The Essex County Department of Parks:
Within this system the Department maintains over 6000 acres of open space, including large undeveloped reservations and heavily used neighborhood parks which have an abundance of recreational facilities and over 140 buildings. The Department also operates Turtle Back Zoo, Richard J. Codey Arena at South Mountain, the Essex County Environmental Center and three golf courses.
We have many types of places to explore in and around Essex County, New Jersey!
Parks, Gardens, Dog Parks, etc
Camping / RV Destination Search
Corn Maze, Pumpkin/Apple Picking, Hay Rides
Amusement Parks, Waterparks, etc
Biking, Hiking, Paddling, Yoga, etc
Outdoor gear rental, sales and service
Eco Tours, Train Rides, Whale Watching, etc
Winery / Restaurants / Food Trucks