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Update on Morris County Parks: Golf, Camping, Picnics

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – The Morris County Park Commission is announcing some changes to its COVID-19 operating practices, as the state’s restrictions are starting to be relaxed in phase two of Gov. Murphy’s “safe restart” program.

The following are updates offered by the Park Commission:

  • Mahlon Dickerson Reservation RV and Tent/Adirondack campground areas are now open and reservations can be made online;
  • Golf Course tee times have returned to normal, from 16-minute intervals to 10-minute intervals;
  •  Lee’s County Park Marina weekend daily launch passes can be purchased — but purchase must be done online only;
  • Picnic reservations are now being accepted, with guidelines set by the Governor’s Executive Order limitations

Fifteen of the Park Commission’s standalone public restrooms will be open on Wednesdays thru Sundays, with the two restrooms at Central Park of Morris County open 7 days per week.

Update on all county parks:

Many of the 38 distinct parks, facilities and trails for which the Morris County Park Commission has stewardship responsibility have reopened, with reduced parking and strict social distancing requirements remaining in place.

Sunrise Lake Beach at Lewis Morris County Park will remain closed for the season and all camps at various park facilities have been cancelled for the summer.

All county park system programs, activities, events and permits have been cancelled at this time.

For information on all county parks, click here.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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