Please be informed that bow hunting is taking place in this park in accordance with the Park Commission’s White-tailed Deer Management Program. The park will remain open during this Program. Please use caution and stay on blazed trails. More information, including the hunt schedule and hunting map, can be found on our website (Click here). Contact (973) 326-7600 with additional questions.
Located along the Passaic River in Long Hill and Chatham Townships, Passaic River County Park, a general purpose park, is part of an effort to protect the river from development and encroachment. A total of 825.49 acres, including more than 5,000 feet of riverbank, are available for leisurely hiking, picnicking, fishing, softball, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and canoe launching.
The first parcel of land was acquired from Frederick H. Rauh, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Conrad. Chatham Township also donated land. Green Acres funding, totaling $20,000, assisted with the initial preservation effort. The Clover Hill additions were funded through the Green Trust, and federal land and water conservation grant dollars. The Clover Hill acreage, located in Long Hill Township, is separated from the Chatham Township section by several miles.
Passaic River County Park is open daily Sunrise to Sunset throughout the year.
The Morris County Park Commission has recently announced a No Smoking Policy banning all smoking including burning of, inhaling from, exhaling the smoke from or the possession of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter of substance which contains tobacco or any other matter that can be smoked, or the inhaling or exhaling of smoke or vapor from an electronic smoking device. CLICK HERE for more details. Thank you for your continued support!
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* Requires permit/advanced scheduling |(HC) Handicap Accessible
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GPS Address: River Road, Chatham Township