this reservation is AMAZING has so many options whether you want to run, bike, walk your dog, have a family party, have a BBQ, etc. my pup Lucy loved the small water sections along the trails where she could run back and forth through the water. really, really loved it here, will absolutely be bringing friends back.

Loantaka Brook Reservation is a crown jewel of the Morris County, NJ Parks system. The Reservation has been pieced together over the last 60 years thanks to the County, private donors, and municipal contributions. From the north, it follows from Kitchell Pond southward to the edge of the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, generally following the flow of Loantaka Brook and other feeder streams into the Great Swamp. A 2015 addition within this trail system is Giralda Farms Preserve, which has a separate entry in

mountain biking
6 months ago

Love this trail

mountain biking
6 months ago

What a beautiful day w friend; a lovely biking trail

Nice simple place for a hike. You can hike, bike, roller skate & horseback here. Main trails are paved, others are stone dust & others are dirt. Some dirt trails are muddy after a rain, but watch out for horse poop!

trail running
10 months ago

easter trail running.. beautiful scenery, great trails, nice amount of hills...and saw a snake.. couldn't be better

Great for a stroll through the woods, day in the park, riding your bike, or rollerblading.

road biking
Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Great paved trail through beautiful landscapes. Perfect for going out with the kids or walking the dog.

mountain biking
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Great trail for biking, jogging, and walking!


trail running
Sunday, March 20, 2016

Paved all the way but very nice. Best to head west once you clear the park. Don't think these are wooded trails. Everything is pavement.

Friday, July 10, 2015

My favorite trail for a leisurely stroll or long walk. I get eaten up by bugs on unpaved trails; the pavement and lack of incline make for my favorite combination if I'm looking for distance not a demanding terrain.

The pavement is nice and wide, enough for 3-4 people walking side by side, so plenty of room for a biker and runner to pass one another with ease. Based on what I read, it gets busy. I arrived around 6pm on a summer weeknight and it wasn't "busy." There were a handful of high school boys running, 2 pairs of bikers, and a handful of runners.

it's very well-maintained.

trail running
Thursday, June 04, 2015

Beautifully maintained paved paths. Great for all ages and skill levels. There's some paths off the main paved one if on foot. Great bike rides, running strollers, roller blades, long distance running, groups, walking, etc. Gorgeous scenery! You can connect to the Giralda Farms path like reviewer suggested, making your run even further. Lots of people love it, but I never found it too crowded. Highly recommend

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Beautiful area... Wide paths...would love to come back with my bike. Great for all ages and skill levels.

trail running
Saturday, November 09, 2013

This is one of my favorite paths in the Morristown area! It's a nice paved course with lots of side trails for non-paved options and varied scenery. Kitchell and Green Village Roads also provide the option of creating bigger loops for longer training runs and can connect over to the trail at Giralda Farms.

mountain biking
Thursday, June 07, 2012

Nice easy trail that is paved but also has sections that are not and mostly run parallel to the main path. Fun and quick ride through

Monday, March 07, 2011

Part of the large and well-maintained Morris County Park system, this is a pleasant, relatively easy hike with nice scenery. Just remember that is a popular multi-use trail. Though I have little issue with bike riders, even they will have to admit that many of them fail to give warning of their approach, and some fail to responsibly share trails with others. Gogs love the trail both for exercise and socialization.

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