Tales from the Morris Canal

Tales from the Morris Canal


1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


Once a key factor for transportation in the 19th century, the Morris Canal made history for its use of inclined planes and locks to transport coal and iron to cities in the Northeast. Come travel through time to learn the history of the Morris Canal and discover what remains of the canal here in Liberty State Park today.

No pre-registration is required. We will meet at the Info Desk inside the CRRNJ Terminal for an introduction and then take a short walk to the Morris Canal Big Basin. Groups of more than six, please call first.

For more information please call 201-915-3400 x202 or email LSPNatureCenter@dep.nj.gov. Free parking is available in the lot across the street (2 hour limit).