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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March 2019

From its inception in 1974, the Shepherd School has emphasized orchestral, chamber music, and opera as the central elements of its performing curriculum. The Shepherd School is widely considered...

Cost: Individual: $20/Member or Student; $25/Guest

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-530-3400
Contact Name: Katy Strulson
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This group, which explore books, authors and issues related to the African American experience, meets on the third Monday of each month.The group is currently at capacity. To join the...

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Montclair Public Library
50 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
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8th Annual Transition and Recreation Services Fair What: Transition and Recreation Services Fair for parents, caregivers, advocates, district case managers, child study teams—anyone...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Phoenix Center
16 Monsignor Owens Place
Nutley, NJ  07110
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Sponsor: The Phoenix Center
Telephone: (973) 542-0743
Contact Name: Tracy Hanna
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Learn from our tree care experts. We will demonstrate pruning new trees, as well as mature and abandoned trees. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, enjoy some refreshments and check out...

Cost: $25

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Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Kurt Alstede
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