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Alstede Farms

Alstede Farms cultivates over 600 acres of land in Chester using sustainable and certified organic farming methods to grow and sell fruit and many specialty vegetables. Every …Read More

Alstede Farms cultivates over 600 acres of land in Chester using sustainable and certified organic farming methods to grow and sell fruit and many specialty vegetables. Every acre of the farm is permanently preserved in the Farmland Preservation Program.

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Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center

Enjoy trails and wildlife in a natural setting just a one-mile hike from Willowwood Arboretum. The Center’s 100 acres include fields, woodlands and a formal garden designed by…Read More

Enjoy trails and wildlife in a natural setting just a one-mile hike from Willowwood Arboretum. The Center’s 100 acres include fields, woodlands and a formal garden designed by Martha Brookes Hutcheson, one of the first women to be trained as a landscape architect in the United States. Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center

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Berkshire Valley Golf Course

Consisting of 600 acres in the picturesque Highlands region of Northern New Jersey, the 18-hole, par 71, 6,800-yard public golf course presents unique challenges atop the ridg…Read More

Consisting of 600 acres in the picturesque Highlands region of Northern New Jersey, the 18-hole, par 71, 6,800-yard public golf course presents unique challenges atop the ridge of Green Pond Mountain. Berkshire Valley Golf Course

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Bridge Marina at Lake Hopatcong

Enjoy boating, watersports, fishing, swimming and more on New Jersey’s most scenic lake. Rent a boat for the day, join the Boating Club for the season, purchase a new boat, o…Read More

Enjoy boating, watersports, fishing, swimming and more on New Jersey’s most scenic lake. Rent a boat for the day, join the Boating Club for the season, purchase a new boat, or bring your own boat and Bridge Marina's award-winning staff, services, and facility will deliver a great boating experience and a summer full of memories on the water.

A cornerstone on Lake Hopatcong, Bridge Marina has welcomed thousands of families to the boating lifestyle for over fifty years and is committed to making boating carefree, accessible and enjoyable for all. A great marina is where a great boating experience begins, so start your next adventure at Bridge Marina.

Bridge Marina at Lake Hopatcong


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Central Park of Morris County, Morris County Park Commission

The complex includes two lighted regulation-size in-line skating rinks, available for adult and youth leagues, open skating times and non-hockey activities. Non-hockey activit…Read More

The complex includes two lighted regulation-size in-line skating rinks, available for adult and youth leagues, open skating times and non-hockey activities. Non-hockey activities include Xtrembol, roller derby practices, power soccer and broomball.

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Cross Estate Gardens, MNHP

This early 20th century landscape of the Cross Estate includes a formal, walled garden with ornamented grasses, shrubs, and perennials, a native plant garden, a wisteria-cover…Read More

This early 20th century landscape of the Cross Estate includes a formal, walled garden with ornamented grasses, shrubs, and perennials, a native plant garden, a wisteria-covered pergola, a pathway bordered by mountain laurel, and several large specimen trees.


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Elizabeth D. Kay Environmental Center

The 233-acre environmental center has meadows, flowering trees, shrubs, wildflowers, gardens, hiking trails and guided nature walks. A looping trail through one of the fields …Read More

The 233-acre environmental center has meadows, flowering trees, shrubs, wildflowers, gardens, hiking trails and guided nature walks. A looping trail through one of the fields allows a closer look at the various plant, bird and mammal species that reside in the meadow habitat.

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Flanders Valley Golf Course

Rated as one of the premier public golf courses in New Jersey and the United States, Flanders Valley Golf Course, consisting of two 18-hole courses, is played each season by m…Read More

Rated as one of the premier public golf courses in New Jersey and the United States, Flanders Valley Golf Course, consisting of two 18-hole courses, is played each season by more than 85,000 golfers.

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Frelinghuysen Arboretum

The beautiful 127-acre Frelinghuysen Arboretum offers a serene place to learn more about plants well-suited to the soils and climate of Morris County. Surrounding a magnificen…Read More

The beautiful 127-acre Frelinghuysen Arboretum offers a serene place to learn more about plants well-suited to the soils and climate of Morris County. Surrounding a magnificent Colonial Revival mansion, the woodlands, meadows, beautiful gardens and distinctive collections of trees and shrubs make an ideal setting for leisurely strolls. Frelinghuysen Arboretum

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Gran Fondo NJ

A Gran Fondo is to cyclists what a Marathon is to runners. For years “weekend warrior” cyclists have been looking for a competitive, challenging event. The “Gran Fondo” which …Read More

A Gran Fondo is to cyclists what a Marathon is to runners. For years “weekend warrior” cyclists have been looking for a competitive, challenging event. The “Gran Fondo” which originated in Italy addresses this void. In recent years, Gran Fondos have become the most popular mass-participation cycling events for cycling enthusiasts in North America. Rated the Number One Gran Fondo in the U.S. by Gran Fondo Guide Gran Fondo NJ

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Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center

The Great Swamp was created approximately 15,000 years ago, when the melting waters of the Wisconsin Glacier poured into the natural basin known as the Passaic Valley. However…Read More

The Great Swamp was created approximately 15,000 years ago, when the melting waters of the Wisconsin Glacier poured into the natural basin known as the Passaic Valley. However, the Great Swamp is not entirely swampland but rather a mixture of marshes, meadows, dry woods and brush-covered swamps.

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Grow It Green

Grow It Green Morristown's mission is to create sustainable farms and gardens that provide equal access to fresh, local food and educate communities through programs focused o…Read More

Grow It Green Morristown's mission is to create sustainable farms and gardens that provide equal access to fresh, local food and educate communities through programs focused on healthy eating and environmental stewardship. They transform abandoned or under-utilized areas of Morristown into beautiful and useful green spaces.

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Lake Hopatcong Cruises

Lake Hopatcong Cruises offers residents and tourists alike a truly unique way to experience Lake Hopatcong.Their mission is to provide you with the highest quality service, wh…Read More

Lake Hopatcong Cruises offers residents and tourists alike a truly unique way to experience Lake Hopatcong.Their mission is to provide you with the highest quality service, while treating you to a truly delicious meal and a relaxing cruise. Cruises range from historical tours of Lake Hopatcong, highlighting all of the rich history here at the lake, to lunches, to elegant dinner cruises where guests will dine in style.


Lake Hopatcong has a long history of cruise boats, but this is the first ever dinner cruise boat to sail on her waters. Miss Lotta, previously known as The Southern Belle, is a 57' Skipperliner purchased from Smith Mountain Lake in VA. They have updated the interior, exterior and everything inbetween to ensure your cruise will be as luxurious as you imagine. She can hold up to 45 guests, making for the perfect intimate atmosphere. Her namesake comes from the famous vaudeville actress Lotta Crabtree, who called Lake Hopatcong home during her summers here.

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Lake Hopatcong Golf Club

A public course, no membership required.  Everyone is welcome to golf a well-appointed and beautifully landscaped course.  LHGC offers miniature replicas of historic…Read More

A public course, no membership required.  Everyone is welcome to golf a well-appointed and beautifully landscaped course.  LHGC offers miniature replicas of historical lake sites, a handicapped-accessible tiered course, scenic lakeside views, snacks and beverages, and holds designed to challenge and entertain beginners and pros alike.

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Lee’s County Park Marina

Lee’s Marina has 110 boat slips, nine moorings and three boat launch ramps, ideal for beginning an exploration of New Jersey’s largest lake. The marina is open March 15 to Nov…Read More

Lee’s Marina has 110 boat slips, nine moorings and three boat launch ramps, ideal for beginning an exploration of New Jersey’s largest lake. The marina is open March 15 to Nov. 30.

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Lewis Morris Park

Named for Lewis Morris, the first Governor of the State of New Jersey, this Park was the first to be opened in the Morris County Park System in March, 1958. The original 350 a…Read More

Named for Lewis Morris, the first Governor of the State of New Jersey, this Park was the first to be opened in the Morris County Park System in March, 1958. The original 350 acres have grown to a total of 1154 acres, which includes a lake recreation area, Parcourse Exercise Circuit, three ballfields, a group camping area and six distinct picnic areas.

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Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

The campground features four activity areas, including two options for overnight stays. The camping area has tent sites and Adirondack shelters complete with platforms, picnic…Read More

The campground features four activity areas, including two options for overnight stays. The camping area has tent sites and Adirondack shelters complete with platforms, picnic tables and fire rings. The trailer area has paved sites and features electric and seasonal water hook-ups, picnic tables and charcoal grills.

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Mennen Sports Arena

The arena is a full service ice center with skating year round. It offers public sessions, group lessons, hockey clinics, figure skating clubs and birthday party packages. Me…Read More

The arena is a full service ice center with skating year round. It offers public sessions, group lessons, hockey clinics, figure skating clubs and birthday party packages. Mennen Sports Arena



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Morris County Park Commission

The Morris County Park Commission includes 38 facilities: historic sites, golf courses, outdoor educational and recreational facilities, arboretums, conservation areas, 150 mi…Read More

The Morris County Park Commission includes 38 facilities: historic sites, golf courses, outdoor educational and recreational facilities, arboretums, conservation areas, 150 miles of trails, an ice skating arena and more than 17,500 acres of passive and active recreational opportunities throughout Morris County.


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Morristown Game Vault

Leave your quarters at home. Morristown Game Vault is a collection of retro-video and pinball machines all set to FREEPLAY. Quarters and tokens are not needed. A wristband tr…Read More

Leave your quarters at home. Morristown Game Vault is a collection of retro-video and pinball machines all set to FREEPLAY. Quarters and tokens are not needed. A wristband tracks time spent while the game player explores over 85 games that span over 35 years. Looking for Ms. Pac-Man, Asteroids, Space Invaders, Mortal Kombat, or Q-Bert? Find a complete list of games at: Morristowngamevault.com

Located in a 100+ year old bank, Morristown Game Vault will transport all ages into a fun and exciting game zone. Friends and families who love gaming, high score recognition and the retro-gaming scene, will find the Morristown Game Vault easy to break into.

Parties, team building events and corporate private events are available. During a lunch break or waiting on a table for dinner, a half hour can be spent playing classic video games. Step back in time for mind blowing game fun today.

Hours:

Monday thru Thursday 11:30am to 10:00pm

Friday 11:30am to 11:30pm

Saturday 10:00am to 11:30pm

Sunday 10:00am to 10:00pm

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Morris Township Recreation

The Morris Township Department of Parks and Recreation provides exciting recreation and leisure opportunities for Morris Township residents of all ages. They are proud to off…Read More

The Morris Township Department of Parks and Recreation provides exciting recreation and leisure opportunities for Morris Township residents of all ages. They are proud to offer a wide variety of recreational programs, special events, camps, performances, and activities for the entire community throughout the year. Morris Township has 23 distinct parks and park preserves serving neighborhood and area-wide recreational needs. The Township operates two seasonal community swim pools that are open for membership for residents and non-residents alike.     
 
         
Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Senior Programs (January 4, 2-17)
 
The Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Department is offering Senior Bingo, Senior Funercise, Senior Chair Exercise, Senior Sewing, and Card Parties to our resident seniors.
 
Senior Bingo is held the last Wednesday of the month from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm until the end of May at the Morris Mews. 
 
Senior Funercise is designed specifically for seniors.  The group meets every Monday morning from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm at Fairchild Firehouse. 
 
Senior Chair Exercise class is held at 50 Woodland Avenue every Friday morning at 9:30 am.  Call ahead as space is limited. 
 
Senior Sewing is held every Wednesday at 50 Woodland Avenue from 9:30 to 11:30 am. 
 
Senior Card Parties are held the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 at the Morris Mews. 
  
Information for all senior programs is available by calling The Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Department weekdays from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM  (973) 326-7371 or online at www.morristwp.com.

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Move In Grace

Gentle movement classes to relax, restore, reduce pain, increase flexibility and balance. Small group and individual sessions foster personal growth. Healing Yoga, Qigong, Fel…Read More

Gentle movement classes to relax, restore, reduce pain, increase flexibility and balance. Small group and individual sessions foster personal growth. Healing Yoga, Qigong, Feldenkrais, Bones for Life, Spiritual Direction and more.   Please call for class schedules.

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Patriots' Path

If you enjoy recreational activities like biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing and hiking. Patriots' Path is the place to visit a gradually developing network of hi…Read More

If you enjoy recreational activities like biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing and hiking. Patriots' Path is the place to visit a gradually developing network of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and green open spaces linking several dozen Federal, state, county and municipal parks, watershed lands, historic sites and other points of interest across Morris County.

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Pinch Brook Golf Course

Pinch Brook Golf Course, an executive length course designed by the world-renowned development firm, Rees Jones Inc., is set up for players who want to get on and off in less …Read More

Pinch Brook Golf Course, an executive length course designed by the world-renowned development firm, Rees Jones Inc., is set up for players who want to get on and off in less time than the championship-length courses.

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Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

Owned and operated by New Jersey Audubon, the sanctuary is located on 276 acres of woodland, field and floodplain habitat that is home to more than 200 species of wildlife ove…Read More

Owned and operated by New Jersey Audubon, the sanctuary is located on 276 acres of woodland, field and floodplain habitat that is home to more than 200 species of wildlife over the course of a year. Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

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Seaton Hackney Stables

Seaton Hackney Stables is a popular horseback riding facility offering everything equine at very reasonable rates. It has summer and year-round flex camps, trail rides, lesson…Read More

Seaton Hackney Stables is a popular horseback riding facility offering everything equine at very reasonable rates. It has summer and year-round flex camps, trail rides, lessons at all levels and birthday pony parties. Visit their VBEC sister facility in Flanders for x-country and trail rides. Seaton Hackney Stables

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Sunset Valley Golf Course

Sunset Valley Golf Course is consistently rated among the best public courses in New Jersey with four stars from Golf Digest’s “Best Place to Play,” and one of the “Top 100 Mu…Read More

Sunset Valley Golf Course is consistently rated among the best public courses in New Jersey with four stars from Golf Digest’s “Best Place to Play,” and one of the “Top 100 Must Play Courses” by Golf Styles Magazine, and is the recipient of “Top Women-Friendly Courses Award” by Golf for Women magazine.


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Trap Door Escape Room

Trap Door Escape Room is an immersive experience where the customer is the star of their own adventure.  Once a group of people enter the game space, they're pulled into …Read More

Trap Door Escape Room is an immersive experience where the customer is the star of their own adventure.  Once a group of people enter the game space, they're pulled into the world of Trap Door's theme and introduced to characters and a story that informs how they navigate the multi-room game and complete the mission given to them within the one hour time limit.  A Trap Door game is a fast-paced test of critical thinking and team communication where the group has to solve puzzles and complete tasks to move forward and emerge victorious.  Located at 34A Speedwell Avenue, Morristown and 60 White Street, Red Bank.

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Turkey Trot

The Turkey Trot is held each year on Thanksgiving morning. This event is fun for the whole family, and a fundraiser for the local chapter of Literacy Volunteers of America.
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Wightman's Farms

For over eighty years the Wightman Family has been growing and selling fruits and vegetables at the farm. In 1922, Albert Wightman and his wife, Laetitia, purchased the first …Read More

For over eighty years the Wightman Family has been growing and selling fruits and vegetables at the farm. In 1922, Albert Wightman and his wife, Laetitia, purchased the first of the land that was to become Wightman's Farms. Wightman's Farms


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Willowwood Arboretum

The arboretum has 130 acres of rolling farm land, with 2,100 kinds of native, exotic and rare plants. Within the arboretum are formal gardens, undisturbed forest, historic col…Read More

The arboretum has 130 acres of rolling farm land, with 2,100 kinds of native, exotic and rare plants. Within the arboretum are formal gardens, undisturbed forest, historic collections, ferns and handsome stands of field and forest wild flowers. Willowwood Arboretum

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