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Highlands Preserve

hewitt GWLHighlands Preserve (formerly known as San Cap Park), is a 224-acre park, adjacent to Abram S. Hewitt State Forest located off of Union Valley Road in West Milford. The park contains several multi-purpose athletic fields, but is predominantly geared towards passive recreation, offering several hiking trails. Highlands Preserve is one of the premier hiking destinations in New Jersey, with trails that connect with the adjacent State Forest near the edge of Greenwood Lake, the Quail State Line, and the Appalachian Trail. The park is operated by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, with the formal assistance of the NY-NJ Trail Conference. Trail maps are available at on-site kiosks.

GPS Address: 22 Warwick Tpke, Hewitt, NJ


From I-287, take the exit for Skyline Drive. Continue on Skyline Drive until you arrive at a T, then turn right and continue onto Greenwood Lake Turnpike. After passing Brown's Point and Our Lady Queen of Peace Church on your right hand side, the road will become Warwick Turnpike, and the parking area will be on your right-hand side.