South Mountain Reservation

W South Orange Ave, Short Hills, NJ 07078

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Anderson Park 7.70 miles

Montclair, Essex County, NJ

The park is unstructured and is generally used for strolling, Frisbee playing, and informal picnics. The passive sc

  • Location

    Bellevue Ave. & N. Mountain Ave.
    Montclair, New Jersey
  • Activities

    Jogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksPark (General)


Branch Brook Park 6.32 miles

Newark, Essex County, NJ

Branch Brook Park, the nation's first county park, is located in the North Ward of Newark, between the neighborhood

  • Location

    Park Ave. & Lake St.
    Newark, New Jersey 07102
  • Activities

    FishingHikingJogging / RunningPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksPark (General)Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls

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Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary 2.44 miles

Short Hills, Essex County, NJ

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum is an historic woodlands garden and educational institution. We promote an understandi

  • Location

    324 Forest Drive South,
    Short Hills, NJ 07078
  • Activities

    HikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / ArboretumPark (General)


Echo Lake Park (Mountainside, NJ) 5.54 miles

Mountainside, Union County, NJ

Dog Park, Fishing, Fitness Trail, Ice Skating, Pedal Boats, Picnic Area (Reservable), Playground, Restrooms, Sleddi

  • Location

    Park Drive,
    Mountainside, NJ 07101
  • Activities

    FishingJogging / RunningPaddling - Kayak/Canoe/Row boatPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksPark (General)


Frelinghuysen Arboretum 9.16 miles

Morristown, Morris County, NJ

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, a lovely 127 acre tract now surrounded by busy highways and office parks was once Whip

  • Location

    353 East Hanover Avenue,
    Morristown, New Jersey 07960
  • Activities

    HikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksGardens / ArboretumPark (General)Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls

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Grace Lord Park 12.64 miles

Boonton, Morris County, NJ

Grace Lord Park in Boonton is one of our favorite stop offs when exploring the Boonton area. There is a small park,

  • Location

    Essex Ave and Plane St.
    Boonton, New Jersey 07005
  • Activities

    Jogging / RunningPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Municiple / City ParkPark (General)Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls


Greater Newark Conservancy 5.62 miles

Newark, Essex County, NJ

Greater Newark Conservancy promotes environmental stewardship to improve the quality of life in New Jerseys urban c

  • Location

    32 Prince St
    Newark, NJ 07103
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / ArboretumPark (General)


Lewis Morris County Park 13.24 miles

Morristown, Morris County, NJ

Lewis Morris CP includes a lake recreation area, Parcourse Exercise Circuit, three ballfields, a group camping area

  • Location

    270 Mendham Road,
    Morristown, NJ 07960
  • Activities

    Equestrian / HorsebackFishingHikingJogging / RunningMountain BikingPaddling - Kayak/Canoe/Row boatPlaying in the playgroundWalkingSwimming
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksDog ParksPark (General)

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Liberty State Park 13.23 miles

Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

Liberty State Park is a green oasis in the middle of Metropolitan northern New Jersey. With the Manhattan skyline,

  • Location

    Freedom Way,
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
  • Activities

    FishingHikingPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    State ParkHistoric AreaPark (General)


Lord Stirling Park 12.58 miles

Basking Ridge, Somerset County, NJ

Lord Stirling Park is located in Basking Ridge, NJ, within the western portion of the Great Swamp Basin of the Pass

  • Location

    190 Lord Stirling Road,
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
  • Activities

    Equestrian / HorsebackFishingHikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksPark (General)Land Preserve


Memorial Park 11.25 miles

Rutherford, Bergen County, NJ

This great local park offers many areas for different types of activities


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Richard W. DeKorte Park 10.01 miles

Lyndhurst, Bergen County, NJ

Featuring 3.5 miles of walking paths, panoramic views and birds galore, this one-square-mile park is the center of

  • Location

    1 DeKorte Park,
    Lyndhurst, NJ 07032
  • Activities

    FishingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / ArboretumPark (General)Land PreserveVeterans / MemorialWildlife Management AreasScenic Overlook / Waterfalls


South Mountain Reservation

Short Hills, Essex County, NJ

South Mountain Reservation, covering 2,110 acres, is a nature reserve that is part of the Essex County Park System

  • Location

    W South Orange Ave, Short Hills, NJ 07078
  • Activities

    Equestrian / HorsebackHikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksDog ParksPark (General)Recreation Areas


Van Vleck House and Gardens 6.50 miles

Montclair, Essex County, NJ

The Van Vleck House & Gardens originated as a 12-acre private estate more than 140 years ago when Joseph Van Vleck

  • Location

    21 Van Vleck Street
    Montclair, NJ 07042
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / ArboretumPark (General)

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