Saturday, July 2, 2016


Morris County Park Commission

This Week..

wagon rides

Explore The Farm Wagon Rides

Board the open-air wagon for a leisurely ride around the historic farm, Fosterfields Living Historical Farm. Visit the farm animals, including the horses, pigs, sheep, chickens and of course, cows!  You can see the farmers working in the fields and taking care of the farm animals. Make a special Independence Day craft!  Click here for more information.

Sunrise Lake: Swimming & Boating Open to the Public

Enjoy swimming, beach volleyball, beachside activities, and sliding on the Zoom Floom, an inflatable slide. For an extra fee, explore the pristine and scenic Sunrise Lake on a paddle boat, or jump and climb across the Wibit, an inflatable water obstacle course! Click here for more information.





4th of July Weekend:
Boating at Silas Condict County Park

Take advantage of this holiday-only event to boat at Silas Condict County Park. On Saturday July 2 through Monday, July 4, you can paddle across the seven-acre lake from 11 am to 5:30 pm. Plan to bring a picnic, too. For more info, please email orclick here.

Look What's Coming...

Sail, Sail Your Boat

At Cooper Gristmill in Chester Township, decorate boats and sail them in the tailrace on Saturday July 9, from 1 to 3 pm. A great event for children.

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Sail Sail



Carriage House Craft: Weaving

The Factory Building at Historic Speedwell was once intended to house looms. Make a project on the mini loom to take home. While there, visit the museum and see where the telegraph was first publicity demonstrated.

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Matilda’s Ice Cream Social

Ice cream, music, special games, and crafts take place on the Great Lawn of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum to celebrate the life of its former owner, Matilda Frelinghuysen. Enjoy all this summer-time fun with the background of a barbershop quartet, Gimme Four!

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ice cream social

Choose Your Dates!

scavenger huntFamily Photo Scavenger Hunt

During a special hands-on guided tour, learn about the domestic help at the Foster home. Help the maid with some household chores and assist in the prep of historic foods. Visit all the farm animals, too!

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