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Lewis Morris County Park, Morris Township, NJ


Lewis Morris Park is located on 270 Mendham Rd in Morris Township, NJ.

Directions

From I-287 take exit 36 which is the CR510/Laffayette Ave exit.  Stay straight to go under the train trestle toward Morris Ave.  Turn right at Morris and go through the light and at top of the hill make a right onto East Park Pl and then a left at the next light onto N Park Pl.  Take a right onto Washington St which is CR 510/NJ 24 and look for the entrance to Lewis Morris approximately 2 miles outside of Morristown.

Description

Lewis Morris Park is a total of 1154 acres, which includes excellent mountain bike trails, a lake recreation area, Parcourse Exercise Circuit, a group camping area and six distinct picnic areas. The Playground was donated by local Saturn dealerships and features newer equipment.  It is clean, nicely mulched, and well shaded.

Parking: Many lots throughout the park, dirt parking lot adjacent to play area

Picnicking: Six picnic areas in the park, a few tables near the playground, port-a-johns next to the playground, drinking fountain and indoor bathrooms elsewhere in the park

Climbing: Plenty of bars, fireman’s pole, rings, log bridge, crescent shaped steps, tunnel of bars

Playthings: Tic-tac-toe, rotating color blocks, benches and molded handprints

Sandbox: Very small

Slides: One tube, three straight

Sports: Three ball fields, swimming, boating

Walking Paths: Miles and miles of paved and un-paved walking paths

Water: A lake in the park with swimming and boating (paddle and row-boats) and a small beach

Other Cool Stuff: Dog park (unleashed) next to the playground, equestrian trails, reservable meeting rooms, aParcourse Exercise Circuit and a group camping area

Make a Day of It

It’s very easy to spend an entire day in the park or leave and visit Wightman Farms which is especially great in the fall

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