Skylands Stadium

Skylands Stadium LLC Management purchased Skylands Park in 2013, including the 4,200-seat ballpark, a 16,000-square foot all-purpose building and the surrounding 28 acres. The Stadium has upgraded all concessions, restroom facilities and seating areas, as well as the playing field, clubhouse and locker rooms. A new 5,000-square foot pavilion has been erected down the first base line. An 18,000-square foot exhibit hall will be completed this winter, and an in-house catering facility will be open for business by Spring, 2015.


The Stadium will host a new professional baseball team, The Sussex County Miners, which will begin play on Memorial Day, May 25. Led by General Manager Dave Chase, a nationally known baseball executive who brings over thirty-five years of experience to the role, the Miners are members of the Can-Am Association of Professional Baseball. They will play fifty-five home games in Augusta this summer. You can view their schedule here.

Nearby accommodations and attractions

  • Augusta Hill Farms
  • Buy direct from the grower and save! Large selection of annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, hanging baskets, deck planters, succulents, tropicals and more. 10% off annuals for seniors on Tuesdays and everyday for Veterans and Master Gardeners. Fresh eggs daily.

    47 Augusta Hill Rd, Augusta 07822, 973/948-0551

  • Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
  • Thousands of photos and artifacts document the lake's long and illustrious history. Open every Sunday through June, 12-4pm, October thru May. Free admission, parking.

    323 Lakeside Blvd., Hopatcong State Park, Hopatcong 07843, 973/398-2616

  • Panther Lake Camping Resort
  • Camp on a private 45-acre lake on 160 scenic acres where you can enjoy swimming, boating, fishing or just relaxing on a sandy beach. In addition to beautiful campsites, we offer trailer, cabin, or luxury tent rentals.

    6 Panther Lake Rd., Andover 07821, 800/543-2056

  • Van Bunschooten Museum
  • , Sussex

  • Harmony Ridge Campground
  • Outstanding family facilities near Culver Lake and Stokes Forest include over 200 sites on 160 acres, cabins, trailers, tent sites, camp store, laundry, hot showers and full range of on-site activities.

    23 Risdon Drive, Branchville 07826, 973/948-4941

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This story was first published: Summer, 2010
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