Long Pond Ironworks State Park

Location
 
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1334 Greenwood Lake Tpk. (Rt.511)
West Milford, NJ 07456
973-962-7031
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Description
The remnants of the ironmaking industrial structures at this site date from the 18th and 19th centuries. Furnaces, casting house ruins, charging areas, ice houses, waterwheels and other structures are a part of the remains.

The area is currently undergoing restoration: one waterwheel has been reconstructed and several houses stabilized. The 'Old Country Store' has been renovated and now houses the Long Pond Ironworks Museum.

Facilities and activities include boating / canoeing (electric motors, gas motors - 10 hp), trailer launch, cartop launch, boat ramps, birding, fishing and hunting. Winter sports include ice fishing and cross-country skiing. Trails accommodate hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding.