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Series of Hikes Offered by Park Commission

Posted: August 24, 2011

The Morris County Park Commission is offering a series of hikes across the county along Patriots’ Path.

The series will kickoff on Saturday, September 24 and continue over five more Saturdays through November 5.

  • Saturday, September 24
    Start at Stephens State Park, Hackettstown
    End at Schooley’s Mt. Park, Washington Twp.
  • Saturday, October 1
    Start at Schooley’s Mt. Park, Washington Twp.
    End at Cooper Grist Mill, Chester Twp.
  • Saturday, October 15
    Start at Chubb Park, Chester Twp.
    End at Heistein Park, Randolph
  • Saturday, October 22
    Start at Heistein Park, Randolph
    End at Lewis Morris Park, Mendham Twp.
  • Saturday, October 29
    Start at Lewis Morris Park
    End at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown
  • Saturday, November 5
    Start at Essex County Environment Center, Roseland
    End at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown

Each “Hike Across Morris County” outing will be about 8 to 10 miles in length. There is no charge to participate and hikers can go at their own pace and with a group or individually. There will be guides and support staff along each route. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Advance registration is required and can be accomplished at the commission’s website.

Information about parking, exact starting times and waiver/release forms will be sent to registered participants via e-mail as the hike date draws closer.