Trip Planner:   USA  /  New Jersey  /  Mahwah  /  Winter Sports  /  Campgaw Mountain

Campgaw Mountain, Mahwah

(2.4/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
Campgaw Mountain is the northernmost ridge of the volcanically formed Watchung Mountains, straddling the border of Franklin Lakes, Oakland, and Mahwah in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. Located almost entirely within the bounds of Campgaw Mountain Reservation, the mountain offers numerous outdoor recreational opportunities, including the only ski slope in the Watchungs. Campgaw Mountain is commonly considered to be part of the greater Ramapo Mountains region, but the flora and geology of the mountain is quite different from the surrounding area and more closely resembles the nearby Preakness Range to the south.GeographyCampgaw Mountain extends for three miles approximately north to south along the border of Franklin Lakes, Oakland, and Mahwah. The peak of the mountain rises to 752 feet (229 meters) in Mahwah, becoming the fourth highest peak of Watchungs, though the height of the mountain as measured from its base is generally less than 400 feet (122 meters). A shallow gap exists between Campgaw Mountain and the Preakness and Goffle Hill ranges of the Watchungs to the south, somewhat isolating the ridge from the rest of the Watchung Mountains despite contiguous geology below the surface. In the north, the mountain terminates at the Ramapo Fault, the western border of the Newark Basin. Campgaw Mountain also marks the eastern edge of the Ramapo River Valley, forming a sizable basin between itself and the Ramapo Mountains.
Put Campgaw Mountain at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mahwah itinerary maker.
Source
map
Create a full Mahwah itinerary

Plan your trip to Mahwah

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in New Jersey by other users

8 days in Atlantic City BY A USER FROM CANADA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in New Jersey BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in New Jersey BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Orlando BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Washington DC, Atlantic City & New York State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Jersey City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 27 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Cape May BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Jersey City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Took my 11 yo son and 13 yo godson snowtubing and snowboarding during winter recess. We lucked with the weather. It was 50°when we tubed, and 67° when they snowboarded. The staff was dressed up in Car...  more »
  • My wife and I took our girls snow-tubing here this past weekend. It a nice small mountain that was perfect for beginner skiers and snowboarders. The snow-tubing can be done in one or two hour stretche...  more »
  • Took the kids snow tubing. The have 2 hour sessions and the kids had a great time. The place is well managed and we were able to go numerous times. You need to reserve 6 days in advance for holidays a...  more »