William G. Mennen Sports Arena

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

Weddings

Morris County Parks has a variety of beautiful locations for your wedding ceremonies, photos and reception. With both indoor and outdoor options, you’re sure to find the perfect venue for your special day.

Community Health Assessment

Let your voice be heard by participating in a Morris County Community Health Survey. North Jersey Health Collaborative is working towards improving the health of our community. Click here for information on how to participate in a confidential survey and a chance to win $100.

Wednesday, April 4

Emerald Ash Borer

What everyone needs to know and how it directly effects YOU! Click the title to learn more and for The MCPC Response plan.

White-tailed deer management

The Morris County Park Commission is currently responsible for the stewardship of over 18,000 acres of land. It recognizes that a controlled hunting program is the most efficent and affective way available to minimize the severe threats posed to the biodiversity of native flora and fauna by overabundant ehite-tailed deer populations. The MCPC's controlled hunts are specifically used as a population management tool and do not represent recreational hunting opportunities.

Closures


CONSTRUCTION NOTICES
On or about May 14th, resurfacing of the West Morris Greenway/Patriots Path in Chester will occur beginning at the trailhead on Pleasant Hill Rd near the Bethlehem Hermitage.  The trailhead parking lot and trail section in that area will be closed during construction.  Please use other trail locations.  Construction is expected to last 5 days. 
 
PLAYGROUND CLOSURES
Loantaka Brook Reservation
       *The Saturn Playground located at Loantaka Brook Reservation is closed. 
        Please visit our newest playground at Central Park of Morris County.
        A new Loantaka Brook Reservation playground coming in 2019.
 
Lewis Morris County Park
        The Saturn Playground located by the Doe Meadow picnic area is closed.
 
UPDATE - Silas Condict County Park

The Park Commission has finished construction of Canty’s Lake dam at Silas Condict County Park. However, safety fencing remains to be installed. 

Hikers are advised to avoid the project area.

We anticipate NJ Fish & Wildlife will restock the lake with game fish by Spring/Summer.

 
 

Special Events

Friday, May 18 —Monday, July 16 : Varies based on camp.

Summer Camp Registration

Looking for a fun, unique experience for your child this summer? We offer a wide range of action-packed, memorable summer...

Saturday, May 26 —Monday, May 28 : Weekends - 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Weekdays (Tuesday - Friday): 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunrise Lake Beach Club Opening Weekend!

Spend the day at the beach! Sunrise Lake Beach Club offers swimming, boating, fishing, and more. Run, jump, climb, and...

Saturday, June 9 : 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Butterfly Bonanza

Celebrate the beauty and importance of New Jersey’s butterflies and other important pollinators. Packed with excitement, entertainment, and...

Sunday, May 20 : 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The World of Peonies with Dan Furman of Cricket Hill Garden

Cricket Hill owner Dan Furman’s lecture covers the botany and cultivation history of peonies in China, Japan, and...

Sunday, May 27 : 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday Fun-Day Hiking Series

Ages 7 & Up.Spend one Sunday afternoon each month exploring Morris County’s beautiful parks. A naturalist guides you...

Saturday, June 9 —Sunday, June 10 : Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4

Civil War Weekend

Step onto the battlefield, and become a part of the action as the American Civil War is brought to life....

Friday, June 1 : See description for times & locations.

New Jersey Public Gardens Day Tours

Join a guided tour of one or more of the Morris County Park Commission’s exceptional horticultural sites. Learn...

Saturday, June 2 : 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Family Nature Crafts: Fairy Furniture

Ages 6 & Up.If you build it, fairies will come! Fairies are a magical part of every garden, and in...

Saturday, June 2 : 10:15 a.m. - 12 noon.

Hitch a Ride!

Enjoy a leisurely open-air wagon ride around the historic farm, and visit the farm animals, too!

Sunday, June 3 : 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Celebrate The Trails Hike: Strenuous

Ages 16 & Up.Enjoy a 5 - 6 mile hike, and celebrate the trails of Morris County for National Trails Day. 

Saturday, June 16 : 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hammerin’!: Blacksmithing Master Class

****** SOLD OUT ******

Ages 13 & Up.William Barrett, of Bill Barrett Custom Knives, leads a beginner blacksmithing class on basic blacksmithing technique as...

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Special Events

Friday, May 18 —Monday, July 16 : Varies based on camp.

Summer Camp Registration

Looking for a fun, unique experience for your child this summer? We offer a wide range of action-packed, memorable summer...

Saturday, May 26 —Monday, May 28 : Weekends - 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Weekdays (Tuesday - Friday): 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunrise Lake Beach Club Opening Weekend!

Spend the day at the beach! Sunrise Lake Beach Club offers swimming, boating, fishing, and more. Run, jump, climb, and...

Saturday, June 9 : 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Butterfly Bonanza

Celebrate the beauty and importance of New Jersey’s butterflies and other important pollinators. Packed with excitement, entertainment, and...

Sunday, May 20 : 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The World of Peonies with Dan Furman of Cricket Hill Garden

Cricket Hill owner Dan Furman’s lecture covers the botany and cultivation history of peonies in China, Japan, and...

Sunday, May 27 : 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday Fun-Day Hiking Series

Ages 7 & Up.Spend one Sunday afternoon each month exploring Morris County’s beautiful parks. A naturalist guides you...

Saturday, June 9 —Sunday, June 10 : Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4

Civil War Weekend

Step onto the battlefield, and become a part of the action as the American Civil War is brought to life....

Friday, June 1 : See description for times & locations.

New Jersey Public Gardens Day Tours

Join a guided tour of one or more of the Morris County Park Commission’s exceptional horticultural sites. Learn...

Saturday, June 2 : 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Family Nature Crafts: Fairy Furniture

Ages 6 & Up.If you build it, fairies will come! Fairies are a magical part of every garden, and in...

Saturday, June 2 : 10:15 a.m. - 12 noon.

Hitch a Ride!

Enjoy a leisurely open-air wagon ride around the historic farm, and visit the farm animals, too!

Sunday, June 3 : 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Celebrate The Trails Hike: Strenuous

Ages 16 & Up.Enjoy a 5 - 6 mile hike, and celebrate the trails of Morris County for National Trails Day. 

Saturday, June 16 : 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hammerin’!: Blacksmithing Master Class

****** SOLD OUT ******

Ages 13 & Up.William Barrett, of Bill Barrett Custom Knives, leads a beginner blacksmithing class on basic blacksmithing technique as...

View All Special Events