We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Long Pond Ironworks State Park

Rte 511, West Milford, NJ 07456-1799
+1 973-962-7031
Review Highlights
So happy to have this bridge back.

This was the access bridge to one of our favorite West Milford hikes. But when Hurricane Sandy took... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
West Milford, NJ
via mobile
New bridge

My son and I inspected the new bridge at Long Pond Ironworks State Park last month; some of the... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
New York City, New York
Read all 24 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good59%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“small museum” (2 reviews)
“hiking trails” (2 reviews)
“ruins” (5 reviews)
Rte 511, West Milford, NJ 07456-1799
Write a ReviewReviews (24)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This was the access bridge to one of our favorite West Milford hikes. But when Hurricane Sandy took the bridge out the trail was inaccessible. Finally the Nynj trail conference rebuilt the bridge. Thank you. Thank you. We are so happy to be able to...More

Thank WestMiflordtraveler
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My son and I inspected the new bridge at Long Pond Ironworks State Park last month; some of the funds were donated by the Janet Ross Fund, in honor of my wife and his mother. The water was very high, and the bridge was open...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great medium experience level good hike for family and friends. Plenty of fishing and wildlife to see including a bear .Enjoy the views

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The focus of this park is the ruins of the Long Pond Ironworks, which date to the 1700's. The rubble from the 18th century furnace is still there, as are the remains of the 19th century furnace and many of outbuildings. The park is laced...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This hundred acre park in West Milford features a small visitors center with a few maps and artifacts from the long history of iron mining in this area. There are a number of different buildings, mostly closed or an extreme disrepair. The stars of the...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is a great place for a quiet walk in an area of historic restoration. There are several homes either restored or under restoration, a water wheel, paths and woods. It's quiet and extremely private

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This place is really unusual- and still endangered due to need for more funding. The people who run it have done a great job thus far- with several buildings being saved, a nice museum shop, and several incredible exhibits- the remaining restored mill wheel is...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

This 145 acre park contains the remains of three large iron works machinery, very impressive in their size and complexity. There is also a visitors center and a small museum open on restricted hours spring, summer and fall. The site is very very beautiful with...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 13 December 2015

See a number of homes dating to the early and mid-1800s. The visitor center was closed but a number of informational brochures were available. The homes were also closed up. Nice short walk….once you are away from the road it is a bit deserted. Great...More

Thank b d
Reviewed 25 June 2015

I was there with my dog, and a very menacing man, dressed in all black, came up behind us. Then disappeared. I called the police and was told not to return to the area

Thank Cubanita914
Nearby HotelsSee all West Milford Hotels
The Castle at Skylands Manor
144 reviews
6.46 km away
Holiday Inn Express Haskell-Wayne Area
134 reviews
11.24 km away
Courtyard Mahwah
232 reviews
12.81 km away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Mahwah
204 reviews
12.94 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Arta Restaurant
85 reviews
2.02 km away
Khun Thon Thai Restaurant
63 reviews
3.86 km away
Fox Island Creamery & Cafe
16 reviews
4.35 km away
West Milford Diner
35 reviews
4.95 km away
Nearby Attractions
Skylands New Jersey Botanical Gardens
134 reviews
6.55 km away
Ringwood State Park
66 reviews
5.54 km away
Ringwood Manor
17 reviews
5.15 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
22 February 2017|
Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
There are about 12 different structures. A one mile easy walk will lead you past the great majority and the waterfall, more of a very fast rapids in high water.