left onto Longview Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to Willowwood Arboretum entrance on left. Continue another 1/2 mile on Longview Rd. to Bamboo Brook entrance.


Northbound, Exit 22B, Southbound, Exit 22. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue to US 202/US 206 split. Keep left, following signs for US 206 North, and continue 4 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 512/Pottersville Rd. Turn left onto Pottersville Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Lisk Hill Rd. and continue to end. Turn right on Union Grove Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Y intersection. Bear left onto Longview Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to Willowwood Arboretum entrance on left. Continue another 1/2 mile on Longview Rd. to Bamboo Brook entrance.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 512/Pottersville Rd. (Peapack-Gladstone). At traffic light (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 West/Pottersville), if Northbound (1 mile after passing Pfizer complex exit), turn left, if Southbound (3/4 mile after passing Resurgent Church on right), turn right onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Pottersville Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Lisk Hill Rd. and continue to end. Turn right on Union Grove Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Y intersection. Bear left onto Longview Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to Willowwood Arboretum entrance on left. Continue another 1/2 mile on Longview Rd. to Bamboo Brook entrance.

LEONARD J. BUCK GARDEN, 11 Layton Rd., Far Hills       Website

Garden developed by Leonard J. Buck on his estate seeks to merge the natural rock outcroppings with carefully landscaped plants.


Eastbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 1 mile to Exit 22B. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, stay to the right, following signs for US 202 North and continue 1/4 mile to traffic light in Bedminster. Turn right to stay on US 202 North and continue 1 mile. At railroad tracks, turn right (sign for U.S. Veterans Hospital/Summit) onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn right (sign on right for garden) onto Layton Rd. and continue to garden entrance on left.
Westbound, Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 525 North/Liberty Corner Rd. (sign for USGA Golf Museum on right) and continue 3/4 mile to fourth light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Valley Rd. and continue 1/2 mile into Liberty Corner. Turn left, following sign for Co. Rt. 512 West, onto Church St. and continue 3 miles. Turn left (sign for garden on left) onto Layton Rd. and continue to parking lot on left.


Northbound, Exit 22B, Southbound, Exit 22. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue to US 202/US 206 split. Keep right, following signs for US 202 North, and continue 1/2 mile to first light, in Bedminster. Turn right to stay on US 202 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to second light, in Far Hills. Turn right (sign for U.S. Veterans' Hospital/Summit on right) onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn right (sign on right for garden) onto Layton Rd. and continue to garden on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. (Far Hills). At traffic light, if Northbound (just before railroad tracks), turn right (signs on right for Buck Garden and USGA Museum), if Southbound (after crossing railroad tracks), turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 East/Summit), onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn right (sign for Buck Garden on right) onto Layton Rd. and continue to garden entrance on left.


Northbound, US 202 North (Bedminster). When US 202 and US 206 split, keep right and follow US 202 North 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right to stay on US 202 North and continue 3/4 mile to second light (Far Hills railroad station on left). Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 East/US Veterans Hospital/Summit) onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn right (sign on right for garden) onto Layton Rd. and continue to entrance on left.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 523/Lamington Rd. (Bedminster). At traffic light, turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 523 East/Far Hills) onto Co. Rt. 523 East and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Continue straight on US 202 North 3/4 mile to second light (Far Hills railroad station on left). Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 East/US Veterans Hospital/Summit) onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Liberty Corner Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn right (sign on right for garden) onto Layton Rd. and continue to entrance on left.

BULL'S ISLAND RECREATION AREA, 2185 Daniel Bray Hwy., Stockton       Website

Natural area along Delaware River and Delaware and Raritan Canal. Camping, fishing, towpath trail.


Northbound, on left, in Delaware Township
Southbound, on right, in Delaware Township


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 29/Lambertville/Stockton Exit (Delaware Township). At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn left, if Southbound, turn left onto Alexauken Creek Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end, then turn right, onto NJ 29 North and continue 5 3/4 miles through Stockton to park entrance on left.

SILAS CONDICT COUNTY PARK, 100 Kinnelon Ave., Kinnelon       Website

Several miles of trails lead hikers to scenic vistas of the surrounding area in this park that includes several heights of 1000 feet. Fishing, horseback riding, boating, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are also available.


Northbound, Kinnelon Rd./Kiel Ave. Exit (Butler), Southbound, Kinnelon Rd./Kinnelon/Butler Exit (Butler). At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn left and cross NJ 23, if Southbound turn right, and continue 1 mile on Kinnelon Rd. to park entrance on right.

CUSHETUNK MOUNTAIN PRESERVE, 106 Old Mountain Rd., Lebanon       Website

380-acre preserve on a horseshoe-shaped ridge surrounding Round Valley Reservoir. Hiking, hunting and wildlife observation.


Eastbound, Exit 18. Follow US 22 East 1 1/4 miles through three lights. After passing third light, take next right (sign on right for Lebanon Business Center) onto Main St. and continue 3/4 mile into Lebanon. Turn right (sign on right for Lebanon train station) onto Cherry St. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing under railroad overpass, take next left onto Old Mountain Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to parking lot on right, just before railroad crossing.
Westbound, Exit 24. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 523 South/Oldwick Rd. and continue 2 miles to third light. Turn left onto US 22 East, get into right lane and continue to first light. Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 523 South/Whitehouse Sta./Flemington) onto Co. Rt. 523 South/Main St. and continue 1/2 mile into Whitehouse Station. Turn right (sign on right for Brown-Ingram Memorial Fields) onto Railroad Ave. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Old Mountain Rd.). After crossing railroad tracks, turn left into parking lot.


Eastbound, Main St. (Lebanon). Bear right (sign on right for Lebanon Business Center) onto Main St. and continue 3/4 mile into Lebanon. Turn right (sign on right for Lebanon train station) onto Cherry St. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing under railroad overpass, take next left onto Old Mountain Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to parking lot on right, just before railroad crossing.
Westbound, Co. Rt. 523 South/Main St. (Whitehouse). At traffic light (Whitehouse Mall on left), turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 523 South/Whitehouse Sta./Flemington) onto Co. Rt. 523 South/Main St. and continue 1/2 mile into Whitehouse Station. Turn right (sign on right for Brown-Ingram Memorial Fields) onto Railroad Ave. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Old Mountain Rd.). After crossing railroad tracks, turn left into parking lot.


Northbound and Southbound, I-78/US 22 East/Newark Exit (Clinton). Merge onto I-78/US 22 East and continue 1/2 mile to Exit 18. Take exit, following signs for US 22 East and continue 1 1/4 miles through three lights. After passing third light, take next right (sign on right for Lebanon Business Center) onto Main St. and continue 3/4 mile into Lebanon. Turn right (sign on right for Lebanon train station) onto Cherry St. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing under railroad overpass, take next left onto Old Mountain Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to parking lot on right, just before railroad crossing.

DARK MOON PRESERVE, 20 Hibler Rd., Newton       Website

Small preserve features reclaimed farmland and forest environments. Remains of an ancient Indian settlement may be seen.


Northbound and Southbound, Yellow Frame Rd. (Frelinghuysen Township/Fredon Township). At MM 15, if Northbound, turn right (Yellow Frame Cemetery on right), if Southbound, turn left (Yellow Frame Church on left), onto Yellow Frame Rd. and continue 1 mile. When road splits, keep right. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 519 South/Wintermute Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign. Turn right to stay on Co. Rt. 519 South and continue to preserve parking lot on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 611/Greendale Rd. (Andover). At traffic light (sign on right for Greendell/Tranquility), if Northbound (first light after passing Lafayette Motors on right), turn left, if Southbound (G&S Deli on right), turn right, onto Co. Rt. 611 South/Greendale Rd. and continue 3 miles. Take first right onto Co. Rt. 608 West/Shotwell Rd. (sign on left for Johnsonburg/Route 94 South) and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left onto Hibler Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to parking lot on left, just past junction with Co. Rt. 519.

DELAWARE WATER GAP NATIONAL RECREATION AREA       Website

Recreational area extending 35 miles along Delaware River north of Delaware Water Gap on Pennsylvania and New Jersey shores. Boating, canoeing, camping, hiking, fishing, hunting available. Within park are Millbrook Village and Peters Valley School of Craft. In Walpack Center, a depopulated valley town, the Walpack Historical Society maintains the Rosenkrans House and Museum. AMC Mohican Outdoor Center, maintained by the Appalachian Mountain Club, offers lodge accommodations for guests wishing to hike or boat within the park.

    Kittatinny Point Visitor Center


Eastbound, Delaware Water Gap NRA Information Center Exit. After crossing Delaware River Bridge, take first exit and continue 1/4 mile to Visitor Center.
Westbound, Exit 1. At end of ramp, turn left, cross under I-80 and continue 1/2 mile to Visitor Center on right.


Northbound, use I-80 West
Southbound, I-80 West/Delaware Water Gap/Stroudsburg PA Exit (Knowlton Township). Merge onto I-80 West and continue 3 3/4 miles to Exit 1. At end of ramp, turn left, cross under I-80 and continue to visitors center.

    Millbrook Village, Old Mine Rd., Hardwick Township

Recreated colonial village.


Eastbound, Delaware Water Gap NRA Information Center Exit. At end of ramp, merge onto service road. Pass Visitor Center, then take first left (sign on right for Turtle Beach), cross under I-80 and turn left (sign opposite for Turtle Beach). Merge onto I-80 West and continue to Exit 1. At end of ramp, turn right onto Old Mine Rd. and continue 12 miles to village on right.
Westbound, Exit 1. At end of ramp, turn right onto Old Mine Rd. and continue 12 miles to village on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater Rd. (Blairstown). At traffic light, if Northbound, turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater/Millbrook), if Southbound, turn right (after passing Buck Hill Brewery on left), then keep left when road forks immediately and continue on Bridge St. 1/4 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto High St. and continue 7 miles (name changes to Millbrook Rd.) to village on right at Old Mine Rd.

    Mohican Outdoor Center, 50 Camp Mohican Rd., Blairstown


Northbound and Southbound, Mohican Rd. (Blairstown). If Northbound, after passing Blairstown Municipal Building on left, turn left (sign on left for Center), if Southbound, after passing through Blairstown village, turn right (sign on opposite right corner for Center), onto Mohican Rd. and continue 3 1/4 miles to Gaisler Rd. intersection. Turn left onto Gaisler Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Camp Mohican Rd. and continue 1 mile to Center on left.

DICKERSON MINE PRESERVE, Frank St., Mine Hill       Website

280-acre preserve with hiking trails.


Eastbound, use US 46 East directions.
Westbound, Canfield Ave. (Randolph). After passing Performance Ford-Lincoln on right, continue to next light. Turn right (sign on right for Randolph Inspection Station) onto Canfield Ave. and continue 2 miles to first light. Turn left onto US 46 West and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Perfect Auto Body on right, take next left (A-1 Peck Driving School on left) onto First St. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn left onto Frank St. and continue to trailhead parking on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, First St. (Mine Hill). If Eastbound, after passing Country Lakes Animal Hospital on right, take next right (A-1 Peck Driving School on right) onto First St., if Westbound, after passing Perfect Auto Body on right, take next left (A-1 Peck Driving School on left) onto First St. Both, continue 1/4 mile on First St. to end. Turn left onto Frank St. and continue to trailhead parking on left.

MAHLON DICKERSON RESERVATION, 955 Weldon Rd., Lake Hopatcong       Website

Situated atop Bowling Green Mountain, Morris County's largest park, at 3200 acres, encompasses the county's highest point, 1395 feet, and is criss-crossed by 20 miles of trails. Headley Overlook provides views of Lake Hopatcong and the surrounding countryside. Besides hiking, activities include bicycling, cross-country skiing, fishing, horseback riding, ice skating, snowshoeing, picnicking and camping (Mar. 1-Nov. 30).


Eastbound, Exit 34, At end of ramp, turn right, following signs for NJ 15, onto N. Main St. and continue 1/4 mile. Pass through 1 light, then bear right, following signs for NJ 15 North. Westbound, Exit 34B. Both, merge onto NJ 15 North and continue 4 1/2 miles to Weldon Rd./Oak Ridge/Milton Exit.
For Saffin Rock Fill Reservation Access, merge onto Weldon Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. Parking area is on the right.
For Saffin Pond Access, continue 1 1/2 miles on Weldon Rd. from Saffin Rock Fill to parking area on right.
For RV/Trailer Parking, continue 3/4 mile on Weldon Rd. from Saffin Pond to parking area on left.
For Park Office, continue 1 mile on Weldon Rd. from RV parking to office on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Weldon Rd./Milton/Oak Ridge Exit (Jefferson). Merge onto Weldon Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. Saffin Rock Fill Reservation Access parking area is on right.
Continue from Saffin Rock Fill on Weldon Rd. 1 1/2 miles to Saffin Pond Access parking area on right.
Continue from Saffin Pond on Weldon Rd. 3/4 mile to RV/Trailer Parking Area on left.
Continue from RV/Trailer Parking Area on Weldon Rd. 1 mile to Park office parking area on left.


Northbound, Oak Ridge Rd./Milton Exit (West Milford). At traffic light, cross NJ 23 and continue on Oak Ridge Rd. 3 3/4 miles through Oak Ridge and Milton (name changes to Berkshire Valley Rd.). Bear right onto Legion Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles (name changes to Milton Rd.) to end. Turn right onto Dover-Milton Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left onto Weldon Rd., then follow directions below.
Park office
Continue 2 miles on Weldon Rd., passing Jefferson Township High School on left, to office entrance on right.
RV/Trailer Parking
From park office, continue 1/4 mile on Weldon Rd. to parking area on right.
Saffin Pond Access
From park office, continue 1 1/4 miles on Weldon Rd. to parking lot on left.
Saffin Rock Fill Reservation Access
From Saffin Pond, continue 1 1/2 miles on Weldon Rd. to access road on left.
Southbound, Paradise Rd. (West Milford). After passing Route 23 Ichiban on left, at next light, turn right onto Paradise Rd. and continue to first stop sign. Turn right onto Oak Ridge Rd. and continue 3 1/4 miles through Oak Ridge and Milton (name changes to Berkshire Valley Rd.). Bear right onto Legion Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles (name changes to Milton Rd.) to end. Turn right onto Dover-Milton Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left onto Weldon Rd.
Park office
Continue 2 miles on Weldon Rd., passing Jefferson Township High School on left, to office entrance on right.
RV/Trailer Parking
From park office, continue 1/4 mile on Weldon Rd. to parking area on right.
Saffin Pond Access
From park office, continue 1 1/4 miles on Weldon Rd. to parking lot on left.
Saffin Rock Fill Reservation Access
From Saffin Pond, continue 1 1/2 miles on Weldon Rd. to access road on left.

EVANS FAMILY FOREST PRESERVE, South Rd., Chester       Website

Seven miles of trails provide hiking in mostly forested 110 acre preserve.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 513/Main St. (Chester). At traffic light, if Northbound, after passing Chester Diner on right, turn right, if Southbound, after passing Black River Veterinary Hospital on left, turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 513 North/Morristown), onto Co. Rt. 513 North and continue 1 mile to first light.
For Willow Dr. entrance, turn right onto Co. Rt. 510 East and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Dickerson School/Bragg School on right, take next left onto Chestnut Dr., then take first right onto Willow Dr. and continue 1 mile to parking area at end.
For South Rd. entrance, continue straight on Co. Rt. 513 North/North Rd. 1 mile. After passing Black River Middle School on left, take next right onto South Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to parking area on right.

FAIRVIEW FARM WILDLIFE PRESERVE, 2121 Larger Cross Rd., Bedminster       Website

Raritan Headwaters Association maintains 170-acre former dairy farm. Five miles of hiking trails, a fishing pond, several gardens and a barn complex are found in the preserve.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 1 mile to Exit 22B. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, keep left and continue on US 206 North 4 miles to third light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Pottersville Rd. and continue 1 mile. After passing U.S. Equestrian Team facility on left, take next left (small sign on right for Raritan Headwaters) onto Larger Cross Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on right.


Northbound, Exit 22B, Southbound, Exit 22. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue to US 202/US 206 split. Keep left and continue on US 206 North 4 miles to third light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Pottersville Rd. and continue 1 mile. After passing U.S. Equestrian Team facility on left, take next left (small sign on right for Raritan Headwaters) onto Larger Cross Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 512/Pottersville Rd. (Peapack-Gladstone). At traffic light (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 West/Pottersville), if Northbound (1 mile after passing Pfizer complex exit), turn left, if Southbound (3/4 mile after passing Resurgent Church on right), turn right, onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Pottersville Rd. and continue 1 mile. After passing U.S. Equestrian Team facility on left, take next left onto Larger Cross Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on right.

FRELINGHUYSEN ARBORETUM, 353 E. Hanover Ave., Morristown       Website

Landscaped grounds featuring a variety of trees and plants surround the 1891 Colonial Revival summer residence of George Frelinghuysen.


Northbound, Exit 36A. Merge onto Co. 510 East/Morris Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Ridgedale Ave./Washington's Headquarters exit on left, get into left lane. When road forks, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 511/Whippany, and continue on Co. Rt. 511 North 1 mile to second light. Turn left (sign on left for Arboretum) onto Co. Rt. 650 West/E. Hanover Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on left.
Southbound, Exit 36. On ramp, keep right, following sign for Ridgedale Ave. At traffic light, turn right onto Ridgedale Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right onto E. Hanover Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on right.


Eastbound, Jefferson Rd. (Hanover). At traffic light (first light after passing I-287), turn right onto S. Jefferson Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto Cedar Knolls Rd. and continue 1/2 mile (name changes to Park Ave.) to first light. Turn right onto Whippany Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Keep right crossing under NJ 24 (sign on right for arboretum), then turn right onto E. Hanover Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to arboretum entrance on left.
Westbound, Whippany Rd./Morristown Exit (Whippany). Take Whippany Rd. jughandle, cross NJ 10 and continue 2 1/4 miles to traffic light at E. Hanover Ave. (first light after crossing under NJ 24). Turn right (sign on right for arboretum) onto E. Hanover Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to arboretum entrance on left.


Eastbound, use I-287 directions.
Westbound, Exit 1A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 511 South/Whippany Rd., cross under NJ 24 and take first right. Continue 1/4 mile on E. Hanover Ave. to arboretum entrance on left.


Northbound, Morris St. (Morristown). At traffic light at town green, turn right and keep in left lane. At first light, turn left, then keep to right. At next light, continue straight on Morris St. 1/2 mile to fourth light. Turn left onto Ridgedale Ave. and go 1 mile to fourth light (after passing Subaru of Morristown on right). Turn right onto E. Hanover Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to arboretum entrance on right.
Southbound, Hanover Ave. (Morris Plains). At traffic light (sign on right for arboretum), turn left (Rub a Dub Laundromat on left) onto Hanover Ave. and continue 2 miles to arboretum entrance on right, after crossing over I-287.

FRELINGHUYSEN FOREST PRESERVE, 139 Lincoln Laurel Rd., Newton / GNOME HOLLOW NATURE PRESERVE, 2039 Stillwater Rd., Newton
      Gnome Hollow Website       Frelinghuysen Website


132-acre Gnome Hollow preserve is mostly forested, but also contains a former Christmas tree farm.

Six miles of trails offer hiking opportunities in Frelinghuysen preserve.


Northbound and Southbound, Lincoln Laurel Rd. (Frelinghuysen Township). If Northbound, after passing MM 12.5, take next left, if Southbound, after passing James Alexander Corp. on left, continue 1 mile, then turn right, onto Lincoln Laurel Rd. and continue 1/2 mile.
For Gnome Hollow, take first left onto Stillwater Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to parking area on right.
For Frelinghuysen Preserve, continue 1/2 mile on Lincoln Laurel Rd. to trailhead parking lot on left.

FRENCHTOWN PRESERVE, Horseshoe Bend Rd., Frenchtown       Website

Eight miles of trails in 150-acre mixed-environment preserve offer opportunities for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.


Eastbound and Westbound, Horseshoe Bend Rd. (Frenchtown). If Eastbound, after turning right at all-way stop in Frenchtown, continue 3/4 mile on NJ 12 East. Bear right (sign on right for D&R Canal State Park) onto Horseshoe Bend Rd. If Westbound, after passing Arties Bar & Grill on right, continue 1 mile. Take first left onto Horseshoe Bend Rd. Both, continue on Horseshoe Bend Rd. 1/10 mile to parking area on right.


Northbound, NJ 12/Bridge St. (Frenchtown). At stop sign in Frenchtown at end of NJ 29, turn right onto NJ 12 East and continue to all-way stop. Turn right (sign on left for Flemington) onto Kingwood Ave. to stay on NJ 12 East and continue 3/4 mile. Bear right (sign on right for D&R Canal State Park) onto Horseshoe Bend Rd. and continue 1/10 mile to parking area on right.

HACKLEBARNEY STATE PARK, 119 Hacklebarney Rd., Long Valley       Website

State park centered on a rocky gorge of the Black River in northern New Jersey. Fishing, picnicking, hunting and hiking.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 1 mile to Exit 22B. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, keep left and continue on US 206 North 8 3/4 miles to Chester. At second light in town, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 West and continue 1 1/4 miles. After passing Cooper Gristmill on left, take next left. Road splits immediately; keep left (follow sign for park) and continue 2 1/2 miles to park entrance.


Eastbound, Exit 27A-B, keep right on ramp, following signs for US 206 South, Westbound, Exit 27A. Both, merge onto US 206 South and continue 8 miles to Chester. At traffic light (sign on right for Hacklebarney), turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 North and go 1 1/4 miles. Cross Black River and turn left (sign for park on right) onto Parker Rd., then make immediate left onto State Park Rd. and go 2 1/2 miles to park entrance.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 513/Main St. (Chester). At traffic light, if Northbound, after passing Chester Diner on right, turn left, if Southbound, after passing Black River Veterinary Hospital on left, turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 513 South/Long Valley) onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Main St. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Cross Black River and turn left (sign for park on right) onto Parker Rd., then make immediate left onto State Park Rd. and go 2 miles to park entrance.

HEMLOCK RIDGE AND RAVINE PRESERVE, 21 Frog Pond Rd., Blairstown       Website

Forested preserve includes a large stand of hemlocks, making a comeback after losing ground to predators.


Northbound, Frog Pond Rd. (Blairstown). After passing MM 3.5, take next left onto Frog Pond Rd. and continue 1 mile to parking area on right.
Southbound, Walnut Valley Rd. (Blairstown). After passing Blairstown Dairy on left, take next right onto Walnut Valley Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn left onto Frog Pond Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to parking area on left.

HIGH POINT STATE PARK, 1480 Route 23, Wantage       Website

Highest point in the state is crowned by 220-foot war memorial, with view of three states from top. Boating, camping, canoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, ice fishing, picnicking, snowmobiling, swimming. Appalachian Trail passes through the park. Self-guiding trail through Dryden Kuser Natural Area.


Northbound, on right, in Wantage, 8 miles north of Sussex.
Southbound, on left, in Wantage, 4 miles south of New York State Line.

HOPATCONG STATE PARK, 260 Lakeside Dr., Landing       Website

Small park at the foot of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey's largest lake. Boating, canoeing, fishing, ice fishing, ice skating, picnicking, sledding, snowmobiling, swimming. Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum is on the grounds.


Eastbound, Exit 27A-B. On ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 183 North; at stop sign, continue straight and merge onto NJ 183 North. Follow signs for NJ 183 North/Netcong and continue 3/4 mile to second light, in Netcong. Turn right onto Allen St. and continue 2 1/4 miles (name changes to Center St.) to first light. Cross Lakeside Blvd. and follow road around to merge onto Lakeside Blvd. Continue 1/4 mile to park entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 28. Merge onto Landing Rd. and continue 1 mile to traffic light in Landing. Continue straight 3/4 mile to park entrance on right.


Eastbound, NJ 183 (Netcong). At traffic light (sign on right for Newton), turn left onto NJ 183 North and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right (sign on right for Hopatcong State Park) onto Allen St. and continue 2 1/4 miles (name changes to Center St.) to traffic light at Lakeside Blvd. Cross Lakeside Blvd. and follow road to merge onto Lakeside Blvd. Continue 1/4 mile on Lakeside Blvd. to park entrance on right.
Westbound, I-80/Lake Hopatcong/Landing Exit (Roxbury). After passing Towne Toyota on right, keep right, following signs for I-80/Lake Hopatcong/Landing. After passing I-80 East ramp, keep right and continue straight on Landing Rd. 1 1/4 miles to traffic light in Landing. Bear left onto Lakeside Dr. and continue 3/4 mile to park entrance on right.


Northbound, NJ 183 North/Netcong Exit (Roxbury Township). At I-80 interchange, follow signs for NJ 183 North/Netcong. Continue on NJ 183 North 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right (sign on right for Hopatcong State Park) onto Co. Rt. 631/Allen St. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Center St.) to first light, at Lakeside Blvd. Continue straight at light and merge onto Lakeside Blvd. northbound. Continue 1/2 mile on Lakeside Blvd. to park entrance on right. Enter parking lot and continue straight to beach.
Southbound, NJ 183 South/Stanhope/Netcong Exit (Stanhope). Keep left, following signs for NJ 183 South/Stanhope/Netcong. Continue on NJ 183 South 3/4 mile to second light. Turn left onto Linden Ave. and continue 1 block. Take first right onto McKinley St. and continue to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 602 East/Brooklyn Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Wills Ave.) to end. Turn right onto Lakeside Blvd. and continue to Hopatcong State Park entrance on left. Turn left, enter parking lot and continue straight to beach.

HUNTERDON COUNTY ARBORETUM, 1020 Route 31, Lebanon       Website

Arboretum on site of commercial nursery features some trees not normally found in the area as well as 20,000 square feet of ornamental gardens.

 
Eastbound, Exit 17. Merge onto NJ 31 South and continue 4 3/4 miles to traffic light at Stanton Station Rd. Go through light, then take jughandle, following sign for arboretum/U turn on right. Turn left onto NJ 31 North and continue 1/4 mile to arboretum entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 17. Merge onto NJ 31 North and continue 1/2 mile to NJ 31 South/Clinton/Flemington Exit. Take first right, cross over NJ 31 and continue to first light. Turn left onto Center St., following signs for NJ 31 South/Flemington. Merge onto NJ 31 South and continue 5 miles to traffic light at Stanton Station Rd. Go through light, then take jughandle, following sign for arboretum/U turn on right. Turn left onto NJ 31 North and continue 1/4 mile to arboretum entrance on right.


Northbound, on right, after passing light at Stanton Station Rd. Southbound, Stanton Station Rd. (Clinton Township). At traffic light, continue straight, then take U-turn (sign for arboretum on right). Turn left onto NJ 31 North and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on right.

JENNY JUMP STATE FOREST, 330 State Park Rd., Hope       Website

Glacier-sculpted mountain park in northwestern New Jersey. Boating, camping, canoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, hunting, ice fishing, picnicking. Summer astronomy programs presented by United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey. Vistas of Great Meadows and Kittatinny Range from summit of Jenny Jump Mtn.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn right, if Westbound, turn left, onto Co. Rt. 521 South and continue 1 mile into Hope. At all-way stop, turn left onto Co. Rt. 519 North/High St. and continue 1 mile. Turn right (sign on right for park) onto Shiloh Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to stop sign. Turn right (sign on right for park) onto State Park Rd. and continue 1 mile to forest office.


Eastbound, Ramseyburg Rd. (Knowlton Township). Turn left (1/2 mile past Marshall's Farm Market) onto Co. Rt. 609/Ramseyburg Rd. (unmarked; campground sign on right) and continue 5 1/2 miles to all-way stop in Hope. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 519 North 1 mile. Turn right (sign on right for Jenny Jump) onto Shiloh Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. Take second right onto State Park Rd. and continue 1 mile to park office.
Westbound, Hope Rd. (Great Meadows). Turn right (sign on left for Mountain Lake/Hope) onto Hope Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Great Meadows Rd.). Turn right onto Far View Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to forest office and campgrounds.

JOHNSONBURG SWAMP PRESERVE, Old Stage Rd., Newton       Website

Four miles of hiking trails permit access to spectacular views of Kittatinny Ridge countryside and lime kiln ruins.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 661/Ramsey Rd. (Frelinghuysen Township). If Northbound, 1/2 mile after passing James Alexander Corp. on right, turn right, if Southbound, 1/4 mile after passing Frelinghuysen Elementary School on right, turn left, onto Co. Rt. 661 South/Ramsey Rd. (sign on right for Johnsonburg) and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (sign on opposite left corner for preserve) onto Old Stage Rd. and continue to parking area at end.

JONATHAN'S WOODS, Denville       Website

Trails in the 556-acre preserve provide opportunities for hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and birding. Includes the Hogpen, a natural rock enclosure used in colonial times as an animal shelter.

    Ford Rd. parking area


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 37. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Green Pond Rd. and continue to first light; turn right onto Morris Ave., if Westbound, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 South, get in left lane, and, at first light, turn left onto Morris Ave. Both, cross railroad tracks, then take first left onto Ford Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to parking area at gate at end of road.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 661 North/Mount Hope Ave. (Dover). At traffic light (JFK Park on right), turn left onto Co. Rt. 661 North/Mount Hope Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to I-80 East exit. Merge onto I-80 East and continue 2 miles to Exit 37. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Green Pond Rd. and continue to first light. Turn right onto Morris Ave., cross railroad tracks, then take first left onto Ford Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to parking area at gate at end of road.
Westbound, I-80 West Exit (Denville). Merge onto I-80 West and continue 1 mile to Exit 37. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Rd. and get into left lane. At first light, turn left onto Morris Ave., cross railroad tracks, then take first left onto Ford Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to parking area at gate at end of road.

    Old Beach Glen Rd. parking area


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 37. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Green Pond Rd. and continue 2 miles. Turn right (Green Pond Dry Cleaners on left) onto Meriden Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Old Beach Glen Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Parking area (unmarked) is on right.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 661 North/Mount Hope Ave. (Dover). At traffic light (JFK Park on right), turn left onto Co. Rt. 661 North/Mount Hope Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to I-80 East exit. Merge onto I-80 East and continue 2 miles to Exit 37. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Green Pond Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 513 North. Turn right (Green Pond Dry Cleaners on left) onto Meriden Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Old Beach Glen Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Parking area (unmarked) is on right.
Westbound, I-80 West Exit (Denville). Merge onto I-80 West and continue 1 mile to Exit 37. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Green Pond Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 513 North. Turn right (Green Pond Dry Cleaners on left) onto Meriden Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Old Beach Glen Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Parking area (unmarked) is on right.

JUGTOWN MOUNTAIN PRESERVE, 408 Mine Rd., Asbury       Website

Hiking in the 262-acre preserve on Musconetcong Mountain takes the visitor through a forest dominated by oaks and tulip trees, where the remains of once-extensive mining operations may be seen.

 
Eastbound, Exit 7. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 173 East and continue 3 miles. Turn left (small sign on left for Bethlehem Municipal Office) onto Mine Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to T intersection. Turn left to stay on Mine Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to preserve entrance on left, just past Bethlehem Township Municipal Building.
Westbound, Exit 11. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 173 West and continue to traffic circle. Take first exit from circle (NJ 173 West/West Portal) and continue on NJ 173 West 1 1/2 miles. After passing Jugtown Mountain Camp Sites on left, take next right onto Mine Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to T intersection. Turn left to stay on Mine Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to preserve entrance on left, after passing Bethlehem Township Municipal Building.

KITTATINNY VALLEY STATE PARK, 199 Goodale Rd., Newton       Website

Park is centered on Lake Aeroflex, Gardner's Pond and the Aeroflex Airport. Abandoned railroad rights of way have been converted into the Paulinskill Valley (27 miles) and Sussex Branch (20 miles) trails, providing access to northwestern mountains. Boating, canoeing, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, picnicking.


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 517 North and continue 5 1/2 miles to stop sign at T intersection. Turn right to stay on Co. Rt. 517 North and continue 1 1/4 miles to T intersection in Andover. Turn left onto US 206 North and continue 1 1/2 miles. After passing Holiday Hotel on left, take next right (sign on right for park) onto Goodale Rd. and continue 1 mile to park on right.
Westbound, Exit 25. Follow US 206 North 7 1/2 miles through Andover Borough. After passing Holiday Motel on left, take next right onto Goodale Rd. and continue 1 mile to park entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Goodale Rd. (Andover). If Northbound, after passing Holiday Motel on left, take next right (sign for park on right), if Southbound (after passing Simon Peter Sport Co. on right), take next left (CBD Store and More on right), onto Goodale Rd. and continue 1 mile to park entrance on right.

LIMESTONE RIDGE PRESERVE, 23 Hope Rd., Blairstown       Website

97-acre preserve bordering on Paulinskill features "pinnacle and trough" topography, with steep escarpments on three sides.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 521 South/Hope Rd. (Blairstown). If Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left (sign on right for Hope/Bridgeville/Hackettstown), onto Co. Rt. 521 South/Hope Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to Givens-Belet Memorial Hall on left. Enter parking lot and drive to rear to access trail.

LOANTAKA BROOK RESERVATION, 468 South St., Morristown       Website

Suburban reservation along Loantaka Brook near the Great Swamp offers horseback riding, picnicking, field games, cross-country skiing and hiking on eight miles of trails.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto South St. and continue 3/4 mile, if Southbound, turn right onto NJ 124 West/Madison Ave. and get into left lane. Turn left onto South St. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Both, Seton-Hackney Stables and South St. Recreation Area are on the left.
Continue on South St. to Y intersection. Bear left onto Spring Valley Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take third left onto Kitchell Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Kitchell Rd. Section on left.
Return to Spring Valley Rd., turn left and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Turn left onto Loantaka Way and continue 1/2 mile to Helen Hartley Jenkins Woods parking area on left.


Eastbound, use I-287 directions.
Westbound, Exit 7BA. On ramp, follow signs for Exit 7A/NJ 124 West/Chatham and continue 1 1/4 miles on NJ 124 West to fifth light, in Chatham, at Lafayette Ave. Turn left onto Lafayette Ave.
For Helen Hartley Jenkins Woods, continue 1/2 mile on Lafayette Ave. to first light. Turn right onto Shunpike Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to end. Turn left onto Loantaka Way and continue 1/4 mile to parking lot on right.
For Kitchell Road Section, continue 1/2 mile on Loantaka Way to blinker light. Turn right onto Spring Valley Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn right onto Kitchell Rd. and continue to parking lot on left.
For South Street Section/Seaton Hackney Stables, from Spring Valley Rd.-Kitchell Rd. intersection, continue straight on Spring Valley Rd./South St. 1 mile to parking lot on right.


Eastbound, South St. (Morristown). When NJ 124 bears left, continue straight on South St. 1 mile to Seaton Hackney Stables and South Street recreation area on left.
Continue 1/2 mile on South St. Road curves left and becomes Spring Valley Rd. Continue 1/2 mile on Spring Valley Rd. Turn left onto Kitchell Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Kitchell Rd. parking lot on left.
Return on Kitchell Rd. to Spring Valley Rd. Turn left onto Spring Valley Rd. and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Turn left onto Loantaka Way and continue 1/2 mile to Helen Jenkins Woods parking lot on left.
Westbound, Lafayette Ave. (Chatham). At traffic light at Lafayette Ave., turn left onto Lafayette Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Shunpike Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to end. Turn left onto Loantaka Way and continue 1/4 mile to Helen Hartley Jenkins Woods parking lot on right.
Continue 1/2 mile on Loantaka Way to blinker light. Turn right onto Spring Valley Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn right onto Kitchell Rd. and continue to Kitchell Rd. parking lot on left.
Return to Spring Valley Rd., turn right onto Spring Valley Rd. and continue 1 mile (name changes to South St.) to South St./Seaton Hackney Stables parking lot on right.

LONG POND IRONWORKS STATE PARK, Greenwood Lake Tpk., West Milford       Website

Remains of the ironmaking village of Hewitt, including furnaces and other structures, on the Wanaque River are undergoing restoration. Boating, canoeing, birdwatching, fishing, hunting, ice fishing, cross-country skiing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding. Restored country store houses Long Pond Ironworks Museum. Boat access to Monksville Reservoir.


Northbound, Exit 55. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Ringwood Ave. and continue 10 3/4 miles (name changes to Greenwood Lake Tpk.) to park Visitor Center on right after crossing Monksville Reservoir.
Southbound, Exit 57. At end of ramp, turn right onto Skyline Dr. and continue 5 miles to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Greenwood Lake Tpk. and continue 5 miles to park Visitor Center on right after crossing Monksville Reservoir.

MERRILL CREEK RESERVOIR, 34 Merrill Creek Rd., Washington       Website

Created on Scott's Mountain to provide water to the Delaware River to compensate for evaporation due to electric generation utilities, the Merrill Creek Reservoir is surrounded by over 2000 acres of woods, including a 290-acre environmental preserve. Visitor Center contains exhibits of the area, wildlife viewing area, demonstration butterfly/hummingbird garden. Hiking and cross-country skiing are permitted on preserve trails. Boating and fishing are permitted on the reservoir.


Eastbound, Exit 3. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 173 West and continue 3/4 mile on NJ 173 West/US 22 West to second light. Turn right onto Greenwich St. and continue 2 miles to four-way stop in Stewartsville. Continue straight on Washington St. 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Stewartsville Rd.) to stop sign at NJ 57. Turn right onto NJ 57 East, then make first left onto Montana Rd. and continue 2 miles. At Y intersection, bear left onto Richline Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Merrill Creek Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Visitor Center on right.


Eastbound, NJ 57 East Exit (Phillipsburg). Continue 4 1/2 miles on NJ 57 East. Turn left (RRP Cycle Stuff on left) onto Montana Rd. and continue 2 miles. At Y intersection, bear left onto Richline Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Merrill Creek Rd. and continue to Visitor Center on right.

 
Westbound, Exit 4. At end of ramp, turn right onto S. Main St. and continue 1 3/4 miles to four-way stop in Stewartsville. Turn right onto Washington St. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Stewartsville Rd.) to stop sign at NJ 57. Turn right onto NJ 57 East, then make first left onto Montana Rd. and continue 2 miles. At Y intersection, bear left onto Richline Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Merrill Creek Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Visitor Center on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Montana Rd. (Franklin Township). If Eastbound, Turn left (RRP Cycle Stuff on left), if Westbound, turn right (Hunter's Tavern on left), onto Montana Rd. and continue 2 miles. At Y intersection, bear left onto Richline Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Merrill Creek Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Visitor Center entrance on right.

MIQUIN WOODS PRESERVE, 324 Newport Rd., Glen Gardner       Website

Preserve on the site of a former Boy Scout camp provides opportunity for observation of birds and aquatic animals.


Northbound and Southbound, Sanitorium Rd. (Glen Gardner). At traffic light, if Northbound (Hot Rod's Hot Dogs on left), turn right, if Southbound, after passing Glen Gardner Liquors on left, turn left, onto Sanatorium Rd. and continue to stop sign. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn right onto W. Hill Rd. and continue 3 1/4 miles. After passing Lebanon Township Municipal Building on right, take next left onto Red Mill Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. Take first right onto Newport Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on right.


Eastbound, Railroad Ave. (Washington). Just before railroad overpass, turn right onto Railroad Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Washburn Ave., then take first right onto Changewater Rd. and continue 2 miles to end in Changewater. Turn left onto Musconetcong River Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take second right onto Hollow Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles. Turn right onto Newport Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on left.
Westbound, Point Mountain Rd. (Mansfield Township). After passing St. Theodore Roman Catholic Church on right, at next light, turn left onto Point Mountain Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Musconetcong River Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left onto Mountain Top Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto Hollow Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. After road makes 90 degree turn to left, turn right onto Newport Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on left.

MORRISTOWN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK       Website

Park commemorates encampment of Gen. George Washington's Revolutionary War troops during Winter of 1779-1780.

    Park Headquarters/Ford Mansion/Washington's Headquarters Museum, 30 Washington Pl., Morristown

House used by George Washington during Morristown encampment.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 142B. Merge onto I-78 West and continue 3 1/2 miles to Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 9 1/4 miles to junction with I-287. Following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, merge onto I-287 South and continue 1 3/4 miles to Exit 36. On ramp, follow signs for Morris Ave. and keep to left. At traffic light, turn left (sign on left for Washington's Headquarters) onto Ridgedale Ave. and continue to end. Turn left onto Morris Ave. Stay in right lane until past I-287 North entrance, then get into left lane (road becomes one way). Bear left at sign for Washington's Headquarters and continue 1/2 mile on Lafayette Ave. Stay in left lane (lane marker reads I-287 South Ahead) and take first left to Headquarters parking lot.


Eastbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 15 miles to Exit 36A. Merge onto Morris Ave., get into left lane and continue 1/2 mile. Follow signs for Washington's Headquarters onto Lafayette Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Stay in left lane (lane marker reads I-287 South Ahead), follow signs for Washington's Headquarters. Turn left onto Washington Pl., just before I-287 South entrance, and proceed to parking lot.
Westbound, Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 9 1/4 miles to Exit 1A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 511 South/Whippany Rd. and continue 1 mile through two lights. After passing second light, continue straight on Lafayette Ave. 1/2 mile. Stay in left lane, follow signs for Washington's Headquarters. Turn left onto Washington Pl., just before I-287 South entrance, and proceed to parking lot.


Eastbound, Exit 43, keep right on ramp, following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, Westbound, Exit 43A-B, keep left on ramp, following signs for Exit 43A/I-287 South/Morristown. Both, merge onto I-287 South and continue 5 miles to Exit 36. On ramp, follow signs for Morris Ave. Merge onto Lafayette Ave. and get into left lane. At traffic light, turn left onto Ridgedale Ave. and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto Morris Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. After Morris Ave. becomes one way, get in left lane. Follow signs for Washington's Headquarters onto Lafayette Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Keep left and turn left, following sign for Washington's Headquarters, onto Washington Pl., just before I-287 South ramp. Continue to parking lot on right.


Northbound, Exit 36A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 East/Morris Ave. and continue 1/4 mile, using left lane. Follow signs for Washington's Headquarters onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. Stay in left lane and continue 1/2 mile, following signs for Washington's Headquarters. Turn left onto Washington Pl., just before I-287 South entrance, and proceed to parking lot.
Southbound, Exit 36. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and continue to first light, using left lane. Turn left onto Ridgedale Ave. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 510 East/Morris Ave. and continue 1/2 mile, using left lane. Follow signs for Washington's Headquarters onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. Stay in left lane and continue 1/2 mile, following signs for Washington's Headquarters. Turn left onto Washington Pl., just before I-287 South entrance, and proceed to parking lot.


Eastbound, use I-287 directions
Westbound, I-287 South/Morristown Exit. Merge onto I-287 South and continue 1 1/4 miles to Exit 36. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and continue to first light, using left lane. Turn left onto Ridgedale Ave. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 510 East/Morris Ave. and continue 1/2 mile, using left lane. Follow signs for Washington's Headquarters onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. Stay in left lane and continue 1/2 mile, following signs for Washington's Headquarters. Turn left onto Washington Pl., just before I-287 South entrance, and proceed to parking lot.


Westbound, I-287 North Exit (Morristown). After passing Morristown Medical Center on right, take I-287 North exit and merge onto I-287 North. Keep right and take first exit, Exit 36A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 East/Morris Ave. and use left lane. Follow signs for Washington's Headquarters onto Lafayette Ave. Stay in left lane, follow signs for Washington's Headquarters. Turn left onto Washington Pl., just before I-287 South entrance, and proceed to parking lot.


Northbound, Morris St. (Morristown). At traffic light at town green, turn right and keep in left lane. At first light, turn left, then keep to right. At next light, continue straight on Morris St. 1 mile. After crossing over I-287, get into left lane (street becomes one way). Follow signs for Washington's Headquarters into U-turn onto Lafayette Ave. Continue 1/2 mile on Lafayette Ave. and continue to follow signs, turning left onto Washington Pl. just before I-287 South entrance.
Southbound, Hanover Ave. (Morris Plains). At traffic light (sign on right for Frelinghuysen Arboretum), turn left (Rub a Dub Laundromat on left) onto Hanover Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic light at Whippany Rd. (second light after crossing over I-287). Turn right (sign on right for Morristown) onto Co. Rt. 511 South/Whippany Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles. When road becomes one way and name changes to Lafayette Ave., keep left and continue 1/2 mile. Just before I-287 South entrance ramp, turn left, following sign, onto Washington Pl. and continue to parking lot on right.

    Fort Nonsense, 16 Chestnut St., Morristown

Fortifications constructed supposedly only as a means of keeping soldiers busy.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 142B. Merge onto I-78 West and continue 3 1/2 miles to Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 9 1/4 miles to junction with I-287. Following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, merge onto I-287 South and continue 2 miles to Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 124 West/Madison Ave. and continue to first light. Turn right onto South St. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto James St. and continue 2 blocks. Turn right onto Macculloch Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto US 202 North and immediately bear left onto Bank St. At first light, turn left onto Ann St. and continue up hill. At top of hill, turn left onto Chestnut St., then take first left, following sign for Fort Nonsense.


Eastbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 12 3/4 miles to Exit 33. Follow signs to Harter Rd. Turn left onto Harter Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn right onto US 202 North/Mt. Kemble Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles into Morristown. After passing traffic light at MacCulloch Ave., road splits. Keep left and proceed to first light. Turn left onto Ann St. and continue 1/4 mile up hill. Just before end of street, turn left onto Chestnut St. Entrance to fort area is on left.
Westbound, Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 9 1/4 miles to junction with I-287. Keep left, following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, merge onto I-287 South and continue 2 miles to Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 124 West/Madison Ave. and continue to first light. Bear right onto South St. and continue to second light. Turn left onto James St. Take second right onto MacCulloch Ave. and continue to the end. Turn right onto Mt. Kemble Ave. The road splits almost immediately. Stay to the left and continue to the first light. Turn left with traffic onto Ann St. and continue up the hill. Take the second left onto Chestnut St., just before Ann St. ends. Take the first left onto the park drive and follow it to the fort site.


Eastbound, Exit 43, keep right on ramp, following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, Westbound, Exit 43A-B, keep left on ramp, following signs for Exit 43A/I-287 South/Morristown. Both, merge onto I-287 South and continue 5 1/2 miles to Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 124 West/Madison Ave. and continue to first light. Bear right onto South St. and continue to first light. Turn left onto James St., then take second right onto Macculloch Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto US 202 North, keep left when road forks and continue to first light. Turn left onto Ann St. and proceed up hill. Take second left onto Chestnut St. and proceed to park entrance on left.


Northbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn left onto South St. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn left onto James St. and continue two blocks. Turn right onto Macculloch Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto US 202 North, keep left at fork and continue to first light. Turn left onto Ann St. and continue up hill 1/4 mile. Take second left onto Chestnut St. Park entrance is on the left.
Southbound, Exit 36. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and continue to first light, using center or right lane. Cross Ridgedale Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Morris St. and continue 1/4 mile to second light, at Morristown Green. Turn right onto E. Park Pl., keep left and continue to first light. Turn left onto N. Park Pl., keep right and continue to next light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Washington St. and continue to second light. Turn left onto Western Ave. Take first left onto Ann St., then immediately turn right onto Chestnut St. Park entrance is on left.


Eastbound, use I-287 directions
Westbound, I-287 South/Morristown Exit. Merge onto I-287 South and continue 1 1/4 miles to Exit 36. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Lafayette Ave. and continue to first light, using center or right lane. Cross Ridgedale Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Morris St. and continue 1/4 mile to second light, at Morristown Green. Turn right onto E. Park Pl., keep left and continue to first light. Turn left onto N. Park Pl., keep right and continue to next light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Washington St. and continue to second light. Turn left onto Western Ave. Take first left onto Ann St., then immediately turn right onto Chestnut St. Park entrance is on left.


Westbound, Co. Rt. 510 West/Washington St. (Morristown). At town green, follow traffic to right and get into left lanes. At first light, turn left and keep to left. At next light, turn left again and get into right lane. At next light, turn right onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Washington St. and continue to second light. Turn left onto Western Ave. Take first left onto Ann St., then immediately turn right onto Chestnut St. and continue to park entrance on left.


Northbound, Bank St. (Morristown). After passing traffic light at MacCulloch Ave., road splits. Stay left onto Bank St. and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto Ann St. and continue up hill. Take second left onto Chestnut St. and continue to park entrance on left.
Southbound, Ann St. (Morristown). At traffic light at entrance to town green, continue straight, using lane marked "straight only." At next light, continue straight on US 202 South 1 block. At next light, turn right onto Ann St. and continue up hill. Take second left onto Chestnut St. and continue to park entrance on left.

    Jockey Hollow Visitor Center/Tempe Wick House/Cross Estate Gardens, 586 Tempe Wick Rd., Morristown

Largest area, containing fortifications, soldiers' campsites, Tempe Wick House, Cross Estate Gardens, Visitor Center.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 142B. Merge onto I-78 West and continue 3 1/2 miles to Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 9 1/4 miles to junction with I-287. Following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, merge onto I-287 South and continue 4 miles to Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn left onto Harter Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn left onto US 202 South/Mt. Kemble Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Tempe Wick Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance on right.


Eastbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 8 3/4 miles to Exit 30B. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue to first light. Turn right onto US 202 North/Morristown Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to first light. Turn left onto Tempe Wick Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 9 1/4 miles to junction with I-287. Keep left, following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, merge onto I-287 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn left onto Harter Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn left onto US 202 South/Mt. Kemble Ave. and continue 2 1/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Tempe Wick Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance on right.


Eastbound, Exit 43, keep right on ramp, following signs for I-287 South/Morristown, Westbound, Exit 43A-B, keep left on ramp, following signs for Exit 43A/I-287 South/Morristown. Both, merge onto I-287 South and continue 7 1/2 miles to Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn left onto Harter Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn left onto US 202 South/Mt. Kemble Ave. and continue 2 1/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Tempe Wick Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance on right.


Northbound, Exit 30B. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue to first light. Turn right onto US 202 North and continue 1 3/4 miles to first light. Turn left onto Tempe Wick Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance on right.
Southbound, Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn left onto Harter Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to end. Turn left onto US 202 South/Mt. Kemble Ave. and continue 2 1/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Tempe Wick Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance.


Eastbound, use I-287 directions
Westbound, I-287 South/Morristown Exit. Merge onto I-287 South and continue 1 1/4 miles to Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn left onto Harter Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn left onto US 202 South/Mt. Kemble Ave. and continue 2 1/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Tempe Wick Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance on right.


Westbound, I-287 South Exit (Morristown). After passing Morristown Medical Center on right and crossing over I-287, at traffic light, turn left, following sign for I-287 South. Merge onto I-287 South and continue 1 3/4 miles to Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn left onto Harter Rd. and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn left onto US 202 South/Mt. Kemble Ave. and continue 2 1/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Tempe Wick Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance.


Northbound and Southbound, Tempe Wick Rd. (Harding Township). At traffic light, if Northbound (Morristown Seventh-Day Adventist Church on left), turn left (sign on right for Mendham), if Southbound (advance sign for Jockey Hollow on right), turn right, onto Tempe Wick Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance on right.

MOUNT HOPE HISTORICAL COUNTY PARK, 75 Teabo Rd., Wharton       Website

Park covering 444 acres includes remnants of iron-mining activity. Hiking, snowshoeing.


Eastbound, Exit 35, Westbound, Exit 35B. If Eastbound, at end of ramp, turn left, if Westbound, merge, onto Mount Hope Ave. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left (sign on right for park) onto Richard Mine Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right (sign on opposite right corner for Teabo United Methodist Church) onto St. Bernards Rd. and continue 1/2 mile (name changes to Teabo Rd.) to parking area on right.


Northbound, I-80 East/Denville/Paterson Exit (Wharton), Southbound, I-80 East/New York City Exit (Wharton). Merge onto I-80 East and continue 1/2 mile to Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn left onto Mount Hope Ave. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left (sign on right for park) onto Richard Mine Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right (sign on opposite right corner for Teabo United Methodist Church) onto St. Bernards Rd. and continue 1/2 mile (name changes to Teabo Rd.) to parking area on right.


Eastbound, I-80 East/New York City Exit (Netcong). Merge onto I-80 East and continue 8 1/2 miles to Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn left onto Mount Hope Ave. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left (sign on right for park) onto Richard Mine Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right (sign on opposite right corner for Teabo United Methodist Church) onto St. Bernards Rd. and continue 1/2 mile (name changes to Teabo Rd.) to parking area on right.
Westbound, I-80 West/Netcong/Delaware Water Gap Exit (Denville). Merge onto I-80 West and continue 3 1/4 miles to Exit 35B. Merge onto Mount Hope Ave. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left (sign on right for park) onto Richard Mine Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right (sign on opposite right corner for Teabo United Methodist Church) onto St. Bernards Rd. and continue 1/2 mile (name changes to Teabo Rd.) to parking area on right.

MUCKSHAW PONDS PRESERVE, Fredon-Springdale Rd., Newton       Website

Preserve on 201 acres contains three limestone sinkhole ponds which shelter several endangered species. Several plant species not common to New Jersey may also be observed.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 618/Willows Rd. (Fredon Township). If Northbound, after passing Timeless Kitchens and Baths on left, take next right (sign on right for Springdale), if Southbound, after passing Peragino Automotive on left, take next left, onto Co. Rt. 618 East/Willows Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to parking area on right. Trailhead is on opposite side of road.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 618/Fredon Rd. (Andover). If Northbound, after passing traffic light at Greendale Rd./Stickles Pond Rd. (Safelite on right), take next left (Jersey Shirts and Designs on right), if Southbound, after passing Thorlabs Machine Works on left, continue 1/4 mile, then turn right (A&B Deli/Greek's Liquor Store on right), onto Co. Rt. 618/Fredon Rd. and continue 1 mile to Whittingham WMA parking area on left, just past Muckshaw Ponds trailhead on right.

MUSCONETCONG GORGE PRESERVE, 182 Dennis Rd., Bloomsbury       Website

Several miles of trails allow exploration of the lower Musconetcong River Gorge. Several waterfalls are visible from the trails, as is a view of the river and gorge. Remains of charcoal kilns recall the papermaking industry of the area. Squirrels and deer, as well as several varieties of birds, may be observed.


Eastbound, Exit 3. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 173 East. Take first right (Star Auto Mall on right) onto Voorhees Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn left onto Still Valley Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 639 West/Warren Glen Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign at junction with Co. Rt. 519. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 519/Warren Glen Rd. 1/2 mile into Warren Glen. In Warren Glen, bear left to stay on Co. Rt. 519 South and continue 1/2 mile across Musconetcong River. Take first left onto Dennis Rd. (gravel road) and continue 1/4 mile to parking area on left.


Eastbound, NJ 173 East (Pohatcong Township). Continue straight (US 22 joins I-78) 3/4 mile on NJ 173 East. Take first right (Star Auto Mall on right) onto Voorhees Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn left onto Still Valley Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 639 West/Warren Glen Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign at junction with Co. Rt. 519. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 519/Warren Glen Rd. 1/2 mile into Warren Glen. In Warren Glen, bear left to stay on Co. Rt. 519 South and continue 1/2 mile across Musconetcong River. Take first left onto Dennis Rd. (gravel road) and continue 1/4 mile to parking area on left.

 
Westbound, Exit 7. Merge onto NJ 173 West and continue 1 1/4 miles. Bear left (sign on left for Warren Glen/Riegelsville) onto Co. Rt. 639 West/Warren Glen Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to stop sign at junction with Co. Rt. 519. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 519/Warren Glen Rd. 1/2 mile into Warren Glen. In Warren Glen, bear left to stay on Co. Rt. 519 South and continue 1/2 mile across Musconetcong River. Take first left onto Dennis Rd. (gravel road) and continue 1/4 mile to parking area on left.

NATIRAR, 2 Main St., Peapack       Website

The 411-acre park encompasses part of the former estate built by Walter and Kate Ladd and later owned by Kings Hassan II and Mohammed VI of Morocco, from whom Somerset County acquired it. Two hiking trails lead visitors across the estate and along the North Branch of the Raritan River. Fishing and horseback riding are also permitted.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 1 mile to Exit 22B. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, stay to the right, following signs for US 202 North and continue 1/4 mile to traffic light in Bedminster. Turn right to stay on US 202 North and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn left (sign for Peapack on left) onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Peapack Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to park entrance on right.


Northbound, Exit 22B, Southbound, Exit 22. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue to US 202/US 206 split. Keep right, following signs for US 202 North, and continue 1/2 mile to first light, in Bedminster. Turn right to stay on US 202 North and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left (sign on left for Peapack) onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Peapack Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to park entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 512 West/Peapack Rd. (Far Hills). At traffic light, if Northbound (first light after passing First Aid Squad on right), turn left (sign for Co. Rt. 512 West/Peapack on left), if Southbound (first light after passing Moorland Farm on left), turn right (sign for Co. Rt. 512 West/Peapack on right), onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Peapack Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to park entrance on right.


Northbound, US 202 North (Bedminster). When US 202 and US 206 split, keep right and follow US 202 North 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right to stay on US 202 North and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left (sign on right for Peapack) onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Peapack Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to entrance on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 512/Pottersville Rd. (Peapack-Gladstone). After passing Resurgent Church on right, continue 3/4 mile to next light. Turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 East/Gladstone) onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Pottersville Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn right to stay on Co. 512 East/Main St. and continue 1 3/4 miles through Gladstone and Peapack to park entrance on left.

NORVIN GREEN STATE FOREST       Website

Undeveloped state forest in New Jersey Highlands provides 22 miles of trails for hiking leading to scenic vistas. Fishing, hunting, ice fishing, birding and cross-country skiing are also available. Park is in primitive condition and has no facilities.

    Glenwild Ave. Parking Access


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 53. At end of ramp, turn left onto Paterson-Hamburg Tpk. and continue 1 1/2 miles through Bloomingdale on Hamburg Tpk./Main St. Bear right onto Co. Rt. 700/Glenwild Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles to first of three parking areas on right.


Northbound, I-287 North/Mahwah Exit (Riverdale). Merge onto I-287 North and continue 1/4 mile to Exit 53. At end of ramp, turn left onto Paterson-Hamburg Tpk. and continue 1 1/2 miles through Bloomingdale on Hamburg Tpk./Main St. Bear right onto Co. Rt. 700/Glenwild Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles to first of three parking areas on right.
Southbound, High Crest Rd./Bloomingdale/Pompton Lakes Exit (West Milford). Continue straight on Paterson-Hamburg Tpk. 2 miles into Bloomingdale. After passing Bloomingdale Fire Dept. on right, continue to next left (don't turn at Star Lake Rd.). Bear left (not sharp left) onto Delazier Pl. and continue to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 700/Glenwild Ave. and continue 2 1/4 miles to first of three parking areas on right.

    Westbrook Rd./Snake Den Rd. Parking Access


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 55. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto Ringwood Ave., if Southbound, turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Union Ave. and continue to end; turn left onto Ringwood Ave. Both, continue 4 miles through Wanaque. After passing Ringwood Diner, turn left onto Westbrook Rd. and continue 2 miles. Parking area is on left, after passing Stonetown Rd. For additional parking, continue past parking lot, take next left onto Snake Den Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to parking area.


Northbound and Southbound, I-287 North/Mahwah Exit (Riverdale). Merge onto I-287 North and continue 2 miles to Exit 55. At end of ramp, turn right onto Ringwood Ave. and continue 4 miles through Wanaque. After passing Ringwood Diner, turn left onto Westbrook Rd. and continue 2 miles. Parking area is on left, after passing Stonetown Rd. For additional parking, continue past parking lot, take next left onto Snake Den Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to parking area.

POHATCONG NATIVE ARBORETUM, 54 Mine Hill Rd., Washington       Website

Arboretum displays 148 species of trees, bushes and shrubs native to New Jersey.


Northbound, NJ 57/Washington Ave. (Washington). At traffic light (Washington Diner on right) in Washington, turn left onto NJ 57 West/Washington Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Belvidere Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Mine Hill Rd.) to arboretum on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 628/Jackson Valley Rd. (Washington Township). About 2 miles south of Oxford, at first light, turn right onto Co. Rt. 628 West/Jackson Valley Rd. and continue 1 mile to all-way stop. Turn right onto Mine Hill Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to arboretum on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, NJ 31 South (Buttzville). At traffic light, if Eastbound (sign on right for Trenton), turn right, if Westbound (sign on right for Trenton/Washington), turn left, onto NJ 31 South and continue 2 miles to traffic light in Oxford. Turn right onto Wall St., then take first left (Shippen Manor on right) onto Washington Ave. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Mine Hill Rd.) to arboretum on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Belvidere Ave. (Washington). At traffic light, if Eastbound (Wells Fargo on left), turn left, if Westbound (first light after passing NJ 31), turn right, onto Belvidere Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Mine Hill Rd.) to arboretum on right.

POINT MOUNTAIN RESERVATION       North Section Website       Central/South Sections Website

The slopes and summit of Point Mountain are maintained in a natural state in an 1145-acre preserve. Trails vary in difficulty, affording access to Musconetcong River and to overlook that permits a view of the countryside north of the river. On most trails, biking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing are also permitted. The mountain's history is recalled in the remains of logging roads, some of which have been incorporated into trails, and rock dividing walls. Habitats are varied and are home to a wide range of wildlife.

    Mountain Top Rd. access, 132 Mountain Top Rd., Washington


Northbound, Co. Rt. 645/Musconetcong River Rd. (Hampton). After passing Robin Hill Plaza on right, continue 1/2 mile to next light. At traffic light (signs on right for New Hampton/Lebanon Township Museum), turn right onto Co. Rt. 645/Musconetcong River Rd. and continue 4 1/2 miles through Changewater. About 2 miles after passing one-lane bridge at Changewater, turn right onto Mountain Top Rd. (unmarked) and continue 3/4 mile to parking area on left.
Southbound, NJ 57/Washington Ave. (Washington). At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 57 East and continue 3 1/4 miles to first light. Turn right onto Point Mountain Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Musconetcong River Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left onto Mountain Top Rd. (unmarked) and continue 3/4 mile to parking lot on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Point Mountain Rd. (Mansfield Township). At traffic light, if Eastbound (3 1/4 miles after passing light at NJ 31 in Washington), turn right, if Westbound, after passing St. Theodore Roman Catholic Church on right, turn left, onto Point Mountain Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Musconetcong River Rd. and continue 1/2 mile on Musconetcong Rd. Take first left onto Mountain Top Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to lot on left.

    Old Turnpike Rd. access, 219 Old Turnpike Rd., Port Murray


Northbound, Co. Rt. 632/Asbury-Anderson Rd. (Washington Township). At traffic light (Urgent Medical Care on right), turn right onto Co. Rt. 632/Asbury-Anderson Rd. and continue 4 1/2 miles to end. Turn right onto NJ 57 East and continue through 1 light. After passing St. Theodore Roman Catholic Church on left, continue 1 1/4 miles. Take first right onto Old Turnpike Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to parking area on right.
Southbound, NJ 57/Washington Ave. (Washington). At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 57 East and continue 3 1/4 miles on NJ 57 East to first light. Continue on NJ 57 East 1 1/2 miles. Take second right onto Old Turnpike Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to parking area on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Old Turnpike Rd. (Mansfield Township). If Eastbound, turn right (second right after light at Point Mountain Rd.), if Westbound, turn left (after passing Wallace Family Farm on right), onto Old Turnpike Rd., cross Musconetcong River and continue to parking area on right.

    Penwell Rd. access, 402 Penwell Rd., Port Murray


Northbound, Co. Rt. 632/Asbury-Anderson Rd. (Washington Township). At traffic light (Urgent Medical Care on right), turn right onto Co. Rt. 632/Asbury-Anderson Rd. and continue 4 1/2 miles to end. Turn right onto NJ 57 East and continue through 1 light. About 1/4 mile past light (St. Theodore Roman Catholic Church on left), turn right (sign on right for Penwell) onto Penwell Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Parking area is on right after crossing river and passing Penwell Mills.
Southbound, NJ 57/Washington Ave. (Washington). At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 57 East and continue 3 1/4 miles on NJ 57 East to first light. About 1/4 mile past light (St. Theodore Roman Catholic Church on left), turn right (sign on right for Penwell) onto Penwell Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Parking area is on right after crossing river and passing Penwell Mills.


Eastbound and Westbound, Penwell Rd. (Mansfield Township). After passing St. Theodore Roman Catholic Church on left, take first right (sign for Penwell on right) onto Penwell Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to park entrance on right (after passing Penwell Mills on left).

    Point Mountain Rd. access, 80 Point Mountain Rd., Washington


Northbound, Co. Rt. 645/Musconetcong River Rd. (Hampton). After passing Robin Hill Plaza on right, continue 1/2 mile to next light. At traffic light (signs on right for New Hampton/Lebanon Township Museum), turn right onto Co. Rt. 645/Musconetcong River Rd. and continue 5 miles through Changewater to yield sign. Turn left onto Point Mountain Rd. and continue to parking area on right.
Southbound, NJ 57/Washington Ave. (Washington). At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 57 East and continue 3 1/4 miles to first light. Turn right onto Point Mountain Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to parking area on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Point Mountain Rd. (Mansfield Township). At traffic light, if Eastbound (3 1/4 miles after passing light at NJ 31 in Washington), turn right, if Westbound, after passing St. Theodore Roman Catholic Church on right, turn left, onto Point Mountain Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to parking area on left.

PYRAMID MOUNTAIN NATURAL HISTORIC AREA, 472 Boonton Ave., Montville       Website

Three trails offer hikers an opportunity to experience a variety of terrains and several scenic views of the New Jersey Highlands. Park also includes rock formations said to be used by the ancient inhabitants of the area as a calendar.


Eastbound, Exit 43, keep left on ramp, following signs for I-287 North/Mahwah, Westbound, Exit 43A-B, keep right on ramp, following signs for Exit 43B/I-287 North/Mahwah. Both, merge onto I-287 North and continue 3 1/4 miles to Exit 45. At end of ramp, continue straight on Park Ave. to stop sign. Turn left onto Wootton St. and continue 1/2 mile to four-way stop at Boonton Ave. Turn right onto Boonton Ave. and continue 2 miles to T intersection. Turn right onto Rockaway Valley Rd., then make quick left to stay on Boonton Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to visitor center on left.


Northbound, Exit 44. Merge onto Lathrop Ave. and continue to end. Turn right onto Main St., cross over I-287 and continue 1/4 mile to third light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Boonton Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles to T intersection. Turn right onto Rockaway Valley Rd., then take immediate left to stay on Co. Rt. 511 North/Boonton Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on left.
Southbound, Exit 47. At end of ramp, turn left onto US 202 South/Main Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. After passing Harrigan's on right, take next right onto Taylortown Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Boonton Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on left.


Northbound, Main St. (Boonton). At traffic light after crossing over I-287 in Boonton, continue straight on Main St. 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Boonton Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles to T intersection. Turn right onto Rockaway Valley Rd., then take first left to continue on Boonton Ave. 3/4 mile to parking area on left.
Southbound, Taylortown Rd. (Montville). Turn right (after passing Harrigan's on right) onto Taylortown Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles. Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 511 North) onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Boonton Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to parking lot on left.

RINGWOOD STATE PARK, 1304 Sloatsburg Tpk., Ringwood / SKYLANDS MANOR / NEW JERSEY STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN, GPS: Morris Rd., Ringwood       Website

State park features bathing, boating, canoeing, swimming and fishing at Shepherd Lake. It is also home to Skylands Manor and Ringwood Manor, ironmasters' mansions. New Jersey state botanical gardens are at Skylands Manor. Biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, ice fishing, mountain biking, sledding, snowmobiling.


Northbound, Exit 55. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Ringwood Ave. and continue 7 1/4 miles (name changes to Greenwood Lake Tpk.). Bear right (signs on right for Sloatsburg NY and Ringwood State Park) onto Sloatsburg Rd. and continue 2 miles to junction with Morris Rd. (sign for Skylands Manor and NJ Botanical Garden on right).
For Skylands Manor and New Jersey Botanical Garden, turn right onto Morris Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to Skylands entrance.
For Ringwood Manor, continue straight on Sloatsburg Rd. 1/2 mile to entrance on left.
Southbound, Exit 57. At end of ramp, turn right onto Skyline Dr. and continue 5 miles to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Greenwood Lake Tpk. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Bear right (signs on right for Sloatsburg NY and Ringwood State Park) onto Sloatsburg Rd. and continue 2 miles to junction with Morris Rd. (sign for Skylands Manor and NJ Botanical Garden on right).
For Skylands Manor and New Jersey Botanical Garden, turn right onto Morris Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to Skylands entrance.
For Ringwood Manor, continue straight on Sloatsburg Rd. 1/2 mile to entrance on left.

ROUND VALLEY RECREATION AREA, 1220 Lebanon-Stanton Rd., Lebanon       Website

State park surrounding reservoir features boating, camping (access by foot or boat only), cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting (waterfowl), ice fishing, mountain biking, sledding, picnicking, swimming.


Eastbound, Exit 18. Merge onto US 22 East and continue 1 1/4 miles to third light. Turn right (sign on right for Round Valley) onto Round Valley Access Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to entrance on left.
Westbound, Exit 20A. Merge onto Cokesbury Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto US 22 West and continue 3/4 mile to Round Valley Recreation Area Exit. At traffic light, cross US 22 and continue on Round Valley Access Rd. 1 1/2 miles to entrance on left.


Eastbound, Round Valley Rd. (Lebanon), Westbound, Round Valley Recreation Area/Youth Center/Stanton Exit (Lebanon). If Eastbound (third light after leaving I-78), turn right, if Westbound, at end of ramp, cross US 22. Both, continue 1 1/2 miles on Round Valley Rd. to entrance on left.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 618/Grange Rd. (Clinton Township). At traffic light (first light after passing Hunterdon County Arboretum), turn right onto Co. Rt. 618/Grange Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 629 North/Lebanon-Stanton Rd. and continue 3 1/2 miles to entrance on right.
Southbound, I-78/US 22 East/Newark Exit (Clinton). Merge onto I-78/US 22 West, keep right and continue 1/4 mile to Exit 18. Follow US 22 West 1 mile to third light. Turn right (sign on right for Round Valley) onto Round Valley Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to entrance on left.

SCHIFF NATURE PRESERVE, 339 Pleasant Valley Rd., Mendham       Website

Ten miles of trails criss-cross the preserve's 340-acre expanse, offering access to 19th and 20th-century buildings and Revolution-era ruins.


Northbound, Holland Ave. (Bedminster). After split from US 202, continue 2 1/2 miles to second light. Turn right (sign on right for Peapack/Gladstone) onto Holland Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 3/4 mile through Peapack-Gladstone. When Co. Rt. 512 West/Main St. turns left, continue straight on Co. Rt. 647 North/Mendham Rd. 1/2 mile. Take third right onto Mosle Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to Y intersection. Bear right onto Pleasant Valley Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to preserve headquarters on left.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 512/Pottersville Rd. (Peapack-Gladstone). After passing Resurgent Church on right, continue 3/4 mile to next light. Turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 512 East/Gladstone) onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Pottersville Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto Main St., then immediately turn left onto Overlook Ave. and continue to end. Turn left onto Mendham Rd., then take first right onto Mosle Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to Y intersection. Bear right onto Pleasant Valley Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to preserve headquarters on left.

SCHOOLEY'S MOUNTAIN COUNTY PARK, 91 E. Springtown Rd., Long Valley       Website

800-acre park in a mountainous area once renowned as a resort offers fishing, hiking, horseback riding, field sports, picnicking, sledding, snowshoeing and cross country skiing.


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light at US 46 in Hackettstown. Turn left onto US 46 East/Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Bear right (not sharp right) onto NJ 182 South/Mountain Ave. and continue 1 mile to third light, at junction with NJ 57. Continue straight (sign on right for Long Valley) on Schooley's Mountain Rd. 3 1/2 miles to traffic light at E. Springtown Rd. (Our Lady of the Mountain Church on left). Turn left onto E. Springtown Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to stop sign. Turn left to stay on E. Springtown Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to park entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 4 3/4 miles to traffic light at Naughright Rd. (after passing Mount Olive Parkade on left). Turn left onto Naughright Rd. and continue 3 1/2 miles. Turn right onto E. Springtown Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to park entrance on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Naughright Rd. (Mount Olive). At traffic light, if Eastbound (Johnson Dodge Chrysler on right), turn right, if Westbound, (Mount Olive Parkade on left), turn left, onto Naughright Rd. and continue 3 1/4 miles. Turn right onto E. Springtown Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to park entrance on left.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 513/Main St. (Chester). At traffic light, after passing Chester Diner on right, turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 513 South/Long Valley) onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Main St. and continue 2 1/4 miles. After passing Packaging Plus on right, take next right onto Coleman Rd. and continue 1 mile to first light. Cross Bartley Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles on Naughright Rd. Turn left onto E. Springtown Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to park entrance on left.
Southbound, Bartley-Flanders Rd. (Flanders). After passing Bartley Square Professional Building on right, turn right onto Bartley-Flanders Rd. (sign on right for Flanders/Bartley) and continue 1 mile. Just before crossing railroad tracks, bear right to stay on Bartley Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic light at Naughright Rd./Coleman Rd. Turn right onto Naughright Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles. Turn left onto E. Springtown Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to park entrance on left.

SPARTA MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Edison Rd., Sparta       Website

Preserve area with 3500 acres of diverse ecological systems has dual function. Area maintained by NJ Audubon Society offers hiking on numerous trails and birding. Area maintained by state permits hunting in season. Remnants of mining ventures backed by Thomas Edison may be viewed.


Northbound, NJ 181/Sparta/Lake Mohawk Exit (Sparta). Cross over NJ 15 and continue on NJ 181 North 3/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto E. Mountain Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to stop sign. Turn right (sign opposite for Sparta Lake/Oak Ridge) onto Glen Rd. and continue 3 3/4 miles. Turn left (sign on left for Sparta Mountain) onto Edison Rd. Cross a small stream (parking area on right).
For Ryker Lake and Edison Trail lower end, take first right (unmarked) and proceed to parking area.
For Edison Monument and Edison Trail upper end, continue on Edison Rd. 1 1/2 miles to parking area on right.
Southbound, NJ 181/Park & Ride Exit (Sparta). At end of ramp, turn right (sign for Sparta/Lake Mohawk on right) onto NJ 181 North and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto E. Mountain Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to stop sign. Turn right (sign opposite for Sparta Lake/Oak Ridge) onto Glen Rd. and continue 3 3/4 miles. Turn left (sign on left for Sparta Mountain) onto Edison Rd. Cross a small stream (parking area on right).
For Ryker Lake and Edison Trail lower end, take first right (unmarked) and proceed to parking area.
For Edison Monument and Edison Trail upper end, continue on Edison Rd. 1 1/2 miles to parking area on right.


Northbound, Oak Ridge Rd./Milton Exit (West Milford). At traffic light, cross NJ 23 and continue on Oak Ridge Rd. 3 miles through Oak Ridge to first light, in Milton (name changes to Berkshire Valley Rd.). Turn right onto Ridge Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles (name changes to Glen Rd.). Turn right (sign on right for Sparta Mountain) onto Edison Rd. Cross a small stream (parking area on right).
For Ryker Lake and Edison Trail lower end, take first right (unmarked) and proceed to parking area.
For Edison Monument and Edison Trail upper end, continue on Edison Rd. 1 1/2 miles to parking area on right.
Southbound, Holland Mountain Rd. (Hardyston Township). After passing Maple Tree Plaza on right, take next right, at blinker light, onto Holland Mountain Rd. and continue 3 1/2 miles to end. Turn right onto Ridge Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles (name changes to Glen Rd.). Turn right (sign on right for Sparta Mountain) onto Edison Rd. Cross a small stream (parking area on right).
For Ryker Lake and Edison Trail lower end, take first right (unmarked) and proceed to parking area.
For Edison Monument and Edison Trail upper end, continue on Edison Rd. 1 1/2 miles to parking area on right.

SPRUCE RUN RECREATION AREA, 68 Van Syckel's Rd., Clinton       Website

State park surrounding reservoir features biking, boating, camping, canoeing, fishing, hiking, hunting (waterfowl), ice boating, ice fishing, picnicking, sailing, swimming, windboarding.

 
Eastbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, turn left onto frontage road and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 635 North, cross over I-78 and continue to traffic light. Cross NJ 173 and continue 1 mile. Take first right onto Van Syckel's Rd. and continue 2 miles to entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 17. Merge onto NJ 31 North and go 3 1/4 miles to third traffic light. Turn left (small sign for Spruce Run on right) onto Van Syckel's Rd. and go 1 1/2 miles to entrance on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Van Syckles Rd.(Lebanon Township). At traffic light, if Northbound (El Patron Restaurant on right), turn left, if Southbound (Toyota World of Clinton on right), turn right, onto Van Syckles Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to entrance on left.

STEPHENS STATE PARK, 800 Willow Grove St., Hackettstown       Website

Small park along Musconetcong River contains remains of Morris Canal. Biking, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, picnicking.


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 3 1/4 miles to second light. Turn left onto Bilby Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn left onto Willow Grove St. and continue 1/4 mile to park entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 25. Keep right on ramp and take Waterloo Village/International Trade Center Exit. At end of ramp, turn right (sign for Waterloo Village) onto Waterloo Valley Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn left onto Waterloo Rd. and continue 5 3/4 miles to park entrance on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Co. Rt. 604/Willow Grove St. (Hackettstown). At traffic light at junction with NJ 182, if Eastbound, turn left, if Westbound, turn right, onto Co. Rt. 604/Willow Grove St. and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance on right.

STOKES STATE FOREST, Sandyston Township       Website

Kittatinny Mountain forest preserve in northwest corner of New Jersey. Boating, camping, canoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, ice fishing, ice skating, mountain biking, picnicking, snowmobiling, swimming. Natural attractions include Sunrise Mountain (scenic view) and Tillman Ravine Natural Area. Appalachian Trail runs the length of the forest.

Office, 1 Coursen Rd., Branchville


Northbound, on right, in Sandyston Township, 1/2 mile after passing Stokes Forest Sports Shop on left.
Southbound, on left, in Sandyston Township, 1 mile after passing Nonno's Italian Restaurant on right.

Sunrise Mountain, Sunrise Mountain Rd., Branchville (Apr. 15-Dec. 15, weather permitting)


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 636/Upper North Shore Rd. (Culver Lake). If Northbound (3/4 mile after passing Carriage House Restaurant on right), turn right (sign on right for Culver Lake/Upper North Shore/Sunrise Mountain Rd.), if Southbound (1/4 mile after passing Stokes Forest Sport Shop on right), turn left (sign on left for Culver Lake/Upper North Shore/Sunrise Mountain Rd.), onto Co. Rt. 636 East/Upper North Shore Rd. Take first left (sign on right for Sunrise Mountain/Scenic Overlook) onto Sunrise Mountain Rd. and continue 4 miles to parking lot at summit (watch for signs).

To return to US 206: Sunrise Mountain Rd. is one way. After exiting parking area, turn right onto Sunrise Mountain Rd. and continue 5 miles. Look for sign on right for Lake Ocquittunk/Route 206. Turn left and continue 3 3/4 miles. Look for sign on right for Forest Office/Route 206 South. Turn left and continue 1 mile to US 206.

Tillman Ravine, Tilman Rd., Walpack (Apr. 15-Dec. 15, weather permitting)


Northbound and Southbound, Struble Rd. (Sandyston Township). If Northbound, 1/4 mile after passing park office on right, take first left, if Southbound (3/4 mile after passing Nonno's Italian Restaurant on right), turn right, onto Struble Rd. (sign on right for Tillman Ravine) and continue 4 miles (name changes to Dimon Rd.) to intersection with Tilman Rd. Turn right onto Tilman Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Tillman Ravine parking lots on left.

SWARTSWOOD STATE PARK, 1091 Co. Rt. 619, Newton       Website

Park in rural northwest New Jersey surrounding Swartswood Lake. Biking, birding, boating, camping, canoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, hunting, ice fishing, ice skating, picnicking, sledding and swimming.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 610/Stillwater Rd. (Fredon Township). At traffic light (Fredon School on right), turn left (sign on right for Middleville/Stillwater/Swartswood) onto Co. Rt. 610 West/Stillwater Rd. and continue 2 miles. When road splits, keep right onto Co. Rt. 619 North and continue 3 miles to park entrance on left.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 519 North/Mill St. (Newton). At traffic light (Wealth Depot on right), turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 519 North) onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Mill St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 622 West/Swartswood Rd. and continue 4 1/2 miles. Turn left on Co. Rt. 619 South/Swartswood East Side Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to park entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 519 North/Mill St. (Newton). At traffic light, if Northbound (first light after leaving town square), turn left, if Southbound (Wealth Depot on right), turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 519 North), onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Mill St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 622 West/Swartswood Rd. and continue 4 1/2 miles. Turn left on Co. Rt. 619 South/Swartswood East Side Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to park entrance on right.

TEETERTOWN PRESERVE, 30 Pleasant Grove Rd., Califon       Website

Acquired in two sections, Teetertown Preserve consists of the rocky Teetertown Ravine and the more open Mountain Farm section. Four miles of trails allow exploration of the entire preserve; most trails are open to biking and horseback riding as well as hiking. Camping by reservation, non-reservable picnic areas, fishing, hunting and cross-country skiing are also available.

 
Eastbound, Exit 16. Merge onto NJ 173 East and continue 1/4 mile to T intersection. Turn left, following signs for NJ 31 North/Washington and merge onto NJ 31 North. Continue 1 1/2 miles on NJ 31 North to Co. Rt. 513 North/High Bridge Exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St. and continue 1 mile into High Bridge. Turn right, following sign for Co. Rt. 513, onto Bridge St., cross under railroad, then turn left onto Main St. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn right, following Co. Rt. 513 sign, onto Church St. and go 1 block. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Fairview Ave. and continue 5 1/4 miles. Turn left (sign on right for Teetertown Preserve) onto Sliker Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Turn right (sign on right for Teetertown Preserve) onto Pleasant Grove Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on right.


Westbound, Exit 20B. Merge onto Cokesbury Rd. and continue 3 miles into Cokesbury. Turn right onto Cokesbury-Califon Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to stop sign at Academy St. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 512 West/Academy St. and continue 1 1/4 miles through Califon to T intersection. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 North, then take first left onto Sliker Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Turn right onto Pleasant Grove Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on right.


Westbound, Lebanon/Cokesbury Exit (Lebanon). After passing Lebanon Plaza on left, continue to next light and take Lebanon/Cokesbury Exit. Turn right onto Cokesbury Rd. and continue 4 1/4 miles through Cokesbury. About 1 mile after passing through Cokesbury, turn right onto Mt. Grove Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn left onto Hoffmans Crossing Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 North and continue 1 1/2 miles. Turn left onto Sliker Rd. (Aqui Market on left) and continue 1 1/2 miles. Turn right onto Pleasant Grove Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on right.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St./High Bridge Exit (Clinton Township). At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 and continue through High Bridge (follow signs through several turns) 6 1/2 miles. After passing Country Square Shopping Center on left, take next left onto Sliker Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Turn right onto Pleasant Grove Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on right.
Southbound, NJ 57/Washington Ave. (Washington). At traffic light in Washington, turn left onto NJ 57 East and continue 3 3/4 miles. Turn right (sign on right for Penwell) onto Penwell Rd. and continue 3 1/4 miles (name changes to Pleasant Grove Rd.) to Stephensburg Rd./Califon Rd. intersection. Turn right onto Califon Rd. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Pleasant Grove Rd.) to preserve entrance on the left.


Eastbound, Penwell Rd. (Mansfield Township). After passing St. Theodore Roman Catholic Church on left, take first right (sign for Penwell on right) onto Penwell Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles to Stephensburg Rd./Califon Rd. intersection. Turn right onto Califon Rd. and continue 3 miles to preserve entrance on the left.
Westbound, Kings Hwy. (Beattystown). After passing Wal-Mart on right, take next left (Skylands Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on right) onto Kings Hwy. and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Pleasant Grove Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Take second left onto Califon Rd. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Pleasant Grove Rd.) to preserve entrance on left.

TOURNE COUNTY PARK, McCaffery Ln., Boonton       Website

Situated on the slopes of the the 897-foot Tourne, the 546-acre park is all that remains of the colonial-era Great Boonton Tract, purchased to exploit the iron deposits of the area. The park's many trails offer opportunities for hiking, including a trail leading to the peak of the Tourne. Bicycling, horseback riding, picnicking, fishing, sledding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are also permitted. The park is accessible from Boonton, Denville and Mountain Lakes, but Mountain Lakes parking is restricted to residents.


Eastbound, Exit 43, keep left on ramp, following signs for I-287 North/Mahwah, Westbound, Exit 43A-B, keep right on ramp, following signs for Exit 43B/I-287 North/Mahwah. Both, merge onto I-287 North and continue 2 miles to Exit 43. At end of ramp, turn left onto Intervale Rd., cross over I-287 and continue to first light. Turn right onto Fanny Rd. and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Bear right onto W. Main St. When road forks, keep left (sign on right for park) onto Elcock Ave. Take second left (sign on right for park) onto McCaffrey Ln. and continue to parking area on right.


Northbound, Exit 43. At end of ramp, turn left onto Intervale Rd. and cross over I-287. At first light, turn right onto Fanny Rd. and continue 1 mile to second stop sign. Turn right onto W. Main St./Elcock Ave. and continue 1/4 mile (when road splits, keep to the left, following sign for Tourne Park). Turn left onto McCaffrey Ln. (sign for park on right) and continue to parking areas.
Southbound, Exit 45. At end of ramp, turn left onto Myrtle Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to third light. Turn right onto Main St. and continue 1 mile through downtown Boonton. At Del's Village shopping center on right, bear right onto Hawkins Pl. and continue to end. Turn right onto Powerville Rd. Take first left onto McCaffrey Ln. and continue 1/4 mile to parking lot on right.


Northbound, Intervale Rd./Fanny Rd. (Parsippany-Troy Hills). At traffic light, continue straight (US 202 turns right) on Fanny Rd. 1 mile to end. Turn right onto Elcock Ave./W. Main St. When road splits, follow signs for Co. Rt. 618 and Tourne Park, bear left onto Powerville Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn left onto McCaffrey Ln. (sign for park on right) and continue to parking areas.
Southbound, Main St. (Boonton). At traffic light (Main Pharmacy on right), turn right onto Main St. and continue 1 mile. When road splits (Dee's Village Shopping Center on right), keep right onto Hawkins Pl. and continue to end. Turn right onto Powerville Rd., then take first left (sign for park on right) onto McCaffrey Ln. and continue 1/2 mile to parking area on right.

VOORHEES STATE PARK, 251 County Route 513, Glen Gardner       Website

Wooded state park features biking, camping, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, picnicking and sledding. New Jersey Astronomical Association maintains an observatory in the park and offers programs to the public year-round. Scenic views of Round Valley and Spruce Run recreational areas.

 
Eastbound, Exit 16, merge onto NJ 173 East and continue 1/4 mile to T intersection; turn left, following signs for NJ 31 North/Washington, merge onto NJ 31 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to Co. Rt. 513 North/High Bridge Exit, Westbound, Exit 17, merge onto NJ 31 North and continue 2 miles to Co. Rt. 513 North/High Bridge Exit. Both, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St. and continue 1 mile into High Bridge. Turn right, following sign for Co. Rt. 513, onto Bridge St., cross under railroad, then turn left onto Main St. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn right, following Co. Rt. 513 sign, onto Church St. and go 1 block. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Fairview Ave. and continue 1 mile. Campground entrance is on left. Continue 3/4 mile on Co. Rt. 513 for picnic/day use area entrance on left.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St./High Bridge Exit (Clinton Township). At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 and continue through High Bridge (follow signs through several turns) 2 1/2 miles to first Voorhees State Park entrance (sign for Scenic View/Observatory/Campground). Turn here for camping facilities. For picnic and recreational facilities, continue 3/4 mile to second Voorhees State Park entrance on left.
Southbound, Cregar Rd. (Clinton Township). After passing Bridgewater Collision Repair on left, take next left onto Cregar Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to stop sign. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Fairview Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first Voorhees State Park entrance (sign for Scenic View/Observatory/Campground). Turn here for camping facilities. For picnic and recreational facilities, continue 3/4 mile to second Voorhees State Park entrance on left.

WAWAYANDA STATE PARK, 885 Warwick Tpk., Hewitt       Website

New Jersey Highlands park features swimming, boating, canoeing, camping, picnicking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, snowmobiling, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding. Includes Bearfort Mountain, remains of Wawayanda Furnace, Wawayanda Hemlock Ravine and Wawayanda Swamp Natural Areas. Appalachian Trail passes through the park.


Northbound and Southbound, Clinton Rd. Exit (West Milford). If northbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Larue Rd., then turn right onto Clinton Rd., if Southbound, cross NJ 23. Both, continue 9 1/4 miles to stop sign at Warwick Tpk. Turn left onto Warwick Tpk. and continue 2 1/4 miles to park entrance on left.

WHITE LAKE NATURAL RESOURCE AREA, Stillwater Rd., Hardwick Township       Website

469-acre preserve in Hardwick Township centers on White Lake. Hiking, bicycling, fishing, hunting by permit, picnicking.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater Rd. (Blairstown). At traffic light, turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater/Millbrook), then keep right when road forks immediately and continue 2 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater Rd. to parking lot on right, about 1/2 mile past Spring Valley Rd. intersection.
Southbound, Spring Valley Rd. (Frelinghuysen Township). In Marksboro, turn right (sign on right for Hardwick) onto Spring Valley Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to stop sign. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 521 North/Stillwater Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to parking lot on right.

WICKECHEOKE CREEK PRESERVE       Website

Preserve contains numerous hiking trails in Wickecheoke Creek watershed. Main section runs from Locktown in Franklin Township to Stockton on the Delaware River. There are also trails in Raritan Township north of NJ 12.

Northern Trails, Joe Ent Rd., Flemington


Eastbound and Westbound, Co. Rt. 579/Croton Rd. (Raritan Township)
At traffic light (sign on right for Co. Rt. 579 North/Croton Business Center/Quakertown), if Eastbound, turn left, if Westbound, turn right, onto Co. Rt. 579 North/Croton Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles. Turn right onto Allens Corners Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. Turn left onto Joe Ent Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to trailhead on right.

Central and Southern Trails


Eastbound, Locktown Rd. (Franklin Township)
About 1 1/2 miles past traffic light at Co. Rt. 519 in Baptistown, turn right onto Locktown Rd. and continue 2 miles to junction with Kingwood-Locktown Rd., after passing Locktown Stone Church on right.
Westbound, Old Route 12 (Franklin Township)
After passing traffic light at Co. Rt. 579, continue 1 1/2 miles, then take second left (sign on left for Locktown) onto Old Route 12. When road forks, keep left and continue on Point Breeze Rd. 1/2 mile. Take first left onto Locktown Rd. and continue 1 mile to junction with Kingwood-Locktown Rd., after passing Locktown Stone Church on right.
Both, access to creek may be made from both east and west sides.
East Side
Continue straight on Locktown-Sergeantsville Rd. 3/4 mile to T intersection. Turn right onto Pine Hill Rd. (becomes a dirt road) and continue 1 1/4 miles to parking area and kiosk on right, after crossing Plum Brook. Continue 3 miles on Pine Hill Rd. to T intersection. Turn right, then, just before crossing covered bridge, turn left onto Lower Creek Rd. and continue following directions below.
West Side
In Locktown, turn right onto Kingwood-Locktown Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. After crossing creek, take first left onto Wickecheoke Rd. (a dirt road) and continue 1/2 mile to waterfall trailhead on left. Continue on Upper Creek Rd. 3/4 mile to fork. Keep right to stay on Upper Creek Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. At next fork, keep left to stay on Upper Creek Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to parking area and trailhead on left. Continue 3/4 mile on Upper Creek Rd. to parking area and trailhead on left. Continue 1/2 mile on Upper Creek Rd. to T intersection. Turn left, cross creek, then turn right onto Lower Creek Rd.
Southern Trails
Continue on Lower Creek Rd. 1/2 mile to parking area on right, just before Covered Bridge Rd. Continue 1 mile on Lower Creek Rd. to parking area on right. Next parking area is 1/4 mile on Lower Creek Rd., on right after crossing creek. Continue 1/2 mile on Lower Creek Rd. to parking area on left. From here, continue to stop sign. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 519 South and continue to stop sign. Turn left onto NJ 29 South. Park in Prallsville Mills lot on right. Cross NJ 29 to trailhead next to John Prall House.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 519 (Stockton). If Northbound, turn right after crossing Wickecheoke Creek, if Southbound, turn left (sign on right for Rosemont), onto Co. Rt. 519 North and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right onto Lower Creek Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to first parking area on right. Continue on Lower Creek Rd. 1/2 mile to next parking area, on left just before crossing creek. Continue on Lower Creek Rd. 1/4 mile to next parking area on left. Continue on Lower Creek Rd. 1 mile to parking area on left, just after passing Covered Bridge Rd. Continue on Lower Creek Rd. 1/2 mile to T intersection.
At this point, the Central Trails section begins. Parking areas can be found on east and west sides of creek. Roads on both sides of creek are narrow and have unpaved sections.
East Side
At stop sign, turn right onto Rosemont-Ringoes Rd., then take first left onto Pine Hill Rd. and continue 3 miles to first parking area and kiosk, on left, just before crossing Plum Brook. Continue 1 1/4 miles on Pine Hill Rd. After making 90-degree right turn, take next left onto Locktown-Sergeantsville Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to junction with Kingwood-Locktown Rd. in Locktown.
West Side
At stop sign, turn left onto Rosemont-Ringoes Rd., cross Green Sergeants Covered Bridge, then turn right onto Upper Creek Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to parking area and trailhead on right. Continue 3/4 mile on Upper Creek Rd. to parking area and trailhead on right. Continue 1/2 mile on Upper Creek Rd. When road forks, keep right to stay on Upper Creek Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. At next fork, keep left to stay on Upper Creek Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to waterfall trailhead on right. Continue 1/2 mile on Upper Creek Rd. to T intersection. Turn right onto Kingwood-Locktown Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to T intersection in Locktown.

WILDCAT RIDGE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Rockaway       Website

Two miles of trails offer hiking opportunities in the 5800-acre WMA, but the main attraction is birding, particularly spring and fall hawk migration. Abandoned Hibernia Mine in southern end of preserve is New Jersey's largest known bat habitat.

    Hibernia Mines parking area


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 37. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Green Pond Rd. and continue 3 miles. After passing Centralpack Engineering on left, take second right onto Lower Hibernia Rd. Parking area is immediately on left.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 513 South/Larue Rd./Green Pond Exit (West Milford). At end of ramp, turn left onto Cross Rd. and continue to second light. Turn left onto NJ 23 South and get into right lane. Take first right (signs on right for Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond) onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Rd. and continue 8 3/4 miles. After passing Rockaway Township Library on right, cross Hibernia Brook, then take first left onto Lower Hibernia Rd. Parking area is immediately on left.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Exit (West Milford). Turn right (signs on right for Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond) onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Rd. and continue 8 3/4 miles. After passing Rockaway Township Library on right, cross Hibernia Brook, then take first left onto Lower Hibernia Rd. Parking area is immediately on left.

    Trailhead parking area


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 37. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Green Pond Rd. and continue 6 1/2 miles into Marcella. Turn right (Marcella Community Center on left) onto Upper Hibernia Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles (road becomes dirt) to gravel parking area on right.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 513 South/Larue Rd./Green Pond Exit (West Milford). At end of ramp, turn left onto Cross Rd. and continue to second light. Turn left onto NJ 23 South and get into right lane. Take first right (signs on right for Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond) onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Rd. and continue 5 1/4 miles into Marcella. Turn left (Marcella Community Center on right) onto Upper Hibernia Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles (road becomes dirt) to gravel parking area on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Exit (West Milford). Turn right (signs on right for Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond) onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Rd. and continue 5 1/4 miles into Marcella. Turn left (Marcella Community Center on right) onto Upper Hibernia Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles (road becomes dirt) to gravel parking area on right.

WORTHINGTON STATE FOREST, Old Mine Rd., Columbia       Website

Rugged mountain area north of Delaware Water Gap. Biking, boating, canoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, hunting, snowmobiling. Appalachian Trail and historic Old Mine Road pass through park.


Eastbound, Delaware Water Gap NRA Information Center Exit. At end of ramp, merge onto service road. Pass Visitor Center, then take first left (sign on right for Turtle Beach), cross under I-80 and turn left (sign opposite for Worthington). Merge onto I-80 West and continue to Exit 1. At end of ramp, turn right onto Old Mine Rd. and continue 3 miles to office on left.
Westbound, Exit 1. At end of ramp, turn right onto Old Mine Rd. and continue 3 miles to entrance on left.

Science and Environmental Centers



BUZZ ALDRIN ASTRONOMICAL CENTER, Observatory Rd., Glen Gardner (GPS: Lat N40 40.908 , Long W74 53.883)       Website

New Jersey Astronomical Association maintains Paul H. Robinson Observatory and offers night-sky viewing and lectures on astronomical matters.

 
Eastbound, Exit 16, merge onto NJ 173 East and continue 1/4 mile to T intersection; turn left, following signs for NJ 31 North/Washington, merge onto NJ 31 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to Co. Rt. 513 North/High Bridge Exit, Westbound, Exit 17, merge onto NJ 31 North and continue 2 miles to Co. Rt. 513 North/High Bridge Exit. Both, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St. and continue 1 mile into High Bridge. Turn right, following sign for Co. Rt. 513, onto Bridge St., cross under railroad, then turn left onto Main St. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn right, following Co. Rt. 513 sign, onto Church St. and go 1 block. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Fairview Ave. and continue 1 mile. Turn left (sign on left for Scenic View, Observatory, Campgrounds) and continue 1/2 mile to observatory.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 513 North/W. Main St./High Bridge Exit (Clinton Township). At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 and continue through High Bridge (follow signs through several turns) 2 1/2 miles to first Voorhees State Park entrance (sign for Scenic View/Observatory/Campground). Turn here and continue to observatory.
Southbound, Cregar Rd. (Clinton Township). After passing Bridgewater Collision Repair on left, take next left onto Cregar Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to stop sign. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 North/Fairview Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first Voorhees State Park entrance (sign for Scenic View/Observatory/Campground). Turn here and continue to observatory.

GREAT SWAMP OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER, 247 Southern Blvd., Chatham       Website

Boardwalk trail allows investigation of several habitats in the eastern end of the Great Swamp Wildlife Refuge, while the Visitors Center exhibits displays on the natural history of the area.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 2 3/4 miles to Exit 7B-A. On ramp, follow signs for Exit 7A/NJ 124 West/Chatham. When ramp forks, keep right, following signs for NJ 124 West/Madison. Follow NJ 124 West 1/2 mile to fourth light, in Chatham. Turn left onto Fairmount Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Southern Blvd. and continue 1 mile to entrance on left.


Northbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn right onto South St. Take first left onto Woodland Ave. and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Green Village Rd. Turn right onto Green Village Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Cross Shunpike Rd. and continue on Southern Blvd. 1 1/4 miles to entrance on right.
Southbound, Exit 35. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 124 West/Madison Ave. and get into left lane. Turn left onto South St. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing first light, take next left onto Woodland Ave. and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Green Village Rd. Turn right onto Green Village Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Cross Shunpike Rd. and continue on Southern Blvd. 1 1/4 miles to entrance on right.


Eastbound, Exit 2A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 510 West/Columbia Tpk. and immediately get into left lane. At first light, turn left onto Park Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles into Madison. Turn left onto NJ 124 East/Main St. and continue to first light. Turn right onto Green Village Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to third light, at Shunpike Rd. Cross Shunpike Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles on Southern Blvd. to park entrance on right (sign for Great Swamp County Park).
Westbound, Exit 7BA. Follow signs for Exit 7A/NJ 124 West/Chatham, merge onto NJ 124 West and continue 3/4 mile to fourth light. Turn left onto Fairmount Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Southern Blvd. and continue 1 mile to park entrance on left (sign for Great Swamp County Park).


Eastbound, Kings Rd. (Madison). Just before railroad overpass, bear right onto Kings Rd. (Grace Episcopal Church on right) and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Green Village Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Cross Shunpike Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles on Southern Blvd. to park entrance on right (sign for Great Swamp County Park).
Westbound, Fairmount Ave. (Chatham). At traffic light (sign on right for Myersville), turn left onto Fairmount Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Southern Blvd. and continue 1 mile to park entrance on left (sign for Great Swamp County Park).

ELIZABETH D. KAY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER, 200 Pottersville Rd., Chester       Website

The meadows surrounding the Kay Center contain many species of flowers and trees, some on the endangered list. Trails allow exploration of the area.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 1 mile to Exit 22B. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, keep left and continue on US 206 North 7 1/2 miles. Look for small sign on right for Kay Center, then take next left onto Pottersville Rd. (do not turn at Co. Rt. 512/Pottersville Rd. in Peapack-Gladstone). At stop sign, turn left onto Old Chester Rd., then take first right onto Pottersville Rd. (sign on right for Kay Center) and continue 1 mile to center entrance on right.


Northbound, Exit 22B, Southbound, Exit 22. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue to US 202/US 206 split. Keep left, following signs for US 206 North, and continue 7 1/2 miles. Look for small sign on right for Kay Center, then take next left onto Pottersville Rd. (do not turn at traffic light at Pottersville Rd. in Peapack-Gladstone). At stop sign, turn left onto Old Chester Rd., then take first right onto Pottersville Rd. (sign on right for Kay Center) and continue 1 mile to Center entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Pottersville Rd. (Chester). If Northbound, after passing traffic light at Co. Rt. 512/Pottersville Rd. in Peapack-Gladstone, continue 3 1/2 miles on US 206 North. Look for small sign for Kay Center on right. Take next left onto Pottersville Rd. If Southbound, after passing traffic light at Co. Rt. 513/Main St. in Chester, continue 1 1/2 miles on US 206 South. Look for small sign for Kay Center on right. Take next right onto Pottersville Rd. Both, at stop sign, turn left onto Old Chester Rd., then take first right onto Pottersville Rd. (sign on right for Kay Center) and continue 1 mile to center entrance on right.

LONGO PLANETARIUM, County College of Morris, 214 Center Grove Rd., Randolph       Website

Planetarium on campus of County College of Morris offers public showings.


Eastbound, Exit 28. Merge onto US 46 East and continue 1 mile to second light. Continue straight on NJ 10 East 4 miles to traffic light at Dover-Chester Rd. (sign for Ironia/Chester/Dover). Continue past light 1/4 mile to County College of Morris entrance. After entering campus, turn right at first driveway into Lot 10. Get visitor parking pass and directions to planetarium at Public Safety Bldg.
Westbound, Exit 43A-B. On ramp, keep left, following signs for Exit 43A/I-287 South/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 South and continue 2 1/4 miles to Exit 39B. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 7 3/4 miles to traffic light at Center Grove Rd. (first light after passing College Plaza mall on left). Turn left onto Center Grove Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to County College of Morris entrance on right. Follow campus road 3/4 mile. Turn right (sign on right for Public Safety Bldg./Exit to Route 10), then turn left into Parking Lot 10. Get visitor parking pass and directions to planetarium at Public Safety Bldg.


Northbound, Exit 39, Southbound, Exit 39B. On ramp, if Northbound, keep left, following signs for NJ 10 West/Dover. Merge onto NJ 10 West and continue 7 3/4 miles to traffic light at Center Grove Rd. (first light after passing College Plaza mall on left). Turn left onto Center Grove Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to County College of Morris entrance on right. Follow campus road 3/4 mile. Turn right (sign on right for Public Safety Bldg./Exit to Route 10), then turn left into Parking Lot 10. Get visitor parking pass and directions to planetarium at Public Safety Bldg.


Eastbound, County College of Morris. (Randolph). After passing traffic light at Co. Rt. 513/Dover-Chester Rd., take next right to enter college campus. Stop at Public Safety Building on right for parking permit and directions.
Westbound, Center Grove Rd. (Randolph). At traffic light at Center Grove Rd. (first light after passing College Plaza mall on left), turn left onto Center Grove Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to County College of Morris entrance on right. Follow campus road 3/4 mile. Turn right (sign on right for Public Safety Bldg./Exit to Route 10), then turn left into Parking Lot 10. Get visitor parking pass and directions to planetarium at Public Safety Bldg.

NEW WEIS CENTER FOR EDUCATION, ARTS & RECREATION, 150 Snake Den Rd., Ringwood       Website

Center offers programs relating to ecological issues and natural history. Trails provide hiking opportunities in the area.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 55. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Ringwood Ave., if Southbound, turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Union Ave. and continue to end; turn left onto Ringwood Ave. Both, continue 4 miles through Wanaque. After passing Lakeside Diner on right, take next left onto Westbrook Rd. and continue 2 miles. Turn left (sign on right for Weis Center) onto Snake Den Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road divides, keep left to stay on Snake Den Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to center on right.


Northbound, I-287 North/Mahwah Exit (Riverdale). Merge onto I-287 North and continue 2 miles to Exit 55. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 511 North/Ringwood Ave. and continue 4 miles through Wanaque. After passing Lakeside Diner on right, take next left onto Westbrook Rd. and continue 2 miles. Turn left (sign on right for Weis Center) onto Snake Den Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road divides, keep left to stay on Snake Den Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Center on right.
Southbound, Echo Lake Rd./West Milford/Greenwood Lake Exit (West Milford). At end of ramp, turn left onto Echo Lake Rd., cross NJ 23 and continue 2 1/4 miles to stop sign. Turn left onto Macopin Rd. and continue 2 miles. Turn right (Vreeland Store on left) onto Westbrook Rd. and continue 4 1/2 miles. Turn right (sign on left for Weis Center) onto Snake Den Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road divides, keep left to stay on Snake Den Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to Center on right.

PEQUEST TROUT HATCHERY AND NATURE EDUCATION CENTER, GPS: 605 Pequest Rd., Oxford       Website

State fish hatchery and education center provides an opportunity for visitors to observe the process of raising game fish on a self-guided tour. Four miles of trails allow exploration of the surrounding area.


Eastbound, Exit 4B. Continue east 12 1/2 miles on US 46 East to hatchery entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 4 3/4 miles to traffic light at US 46 in Hackettstown. Turn right onto US 46 West/Main St. and continue 8 1/2 miles through Vienna and Great Meadows to hatchery entrance on left.


Northbound, US 46 (Buttzville). At traffic light at end of NJ 31, turn right onto US 46 East and continue 2 3/4 miles to hatchery entrance on right.


Eastbound, on right, in Liberty Township, 2 3/4 miles past traffic light at NJ 31.
Westbound, on left, in Liberty Township, 4 miles west of Great Meadows.

THE RAPTOR TRUST, 1390 White Bridge Rd., Millington       Website

Organization treats injured raptors and offers opportunities for visitors to observe birds of prey at close range.


Eastbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 5 miles to Exit 26A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 525 South/Mt. Airy Rd. Take second left onto Lake Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto S. Finley Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right onto Collyer Ln. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn right onto S. Maple Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left (sign for Environmental Education Center on left) onto Lord Stirling Rd. and continue 2 miles (name changes to White Bridge Rd.) to parking area on left.
Westbound, Exit 40. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 531 North/Hillcrest Rd. and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Bear left (not sharp left) to stay on Co. Rt. 531 and continue 1/2 mile on Hillcrest Rd. to first light. Cross Valley Rd. and continue on Mountain Ave. 1 1/2 miles to junction with Long Hill Rd. Cross Long Hill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile on Meyersville Rd. into Meyersville. Turn left onto New Vernon Rd. and continue 1 mile to junction with White Bridge Rd. Turn left onto White Bridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to facility on right.


Northbound, Exit 26A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 525 South/Mt. Airy Rd. Take second left onto Lake Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto S. Finley Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right onto Collyer Ln. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn right onto S. Maple Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left (sign for Environmental Education Center on left) onto Lord Stirling Rd. and continue 2 miles (name changes to White Bridge Rd.) to Raptor Trust on left (short portion of road is gravel). Follow signs to visitors' parking.
Southbound, Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn right onto Harter Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn right onto James St. and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto Blue Mill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to New Vernon. When road forks, keep left and continue through light onto Lees Hill Rd. 1/2 mile. Turn left (Harding Township Elementary School on right) onto Long Hill Rd. and continue 3 miles. Turn right (sign on right for Great Swamp Refuge office) onto White Bridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to facility on right.


Northbound, Meeker Rd. (Bernardsville). Turn right (sign on right for Christian Science Church) onto Meeker Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. After crossing railroad, take next left onto Pill Hill Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to stop sign at Mt. Airy Rd. Cross Mt. Airy Rd. and continue 1 mile on W. Oak St. into Basking Ridge. At stop sign, turn right onto S. Finley Ave. and continue 1 block. Turn left onto Henry St. and continue to end. Turn right onto S. Maple Ave. and continue 1 mile to junction with Lord Stirling Rd. (sign on left for Environmental Education Center). Turn left onto Lord Stirling Rd. and continue 2 miles (name changes to White Bridge Rd.) to Center on left (short portion of road is gravel). Follow signs to visitors' parking.
Southbound, N. Maple Ave. (Basking Ridge). At traffic light (after passing Grain House on left), turn left onto N. Maple Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles into Basking Ridge. Continue 1 mile on S. Maple Ave. Turn left onto Lord Stirling Rd. (sign for Environmental Education Center on left) and continue 2 miles (name changes to White Bridge Rd.) to Center on left (short portion of road is gravel). Follow signs to visitors' parking.

SOMERSET COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, 190 Lord Stirling Rd., Basking Ridge       Website

The center is located on 425 acres of the Passaic River's Great Swamp Basin and offers hiking on 8 1/2 miles of trails through varying habitats. In the environmental center building are Great Swamp exhibits, including animal life, and an environmentally oriented library.


Eastbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 5 miles to Exit 26A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 525 South/Mt. Airy Rd. Take second left onto Lake Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto S. Finley Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right onto Collyer Ln. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn right onto S. Maple Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left (sign for Environmental Education Center on left) onto Lord Stirling Rd. and continue 1 mile to center on left (sign for Lord Stirling Park).
Westbound, Exit 40. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 531 North/Hillcrest Rd. and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Bear left (not sharp left) to stay on Co. Rt. 531 and continue 1/2 mile on Hillcrest Rd. to first light. Cross Valley Rd. and continue on Mountain Ave. 1 1/2 miles to junction with Long Hill Rd. Turn left onto Long Hill Rd. (sign for Stirling/Millington) and continue 1 1/2 miles. Turn right onto Carlton Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto Whitebridge Rd., cross Passaic River and continue 1/4 mile on gravel road to center on right (sign for Lord Stirling Park).


Northbound, Exit 26A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 525 South/Mt. Airy Rd. Take second left onto Lake Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto S. Finley Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right onto Collyer Ln. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn right onto S. Maple Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left (sign for Environmental Education Center on left) onto Lord Stirling Rd. and continue 1 mile to center on left (sign for Lord Stirling Park).
Southbound, Exit 30A. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue 2 3/4 miles through Basking Ridge. Turn left (sign on left for Education Center) onto Lord Stirling Rd. and continue 1 mile to center on left.


Northbound, Meeker Rd. (Bernardsville). Turn right (sign on right for Christian Science Church) onto Meeker Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. After crossing railroad, take next left onto Pill Hill Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to stop sign at Mt. Airy Rd. Cross Mt. Airy Rd. and continue 1 mile on W. Oak St. into Basking Ridge. At stop sign, turn right onto S. Finley Ave. and continue 1 block. Turn left onto Henry St. and continue to end. Turn right onto S. Maple Ave. and continue 1 mile to junction with Lord Stirling Rd. (sign on left for Environmental Education Center). Turn left onto Lord Stirling Rd. and continue 1 mile to Center on left (sign for Lord Stirling Park).
Southbound, N. Maple Ave. (Basking Ridge). At traffic light (after passing Grain House on left), turn left onto N. Maple Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles into Basking Ridge. Continue 1 mile on S. Maple Ave. Turn left onto Lord Stirling Rd. (sign for Environmental Education Center on left) and continue 1 mile to Center on left (sign for Lord Stirling Park).

UNITED ASTRONOMY CLUBS OF NEW JERSEY, GPS: 399 State Park Rd., Great Meadows       Website

UACNJ offers sky observation programs to the public at observatory located on Jenny Jump Mountain.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn right, if Westbound, turn left, onto Co. Rt. 521 South and continue 1 mile into Hope. At all-way stop, turn left onto Co. Rt. 519 North/High St. and continue 1 mile. Turn right (sign on right for Jenny Jump Forest and observatory) onto Shiloh Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to stop sign. Turn right (sign on right for Jenny Jump Forest and observatory) onto State Park Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles, passing Jenny Jump entrance, to observatory entrance on left.


Eastbound, Ramseyburg Rd. (Knowlton Township). Turn left (1/2 mile past Marshall's Farm Market) onto Co. Rt. 609/Ramseyburg Rd. (unmarked; campground sign on right) and continue 5 1/2 miles to all-way stop in Hope. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 519 North 1 mile. Turn right (sign on right for Jenny Jump) onto Shiloh Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. Take second right onto State Park Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to observatory on left, about 1/2 mile past forest office.
Westbound, Hope Rd. (Great Meadows). Turn right (sign on left for Mountain Lake/Hope) onto Hope Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Great Meadows Rd.). Turn right onto Far View Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to observatory on right.

VALLEY SHEPHERD CREAMERY, 50 Fairmount Rd., Long Valley       Website

Working sheep farm in the New Jersey Highlands offers tours of milk and cheesemaking and lambing processes, as well as fall foliage tours.


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light at US 46 in Hackettstown. Turn left onto US 46 East/Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Bear right (not sharp right) onto NJ 182 South/Mountain Ave. and continue 1 mile to third light, at junction with NJ 57. Continue straight (sign on right for Long Valley) on Schooley's Mountain Rd. 5 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 513/West Mill Rd. in Long Valley. Cross West Mill Rd. and continue 1/4 mile on Fairmount Rd. to creamery on left.
Westbound, Exit 27A. Merge onto US 206 South and continue 8 1/4 miles to Chester. At traffic light (sign on right for Hacklebarney State Park), turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 North and go 4 1/2 miles to traffic light in Long Valley. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South/Fairmount Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to creamery on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 513/Main St. (Chester). At traffic light, if Northbound, after passing Chester Diner on right, turn left, if Southbound, after passing Black River Veterinary Hospital on left, turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 513 South/Long Valley) onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Main St. and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light in Long Valley. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South/Fairmount Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to creamery on left.

Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries



ALBA VINEYARD, 269 Route 627, Milford / VILLA MILAGRO VINEYARDS, 33 Route 627, Phillipsburg       Alba Website       Villa Milagro Website

Alba presents monthly weekend events, tours and tasting daily.

Villa Milagro blends ten types of grapes to produce a variety of white and red wines from grapes grown in a vineyard overlooking the Delaware River. Tastings are offered on weekends.


Eastbound, Exit 3. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 173 East. Take first right (Star Auto Mall on right) onto Voorhees Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn left onto Still Valley Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 639 West/Warren Glen Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign at junction with Co. Rt. 519. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 519 South, then when Co. Rt. 519 goes off to left, continue straight on Co. Rt. 627 South 2 1/2 miles to Alba Vineyard on right. Continue 2 miles on Co. Rt. 627 through Finesville to Villa Milagro Vineyard on right.


Eastbound, NJ 173 East (Pohatcong Township). Continue straight (US 22 joins I-78) 3/4 mile on NJ 173 East. Take first right (Star Auto Mall on right) onto Voorhees Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn left onto Still Valley Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 639 West/Warren Glen Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign at junction with Co. Rt. 519. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 519 South, then when Co. Rt. 519 goes off to left, continue straight on Co. Rt. 627 South 2 1/2 miles to winery on right.

 
Westbound, Exit 7. Merge onto NJ 173 West and continue 1 1/4 miles. Bear left (sign on left for Warren Glen/Riegelsville) onto Co. Rt. 639 West/Warren Glen Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to stop sign at junction with Co. Rt. 519. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 519 South, then when Co. Rt. 519 goes off to left, continue straight on Co. Rt. 627 South 2 1/2 miles to Alba Vineyard on right. Continue 2 miles on Co. Rt. 627 through Finesville to Villa Milagro Vineyard on right.

ANGELICO WINERY, 20 Hamp Rd., Lambertville       Website

From a vineyard overlooking the Delaware River, Angelico offers tastings and weekend live events.


Northbound and Southbound, Seabrook Rd. (Lambertville). If northbound, after passing Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead on left and crossing railroad tracks, take first right (sign on right for Headquarters), if Southbound, after passing under US 202 overpass, take first left (sign on left for headquarters), onto Seabrook Rd. Both, continue on Seabrook Rd. 1 mile. When road curves to right and becomes Lambertville-Headquarters Rd., continue 1 1/4 miles. Take first right onto Hamp Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to winery on right.


Northbound, NJ 29/Lambertville/Stockton Exit (Delaware Township). At end of ramp, cross NJ 29 and continue straight on Seabrook Rd. 1 mile. When road curves to right and becomes Lambertville-Headquarters Rd., continue 1 1/4 miles. Take first right onto Hamp Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to winery on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 605/Mount Airy/Dilts Corner Exit (West Amwell Township). At end of ramp, turn left onto Frontage Rd. and continue to end. Turn right (sign for Dilts Corner) onto Queen Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Sandy Ridge-Mount Airy Rd.). After passing Cristonia Farm on right, at next intersection, turn left onto Lambertville-Headquarters Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left onto Hamp Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to winery on right.

ANGRY ERIK BREWING CO., 2 Camre Dr., Newton       Website

Craft brewer in the northern New Jersey hills offers tours and tasting during operating hours. Live music on weekends.


Northbound, NJ 94 South (Lafayette). Turn left onto NJ 94 South (sign for NJ 94 South/Newton on right) and continue 2 miles. After passing Campbell Supply on left and entering Hampton Township, take next right onto Sid Taylor Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to T intersection at US 206. Turn right onto US 206 North, then take first left onto Halsey Rd. (sign on right for Halsey/Balesville) and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Camre Dr. and continue to brewery.
Southbound, use US 206 South directions.


Northbound, US 206 North (Hampton Township). At traffic light after passing Subaru World of Newton on right, continue straight (NJ 94 turns right) on US 206 North 1/2 mile. Take first left (sign on right for Halsey/Balesville) onto Co. Rt. 626 West/Halsey Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on left, in Camre Dr. complex.
Southbound, Sid Taylor Rd. (Hampton Township). After passing Campbell Supply on left, take next right onto Sid Taylor Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to T intersection at US 206. Turn right onto US 206 North, then take first left onto Halsey Rd. (sign on right for Halsey/Balesville) and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Camre Dr. and continue to brewery.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 626/Halsey Rd. (Hampton Township). If Northbound, after passing Hampton Mini-Mall on left, take next left (sign on right for Halsey/Balesville), if Southbound, turn right (Suburban Propane on right), onto Co. Rt. 626 West/Halsey Rd. (sign on right for Halsey/Balesville) and continue 1/4 mile. Turn left onto Camre Dr. and continue to brewery on right.

BENEDUCE VINEYARDS, 1 Jeremiah Ln., Pittstown       Website

Wine varieties may be tasted for a fee during regular hours. Live music on weekends.

 
Eastbound, Exit 11. At end of ramp, continue straight through traffic light 1/4 mile on Baptist Church Rd. When road forks, keep right to stay on Baptist Church Rd. and continue 2 miles to end. Turn left onto Bloomsbury Rd. and continue 3 miles to end in Pittstown. Turn right onto Pittstown Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Make sharp right onto Sky Manor Rd. (small sign on left for Episcopal Church) and continue 1/2 mile. After road curves sharply to left, take next right turn (sign for vineyard on right) onto Jeremiah Ln. and continue to winery.
Westbound, Exit 15. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 South and continue 4 miles to traffic light in Pittstown. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 579/Pittstown Rd. (Co. Rt. 513 turns right) 1/2 mile. When Co. Rt. 579 turns left, continue straight on Co. Rt. 615/Pittstown Rd. 1 mile. Make sharp right onto Sky Manor Rd. (small sign on left for Episcopal Church) and continue 1/2 mile. After road curves sharply to left, take next right turn (sign for vineyard on right) onto Jeremiah Ln. and continue to winery.

BROOK HOLLOW WINERY, 594 Route 94, Columbia       Website

Winery in the Delaware Water Gap area produces red, white and fruit wines. Tasting room is open during regular hours.


Eastbound, Exit 4C, merge onto NJ 94 North, Westbound, Exit 4A-B-C, on ramp, follow signs for NJ 94 North. Both, continue 1/2 mile on NJ 94 North to winery on left. Turn left onto Stark Rd. and continue to parking lot on left.


Westbound, I-80 East/NJ 94 North/New York/Blairstown Exit (Columbia). On ramp, follow signs for NJ 94 North/Blairstown and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left (winery on left) onto Stark Rd. and continue to parking area on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Stark Rd. (Knowlton Township). If Northbound, turn left (1/2 mile north of I-80 interchange), if Southbound, turn right (1/2 mile after passing Agens Stone on right), onto Stark Rd. and continue to parking area on left.

BURNT MILLS CIDER CO., 3540 Route 206, Bedminster       Website

Several varieties of cider are offered for tasting. Live music.


Northbound, Exit 22B, Southbound, Exit 22. Merge onto US 202/US 206 North and continue 1 mile. When US 202 and US 206 split, keep left, following signs for US 206 North, and continue 4 1/2 miles on US 206 North to cidery on right.


Northbound, US 206 North (Bedminster). After passing AT&T campus entrance on right, get into left lane. When US 202 and US 206 split, follow US 206 North 4 3/4 miles to cidery entrance on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 523 West/Lamington Rd. (Bedminster). At traffic light (Delicious Heights restaurant on right), continue straight (US 202 turns left) on Co. Rt. 523/Lamington Rd. and proceed to first light. Turn right onto US 206 North and continue 4 miles to cidery entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, in Bedminster Township, if Northbound, on right, opposite Resurgent Church, if Southbound, on left, 3 1/2 miles after passing Chester Chiropractic Center on left.

BUTTZVILLE BREWING CO., 30 E. Washington Ave., Washington       Website

Microbrewery features live events.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 57/E. Washington Ave. (Washington). At traffic light, if Northbound (after passing Washington Diner on right), turn left, if Southbound (after crossing under railroad), turn right, onto NJ 57 West/E. Washington Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, in Washington, if Eastbound, on left, after passing traffic light at Broad St./Belvidere Ave., if Westbound, on right, 1/4 mile after passing traffic light at NJ 31.

CZIG MEISTER BREWING CO., 106 Valentine St., Hackettstown       Website

Craft beers are offered for sampling and sale in the brewery's tasting room and beer garden. Tours of the brewery are also offered.


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light at US 46 in Hackettstown. Turn right onto US 46 West/Main St., then take first left onto Valentine St. Brewery is on the right.
Westbound, Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 7 1/2 miles to traffic light at NJ 182 in Hackettstown. Continue on US 46 West through two lights. After passing second light (Grand Ave./High St.), take next left onto Valentine St. Brewery is on the right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Valentine St. (Hackettstown). If Eastbound, after crossing railroad tracks, take first right, if Westbound, take first left after passing traffic light at High St./Grand Ave., onto Valentine St. Brewery is first building on right.

DESCENDANTS BREWING CO., 61 Bridge St., Milford       Website

Brewery in Delaware River front town offers tastings, Family Night on Wednesday, live music on Saturday.


Eastbound, Harrison St. (Frenchtown). After crossing bridge, take first left onto Harrison St. and continue 3 1/2 miles (name changes to Frenchtown Rd.) to traffic light in Milford. Turn left onto Bridge St., then enter municipal parking lot on left, next to Presbyterian Church. Walk back to Bridge St., turn left and cross bridge to brewery on right.
Westbound, Race St. (Frenchtown). At all-way stop in Frenchtown, turn right onto Race St. (sign opposite for Co. Rt. 513/Pittstown). Take second left onto Milford Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 619/Frenchtown Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to traffic light in Milford. Turn left onto Bridge St., then enter municipal parking lot on left, next to Presbyterian Church. Walk back to Bridge St., turn left and cross bridge to brewery on right.


Northbound, Bridge St. (Frenchtown). At T intersection in Frenchtown, turn left onto NJ 12 West/Bridge St., then take first right onto Harrison St. and continue 3 1/2 miles (name changes to Frenchtown Rd.) to traffic light in Milford. Turn left onto Bridge St., then enter municipal parking lot on left, next to Presbyterian Church. Walk back to Bridge St., turn left and cross bridge to brewery on right.

FORT NONSENSE BREWING CO., 220 Franklin Rd., Randolph       Website

Brewery offers tastings and tours, along with live music.


Eastbound, Exit 35. Keep right on ramp, following sign for Dover. Merge onto Mount Hope Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to traffic light at US 46/McFarlan St. Turn left onto US 46 East and continue 1 1/4 miles to Co. Rt. 513/W. Main St./Rockaway Exit (Pop's Place on right). At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 South and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign at Franklin Rd., after crossing over railroad. Turn left onto Franklin Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on right.
Westbound, Exit 37. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Green Pond Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to second light. Bear left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 513) onto Halsey Ave. and continue 1/4 mile (name changes to Church St.) to end. Turn left, staying on Co. Rt. 513, onto Wall St. and continue to stop sign. Turn right onto W. Main St. and continue 1 1/4 miles to traffic light at US 46. Cross US 46 and continue on Co. Rt. 513 South/Rockaway Rd. 1/2 mile to stop sign at Franklin Rd., after crossing over railroad. Turn left onto Franklin Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Co. Rt. 665/Salem St./Victory Gardens/Dover. If Eastbound, after passing Randolph Square mall on left, take Salem St. exit; at end of ramp, turn left onto S. Salem St., if Westbound, after passing Joyce Honda on right, take Salem St. exit. Both, continue 1/4 mile on S. Salem St. to first light. Turn right onto Franklin Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Co. Rt. 513/W. Main St./Rockaway Exit (Rockaway). If Eastbound (Pop's Place on right), at end of ramp, turn right, if Westbound (after passing Dover Chrysler Dodge on left), at end of ramp, turn left, onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Dover-Rockaway Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign. Turn left onto Franklin Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on right.

FOUR SISTERS WINERY AT MATARAZZO FARMS, 783 County Route 519, Belvidere (GPS: 783 N. Bridgeville Rd., Belvidere)       Website

Periodic weekend events, wine tasting daily, tours on weekends. Complex also includes bed and breakfast, restaurant and picnic areas.


Eastbound, Exit 4B. Continue east 8 1/4 miles on US 46 East to traffic light at Bridgeville Rd. (sign on right for Land of Make Believe). Turn left onto Bridgeville Rd. and continue 2 miles to winery on left.
Westbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 521 South and continue 1 1/4 miles into Hope. At all-way stop, continue straight on Co. 519 South/Hope-Bridgeville Rd. 4 1/2 miles. Winery is on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Co. Rt. 519/Bridgeville Rd. (Bridgeville). At traffic light, if Eastbound (sign on right for Hope), turn left, if Westbound (after passing Crossroads Diner on right), turn right, onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Bridgeville Rd. and continue 2 miles to winery on left.

GLENBROOK BREWERY, 95 Morris St., Morristown       Website


Northbound, Exit 36B, Southbound, Exit 36. If Northbound, merge onto Lafayette Ave. If Southbound, keep left, following signs for Co. Rt. 510/Morris Ave./Lafayette Ave., and merge onto Lafayette Ave. Both, continue on Lafayette Ave. 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right onto Morris St. Brewery is on left, behind T-Mobile store. For parking, use train station garage on right on Lafayette Ave. before reaching brewery or continue on Morris St. past brewery to traffic circle at Spring St. Take third exit from circle for parking lot. Do not park on Pine St.


Westbound, US 202/S. Park Pl. (Morristown). At traffic light at end of NJ 124, follow traffic onto S. Park Pl., keep right and continue to first light. Continue straight on Morris St. to traffic circle at Spring St. Turn right into public parking lot. Walk back to Morris St., turn right and continue to brewery on right, behind T-Mobile building.


Northbound, Morris St. (Morristown). At T intersection in Morristown at Morristown Green, turn right onto W. Park Pl. and get into left lane. At first traffic light, turn left to stay on US 202 North, keep right and continue to next light. Continue straight (US 202 turns left) on Morris St. and proceed to traffic circle at Spring St. Turn right into public parking lot. Walk back to Morris St., turn right and continue to brewery on right, behind T-Mobile building.
Southbound, Spring St. (Morristown). At traffic light (CVS on left), turn left onto Spring St. and continue 1/4 mile to traffic circle. Pass first exit, then turn right and enter public parking lot. Walk back to Morris St., turn right and continue to brewery on right, behind T-Mobile building.

INVERTASE BREWING CO., 51 N. Broad St., Phillipsburg       Website

Brewery offers tastings during business hours.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 3. If Eastbound, turn left onto NJ 173 West, cross over I-78, if Westbound, merge onto US 22 West. Both, continue on US 22 West 3 3/4 miles. After passing Masonic Lodge on right, get into right lane, continue through light, then take S. Main St./Phillipsburg exit. From exit ramp, continue on Memorial Pkwy. 1/2 mile to all-way stop (stay to right and do not re-enter US 22). Cross Broad St. and continue on Third St. to brewery on left.


Eastbound, Main St./Broad St. Exit (Phillipsburg). After crossing Delaware River Bridge, get into right lane and take first exit. Following sign for N. Broad St., turn right onto N. Broad St., cross under US 22 and continue 1/4 mile to all-way stop. Turn left onto Third St. and continue to brewery on left.
Westbound, S. Main St./Phillipsburg Exit (Phillipsburg). From exit ramp, continue on Memorial Pkwy. 1/2 mile to all-way stop (stay to right and do not re-enter US 22). Cross Broad St. and continue on Third St. to brewery on left.


Westbound, US 22 West (Lopatcong Township). At end of NJ 57, merge onto US 22 West and continue 1 1/2 miles. After passing Masonic Lodge on right, get into right lane, continue through light, then take S. Main St./Phillipsburg exit. From exit ramp, continue on Memorial Pkwy. 1/2 mile to all-way stop (stay to right and do not re-enter US 22). Cross Broad St. and continue on Third St. to brewery on left.

IRONBOUND HARD CIDER, 360 Co. Rt. 579, Asbury       Website

Ciderhouse offers tastings of alcohol-fueled ciders and seltzer.

 
Eastbound, Exit 6. At end of ramp, turn right onto Bloomsbury Rd. and continue to end. Turn right onto NJ 173 West and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left (sign on right for Bloomsbury) onto Co. Rt. 579 South/Church St. and continue 3 1/2 miles (name changes to Bloomsbury Rd.) to cidery entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 11. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 173 West and continue to traffic circle. Take second exit from circle (sign for Pattenburg) and continue 2 1/2 miles on Co. Rt. 614 West to all-way stop. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 579 North/Bloomsbury Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to cidery entrance on left.

JERSEY GIRL BREWING CO., 426 Sand Shore Rd., Hackettstown       Website

Microbrewery produces a dozen varieties of craft beer for sale. Tasting room and tours are offered.


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light at US 46 in Hackettstown. Turn left onto US 46 East/Main St. and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Naughright Rd. (Johnson Dodge Chrysler Jeep on right). Turn left onto Sand Shore Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to brewery on left.
Westbound, Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 4 3/4 miles to traffic light at Naughright Rd. (after passing Mount Olive Parkade on left). Turn right onto Sand Shore Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to brewery on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Sand Shore Rd. (Mount Olive). At traffic light, if Eastbound (Johnson Dodge Chrysler on right), turn left, if Westbound, (Mount Olive Parkade on left), turn right, onto Sand Shore Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to brewery on left.

LITTLE RIDGE VINEYARDS, 607 Ridge Rd., Phillipsburg       Website

Warren County winery offers tastings and live music.


Eastbound, Exit 3. At end of ramp, turn left, following signs for US 22 West/Phillipsburg, and continue 1 mile to third light (St. James Cemetery on right). Turn right onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Uniontown Rd. and continue 4 miles to T intersection. Turn right to stay on Co. Rt. 519 and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Calvary Community Church on right, take next right onto Ridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to winery on left.
Westbound, Exit 4. At end of ramp, turn right onto S. Main St. and continue 3 3/4 miles to T intersection. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Uniontown Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to T intersection. Turn right to stay on Co. Rt. 519 and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Calvary Community Church on right, take next right onto Ridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to winery on left.


Eastbound, NJ 57 Exit (Phillipsburg). After passing Parkway Liquor Beer & Wine on left, get into left lanes and follow signs for NJ 57 East. Continue on NJ 57 1 1/2 miles to second light. Turn left (sign on right for Belvidere) onto Co. Rt. 519 North and continue 2 1/4 miles to T intersection. Turn right to stay on Co. Rt. 519 and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Calvary Community Church on right, take next right onto Ridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to winery on left.
Westbound, I-78 Exit 4. At end of ramp, turn right onto S. Main St. and continue 3 3/4 miles to T intersection. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Uniontown Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to T intersection. Turn right to stay on Co. Rt. 519 and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Calvary Community Church on right, take next right onto Ridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to winery on left.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 519/Uniontown Rd. (Pohatcong Township). At traffic light (first light after passing Morton Buildings on right), turn left (sign on right for Belvidere) onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Uniontown Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to T intersection. Turn right to stay on Co. Rt. 519 and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Calvary Community Church on right, take next right onto Ridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to winery on left.
Westbound, Co. Rt. 637/Liberty Rd. (Greenwich Township). At traffic light (first light after passing Dennis Auction & Estate Sales on right), turn right (sign on right for Harmony) onto Liberty Rd. and continue 1 mile to T intersection. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Uniontown Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to T intersection. Turn right to stay on Co. Rt. 519 and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Calvary Community Church on right, take next right onto Ridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to winery on left.

LONE EAGLE BREWING CO., 44 Stangl Rd., Flemington / SKUNKTOWN DISTILLERY, 39 Stangl Rd., Flemington       Lone Eagle Website       Skunktown Website

Lone Eagle offers tastings of its beers during business hours. Live music and comedy presentations.

Skunktown produces rum, whiskey and vodka. Also periodic live events.


Eastbound and Westbound, Stangl Rd. (Flemington)
In Flemington, if Eastbound, turn left just before crossing railroad, if Westbound, turn right just after crossing railroad, onto Stangl Rd. and continue 1/4 mile past Black River & Western station and Liberty Village outlets. Brewery is on left, Distillery is on right.

 
Northbound and Southbound, NJ 12 West (Flemington). At Flemington Circle, follow signs for NJ 12 West. If Northbound, take third exit from circle, if Southbound on NJ 31, take first exit from circle, if Southbound on US 202, take second exit from circle. All, continue 1/4 mile on NJ 12 to second circle. Take second exit (NJ 12 West/Frenchtown) from circle and continue 1/4 mile. Cross railroad tracks and take first right (sign on right for Black River and Western Railroad) onto Stangl Rd. Continue 1/4 mile past railroad station and Liberty Village. Brewery is on left, Distillery is on right.

MAN SKIRT BREWING CO., 144 Main St., Hackettstown       Website


Eastbound, Exit 19. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 517 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light at US 46 in Hackettstown. Turn right onto US 46 West. Brewery is on left.
Westbound, Exit 26. Merge onto US 46 West and continue 7 1/2 miles to traffic light at NJ 182 in Hackettstown. Continue on US 46 West to second light, at Grand Ave./High St. Brewery is on opposite left corner.


Eastbound, in Hackettstown, on right, at Grand Ave.
Westbound, in Hackettstown, on left, at Grand Ave.

MILK STREET DISTILLERY, 1 Milk St., Branchville       Website

Distillery produces rye, malt whiskey, bourbon, vodka, rum and gin. Tours and tastings during business hours.


Northbound, US 206 North (Frankford Township). At traffic light, continue straight on US 206 North 2 miles to second light. Turn right, then at T intersection turn left onto Co. Rt. 630 North/Broad St. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left onto Milk St. Distillery is on left corner.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 630 North/Broad St. (Branchville). At traffic light (sign on right for Co. Rt. 630/Branchville), turn right, then at T intersection turn left onto Co. Rt. 630 North/Broad St. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left onto Milk St. Distillery is on left corner.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 519/Newton Ave. (Branchville). At traffic light (first light after passing Victoria Diner on left), turn left (sign on right for Branchville Business District/Beemerville) onto Co. Rt. 519 North/Newton Ave. and continue 1/4 mile (name changes to Mill St.). Take second right onto Milk St. and continue to distillery on right, at Broad St.

MOUNT SALEM VINEYARDS, 54 Mount Salem Rd., Pittstown       Website

Winery features products similar to those made from Austrian grapes.

 
Eastbound, Exit 12. At end of ramp, turn left onto service road. At first light, turn right onto Perryville Rd. (sign for Jutland) and continue 1/4 mile. When road forks, continue right on Mechlin Corner Rd. 1 3/4 miles to T intersection. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 579 South/Bloomsbury Rd. and continue 1 mile. Take first right onto Mount Salem Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to vineyard on left.
Westbound, Exit 15. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 513 South/Pittstown Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles. Turn right (first right after passing America's Grow-a-Row on right) onto Cooks Cross Rd. and continue 2 miles to end. Turn right onto Bloomsbury Rd., then take first left onto Mount Salem Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to vineyard on left.

MUCKRAKER BEERMAKER, 12 Cork Hill Rd., Franklin       Website

Brewery offers tastings during business hours.


Northbound and Southbound, Franklin Ave. (Franklin). At traffic light at Franklin Shopping Center, if Northbound, turn left, if Southbound, turn right, onto Franklin Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Borough Park entrance on left, take next left onto Cork Hill Rd. After passing Police Dept. building on left, take next right (sign listing businesses in commercial park) and continue to brewery.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 631/N. Church Rd. (Hardyston Township). At traffic light (first light after passing Yankee Propane on right), turn right (sign on right for Franklin) onto Co. Rt. 631/N. Church Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to T intersection. Turn right, following sign for Co. Rt. 631, onto Church St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn right (small sign on right for Police Dept.) onto Cork Hill Rd. After passing Police Dept. building on left, take next right (sign listing businesses in commercial park) and continue to brewery.
Southbound, NJ 23 (Hamburg). At traffic light in Hamburg, turn left (sign on right for Montclair) onto NJ 23 South and continue 3 1/4 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 631/Franklin Ave. (Franklin Shopping Center on left). Turn right onto Franklin Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Borough Park entrance on left, take next left onto Cork Hill Rd. After passing Police Dept. building on left, take next right (sign listing businesses in commercial park) and continue to brewery.

OAKFLOWER BREWING CO., 1932 Long Hill Rd., Millington       Website

Tastings offered during regular business hours.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 36. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn left onto King George Rd. and continue to first light. If Westbound, turn right, onto King George Rd. Both, continue on King George Rd. 1 mile to third light (Millington Baptist Church on right). Turn right onto Co. Rt. 512 East/Valley Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 605/Division Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign after crossing railroad track. Brewery is on opposite left corner. Turn left and pass brewery to parking lot on right.


Northbound, Exit 26A. Merge onto Mount Airy Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take second left onto Lake Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to first light. Turn right onto S. Finley Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Cross Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto S. Maple Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles (name changes to Basking Ridge Rd.) to all-way stop at five-point intersection (All Saints' Episcopal Church on right). Bear right (not sharp right) onto Long Hill Rd. and continue 1/2 mile into Millington. Brewery is on right.
Southbound, Exit 30A. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles into Basking Ridge. When road forks keep left (sign on right for S. Maple Ave./Millington) and continue straight on S. Maple Ave. 2 3/4 miles (name changes to Basking Ridge Rd.) to all-way stop at five-point intersection (All Saints' Episcopal Church on right). Bear right (not sharp right) onto Long Hill Rd. and continue 1/2 mile into Millington. Brewery is on right.

OLD YORK CELLARS, 80 Old York Rd., Ringoes       Website

Winery offers tastings during regular hours. Live events.

 
Northbound, Co. Rt. 514/Old York Rd. (Ringoes), Southbound, Co. Rt. 514/Reaville Exit (Ringoes). If Northbound, turn right (sign for Co. Rt. 514/Reaville), if Southbound, merge onto Co. Rt. 514 East/Old York Rd. and cross NJ 31. Both, continue 1 1/4 miles on Co. Rt. 514 East to winery on right.

RAMSTEIN BEER, 22 Park Pl., Bldg. 7 (GPS: 14 Kiel Ave.), Butler       Website

Brewery produces beer brewed according to German purity laws. Tastings during business hours.


Northbound, Exit 52B, Southbound, Exits 52A-B. If Northbound, merge onto NJ 23 North, if Southbound, follow signs for Exit 52B/NJ 23 North/Butler and merge onto NJ 23 North. Both, continue on NJ 23 North 2 3/4 miles. Turn right (Jiggs McAllister's Music Saloon on right) onto Bartholdi Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to end. Turn left onto Carey Ave. and follow traffic around to High St. Continue, using left lane, to stop sign. Cross Park Pl. and continue on Kiel Ave. to brewery on right (look for Ramstein Beer sign).


Northbound, Bartholdi Ave. (Butler). After passing City MD Urgent Care on right, continue 1/4 mile. Take first right (Jiggs McAllister's Music Saloon on right) onto Bartholdi Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to end. Turn left onto Carey Ave. and follow traffic around to High St. Continue, using left lane, to stop sign. Cross Park Pl. and continue on Kiel Ave. to brewery on right (look for Ramstein Beer sign).
Southbound, Kinnelon Rd./Kinnelon/Butler Exit (Butler). After passing Route 23 Subaru on right, take exit. At end of ramp, turn left, cross NJ 23 and continue on Kiel Ave. 3/4 mile to brewery on left (look for Ramstein Beer sign in old factory building).

READINGTON BREWERY, 937 Route 202 South, Neshanic Station       Website

Brewery offers a variety of beers. Farm tours are available. Live events.


Northbound, US 202 North (Flemington). After passing traffic light at Reaville Ave., get into right lane and follow signs for US 202 North. Continue on US 202 North 6 3/4 miles, passing brewery on left at about 6 miles. Continue past brewery to Whiton Rd. exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Whiton Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto US 202 West and return 3/4 mile to brewery on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 618 East Exit (Clinton Township). After passing Courtside Racquet Club on right, continue 3/4 mile to next light. Keep right through light and take Co. Rt. 618 exit. Cross NJ 31 and continue 1/2 mile on Grange Rd. to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 629 South/Stanton Rd. and continue 5 3/4 miles (after crossing Co. Rt. 523, name changes to Pleasant Run Rd.). Turn left onto Craig Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn right onto Old York Rd. and continue to stop sign. Turn right onto US 202 South and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on right.


Northbound, Whiton Rd. Exit (Branchburg Township). At end of ramp, turn left onto Whiton Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto US 202 West and proceed 3/4 mile to brewery on right.
Southbound, on right, in Readington Township, after passing Centerville/Neshanic left-lane exit.


Northbound and Southbound, US 202 South/Flemington Exit (Raritan). At Somerville Circle, if Northbound, take fourth exit, if Southbound, take second exit (US 202 South/Flemington) and continue on US 202 South 7 miles to brewery on right, after passing left-lane Centerville/Neshanic exit.

SUNKEN SILO BREW WORKS, 1320 Route 22 West, Lebanon       Website

Brewery offers tastings during business hours. Live events.


Eastbound, Exit 18. Follow US 22 East 2 miles to Lebanon/Cokesbury exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Cokesbury Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto US 22 West, then immediately turn right into Metropolitan Plaza. Brewery is on left.
Westbound, Exit 20A. Merge onto Cokesbury Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Just before first light, at US 22, turn right into Metropolitan Plaza and continue to brewery.


Eastbound, Lebanon/Cokesbury Exit (Lebanon). At end of ramp, turn left onto Cokesbury Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto US 22 West, then immediately turn right into Metropolitan Plaza. Brewery is on left.
Westbound, on right, in Lebanon Borough, just past traffic light at Cokesbury Rd.


Northbound and Southbound, I-78/US 22 East/Newark Exit (Clinton). Merge onto I-78/US 22 East and keep right. Take Exit 18 and continue 2 1/4 miles to Lebanon/Cokesbury exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Cokesbury Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto US 22 West, then immediately turn right into Metropolitan Plaza. Brewery is on left.

TWIN ELEPHANT BREWING CO., 13 Watchung Ave., Chatham       Website


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 48. Follow NJ 24 West 2 3/4 miles to Exit 7B-A. On ramp, follow signs for Exit 7B/River Rd./Summit. Merge onto River Rd. and continue 1 mile on River Rd. across Passaic River (name changes to Watchung Ave.). After crossing under power lines, turn left into first parking lot.


Eastbound, Exit 7, Westbound, Exit 7BA. If Westbound, follow signs for Exit 7B/River Rd./Summit. Merge onto River Rd. and continue 1 mile through Summit (name changes to Watchung Ave.). After crossing under power lines, turn left into first parking lot.


Eastbound and Westbound, Hillside Ave. (Chatham). At traffic light, if Eastbound (first light after passing Liberty Drug & Surgical on right), turn right, if Westbound (first light after passing Bikeland on right), turn left, onto Hillside Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Watchung Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing first light, at River Rd., take next right into parking lot at 13-17 Watchung Ave.

UNIONVILLE VINEYARDS, 9 Rocktown Rd., Ringoes       Website

Wine tasting during regular hours.

 
Northbound and Southbound, Wertsville Rd. Exit (Ringoes). At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left, onto Wertsville Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles. Take second right onto Rocktown Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to winery on the left.

VENTIMIGLIA VINEYARD, 101 Layton Rd., Wantage       Website

Several red and white wines are produced in this Highlands winery and are available for tasting.


Northbound, NJ 284/Loomis Ave. (Sussex). At traffic light, turn right onto NJ 284 North/E. Main St. (First Baptist Church on right) and continue 1 1/4 miles. Turn left onto Layton Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Bear right to stay on Layton Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to winery on right.
Southbound, Ryan Rd. (Wantage). After passing Wantage Elementary School on left, take next left (Tractor Supply Co. on opposite corner) onto Ryan Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. After passing Clifton E. Lawrence School on left, take next left onto Layton Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to winery on right.

Zoos and Wildlife Refuges



GREAT SWAMP NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE       Website

Wilderness wildlife refuge in North Jersey metropolitan area, including trails, observation and photography blinds, boardwalk.

    Observation Area, Long Hill Rd., Gillette


Eastbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 8 1/2 miles to Exit 30A. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Madisonville Rd. and continue 3 miles (name changes to Lees Hill Rd.). Turn right onto Long Hill Rd. (sign on left for Meyersville/Gillette) and continue 2 miles to parking area on right.
Westbound, Exit 40. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 531 North/Hillcrest Rd. and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Bear left (not sharp left) to stay on Co. Rt. 531 and continue 1/2 mile on Hillcrest Rd. to first light. Cross Valley Rd. and continue on Mountain Ave. 1 1/2 miles to junction with Long Hill Rd. Cross Long Hill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile on Meyersville Rd. into Meyersville. Turn left onto New Vernon Rd. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Long Hill Rd.) to parking area on left.


Northbound, Exit 30A. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Madisonville Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles (name changes to Lees Hill Rd.). Turn right (sign on right for refuge) onto Long Hill Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to observation area on right.
Southbound, Exit 33. At end of ramp, turn right onto Harter Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn right onto James St. and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto Blue Mill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to New Vernon. When road forks, keep left and continue through light onto Lees Hill Rd. 1/2 mile. Turn left (sign on right for refuge trails) onto Long Hill Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to observation area on right.


Northbound, Madisonville Rd. (Basking Ridge). After passing Monterey Fine Foods on right, take next right onto Madisonville Rd. and continue 3 1/2 miles (name changes to Lees Hill Rd.). Turn right (sign on right for refuge) onto Long Hill Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to observation area on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 646/Glen Alpin Rd. (Harding Township). At traffic light (sign on right for Green Village), turn left onto Glen Alpin Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to traffic light in New Vernon. Turn right (sign on right for Basking Ridge) onto Lees Hill Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (Harding Township School on right) onto Long Hill Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to observation area on right.

    Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center, 32 Pleasant Plains Rd., Basking Ridge


Eastbound, Exit 29. On ramp, follow signs for I-287 North/Morristown. Merge onto I-287 North and continue 8 1/2 miles to Exit 30A. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Madisonville Rd. and continue 1 mile (name changes to Lees Hill Rd.) to Visitor Center entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 40. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 531 North/Hillcrest Rd. and continue 1 mile to stop sign. Bear left (not sharp left) to stay on Co. Rt. 531 and continue 1/2 mile on Hillcrest Rd. to first light. Cross Valley Rd. and continue on Mountain Ave. 1 1/2 miles to junction with Long Hill Rd. Cross Long Hill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile on Meyersville Rd. into Meyersville. Turn left onto New Vernon Rd. and continue 4 miles to end. Turn left onto Lees Hill Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to Visitor Center on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 30A. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Madisonville Rd. and continue 1 mile (name changes to Lees Hill Rd.) to entrance on right.


Northbound, Madisonville Rd. (Basking Ridge). After passing Monterey Fine Foods on right, take first right onto Madisonville Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles (name changes to Lees Hill Rd.) to refuge entrance on right. Turn right and proceed to Visitor Center on right.
Southbound, N. Maple Ave. (Basking Ridge). At traffic light (after passing Grain House on left), turn left onto N. Maple Ave. and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn left onto Madisonville Rd. and continue 1 mile (name changes to Lees Hill Rd.) to refuge entrance on right.

LAKOTA WOLF PRESERVE, 89 Mount Pleasant Rd., Columbia       Website

Wolf preserve in rural setting allows observation of four wolf packs as well as bobcats and foxes.


Eastbound, Exit 4C, merge onto NJ 94 North, Westbound, Exit 4A-B-C, on ramp, follow signs for NJ 94 North. Both, continue on NJ 94 North 2 1/2 miles into Hainesburg. Turn left (sign on right for Mount Pleasant) onto Mount Pleasant Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to preserve on left.


Westbound, I-80 East/NJ 94 North/New York/Blairstown Exit (Columbia). On ramp, follow signs for NJ 94 North/Blairstown and continue 2 1/2 miles to Hainesburg. Turn left (sign on right for Mt. Pleasant) onto Mount Pleasant Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to preserve on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Mt. Pleasant Rd. (Hainesburg). In Hainesburg, if Northbound (sign on right for Mt. Pleasant), turn left, if Southbound, turn right (Animal Mansion Veterinarian on left) onto Mt. Pleasant Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to preserve on left.

OLD FARM SANCTUARY, Petersburg Rd., Hackettstown       Website

A 2.5-mile trail system allows hiking and observation of many bird and animal species in the 151-acre sanctuary.


Eastbound, Water St. (Vienna). In Vienna, turn left (small sign for post office on right) onto Water St. and continue 1 1/4 miles (name changes to Petersburg Rd.) to Petersburg Rd. parking area on left (look for mailbox 175 and sanctuary sign).
For Ryan Rd. parking area and Hawk Watch, continue on Petersburg Rd. 1/2 mile. Turn left onto Ryan Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Bear left (Cat Swamp Rd. continues straight) to stay on Ryan Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to parking area on left (look for sanctuary sign).
Westbound, Petersburg Rd. (Independence Township). Turn right (sign on left for Petersburg Rd.) onto Petersburg Rd. and continue 2 miles to junction with Ryan Rd.
For Petersburg Rd. parking area, continue on Petersburg Rd. 1/2 mile to parking area on right (look for sanctuary sign or mailbox 175).
For Ryan Rd. parking area and Hawk Watch, turn right onto Ryan Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Bear left (Cat Swamp Rd. continues straight) to stay on Ryan Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to parking area on left (look for sanctuary sign).

SCHERMAN-HOFFMAN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, 11 Hardscrabble Rd., Bernardsville       Website

Sanctuary is home to numerous varieties of birds, small mammals, deer and coyotes in the Somerset hills.Trails pass through forests and open areas.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 30B. Merge onto N. Maple Ave. and continue to first light. Cross US 202 and continue on Childs Rd. 1/4 mile. Take first right (small sign for Audubon Society/Refuge on right) onto Hardscrabble Rd. and continue 1 mile to sanctuary entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Childs Rd. (Basking Ridge). At traffic light, if Northbound (Mendham Country Day School on left), turn left (sign on right for NJ Audubon Center), if Southbound, after passing Grain House on left, turn right (sign on right for NJ Audubon Center), onto Childs Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right (small sign for Audubon Society) onto Hardscrabble Rd. and continue 1 mile to sanctuary on right.

SPACE FARMS ZOO AND MUSEUM, 218 Co. Rt. 519, Sussex       Website

Extensive natural habitat zoo features wide assortment of animals. Museum has substantial collections of artifacts in the areas of cultural, political and natural history.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 565 North/Halsey Rd. (Frankford Township). At traffic light (US 206 turns left), continue straight, following signs for Co. Rt. 565 North/Sussex, 4 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 565 North/Ross Corner-Sussex Rd. Turn left (sign on left for Space Farms) onto Co. Rt. 637/Beemer Church Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 629 North/Wykertown Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to end in Beemerville. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 519 South and continue 1/4 mile to zoo on left.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 630 East/Main St. (Branchville). After passing Kent's Liquor Store on right, turn left (sign for Co. Rt. 630 East/Branchville Business District on right) onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile into Branchville. In town center, bear left, following sign for Co. Rt. 519 North onto Wantage Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles. Bear left, following sign for Co. Rt. 519 North, and continue 4 3/4 miles to zoo on right.

TAMERLAINE SANCTUARY AND PRESERVE, 141 Clove Rd., Montague       Website

Tours are available to visit this sanctuary dedicated to saving farmed animals.


Northbound, Clove Rd. (Montague Township). After passing Montague Elementary School on right, take next right (sign on right for Clove Rd./High Point/Port Jervis) onto Co. Rt. 653 North/Clove Rd. and continue 4 3/4 miles to sanctuary on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 650/Deckertown Tpk. (Montague Township). After crossing bridge from Pennsylvania, take second left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 650) onto Co. Rt. 650 East/Deckertown Pike and continue 3/4 mile to stop sign. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 653 North/Clove Rd. and continue 4 1/4 miles to sanctuary on right.

WALLKILL RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, 1547 Glenwood Rd., Sussex       Website

Wildlife refuge features three hiking trails, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, limited hunting; many species of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians may be observed.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 565/Glenwood Rd. (Wantage). At traffic light at Co. Rt. 565, if Northbound, turn right (Sussex Sit n' Chat Diner on right), if Southbound, turn left (Franklin Sussex Automall on left) onto Co. Rt. 565 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to headquarters on left.

WHITTEMORE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, 7 Rockaway Rd., Oldwick       Website

Sanctuary features 11 miles of trails on 180 acres. Sculpture garden.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 24. If Eastbound, turn left, if Westbound, turn right, onto Co. Rt. 523 North/Oldwick Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (sign on left for sanctuary) onto Rockaway Rd.and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on left.


Eastbound, I-78 Exit 18. Remain on I-78 East and continue 6 1/2 miles to Exit 24. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 523 North/Oldwick Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (sign on left for sanctuary) and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on left.
Westbound, Co. Rt. 523 North/Oldwick Rd. (Whitehouse). At traffic light, turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 523 North/Oldwick/Bedminster) onto Co. Rt. 523 North/Oldwick Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles. Turn left (1/2 mile north of I-78 interchange) onto Rockaway Rd. (sign on left for sanctuary) and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on left.