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Closed Parks and Trails (as of 5/4/15)

Frantic Fun Run Results!

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Thanks to all who came out for a wonderful Frantic Fun Run on June 23!

Check out the results of this year's race.

Sunrise Lake Beach Club

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Spend the day at the beach! Sunrise Lake Beach Club offers swimming, boating, fishing, and more. Run, jump, climb, and splash across Wibit, an inflatable obstacle course that offers fun for anyone age 7 and older. Don’t miss an opportunity to slide down the Zoom Floom. Play volleyball on the beach or build castles in the sand, it’s all so convenient in Morris Township. A bath/boathouse provides restrooms, showers, and changing facilities.

Weekends Only: May 23 - June 28 & September 5 - 7
Tuesday - Sunday: June 30 - August 30

Weekends: 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays in July: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Sunrise Lake Beach Club, Lewis Morris County Park, 270 Mendham Road, Morris Township.

Weekend Rate: $7/adult (16-64), $6/child (5-15), $6/senior (65+), ages 4 & under FREE.
Weekday Rate: $6/adult (16-64), $5/child (5-15), $5/senior (65+), ages 4 & under FREE.

Contact: 973.267.4351

Arboretum Tour

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With a knowledgeable guide, tour of the grounds of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum to learn the history and to enjoy the beauty of this exceptional horticultural site. Meet in the lobby of the Haggerty Education Center.

Date: 1st Sunday of every month, June 7, July 5, August 2.
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: $3 per person.
Contact: 973.326.7603

Cooking Demonstration: Time for Tea

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Back by popular demand, this cooking demonstration shows you how to prepare a proper British Tea. Make scones, dainty tea sandwiches, a bakewell tart, and more. This program is part of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum's 'Focus on England.'

Date: Sunday, July 19
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: $25 per person
Contact: 973.326.7603

Biblical Botany

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Learn something new from a very old source! View The Frelinghuysen Arboretum's plant collections through the lens of the Old Testament. Dr. Jon Greenberg returns to once again walk us thru more than 5000 years of history. His knowledge of botany and the Talmud combine to make a fascinating walk, even for experienced horticulturists.

Date: Sunday, July 19
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon or 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location:The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: $15 per person
Contact: 973.326.7603

Register for Summer Camp TODAY!

Register for 2015 summer camps!

The Morris County Park Commission’s ever-popular summer camps fill-up quickly, so now is the perfect time to register! At camp, kids will have memorable, fun-filled days, at some of Morris County’s most beautiful and unique facilities. Campers can explore new areas of interest and improve existing skills. These camps offer a range of programs for kids with a variety of interests: explore the wilderness of Morris County; travel back in time at historic site; enjoy lake activities including swimming, boating and the Wibit; develop ice hockey and figure skating skills; learn to garden vegetables; and investigate a law enforcement career!

All camps are led by certified, professional, counselors and are offered at affordable prices. Sign up today!

Check Out Our School Programs

Teachers: Take advantage of our many excellent field trips that are close at hand and offer a wealth of educational experiences at affordable prices. Our lesson topics and objectives are closely correlated to the NJ Core Curriculum Standards as well as the most commonly taught science and social studies topics in local schools. Our programs include hands-on activities, pre- and post- trip lessons, and take home follow-up activities. Professional development courses are also available.

Click the skating bunny for Mennen Arena Learn to Skate Program informationLearn to Skate Program

Sign up for Mennen Arena's Learn to Skate classes. Programs available for three year olds to adults!

A Tour of Morris County's Open Spaces

Come walk with us through parks, at a wildlife refuge, on trails and at historic sites in this half-hour program about Open Spaces and Historic Places in Morris County, New Jersey. Thanks to Greener New Jersey Productions for making this video possible!