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Mahlon Dickerson Reservation, the largest park of the Morris County Park System, encompasses 3,200 acres of near wilderness and recreational areas, with over 20 miles of multi-use trails. One of the Reservation s outstanding features is Headley Overlook, one of the highest points in the Morris County Park System. Along the Pine Swamp trail, the highest point in Morris County, at 1395 feet, can also be found.
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation has four activity areas, beginning with two options for overnight stays. The first is a camping area with tent sites and Adirondack shelters, complete with platforms, picnic tables and fire rings. In addition, the Mahlon Dickerson trailer area, with paved sites, features electric and seasonal water hook-ups, picnic tables and charcoal grills.
Visitors to the Saffin Pond area have access to hiking, biking and equestrian trails as well as fishing, ice skating and picnicking. Finally, the general picnic area has both group and family sites with tables and charcoal grills, a pavilion, ballfield, exercise area and horseshoe pit.
For reservation and fee information for the camping and trailer areas, call (973) 697-3140; for information on using the other facilities at Mahlon Dickerson, call (973) 326-7631.