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Closed Parks and Trails (as of 5/4/15)

Sunrise Lake Beach Club

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Spend the day at the beach! Sunrise Lake Beach Club offers swimming, boating, fishing, and more. Run, jump, climb, and splash across Wibit, an inflatable obstacle course that offers fun for anyone age 7 and older. Don’t miss an opportunity to slide down the Zoom Floom. Play volleyball on the beach or build castles in the sand, it’s all so convenient in Morris Township. A bath/boathouse provides restrooms, showers, and changing facilities.

Date:
Weekends Only: May 23 - June 28 & September 5 - 7
Tuesday - Sunday: June 30 - August 30

Time:
Weekends: 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays in July: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Location:
Sunrise Lake Beach Club, Lewis Morris County Park, 270 Mendham Road, Morris Township.

Cost:
Weekend Rate: $7/adult (16-64), $6/child (5-15), $6/senior (65+), ages 4 & under FREE.
Weekday Rate: $6/adult (16-64), $5/child (5-15), $5/senior (65+), ages 4 & under FREE.

Contact: 973.267.4351

Arboretum Tour

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With a knowledgeable guide, tour of the grounds of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum to learn the history and to enjoy the beauty of this exceptional horticultural site. Meet in the lobby of the Haggerty Education Center.

Date: August 2
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: $3 per person.
Contact: 973.326.7603

Croquet Day

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Get out your whites, or just wear a t-shirt and flip flops, and come play a game of croquet on The Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s Main Lawn. The Rutgers Preparatory School’s Croquet Team demonstrates the art of Croquet, a sport whose popularity soared during the Victorian Age. Learn croquet’s English origins and lots of other interesting facts.

Date: Sunday, August 2
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: FREE
Contact: 973.326.7603

National Night Out

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FREE food, entertainment, ice skating, giveaways, and more! Join the Morris County Park Police, and over 40 law enforcement and community agencies. Explore a variety of emergency vehicles, such as fire trucks, police motorcycles and squad cars, ambulances, all-terrain vehicles, and meet the horses of the Morris County Park Police’s Mounted Equestrian Unit

Date: Tuesday, August 4
Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Mennen Sports Arena, 161 Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: FREE!
Contact: 973.326.7654

A Little Night Music

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Treat yourself to a lovely evening of sense-stimulation in the Cottage Garden. Sit back and relax as the sun fades over The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, and the warm summer breeze kisses your cheeks. Sway to the musical stylings of Alan Rigoletto, while you enjoy a delicious dessert sampler filled with decadent treats from Matilda’s Café. You deserve a night off, come spend it with us! This program is presented with the generous support of CIE Tours International.

Date: Friday, August 21
Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: $15 per person
Contact: 973.394.1100

Check Out Our School Programs

Teachers: Take advantage of our many excellent field trips that are close at hand and offer a wealth of educational experiences at affordable prices. Our lesson topics and objectives are closely correlated to the NJ Core Curriculum Standards as well as the most commonly taught science and social studies topics in local schools. Our programs include hands-on activities, pre- and post- trip lessons, and take home follow-up activities. Professional development courses are also available.


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Sign up for Mennen Arena's Learn to Skate classes. Programs available for three year olds to adults!

A Tour of Morris County's Open Spaces

Come walk with us through parks, at a wildlife refuge, on trails and at historic sites in this half-hour program about Open Spaces and Historic Places in Morris County, New Jersey. Thanks to Greener New Jersey Productions for making this video possible!