Harmonizing sparkling lakes and scenic mountain views with picturesque farmland, Sparta Township offers a residential community that is rich in amenities. Elevations in the township reach 1,200 feet for a natural variety of home settings, and many private lake communities have sprung up throughout the township. One of the largest of these enclaves is Lake Mohawk, whose boardwalk and plaza are listed on the state and national historic registers. Lake Mohawk also offers a country club with a golf course and numerous beaches and docking areas. Recognized for its quality of life, Sparta attracts newcomers to a pleasing mix of residential, service, retail, and office areas scattered throughout the township. The Route 15 corridor has attracted significant commercial growth and offers easy access to major arteries including Interstate 80. Attractive housing and vast recreational amenities create a fine balance between rural and suburban living.