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Jockey Hollow

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A must see if you are into history

Morristown, and the American revolution are a must so if you are in the area, seeing these American... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael D
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Denville, New Jersey
Nice walks, on both paths and roads.

The visitor center has clean bathrooms and a friendly ranger. There are many trails to choose... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Intrafinesse
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New York City, New York
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Part of the Morristown National Historical Park, this recreated campsite was home to the Pennsylvnia troops in the winter of 1779-80.
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Morristown National Historical Park, 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ 07960
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Morristown, and the American revolution are a must so if you are in the area, seeing these American roots and such are a great idea.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I would recommend the museum at Washington's Headquaters here over Valley Forge, this loop road is really only one stop to visit the winter quarters. It is a steep but short hike from the parking lot to the cabins, but I would not recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

The visitor center has clean bathrooms and a friendly ranger. There are many trails to choose from, between 1 and 6.5 miles, with the White trail the prettiest.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Intrafinesse
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My husband and I recently visited here with our son.. we were surprised at our lovely the park is. We also visited Wick House on a ranger guided tour. The ranger was very knowledgeable and brought the winter and Washington’s army winter stay here come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sinaigirl
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Actually came here twice, once for the farm visit to see garden and old house, second was to do some hiking around the forest. Both were outstanding and the rangers here were very nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Nice paved park with some old log cabins from George Washington's days. If you don't feel like walking, you can take a slow driving tour to see the cabins. There are some trails in the area as well, but I didn't get to try them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LoneRogue
Reviewed 28 August 2018

There is an abundance of history here, as well as some very well maintained hiking trails. Transport yourself to the revolutionary war period and get a feel for what it may have been like for Washington and the patriots that freed us from England. Look...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jimbo4uClinton_NJ
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Jockey Hollow is NOT Valley Forge. It is better, more personal, and understated. Enjoy the walk. Read the historical info signage. Ask the dedicated staff any and all questions. Embrace our history. Local Folklore: Folklore has it that just down the road, in Madison NJ...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to immerse oneself in Revolutionary history and to hike scenic trails. Beautiful in any season. Also staff at visitors center very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary Anne L
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Only been there a few times for drinks. Excellent atmosphere, a few good bars and interesting drinks. Great friendly bartenders that will explain specialty drinks and make recommendations to suit your taste.

Date of experience: October 2017
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sharkdls
10 March 2018|
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Response from Grumo | Reviewed this property |
I found this on the park's website. The National Park Service recommends going to the "Planning Your Trip" section of a park's website to find out about accessibility: The Washington's Headquarters Museum and the Jockey... More
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obie1952
7 March 2017|
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Response from Barb C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can have dogs on a leash and there are receptacles available. The leash must not be in excess of 6' in length. It's a lovely area - have fun!
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