Morristown Jockey Hollow and Patriots Trail

Dated: June 25 2012

Views: 1262

Why not pack a lunch and take the family to one of the most historical sites in New Jersey! Easy access by  car or train, depending on which end of Patriots Trail you decide to start.  My suggestion would be to head over to the Jockey Hollow Visitors Center (nestled right outside of Morristown) which is usually open from 9-5 but call if you are coming from a distance 973.543.4030. The center provides walking trails, bathroom facilities and can answer questions about the park.

Walking trails are easy on the kids and adults with very limited inclines. I can attest to that since my daughter insisted I walk part of the trails with her.  Regardless of being a few miles from Morristown's downtown center, the minute you arrive, you feel steeped in history. George Washington and his troops walked some of the very paths you and your family are encountering.  There are log cabins [not the originals mind you!] that suggest the type of living quarters our troops experienced. 

The country's July 4th celebration is just around the corner. What better way to pass along knowledge about our country's history!  Make your visit to Jockey Hollow and the Patriots Trail a history lesson for the entire family!! Visit Jockey Hollow in Morristown.

Check out the Backpacker Magazine link [a rip and go article] on the Patriot Trail and Jockey Hollow.

http://www.backpacker.com/rip-and-go-jockey_hollow/destinations/14400

Latest Blog Posts

Who Knows What Evil Lurks Behind Those Walls

In a world of inexperienced first-time real estate investors becoming do-it-yourself contractor-flippers combined with recent relaxed requirement for certain building permits and inspections have

Read More

The Benefits Of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think

More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and safe

Read More

Home Prices Its All About Supply And Demand

As we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the economic slowdown will have on home prices. Looking at the

Read More

Wayne Township Summer Concert Series

The Wayne Township Summer Concert Series is a wonderful place to enjoy live music on a summer evening.  Concert will be held at the municipal complex at 475 Valley Road, Wayne.  Free

Read More