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! 

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Upcoming Events

Bloomfield Morris Canal Hike: Bloomfield's Morris Canal Committee is hosting a 3-mile following the path of the Morris Canal through Bloomfield, then a bus ride to explore two locations where the canal is still intact. The event is April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required and there is a $5 registration fee. For additional information visit the event page on Facebook.

Boonton Historic Tour: The Boonton Historical Society is sponsoring a tour of the Boonton Historic District, led by Canal Society of NJ President Joe Macasek, on April 22. Learn about how the Morris Canal contributed to the community's economic growth. The tour includes visits to Lock 12 East and Inclined Plane 7 East. The event is free and begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Boonton Post Office, near the intersection of Main and William streets.

NJ Canals & Local History Symposium: The Canal Society of NJ and Morris County Heritage Commission are holding the 3rd annual NJ Canals & Local History Symposium on April 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include breakfast and lunch. For additional information visit the event page on Facebook.

Full Moon Hike: Explore Historic Waterloo Village, a restored canal town, and see the Morris Canal under the moonlight April 29. The 4-mile hike starts at 7:30 p.m. For additional information visit the event page on Facebook.

Canal Society of NJ May Meeting: The Canal Society of NJ's May Program Meeting, "The Mills Along Musconetcong River," will be May 18 at 7:30 p.m. For additional information visit the Canal Society's website.

Warren County Morris Canal Bus Tour: The Warren County Morris Canal Committee invites you on a scenic tour of the historic Morris Canal on May 20. Tickets are $20 and include a box lunch. Visit to register for the bus tour. 

ParkFest at Bread Lock Park: Warren County Parks Foundation and the Warren County Morris Canal Committee are hosting the 2nd Annual ParkFest at Bread Lock Park on June 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information visit the event page on Facebook

Waterloo Canal Day: The annual Canal Day festivities at Historic Waterloo Village will be June 23 from 10 to 4 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by the Canal Society of NJ, the New Jersey Division of Parks and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Additional information to follow. 

Please email info about any upcoming festivals, tours, events, meetings, etc. so we can get them on the calendar and help promote via social media.  Thanks very much.

For more information, contact Ted Ritter at the NJTPA at or (973) 639-8447.