Rockaway River Wildlife Management Area

Park Overview:

Primary use is hunting and fishing; one blazed trail accessible through Mahlon Dickerson Reservation.

Trail Uses:Hiking
Dogs:See park description
Trail Miles:
Park Acreage:2952 acres
City/County/
State:
Jefferson
Township/Morris/NJ
Buy Trail Map:Jersey Highlands: Central North Region Trails Map
Park Description:

Click here to see Trail Alerts for this park, including the impact of the power-line construction project.

The 2,952-acre Rockaway River Wildlife Management Area is in the rugged Farny Highlands on the eastern edge of Mahlon Dickerson Reservation north of Lake Hopatcong.  The Beaver Brook Trail beginning in Mahlon Dickerson Reservation extends into Rockaway River WMA.

Regulations for Wildlife Management Areas, including for dogs, can be found by clicking here.

Trails Overview:

The Beaver Brook Trail beginning in Mahlon Dickerson Reservation extends into Rockaway River WMA.  See Mahlon Dickerson Reservation  Also two topographical maps [the south map shows additional parking areas] can be found at: Table of Wildlife Management Areas

Directions:

Directions to Mahlon Dickerson Reservation: From I-80 exit for Route 15 [north]. Proceed on Route 15 [north]  5 Miles to Weldon Road Exit - Take Weldon Road and travel approximately 4 miles east.  The reservation is on both sides of the road.

Contact Information:NJ DEP, Div of Fish & Wildlife
609-984-0547
Region:Morris County
Fees:None