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From a height of about 600 feet above sea level at its source outside of Mendham, the Passaic River winds its way through seven counties, 45 municipalities and 90 miles into Newark Bay. It flows through a 935-acre watershed supporting three million people.

In Paterson, the Passaic River makes an intricate contortion to form the Passaic, or Great Passaic Falls, a 77-foot drop into a rocky gorge. During the Revolutionary War, George Washington's aide de camp,Alexander Hamilton, observed the spectacular Falls, and prophetically envisioned a city at its base utilizing its waterpower. Today, a statue of Alexander Hamilton at nearby Haines Overlook Park gazes upon the plunging Falls as a tribute to the accuracy of Hamilton's vision.

Location: Mendham New Jersey 07945

(International Falls) Boise Cascade Tours
(Tannersville) Camelbeach Waterpark
(Anchorage) Centennial Rose Garden
(Monmouth) Citizens Lake West
(Allentown) Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
(Somerville) Duke Gardens

03/02 Coming to The Mendham area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Maryland Faerie Festival Darlington MD May10-12 The Maryland Faerie Festival celebrates the Faeries in an atmosphere and with entertainment inspired by Faerie folklore and literature.
South 9th Street Italian Market Festival Philadelphia PA May18-19 Bring the entire family to experience the Annual Procession of Saints, and to enjoy the Live Entertainment, Family Events, Crafts, Food, Food and more Food!
Mountain Jam Festival Hunter Mountain NY June6-9 Mountain Jam is a four-day, multi-stage event, featuring approximately 50 bands on 3 stages in one of the Northeast’s most pristine natural amphitheaters.