Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

View of Saffin Pond - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff View of Saffin Pond - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff
41.007884, -74.586525

Open year-around for hiking the park also offers seasonal camping in the rugged western part of Morris County with old logging roads and blazed trails. Can access the Weldon Brook Wildlife Management Area, the Rockaway WMA and Mount Paul WMA.

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation, named after a former New Jersey governor and United States senator, is the largest Morris County park.  It is a rugged area pinched between the Rockaway Wildlife Management Area to the east and the Weldon Brook Wildlife Management Area in Sussex County to the west.  One of the Reservation's outstanding features is Headley Overlook, one of the highest points in the...

Park Acreage:

3346.07 acres



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Morris County Park Commission


(973) 326-7631


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