India Brook and Buttermilk Falls Natural Area

India Brook and Buttermilk Falls Natural Area

Narrow passage between rocks on trail along India Brook - Photo by Daniel Chazin Narrow passage between rocks on trail along India Brook - Photo by Daniel Chazin
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Three contiguous forested natural areas -- traversed by two miles of India Brook, a pristine trout stream -- with a variety of hiking trails, a waterfall, and ruins of colonial era mining and forging

 

The bankruptcy of a developer in the 1980s made it possible for the Township of Mendham to acquire what is now the Buttermilk Falls Natural Area as open spaces. After reforestation and wetlands restoration, combined with the adjacent India Brook Park and India Brook Natural Area, 375 acres of parkland have been preserved for public use and enjoyment.  According to the Township some of its “...

Park Acreage:

375.00 acres

Municipality:

Mendham

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Contact Information

Web Link:

Mendham Township

Phone:

(973) 543-4555

Fees:

Not available

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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