Get Outside

Morris and Essex Counties have no shortage of scenic destinations for hiking, fishing, boating and more-so what are you waiting for? The great outdoors beckon.




Nature Walks

Enjoy hiking, educational opportunities and more at one of the many tranquil nature spots in our area.

Bird-Watching

If you go early in the morning, our area offers some great spots for ogling a wide variety of winged species during breeding season.

Fishing

There are plenty of places to cast your line in Morris and Essex counties. Here are a few of our favorites.

Biking

Both serious mountain bikers and families are sure to find their ideal biking trail here.

Boating

Whether you own or rent a boat, the area has several places to launch canoes, rowboats, kayaks and more.

Horseback Riding

There are many excellent horseback riding options in Morris and Essex counties for riders of all abilities. So saddle up!

Dog Parks

Your pooch need lots of exercise, and your living room is not the place for it. Here, some better ideas.

Hiking

Families and advanced athletes alike will find an abundance of scenic trails in Morris and Essex counties that suit their hiking preferences, whether it’s a casual stroll with a view or a rugged challenge.

Golf

Eager to get back in the swing? Here are a dozen open-to-the-public courses in our area where you can go for the greens.

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September 2017

Don't miss the 17th Annual Towacofest held at the Towaco Train Station on Route 202 in Montville Twp. Featuring live music, vendors, petting zoo, games and food trucks. Admission : FREE. Visit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tobacco Train Station
Montville Township, NJ  07082


Telephone: (201) 452-7582
Contact Name: Kim Bott
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Check out the Macculloch Hall Historical Museum from 2–4 p.m. for SUMMER IN SONG AND VERSE: POETS IN THE GARDEN. Poets Robert Carnevale and Elizabeth Danson will showcase their work....

Cost: Admission: $10

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
, NJ  07675

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The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Montclair Public Library
50 S Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Public Library
Telephone: 973-744-0500
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Stop by the Livingston Mall from 10 a.m.–9 p.m. each day for the HOME AND LIFESTYLE SHOW, highlighting the latest in home improvement trends and showcasing contractors in the area. Admission:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Livingston Mall
, NJ  07675


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Stop by the Livingston Mall from 10 a.m.–9 p.m. each day for the HOME AND LIFESTYLE SHOW, highlighting the latest in home improvement trends and showcasing contractors in the area. Admission:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Livingston Mall
, NJ  07675


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Visit more than 15 Victorian homes, community buildings and a replica Camp Meeting tent, clustered on a hill in historic Mount Tabor. Free parking off site with courtesy bus to site. Tickets $25....

Cost: $25 in advance, $30 day of tour

Where:
Historic Mount Tabor
, NJ


Telephone: 973-625-8548
Contact Name: Carol Titus
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