Schooley’s Mountain County Park

Park Overview:

A former YMCA camp, this park offers hiking, picnicking, boating, swimming, fishing and winter activities.

Trail Uses:Hiking, Bridle path, X-C skiing
Dogs:Dogs on leash
Trail Miles:
Park Acreage:797 acres
Web Map:Morris County Park Commission map set
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Park Description:

Schooley's Mountain Park is the former site of Camp Washington,  a YMCA camp from the 1920s to the 1950s.  The 797-acre park offers hiking, picnicking, boating, swimming, fishing and winter activities.  A 470 foot floating bridge, is one of the most unique aspects of the park, which provides access to the lake from the newly renovated Lodge.

Trails Overview:

A two-mile section of the Patriots' Path [white] traverses the park from Fairview Avenue to Rock Road.   There are several other blazed trails within the park, including the Grand Loop Trail [yellow]. 

Use the Web Map link to locate a trail map.  Click for a detail description of a hike in the park.


The park is located in southwest Morris County, near Long Valley in Washington Township. For map and written directions use the Contact Information below and follow link to the park.

Contact Information:Morris County Park Commission
Region:Morris County
Fees:Yes, click on 'Contact Information' for further information

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The Highlands Trail


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