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Jockey Hollow

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Great historic site

There is an abundance of history here, as well as some very well maintained hiking trails... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jimbo4uClinton_NJ
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Annandale, New Jersey
Revolutionary War 'off the beaten track', and local follore

Jockey Hollow is NOT Valley Forge. It is better, more personal, and understated. Enjoy the walk... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
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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 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed August 20, 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

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Reviewed August 6, 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.

Thank Mary Anne L
Reviewed August 1, 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.

Thank glaspisa
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I was with my son two weeks ago n today back to Jockey Hollow to complete his Cub Scout Historic Hike. It was a easy hike, very shady , lots of history. Kids would love to come run around in the open space n learnt...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

To finish off a revolutionary tour of New Jersey, we visited this site to complement our visit to the Ford house and museum, which sets the stage and provides history and context prior to the jockey hollow visit. Hard to imagine what the troops had...More

1  Thank homework
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Both paved roads and trails to walk /hike through the park. Hills make for a great workout. Public bathroom available with water fountains

1  Thank PonchoVino
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Jockey Hollow is a beautiful park, with many walking trails, and a strong interpretive center. The Wick House and grounds/gardens give you the feel of colonial times while the re-creations of the soldiers’ huts (barracks) illustrate the tough conditions the soldiers faced wintering in New...More

2  Thank Hammbrook
Reviewed January 23, 2018

I love hiking, bird-watching and photography here. The park is large and there are plenty of places to hike. The open fields and forested areas host a lot of birds and animals. The scenery is fantastic and I love the changes each season offers. There...More

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sharkdls
March 9, 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
March 6, 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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