Mountain Creek and Vernon Valley Guidebook

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Mountain Creek and Vernon Valley Guidebook

Neighborhoods

Vernon Township, home to roughly 25,000 people, is tucked away in the northeast corner of Sussex County. Flanked by Wantage Township to the west, Hardyston Township to the south and West Milford in neighboring Passaic County to the east, it shares its northern border with New York state. More than 40% of Vernon’s 70 square miles is preserved open space and the township is criss-crossed by both federal and state parks as well as a 20-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail. Communities within the township include Glenwood, Highland Lakes, McAfee, Vernon Valley, Barry Lakes and Lake Wallkill. Vernon thrives as a year round destination for outdoor enthusiasts of every persuasion. The convergence of skiers and snowboarders during the winter months gives way to hikers, golfers, mountain bikers, kayakers and campers during warmer months. Vernon definitely lives up to its billing as New Jersey’s four season recreation community. Attractions include Mountain Creek Ski Resort , Mountain Creek Waterpark , Crystal Springs Resort with 7 championship golf courses and health spa, a number of highly-acclaimed bed & breakfast inns and Mother Nature’s gift to the township - Wawayanda State Park and the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge .
Vernon Township
Vernon Township, home to roughly 25,000 people, is tucked away in the northeast corner of Sussex County. Flanked by Wantage Township to the west, Hardyston Township to the south and West Milford in neighboring Passaic County to the east, it shares its northern border with New York state. More than 40% of Vernon’s 70 square miles is preserved open space and the township is criss-crossed by both federal and state parks as well as a 20-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail. Communities within the township include Glenwood, Highland Lakes, McAfee, Vernon Valley, Barry Lakes and Lake Wallkill. Vernon thrives as a year round destination for outdoor enthusiasts of every persuasion. The convergence of skiers and snowboarders during the winter months gives way to hikers, golfers, mountain bikers, kayakers and campers during warmer months. Vernon definitely lives up to its billing as New Jersey’s four season recreation community. Attractions include Mountain Creek Ski Resort , Mountain Creek Waterpark , Crystal Springs Resort with 7 championship golf courses and health spa, a number of highly-acclaimed bed & breakfast inns and Mother Nature’s gift to the township - Wawayanda State Park and the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge .

Sightseeing

Stairway to Heaven and Pochuck Valley via Appalachian Trail is a 7.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Glenwood, New Jersey that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. https://www.njhiking.com/stairway-to-heaven-nj/
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Stairway To Heaven Trail
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Stairway to Heaven and Pochuck Valley via Appalachian Trail is a 7.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Glenwood, New Jersey that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. https://www.njhiking.com/stairway-to-heaven-nj/

Entertainment

Mountain Creek Waterpark in Vernon, New Jersey. Splash around on more than 20 awesome slides and rides; there's something for all ages!
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Mountain Creek Water Park
200 NJ-94
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Mountain Creek Waterpark in Vernon, New Jersey. Splash around on more than 20 awesome slides and rides; there's something for all ages!
https://www.warwickdrivein.com/
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Warwick Drive-In Theater
5 Warwick Turnpike
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https://www.warwickdrivein.com/
Mountain Creek
This fun-filled tour will satisfy anyone’s sense of adventure! Boasting unrivaled panoramic views of the tri-state area, you will experience smile-inducing speeds as you travel along a series of ziplines (ranging from 200ft to 1,500ft in length) suspended high above a mountain-top lake
Mountain Creek ZipTour
This fun-filled tour will satisfy anyone’s sense of adventure! Boasting unrivaled panoramic views of the tri-state area, you will experience smile-inducing speeds as you travel along a series of ziplines (ranging from 200ft to 1,500ft in length) suspended high above a mountain-top lake

Food scene

Pennings Farm operates on 50 acres of pristine farmland in the historic Hudson Valley town of Warwick, NY. For more than 30 years, Pennings Farm Market has been a steadfast retailer of locally grown produce under the attentive ownership of Steve and Jill Pennings. In offering our own produce (apples, apricots, eggplant, nectarines, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes and zucchini) or produce from neighboring farms, we aspire to be local in what we do and what we sell. Visits to Pennings Farm Market are more of an entertaining country and local experience than just a shopping trip, offering a farm-to-table style Cafe, Pub, Beer Garden, Ice Cream Stand and Garden Center.
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Pennings Farm Market
161 New York 94
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Pennings Farm operates on 50 acres of pristine farmland in the historic Hudson Valley town of Warwick, NY. For more than 30 years, Pennings Farm Market has been a steadfast retailer of locally grown produce under the attentive ownership of Steve and Jill Pennings. In offering our own produce (apples, apricots, eggplant, nectarines, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes and zucchini) or produce from neighboring farms, we aspire to be local in what we do and what we sell. Visits to Pennings Farm Market are more of an entertaining country and local experience than just a shopping trip, offering a farm-to-table style Cafe, Pub, Beer Garden, Ice Cream Stand and Garden Center.

Take a walk

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/09/realestate/warwick-ny-upstate-community.html
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Warwick
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https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/09/realestate/warwick-ny-upstate-community.html