Apshawa Preserve
Macopin Road, West Milford, Passaic County, NJ
512 acres (includes a 43-acre reservoir)


Directions:

Rt 287 to exit 55. Ringwood Ave; go 3 miles north to make a left turn onto West Brook Road; West Brook Road heads into Macopin Road.  (I do not know exactly where the entrance is along Macopin Road. Last thing I heard is that there is no parking as of yet.)


History:

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation joined to create the Preserve in the township. The 512 acre Apshawa Tract, owned by the county, will be enhanced by 68 acres of adjacent property, owned by the New Jersey Conservation Foundation.

It is located is located adjacent to a 68-acre tract owned by the New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJCF) that fronts on Macopin Road.


Facilities:

bird watching, hiking and picnicking


Trails:

 

There are miles of hiking trails.


Source:

West Milford Now, Volume 4 Number 18 July 12, 2004 http://www.westmilfordnow.com/wmn-4-18.htm

http://www.passaiccountynj.org/ParksHistorical/Parks/apshawapreserve.htm