Gateway Region, New Jersey

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Anderson Park

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)


Animal Haven at Thompson Park (Middlesex County)

Monroe, Middlesex County, NJ

In Thompson Park in Monroe Township, you will see pigs, goats, an emu, deer, peacocks, turkeys, and many other exci

  • Location

    Thompson Park,
    Off Lakeview Ave
    Monroe, NJ
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Attractions

    Zoo / Aquarium

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Bergen County Zoo

Paramus, Bergen County, NJ

The Bergen County Zoo exhibits wildlife from North and South America. You have the unique opportunity to view such

  • Location

    216 Forest Avenue,
    Paramus, New Jersey 07652
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Attractions

    Zoo / Aquarium


Branch Brook Park

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


Cheesequake State Park

Old Bridge, Middlesex County, NJ

Cheesequake State Park offers hiking, bike, walking, swimming, camping, and much much more for every who visits

  • Location

    300 Gordon Road
    Matawan, NJ 07747
  • Activities

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

    State ParkPark (General)Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls

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Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary

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)


Davidsons Mill Pond Park

South Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ

Davidsons Mill Pond Park is a great place for walk, ice fishing, learning about the environment, and much more.

  • Location

    Davidsons Mill Pond Park
    Riva Avenue
    South Brunswick, NJ
  • Activities

    Disc Golf / Frisbee GolfFishingJogging / RunningPaddling - Kayak/Canoe/Row boatWalking
  • Attractions

    Disc / Frisbee Golf Course
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks
  • Sports Plus

    Disc / Frisbee Golf Course


Dey Mansion Museum

Wayne, Passaic County, NJ

The Dey Mansion, a superb example of Georgian architecture, achieved national recognition as General George Washing

  • Location

    199 Totowa Road
    Wayne, New Jersey 07470
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Historic Area

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Donaldson Park

Highland Park, Middlesex County, NJ

90-acre riverfront park provides sports fields & courts, picnic groves, a dog park & 2 playgrounds.

  • Location

    S 2nd Ave,
    Highland Park, NJ 08904
  • Activities

    Mountain BikingPaddling - Kayak/Canoe/Row boatPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks
  • Shop/Serv/Rent

    Kayak / Canoe / Rowboat Rentals
  • Trips

    Boating Tours (Nature / Ecological)


Donaldson Park Off Leash Dog Area

Highland Park, Middlesex County, NJ

The Donaldson Park Off Leash Dog Area is divided into two sections - one for large dogs and one for smaller breeds.

  • Location

    South 2nd Avenue,
    Highland Park, New Jersey 08904
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksDog Parks


E.A.R.T.H Center (in Davidsons Mill Pond Park)

South Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ

The EARTH Center, home to Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, emphasizes environmentally sound horti

  • Location

    42 Riva Ave,
    South Brunswick, New Jersey 08902
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksGardens / ArboretumLand Preserve

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Echo Lake Park (Mountainside, NJ)

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)


Elmer B Boyd Park

New Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ

Boyd Park offers an alluring view of the Raritan River as well as New Brunswick's skyline. This park is home to man

  • Location

    Rt 18 North,
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
  • Activities

    FishingJogging / RunningMountain BikingPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Municiple / City ParkPark (General)


Essex County Environmental Center

Roseland, Essex County, NJ

The Essex County Environmental Center is located in the western section of Essex County at West Essex Park. West E

  • Location

    621 Eagle Rock Avenue,
    Roseland, NJ 07068
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks

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Field Station: Dinosaurs

Leonia, Bergen County, NJ

Field Station: Dinosaurs is a world-class family attraction that combines cutting-edge science with the creative mi

  • Location

    40 Fort Lee Rd,
    Leonia, NJ 07605
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Attractions

    Amusement / Theme Park
  • Parks & Gardens

    Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls


Garret Mountain Reservation

Woodland Park, Passaic County, NJ

Garret Mountain Reservation, a 568-acre recreational area, situated more than 500 feet above sea level provides swe

  • Location

    8 Mountain Ave,
    Woodland Park, NJ 07424
  • Activities

    Equestrian / HorsebackFishingHikingPaddling - Kayak/Canoe/Row boatPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Attractions

    Equestrian Center
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksScenic Overlook / Waterfalls
  • Sports Plus

    Equestrian Center


Greater Newark Conservancy

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)

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Greenwood Gardens

Short Hills, Essex County, NJ

Greenwood Gardens is preserving the gardens, architecture and landscape of Greenwood for the education and delight

  • Location

    274 Old Short Hills Road,
    Short Hills, NJ 07078
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / Arboretum


Johnson Park

Piscataway, Middlesex County, NJ

This beautiful park along the Raritan River is enjoyed by many people looking for exercise and relaxation. A few no

  • Location

    Johnson Park,
    Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
  • Activities

    FishingJogging / RunningPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks


Laurelwood Arboretum

Wayne, Passaic County, NJ

Laurelwood Arboretum is a 30-acre botanically diverse property located in Wayne Township in northern New Jersey. La

  • Location

    725 Pines Lake Drive West
    Wayne, NJ 07470
  • Activities

    HikingWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / ArboretumPark (General)Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls

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Liberty State Park

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)


Lincoln Park, Jersey City

Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

As the oldest and largest of the County Parks, Lincoln Park is truly the jewel of the Hudson County Park System!

  • Location

    West Side Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
  • Activities

    Jogging / RunningPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks


Memorial Park

Rutherford, Bergen County, NJ

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


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Mercer Park in Bayonne

Bayonne, Hudson County, NJ

Mercer Park, located in Bayonne, NJ, is a Hudson County park.

  • Location

    Bayonne, NJ 07002
  • Activities

    Playing in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks


Mills Reservation County Park

Cedar Grove, Essex County, NJ

Mills Reservation is a 157.15-acre reservation located in Cedar Grove and Montclair. It is bordered by Reservoir Dr

  • Location

    Mills Reservation County Park
    Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks


Mountainside Community Pool

Mountainside, Union County, NJ

The Mountainside Community Pool is a beautiful, barrier-free facility nestled off Mountain Avenue adjacent to Echo


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New Jersey State Botanical Garden

Ringwood, Passaic County, NJ

From the delicate shades of a tiny wildflower to the vibrant colors of massed annual plantings, Skylands is a place

  • Location

    Morris Rd
    Ringwood, New Jersey 07456
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / Arboretum


Overpeck County Park

Leonia, Bergen County, NJ

Land that once contained brownfields and landfills has been transformed into a multi-use recreational venue.

  • Location

    50 Fort Lee Road,
    Leonia, New Jersey 07605
  • Activities

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

    County ParksPark (General)


Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Waterfalls and ancient geology, engineering landmarks and the economic birth of a new nation - these are just a few

  • Location

    72 McBride Ave,
    Paterson, NJ 07501
  • Activities

    FishingWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    National ParkScenic Overlook / Waterfalls

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Plainsboro Preserve

Cranbury, Middlesex County, NJ

Plainsboro Preserve was created as a partnership between Middlesex County, Plainsboro Township and the New Jersey A

  • Location

    80 Scotts Corner Road
    Cranbury, New Jersey 08512
  • Activities

    HikingWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Municiple / City ParkPark (General)