Wanaque ReservoirWanaque Borough is situated on over 9 square miles in Passaic County, bordered by Bloomingdale, Pompton Lakes and Ringwood in Passaic County, and Oakland in Bergen County. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 11,116 people and 4,018 households in Wanaque.

Communities located partially or completely within the borough include Haskell, Lake Inez, Lake Washington, Meadow Brook Lake, Midvale, Ramapo Lake, Rotten Pond, Stephens Lake and Upper Midvale.

Often referred to as the "Miracle on the Mountain", Elks Camp Moore is an Elks accredited summer overnight camp for children with special needs located high on top of a mountain overlooking Route 287 in Wanaque. The primary goal of the camp is to further develop the recreational and social skills of each child to promote independence and greater self-confidence.

The Wanaque Borough Schools serves students in public school for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade in two schools. Students in public school for ninth through twelfth grades attend Lakeland Regional High School, which serves students from the Boroughs of Ringwood and Wanaque. The high school is located in Wanaque and is part of the Lakeland Regional High School District.


Photo: View of Wanaque Reservoir from the Wanaque Ridge Trail - Famartin [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

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