About Mahwah

Two People on Paddle BoatsThe Township of Mahwah is a 26.7 square mile ideal suburban community situated to take advantage of the natural beauty of the picturesque Ramapo Mountains and the crystal clear Ramapo River on its northwestern border. The historic Ramapo Valley Road (Route 202) as well as State Highway Route 17 and Interstate Highway 287 cross through its boundaries. Mahwah is a natural route northward from New York City, a mere 30 miles away, has easy access to air and rail transportation, and is bordered by the towns of:

  • Allendale
  • Franklin Lakes
  • Oakland
  • Ramsey
  • Ringwood, New Jersey
  • Suffern, New York
  • Upper Saddle River
  • Wyckoff
  1. Parklands
  2. Recreational Facilities
  3. Commercial Enterprises
  4. Services

Mahwah better known as "Bergen County's Parkland" hosts several State and County Parks and Reservations, on almost 5,000 acres of county and state parkland, offering:

  • Archery
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming

List of Parks

For a listing of the parks and open spaces in Mahwah Township, view the Township of Mahwah and County Parks (PDF).