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Castle (Shunpike) Playground

Shunpike Avenue
Chatham   |  
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Playground with picnic areas....  MORE »

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Reeves-Reed Arboretum

165 Hobart Avenue
Summit   |  
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A 13.5 acre National Historic Landmark featuring award-winning gardens and woodland trails, and offering horticultural and environmental education programs...  MORE »

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Snyder Ave. Park

Snyder Avenue
Berkeley Heights   |  
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Playground has two play structures, rubber mating throughout and is fully fenced in. There is a splash area in summer....  MORE »

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The Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center

247 Southern Blvd
Chatham   |  
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As visitors walk along trails and over boardwalks, they can observe plants varying in size from the tiny duckweed to the towering...  MORE »

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Watchung Reservation

Berkeley Heights   |  
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Watchung Reservation is the largest park in Union County, New Jersey, United States. It is bounded by the city of Summit, the...  MORE »

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Columbia Park

Plainfield Avenue
Berkeley Heights   |  
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Courts, children's playground and picnic tables available....  MORE »

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Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park

190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge   |  
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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center is located within Lord Stirling Park, in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township,...  MORE »

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Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

73 Kahdena Rd
Morristown   |  
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Wishing to preserve her beloved home and give future generations the chance to experience the sights, smells, and sounds of rural life,...  MORE »

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Mabie Memorial Playground

30 Summit Avenue
Summit   |  
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Memorial Park

Off North Passaic Avenue
Chatham   |  
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Memorial Park, located off North Passaic Avenue, offers a tree covered playground, softball/baseball, an all purpose field, basketball, picnic tables and a...  MORE »

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Soldiers Memorial Field

5 Myrtle Avenue
Summit   |  
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25 acres of parkland with baseball/ softball fields, soccer fields, cinder 1/5 mile track, tennis courts, basketball courts, locker rooms and a...  MORE »

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The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

353 East Hanover Ave
Morristown   |  
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We Grow Gardeners!...  MORE »

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Union County Parks

Trailside Nature & Science Center
Mountainside   |  
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Trailside Nature & Science Center is Union County’s Environmental Education Center, located in the Watchung Reservation, a 2,065-acre preserve containing woodlands, fields,...  MORE »

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Bee Meadow Park

Reynolds Ave. & Pond Rd.
Whippany   |  
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Toddler and 5-12 play areas available....  MORE »

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Borough Park

Elm St. by Lakeview Avenue
South Plainfield   |  
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Cedar Brook Park

Pemberton Avenue
Plainfield   |  
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Baseball Field Basketball Cricket Fishing Fitness Trail Handball Ice Skating Picnic Area (Reservable) Playground Restrooms Soccer Field Softball Field Spray Pool Tennis Courts...  MORE »

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Dale Anderson Jaycees Tot Lot

111 Ridgedale Avenue (rear of Municipal Complex)
Florham Park   |  
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Two playground areas One swing area Perimeter fence, benches, garbage cans...  MORE »

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Dodge Field Park

Greenwood Avenue & Chapel St.
Madison   |  
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Playground with central gazebo for picnicking....  MORE »

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Duke Farms

1112 Dukes Pkwy West
Hillsborough   |  
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Duke Farms serves as a model of environmental stewardship and inspires visitors to become informed stewards of the land. It is a...  MORE »

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Dunham Park

Somerville Road & Liberty Corner Road
Basking Ridge   |  
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Features barrier-free playground 1 mile paved bike/jogging path .8 mile nature trail multipurpose field baseball/softball field roller hockey rink sand volleyball court bocce court 9-hole disc golf course picnic shelter (holds...  MORE »

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Elm Avenue Park

Liberty Corner Road
Warren   |  
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Elm Avenue Park is located just off of Liberty Corner Road. The playground offers a play area for ages 2 -5 years...  MORE »

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Frelinghuysen Arboretum

53 E Hanover Ave
Morristown   |  
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The George Griswold Frelinghuysen Arboretum is an arboretum located at 53 East Hanover Avenue, Morristown, New Jersey. It is open daily without...  MORE »

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Governors Island

Governors Island, New York, NY
New York   |  
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Governors Island is an oasis in the heart of New York Harbor, just a 7 minute ferry ride from Manhattan and...  MORE »

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Green Acres Park

Rockview Terrace (near Greenbrook Rd. intersection)
North Plainfield   |  
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Green Acres Park...  MORE »

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Green Brook Park

36 W End Avenue
Plainfield   |  
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Playground...  MORE »

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Greenwood Meadow Park

Liberty Corner Road
Warren   |  
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Greenwood Meadows Park is located off of Liberty Corner Road and offers a playground area, recreational ball field, tennis courts, 9-hole Disc...  MORE »

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Highland Woods Environmental Education Reserve

115 Sylvania Place
South Plainfield   |  
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The Nature Center was opened in 2006 and serves as a classroom and activity center focused around environmental education. Highlights in the...  MORE »

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Kafka Farms

901 Valley Road
Watchung   |  
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Full-service facility dedicated to providing safe, friendly and educational environment where both horses and riders do their best. We hos various events, such...  MORE »

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Lions Park

Constance Road
New Providence   |  
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Constance Road - From Maple Street turn onto Brookside Drive. Turn left onto Constance Road. Park with playground equipment....  MORE »

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Loantaka Brook Reservation

See website for directions
Chatham   |  
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Today, there are four distinct sections of the Loantaka Brook Reservation. The Reservation includes Seaton Hackney Stables, the South Street section, the...  MORE »

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Lurker Field

Eagle Rock Avenue and Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover   |  
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Picnic tables and playground available....  MORE »

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Matthew G. Kantor Memorial Park

Valley Road
Gillette   |  
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Once known as the Carrington property, in late 1998, Long Hill acquired the 24 acre site in Gillette for recreation purposes....  MORE »

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Mobus Park

Brookdale Road (near Mountain Blvd)
Watchung   |  
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Playground next to Watchung Lake...  MORE »

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Oakwood Park

1 Park Place or 1 Roessner Place
New Providence   |  
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1 Park Place – Take Passaic Street north towards Chatham. Turn right at Commonwealth Avenue (last street before bridge). Turn at 1st...  MORE »

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Passaic River Park

2047 Valley Rd.
Chatham   |  
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A total of 769 acres including more than 5000 ft. of shoreline, are available for leisurely hiking, picnicking, Passaic River County Parksoftball,...  MORE »

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Patriot's Path

See website for entrances to the Path

If you enjoy recreational activities like biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing and hiking. Patriots' Path is the place to visit a...  MORE »

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Pleasant Valley Park

Valley Road
Basking Ridge   |  
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barrier-free playground 1.5 mile walking trail fitness cluster 4 multipurpose fields 2 Little League baseball fields 1 full size baseball field ASA regulation softball field Pond for fishing (no...  MORE »

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Putnam Park

Putnam Ave.
South Plainfield   |  
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Park and playground...  MORE »

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Rebel Hill Park

Fairview Drive
Bernards Township   |  
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Features barrier-free playground soccer/softball field 2 tennis courts...  MORE »

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Shepard Kollock Park

off Parrot Mill Road
Chatham Township   |  
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Shepard Kollock Park, located off Parrott Mill Road, offers a covered picnic shelter, an all purpose field, baseball, softball, a boat launch...  MORE »

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Southard Park

North Maple Avenue
Bernards Township   |  
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Features barrier-free playground soccer/softball field stocked pond for fishing (no license req.) sand volleyball court basketball court bocce court shuffleboard court picnic shelter (holds up to 75 people) ice skating in...  MORE »

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Stirling Lake Park

Chestnut Street
Stirling   |  
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Residents must buy a badge and non-residents must be accompanied by member. Long Hill Township has a public lake in Stirling where you...  MORE »

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Tadlock Park

30 Butler Parkway
Summit   |  
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25 acres of parkland with synthetic turf multi sports stadium (Investors Bank Field), synthetic turf multi sports field (Upper Tatlock), grass practice...  MORE »

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Vermeule Park

614 Greenbrook Rd. (enter from Clinton Ave.)
North Plainfield   |  
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Route 22 East, turn right onto West End Ave. (or 22 West and cross-over 22 onto West End Ave. Go to light...  MORE »

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Wagner Farm Arboretum

197 Mountain Ave.
Warren   |  
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The Wagner Farm Arboretum will include diverse trees, shrubs, flowers and other plant life in a beautiful natural setting. It will include...  MORE »

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Wilson Park

14 Beekman Terrace
Summit   |  
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11 acres of parkland with 2 lighted paddle tennis courts, baseball/soccer field, basketball court and a playground...  MORE »

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