Events

Below is a list of upcoming meetings, guided tours and cultural events related to the Morris Canal. Please check back for updates and let us know about any new events being scheduled!



  • Waterloo Valley Trail, Morris Canal Townpath Walk: The Canal Society of New Jersey is hosting a 4-hour walk along the route of the Morris Canal from Waterloo Village west along the shore of Saxton Lake (Musconetcong River) on Saturday, May 11. The walk begins at the Waterloo Village parking lot. For additional information visit the Canal Society of New Jersey's website.

  • Stanhope, Canal & Iron Town Walk: The Canal Society of New Jersey is hosting an easy 2-hour walk that will explore Stanhope's past as an iron town and Morris Canal port, including a walk along the water-filled section of the Morris Canal Greenway, on Saturday, June 1 at 10 a.m. The walk begins at the Lake Musconetcong parking area. For additional information visit the Canal Society of New Jersey's website.

  • Morris Canal Hike at Kuipers Park: Warren County Parks Foundation is hosting a hike along the Kuipers Memorial Park Morris Canal Trail in Hackettstown on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information visit the  Facebook event page.

  • Park Fest at Bread Lock Park: Warren County Parks is hosting its 3rd Annual Park Fest at Bread Lock Park, a free day of music, art, history, literature and more! The event is June 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bread Lock Park along the Morris Canal in Stewartsville. For more information visit the  Facebook event page.

  • Canal Day: The Canal Society of New Jersey is hosting its annual Canal Day at Waterloo Village on Saturday, June 22. The Canal Society's museum at Waterloo will open for the season and will be open to the public every Saturday through September 28. For additional information visit the Canal Society of New Jersey's website.

  • Morris Canal Inclined Planes, Ledgewood: The Canal Society of New Jersey is hosting a 4-hour walk along the route of the Morris Canal from Waterloo Village west along the shore of Saxton Lake (Musconetcong River) on Sunday, August 11. The walk begins at the Waterloo Village parking lot. For additional information visit the Canal Society of New Jersey's website.

  • Shippenport & Lake Hopatcong Feeder Hike: The Canal Society of New Jersey is hosting a moderate hike on Saturday, September 28 that will explore the inclined plane in Shippenport as well as the forge and sawmill sites. Following the hike, participants can take a short drive to Hopatcong State Park to visit the Lake Hopatcong HIstorical Museum and walk the Morris Canal Feeder towpath. For additional information visit the Canal Society of New Jersey's website.