54 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928†††††
973-635-0674†††† ††Hours: 8am to 4pm M-F†††††

Explore Chatham is aimed at providing trails and descriptions that residents and non-residents can use to experience Chatham's natural beauty and historical importance. We encourage people to discover the Borough of Chatham and share their experiences with others by uploading photos and recommendations onto our website. If you would like to explore nearby areas, be sure to check out the links located at the bottom of this page which direct you to hiking websites of other towns within Morris County. Happy exploring!

Explore Chatham Trails
  • Trail Descriptions
  • Trail Maps in Chatham Borough
  • Trail Ratings
  • Links to Other Trails

  • Know Before You Go

    Safety Precautions:

    -In case of emergency dial 9-1-1.

    -If you have any type of hypertension or heart disease, check with your doctor before you hike.

    -Watch out for Tripping Hazards (branches, curbs, bridges, etc.), High Temperatures, Flooded Areas, Poison Ivy, Stray Animals, Thorn Bushes, Water/Muddy Areas, Broken Glass, Pedestrians and Traffic.

    -Be aware of your surroundings at all times.

    -Stay hydrated, apply sunscreen constantly

    -Keep our trails clean; Pack it in, Pack it out (NO LITTERING).

    -Always use the buddy system and stay within walkways/sidewalks.

    -Bicycles go with traffic, Walkers go against traffic.

    -Clean up after your pets, bring doggy bags.

    -After hiking check for ticks thoroughly.

    -Have Fun!

    What to Wear/Bring:

    Trail Map, Long Pants, Hiking Boots, Bug Spray, Medications, Hat, Sunscreen, Water, Flashlight, Compass, Travel First Aid Kit, Backpack, Pen/Pencil, Cellular Phone, Money, Notepad (optional), GPS (optional), Snack (optional), Camera (optional).

    Trail Types:

    -Wooded Paths (dirt, mud, grass, woodchips, wooden planks)

    -Urban Paths (sidewalks, grass, streets, gravel)

    -Hybrid (incorporates Wooded and Urban trail features)

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    Links to Other Trails
  • Randolph Township Trail System
  • Hike Mendham
  • Chester Trails
  • Morris County Park Commission Trail Maps

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    The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and are not intended to be an endorsement or recommendation of any Borough trail, park and/or facility. The Borough disclaims any liability in connection with the content of this website and reserves the right to change or delete the information contained herein without notice. The Borough makes no warranty that the content of this website is correct, complete or up-to-date and use of this information is entirely at the userís own risk. Anyone using the information contained on this website in any way will be deemed to have agreed to these terms.