Warren Heritage Scenic Byway

An Adventure from Beginning to End

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The Warren Heritage Scenic Byway has everything you need for your next family adventure; mountain and river vistas, exciting recreation, historic and cultural gems. Known for its historic intrinsic qualities, the byway’s points of interest are bound to excite historians of every age.

Fun Facts

This historic byway traverses the region's distinctive mountain ridges; Scotts Mountain, Pohatcong Mountain and Point Mountain.

approximately19
miles long

Designated as a New Jersey Scenic Byway in 2009

Just Imagine the Discoveries You Can Make Along the Byway

Authentic Local Heritage

With a strong agricultural history, historic landmarks, shrines, events and annual festivals, there’s plenty of ways for you and your family to experience the rich culture of the Warren Heritage Scenic Byway.

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History you can find only here

History buffs will love exploring Thomas Edison’s famous cement plant. This plant supplied all of the concrete for the original Yankee Stadium! Visit Bread Lock Park and Waterloo Village to see interactive dioramas and displays of Warren County history and indigenous peoples.

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Outdoor recreation, where fun comes naturally

Inspiring outdoor recreation go hand-in-hand with the spectacular mountain and river views on this byway. Walk the banks of the Morris Canal or paddle on its calm waters. From the byway you have access to the Wild and Scenic Musconetcong River, which is a local hot spot for great fishing. The byway is home to some of the region’s most distinctive mountain ridges including, Scotts Mountain, Pohatcong Mountain and Point Mountain. Hike, bird, fish, kayak, canoe, bike and sightsee along this beautiful byway.

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Local cuisine and lodging

Stop by the farm stands and markets for fresh picked goodies to take on your adventure

For more information on local restaurants, go to visitnj.org, Explore Warren, or the Warren County, Hunterdon County and Morris County Chambers of Commerce.

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What to Do on Your Byway Adventure

Waterloo Village

573 Waterloo Village Rd Stanhope, NJ 07874

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Take a stroll through this restored 19th century canal town. Once a stopover point for canal workers, the village features Victorian homes, a blacksmith shop, grist and sawmill, the re-created Lenape Indian Village and more.

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Allamuchy Mountain State Park

Located three miles north of Hackettstown between Willow Grove/Waterloo Road

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This mixed oak and hardwood forest provides 14 miles of marked trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding, along with 20 miles of unmarked trails. Take advantage of the ponds, lakes and rivers for peaceful fishing.

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Scenic Nature
Family Fun

Stephens State Park

800 Willow Grove St Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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This 805-acre state park is a popular spot for walking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping, fishing, hunting, boating and picnicking.

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Hackettstown Riverfront Park

211 Seber Rd Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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Check out this park for a leisurely nature trail that’s good for all skill levels.

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Penwell Mills/Penwell Lime Kiln

448 Penwell Rd Port Murray, NJ 07865

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Penwell Mills is a historic landmark, dated as early as 1784, and still runs today as an animal feed store.

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Scenic Nature
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Point Mountain

Beattystown Mansfield Township, NJ

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A three-mile hike leading to an overlook with a view of rolling valleys, hills and farmland.

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Meadow Breeze Park

22 Meadow Breeze Ln Washington, NJ 07882

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Perfect for kids, this park features a short 1.7-mile trail and a playground.

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Family Fun
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Teetertown Ravine Nature Preserve

30 Pleasant Grove Rd Port Murray, NJ 07865

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Hike, camp or fish at this peaceful reserve with breathtaking wildlife.

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Warne’s Mills

Corner of Rt 57 and Millbrook Rd Broadway, NJ 08808

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Built directly after the Revolutionary War and handed down through multiple generations since then, this mill is a monument of the region’s history and agricultural heritage.

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Bread Lock Park

2627 Route 57 Stewartsville, NJ 08886

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Lock 7, known as “Bread Lock,” had a store that sold homemade bread to boatmen passing through. Today, it is a picnic area, a walking path, and a history museum that tells the story of the Morris Canal.

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Eckel’s Autogiro Port

Route 57 and Mill Pond Rd Washington, NJ 07882

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This autogiro port was the first of its kind. It was built in 1931 by one of Washington, NJ’s most entrepreneurial residents, Earle Eckel. Today, this autogiro port serves as a memorial to Eckel and his many achievements.

History
Culture

Edison Concrete Mile

NJ-57 Stewartsville, NJ 08886

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America’s most famous inventor did not just invent the lightbulb; Edison also organized the Edison Portland Cement Co. in Franklin Township. The company laid New Jersey’s first concrete mile in 1912, now known as Route 57.

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Musconetcong River NJDEP Fishing Access

Route 57 Washington, NJ 07882

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Stop by this fishing access on the popular Musconetcong River for some tranquil trout fishing.

Jim & Mary Lee Museum

477 County Route 519, Stewartsville, NJ 08886

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Visitors can walk the world-renowned historic Inclined Plane 9 west and tour the remains of the powerhouse, tailrace and turbine chamber as well as the museum.

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Scenic Nature
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Saxton Falls

Off of Waterloo Road, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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Visit Saxton Falls during your trip to Allamuchy Mountain State Park.

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The Warren County Emergency Services and 9/11 Memorial

1500 NJ-57, Port Murray, NJ 07882

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The memorial honors the police, fire, and EMS personnel who died in the line of duty while protecting the county’s citizens.

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