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South Mountain Reservation overview

South Mountain Reservation is known for its parks. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area, such as Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Make plans to visit the popular Montclair State University and Ellis Island Immigration Museum. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, South Mountain Reservation is for you.

Where to stay in South Mountain Reservation

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around South Mountain Reservation has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in South Mountain Reservation with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all South Mountain Reservation hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best South Mountain Reservation hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to South Mountain Reservation

Fly in to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from central South Mountain Reservation. Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 7.5 mi (12 km) away.

What to see around South Mountain Reservation

Sights that are especially popular with families include:
  • • Turtle Back Zoo
  • • Florham Park Roller Rink
  • • The Funplex
  • • Bowcraft Amusement Park
  • • Whippany Railway Museum
It's well known for its parks and these favourite places for nature lovers:
  • • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
  • • Reeves-Reed Arboretum
  • • Montgomery Park
  • • Eagle Rock Reservation
  • • Nomahegan Park
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window shopping, here are some favourite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Mall at Short Hills
  • • Livingston Mall
  • • Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall
  • • Willowbrook Mall
  • • Stadium Plaza Shopping Center
Top sights in the area include:
  • • Montclair State University
  • • Ellis Island Immigration Museum
  • • Statue of Liberty
  • • Ellis Island
  • • New York University

When to visit South Mountain Reservation

Wondering when the best time to visit is? Here are seasonal trends to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 13°C day, -7°C night
  • April-June: 29°C day, 1°C night
  • July-September: 30°C day, 9°C night
  • October-December: 21°C day, -7°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 289 cm
  • April-June: 333 cm
  • July-September: 337 cm
  • October-December: 324 cm
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  • Family-friendly
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