William G. Mennen Sports Arena

The William G. Mennen Sports Arena is a full service ice center with skating year around. It offers public sessions, group lessons, hockey clinics, figure skating clubs and birthday party packages.

Weddings

Morris County Parks has a variety of beautiful locations for your wedding ceremonies, photos and reception. With both indoor and outdoor options, you’re sure to find the perfect venue for your special day.

Emerald Ash Borer - Tree Removal

Ash tree removal due to Emerald Ash Borer is scheduled in several facilities and may result in park and trail closures. For more information, click here.

Wednesday, April 4

Emerald Ash Borer

What everyone needs to know and how it directly effects YOU! Click the title to learn more and for The MCPC Response plan.

White-tailed deer management

The Morris County Park Commission is currently responsible for the stewardship of 20,197 acres of land with 344.3 miles of trails. It recognizes that a controlled hunting program is the most efficent and affective way available to minimize the severe threats posed to the biodiversity of native flora and fauna by overabundant ehite-tailed deer populations. The MCPC's controlled hunts are specifically used as a population management tool and do not represent recreational hunting opportunities.

Closures


Emeral Ash Borer Response Program Closures:

Sections of Frelinghuysen Arboretum will be closed beginning February 19 due to ash tree removal work as part of the MCPC’s Emerald Ash Borer Response Program.

For more information, please click here.


General Park Closures:
 
Patriot's Path
  • The Bridge on Patriot's Path at Pine Tree Plaza in Hanover is currently out of service due to a vehicle accident.
Schooley's Mountain County Park
  • The bridge and approaching trail along the Green Trail south of the Chapel is closed.
 
Play Area Closures:

Loantaka Brook Reservation
  • *The Saturn Play Area located at Loantaka Brook Reservation is closed. 
  • Please visit our newest play area at Central Park of Morris County.
  • A new Loantaka Brook Reservation play area is coming in 2019.
Lewis Morris County Park
  • The Saturn Play Area located by the Doe Meadow picnic area is closed.
 
 
 
 
 

Special Events

Saturday, April 27 : 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Morris County Park Palooza

Enjoy 20+ food trucks, a biergarten offering hand-crafted beers, live music featuring 3 bands, games offered by Jersey Club Sports for adults...

Wednesday, April 3 —Saturday, June 1 : Varies based on camp.

Summer Camp Registration

Looking for a fun, unique experience for your child this summer? Check out our wide range of action-packed and memorable...

Wednesday, April 3 —Sunday, June 30 : Varies based on program.

Check Out the Spring 2019 Edition of Pathways!

For family fun events in Morris County April - June 2019 - it's all right here!

Friday, April 5 —Friday, April 26 : 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday Night Skate with DJ Earl

Your weekend plans are here! Meet your friends on the ice at Mennen Sports Arena every Friday night from 8 p...

Saturday, April 6 —Saturday, June 15 : 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Little Farm Friends

Ages 3 - 5.Enjoy a beautiful Saturday morning at Fosterfields! Learn about life on the farm and how to take care...

Saturday, April 27 : 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Born to Be Shorn

Celebrate spring, and join a fun and unique experience of turning fleece into woolen fiber at a NEW location. Spend...

Sunday, April 28 : 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

5th Annual Tubbs Lecture: Vincent Simeone

The annual Tubbs Lecture honors the memory of Henry and Robert Tubbs, creators of ‘Willowwood Farm.’ Join this...

Sunday, April 28 : 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Arbor Day Celebration

Celebrate Arbor Day with NJ’s largest living things - trees! Learn how to identify, plant, and care for...

Saturday, May 4 : 7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Paranormal Evenings at The Willows

Ages 16 & Up.Experience the phenomenon known as ‘ghost hunting,’ led by Island Paranormal Society, a group of...

Saturday, May 4 : 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Building Speedwell

Spend the day as a preservation specialist, and use your problem solving skills to build and move a model building....

Saturday, May 4 —Sunday, May 5 : 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Plant Sale by the Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, vines, herbs, heirloom tomatoes…no matter your passion, the plant sale has something for you!...

Sunday, May 19 : Tours run every hour between 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.

The 11th Annual Historic Fashion Show - Fashion Wars!

Enjoy a historic fashion show featuring models wearing clothing from before, during, and after memorable conflicts in American history. Interact...

Sunday, May 12 : 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Mother’s Day at Willowwood Arboretum

Tour of beautiful gardens at Willowwood Arboretum. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the Willowwood Foundation, and purchase lilac seedlings to...

Saturday, May 11 : 12 noon - 6 p.m.

Speedwell Goes…National (1800’s & 1810’s)

Explore the hidden histories of Stephen Vail, former owner and resident of Historic Speedwell. Taste food prepared on the hearth,...

Saturday, May 11 —Saturday, May 11 : 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Piglet Weigh-In!

Bring the family to Fosterfields! Meet the piglets born this spring, and help the farmers round them up for weighing....

Saturday, June 8 —Sunday, June 9 : Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Civil War Weekend

Step onto the battlefield, and become a part of the action as the American Civil War is brought to life....

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Special Events

Saturday, April 27 : 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Morris County Park Palooza

Enjoy 20+ food trucks, a biergarten offering hand-crafted beers, live music featuring 3 bands, games offered by Jersey Club Sports for adults...

Wednesday, April 3 —Saturday, June 1 : Varies based on camp.

Summer Camp Registration

Looking for a fun, unique experience for your child this summer? Check out our wide range of action-packed and memorable...

Wednesday, April 3 —Sunday, June 30 : Varies based on program.

Check Out the Spring 2019 Edition of Pathways!

For family fun events in Morris County April - June 2019 - it's all right here!

Friday, April 5 —Friday, April 26 : 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday Night Skate with DJ Earl

Your weekend plans are here! Meet your friends on the ice at Mennen Sports Arena every Friday night from 8 p...

Saturday, April 6 —Saturday, June 15 : 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Little Farm Friends

Ages 3 - 5.Enjoy a beautiful Saturday morning at Fosterfields! Learn about life on the farm and how to take care...

Saturday, April 27 : 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Born to Be Shorn

Celebrate spring, and join a fun and unique experience of turning fleece into woolen fiber at a NEW location. Spend...

Sunday, April 28 : 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

5th Annual Tubbs Lecture: Vincent Simeone

The annual Tubbs Lecture honors the memory of Henry and Robert Tubbs, creators of ‘Willowwood Farm.’ Join this...

Sunday, April 28 : 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Arbor Day Celebration

Celebrate Arbor Day with NJ’s largest living things - trees! Learn how to identify, plant, and care for...

Saturday, May 4 : 7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Paranormal Evenings at The Willows

Ages 16 & Up.Experience the phenomenon known as ‘ghost hunting,’ led by Island Paranormal Society, a group of...

Saturday, May 4 : 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Building Speedwell

Spend the day as a preservation specialist, and use your problem solving skills to build and move a model building....

Saturday, May 4 —Sunday, May 5 : 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Plant Sale by the Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, vines, herbs, heirloom tomatoes…no matter your passion, the plant sale has something for you!...

Sunday, May 19 : Tours run every hour between 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.

The 11th Annual Historic Fashion Show - Fashion Wars!

Enjoy a historic fashion show featuring models wearing clothing from before, during, and after memorable conflicts in American history. Interact...

Sunday, May 12 : 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Mother’s Day at Willowwood Arboretum

Tour of beautiful gardens at Willowwood Arboretum. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the Willowwood Foundation, and purchase lilac seedlings to...

Saturday, May 11 : 12 noon - 6 p.m.

Speedwell Goes…National (1800’s & 1810’s)

Explore the hidden histories of Stephen Vail, former owner and resident of Historic Speedwell. Taste food prepared on the hearth,...

Saturday, May 11 —Saturday, May 11 : 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Piglet Weigh-In!

Bring the family to Fosterfields! Meet the piglets born this spring, and help the farmers round them up for weighing....

Saturday, June 8 —Sunday, June 9 : Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Civil War Weekend

Step onto the battlefield, and become a part of the action as the American Civil War is brought to life....

View All Special Events