• Reenactors try to stay warm outside soldier huts in Jockey Hollow


    National Historical Park New Jersey

Event Details

  • 04/28/2013

    Junior Ranger booklet
    Location: Jockey Hollow | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Phone Number: 973-543-4030

Join us as we celebrate National Junior Ranger Day together with special programs and activities for children and adults. Call 973-543-4030 or see www.nps.gov/morr for schedule of events. 10:00am to 4:00pm at Jockey Hollow.

Kid's Tour of the Ford Mansion - Here's a historic house tour geared for kids in grades four and up (including adults). It will feature activities such as role playing, a scavenger hunt and learning about "gross stuff," like 18th century bathrooms. The tour begins in the Washington Headquarters Museum. 10am, 2pm and 3pm at the Ford Mansion.

The Neighborhood of Jockey Hollow - Think of Jockey Hollow as a neighborhood with its members having different roles in the community. Examine the wildlife that live in the neighborhood or community of Jockey Hollow and join a Park Guide for a 2.25 mile hike along the yellow trail. 10am at the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center.

Nature Discovery Hike - Want to explore the natural wonders of Jockey Hollow? Join a Park Ranger as we hike along Primrose Brook Trail a 1.13 miles round trip hike and discover together some of the natural wonders of Jockey Call 973-542- 4030 for further information. 1:30pm and 3:30pm at the Trail Center Parking Lot.

Colonial Games - Have some old-fashioned fun as you take on the same games that the soldiers and the Wick Family played. Try your hand at nine-pins, quoits, trap-ball, nine-man morris, fox & geese and other 18th century games. 1:30pm to 4:00pm at the Wick House.