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Lake Hiawatha, NJ

Lake Hiawatha is one of the unincorporated communities in New Jersey located just within the Parsippany-Troy Hills in Morris County with its ZIP code being 07034. The area was said to have been created because of a collision of a chain of volcanic islands to the North American plate. Those islands which went over the plate thus created New Jersey’s highlands.

Lake Hiawatha New JerseyBeing an unincorporated community in the state of New Jersey, Lake Hiawatha is a well-defined community that is part of an incorporated municipality but is not independent in its own right. It is part of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township of Morris County in New Jersey and thus party to the community amenities of the community. Parsipanny is a township with its name known to have come from the word parsipanong. The name is said to mean “the place where the river winds through the valley”.

Attractions, Restaurants and Airports

Lake Hiawatha has many attractions and tourism sites. Parsippany is one of the townships in Morris County where a number of attractions, hotels and restaurants can be found. Many of them are walking distance to Lake Hiawatha which has provided the members of the community to have permanent source of income.

For tourists planning on a trip to Parsippany, four airports can be found near Lake Hiawatha. There is the Newark Liberty Airport within 24.7 kilometers from Lake Hiawatha and the LaGuardia Airport within 44.5 kilometers. There is also the Westchester County Airport within about 60 kilometers and the John F. Kennedy international Airport at about 56 kilometers.

Some of the best rated restaurants near Lake Hiawatha include the Kalob Paradise where you can have such excellent food choices at very good prices. There is the Maddy’s Mexican Grill Restaurant which is a local favorite for their very generous servings of wonderful food. On the other hand, Bosphorus is one restaurant in Lake Hiawatha where you can find great Turkish food.

Parks and Recreation

Recreation and leisure for the members of the community of Lake Hiawatha is important for their citizens and for their visitors as well. On that note, a fair number of establishments for leisure and recreation can be found within the community. There is the Parsippany Parks and Forestry located in 1 Knoll Dr, Lake Hiawatha. There are also the Recreation Department and the Knoll Park by the Parsippany Blvd and the Knoll road respectively. There is but a great number of parks that can be found not only in Lake Hiawatha but in every corner of Parsippany.


There are many schools that can be found within and near the Lake Hiawatha. These schools offer the young citizen of the community with an enriching instructional program that effectively addresses the diverse needs of every learner. One of the most notable schools in the community is the Lake Hiawatha School which attends to the needs of the students from pre-school through grades five. There is also the Parsippany High School and the Knollwood Elementary School.