West Milford is considered a recreational wonderland and is referred to as The Heart of The Highlands. The Township of West Milford is a semi-rural community on the outer fringe of the largest metropolitan area in the United States. It is located in the upper portion of Passaic County about 38 miles from New York City. West Milford has quick access to all the advantages of the city with the comfort and charm of small town living. West Milford offers the best of both worlds.
Terrain & Climate
Altitude: Due to the mountainous terrain of West Milford, the altitude varies from 504 ft. above sea level along Route 23 to 1,409 ft. above sea level at Bearfort Mountain.
Climate: West Milford’s annual average mean temperature is 40 degrees. The winter average (January) is 29 degrees, the summer average (July) is 75 degrees.
Land: West Milford is one of the largest municipalities in the state of New Jersey with approximately 80 square miles of land area. The Township is a beautiful wooded area of mountains and has over 40 lakes.
Autumn Lights Festival (ALF)
Union Valley Rd West Milford, NJ 07480West Milford Autumn Lights Festival also known as ALF is a Family friendly FREE street festival.
Greenwood Lake Air Show
126 Airport Road West Milford , NJ 07480Greenwood lake air show features performances in the sky, along with historical exhibits on the ground.
Greenwood Lake Boat Races
2024 Greenwood Lake Tpke West Milford, NJEnjoy great food and some drinks in the Beer Garden as well as miscellaneous vendors set up throughout the park.
Waywayanda State Park
885 Warwick Turnpike Hewitt, NJ 07421The quiet charm of Wawayanda appeals to hikers, campers, swimmers and boaters.
West Milford Pump Track
30 Lycosky Dr, West Milford, NJ 07480West Milford Pump Track is on a municipal athletic field complex. All riders of all ages are welcome to ride here!
1486 Macopin Rd West Milford, NJ 07480Lake swimming (Seasonal), Softball fields (2), Gazebo, Lower Pavilion, Playground & Picnic Area
Brown's Point Park
1996 Greenwood Lake Tpke. Hewitt, NJ 07421Fishing, Disc Golf, Playground & Picnic Area
1614 Union Valley Rd West Milford, NJ 07480Playground Area
Echo Lake Field
Germantown Rd West Milford, NJ 07480Baseball / Soccer Field
30 Lycosky Dr, West Milford, NJ 07480Soccer Fields (2), Lacross/Football Field, Rugby Field & Pump Track
MT. Laurel Park
Hewitt, NJSoftball Field, Playground & Skate Park
Nosenzo Pond Park
54 Nosenzo Pond Rd West Milford, NJ 07480Soccer/Lacrosse Field, Pavilion, Tennis Courts & Basketball Courts
Highlands Preserve (Old San Cap)
Arlington Ave Hewitt, NJ 07480Softball Fields (3), Baseball Field & Hiking Trails
1077 Westbrook Rd West Milford, NJ 07480Teen Center, Hiking Trails, Fishing & Basketball Courts