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Visit Essex County's premier September11 Memorial at Eagle Rock while taking in the spectacular vista overlooking the entire New York City Skyline and metro area.

Enjoy the numerous well maintained hiking trails throughout Eagle Rock before coming to one of the many Main Street lunch venues.

Learn about the famous inventor Thomas Edison who lived in West Orange from 1887 to his death in 1931. Thomas Edison National Historical Park on Main Street is run by the National Park Service and offers daily tours of both his former laboratory complex and his home in nearby Llewellyn Park.

Explore the many activities of the Essex County complex on Northfield Avenue which features the Turtle Back Zoo, the Codey Area, and the Treetop Adventure course.

Quality instruction in horseback riding year round at The Essex Equestrian Center located near Eagle Rock on Woodland Avenue.