Hilltop Reservation

**Hilltop Reservation will be closed to the public for the Essex County Deer Management Program on January 16th, 23rd, 30th and February 6th, 13th and 20th. We are sorry for any inconvenience.**

About

The Hilltop Reservation is a nature preserve located on the Second Watchung Mountain in the host communities of Cedar Grove, North Caldwell and Verona. Various short trails are available that take you along the preserved ridgeline.As the Hilltop Conservancy works to restore wildlife habitat on former demolition sites, parts of the Reservation have now been certified by the National Wildlife Federation as a "Wildlife Habitat."

Size:  284 Acres
Location
255 Fairview Avenue
Verona, NJ 07044
Hours
Hilltop Dog Park
Open: 8am - 6pm
Distinguishing Features
  • Hiking Trails
  • Wildlife Refuge