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!



  • Riggs Canal Park Opening: The Canal Society of New Jersey, in conjunction with Roxbury Township is opening a new park in the Ledgewood section of Roxbury on Sunday September 16. The park contains a loop trail and the remains of Lock 1. For additional information visit the Facebook event page.

  • Waterloo Canal Heritage Day: The Canal Society of New Jersey is offering a wide range of programming for the whole family this summer at Waterloo Village. Stop by Waterloo Village on September 22 to visit visit the Highlands Canal Boat Exhibit, see blacksmith, seamstress, woodworking and tinsmwith demonstrations and more! The events are free, however parking is $5. For additional information visit the Facebook event page.

  • Bloomfield Morris Canal Hike & Bus Ride: The Bloomfield Morris Canal Greenway Committee, the Bloomfield Recreation Department and the Historical Society of Bloomfield are sponsoring a three-mile hike on saturday November 3. There will also be a two-mile bus ride stopping at sites where the canal is still intact. Reservations are required and a $5 donation is requested. For additional information visit The Historical Society of Bloomfield's Facebook page.