Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area

472 Boonton Ave * Montville * NJ 07045 Dawn to Dusk

Enjoy a wide range of geological and ecological experiences at the spectacular natural area known as Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area.  This area consists of 1,544.76 acres and offers rugged trails, fields, forests, rock outcroppings, and wetlands.  Hikers will see unusual glacial erratics deposited 18,000 years ago by the receding Wisconsin glacier. The highest point in the park is 934 feet with a magnificent view of the New York City skyline.

After an exhilarating hike on the trails, come inside the Pyramid Mountain Visitor Center to experience a variety of interactive educational exhibits about the history and wildlife of the area, including the Lenape Indians and early European settlers, habitats, and how the Wisconsin Glacier shaped the land. Adult and Children programs, and scout and school programs are offered year-round, as well as summer camp. For a calendar of special events, please visit morrisparks.net.

Cherished by naturalists, this natural area, touched only by hunters and hikers during recent decades, is a significant wildlife sanctuary. Open Sunrise to Sunset.

Of Special Note:

  • The highest point in the park is 934 feet
  • Head to the Tripod Rock perched atop 3 small boulders
  • Visitors Center provides trail maps-Open every day 9AM-4:30PM

Morris County, located 30 miles west of NYC, is home to some of America’s most important history and culture just waiting for you to explore. Start by walking in the footsteps of Revolutionary icons such as George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, then pick apples right off the tree at one of our verdant farms and end your day having a delicious dinner; discover how to make my weekend Morris County!
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-631-5151
Leslie Bensley Photo of Jane Joe Executive Director at Morris County Tourism Bureau
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
973-631-5151 lbensley@morristourism.org