1925 State Route 57
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Phone: (908) 813-8500
Fax: (908) 813-8860
1925 State Route 57, Hackettstown, NJ, US, 07840
- Phone: (908) 813-8500
- Fax: (908) 813-8860
Indoor play center for kids.
This park is a popular cultural and recreational facility where the Scandinavian Festival, as well as numerous special events, is held; the Viking Hall is available for events, and one may also take advantage of the on-site picnic grounds.
The 107-mile (172-kilometer) long Morris Canal was built in 1825 and was used until the 1920s. Now a feature on the National Register of Historic Places, this preserved site reflects the heritage of this place. Unique in its architecture, it was a major waterway route designed to transport coal from the Lehigh Valley to the New York harbor.
Nathan Cooper Gristmill is a historic gristmill with massive water wheel power shafts and gears that is still in working condition. The mill was built in the 1760s and put into use till 1788 by a man called Isaiah Younglove. After that, the mill changed ownership a couple of times until Nathan Cooper bought the present mill in 1826. Visitors can see the master miller dressed in period costume as he explains the history of the mill and the community built around it. The mill is looked after and owned by the Morris County Parks Commission.
Nestled in a beautiful valley in nearby Belvidere, this winery is open year round and welcomes visitors.
Named for the first governor of New Jersey, this park consists of one thousand one hundred fifty four acres, with fitness stations, athletic fields, jogging and hiking trails, horseshoe pits, skiing, and opportunities for swimming, boating, camping, and much more.
The Morristow National Historic Park, encompasses three sites, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Ford Mansion was the winter quarters of George Washington, and adjacent to it is the museum open for tourists. The Fort Nonsense on the hilltop was the place of the signal fire, while the Jockey Hollow was the campsite of the Continental Army. Morristown was known as the military capital of the American Revolutionary War.
The Henry W. Merriam House was constructed in 1883, and has adapted the Late Victorian style of architecture. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it was the abode of Henry Wilson Merriam, a prominent industrialist.
This seventy five hundred acre refuge offers ten miles of marked trails, and affords a chance to explore a natural habitat and its inhabitants; the refuge is home to such species as fox, deer, muskrat, fish, frogs, turtles, over two hundred species of birds, and a wide variety of plants and woldflowers.
This park offers a picnic area with tables and grills, a children
This national park is the site of a winter encampment of the American Continental Army, and includes a museum in the headquarters that were used by General George Washington.
This garden features a wide array of herbs and other plants that visitors may peruse.