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Alfred Vail School Playground, Morris Township

Alfred Vail School is located on 125 Speedwell Avenue, Morris Township NJ.

Multiple play areas at one school. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. School has a “Play it Safe” campaign underway to raise money for re-building the play areas.

Route 287 to Lafayette Ave. Straight through 1st light. Under train trestle, right onto

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Ironia Elementary School, Randolph NJ

Ironia Elementary School is located on 303 Dover Chester Rd, Randolph NJ Some shade and somewhat sparse ground cover. Lots of climbing available and steep slides.

Directions From NJ 10 W turn left onto Dover Chester Rd/CR 513 and continue for a little more than 2 miles.

Parking: Medium Climbing: Hanging steering wheels, two

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Fernbrook Elementary School, Randolph NJ

Fernbrook Elementary School is located on 206 Quaker Church Rd, Randolph, NJ.

Description This school features two playgrounds – a smaller one in the front and to the side and a larger one in the back.

Directions From NJ 10W turn right onto Millbrook Ave and left onto Quaker Church Rd. The

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Shongum Elementary School, Randolph, NJ

Shongum Elementary School is located on 9 Arrow Pl in Randolph, NJ

Description

Small shady playground in the front of the school, larger equipment around the back of the school.

Directions

From Route 10W take the jug handle just prior to Littleton Rd/US 202 (Wendy’s on your right) to turn left and cross over

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Freedom Park, Randolph NJ

Freedom Park is located on Millbrook Ave, in Randolph, NJ.

Description

A large and busy sports facility with a great playground at its entrance. The playground has some really unique playthings. It’s a great spot for a weekday play-date with a very large picnicking gazebo just off the parking lot. Very busy during the

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Center Grove Elementary School, Randolph, NJ

Center Grove Elementary School is located on 25 School House Rd in Randolph, NJ.

Description

Brand new very large playgrounds with some really cool features like a spider web climbing structure, suspended steps underneath a drawbridge and dual corkscrew slides.

Directions

Route 10W to Center Grove Rd. Turn left onto Center Grove and go up

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Lewis Morris County Park, Morris Township, NJ

Lewis Morris Park is located on 270 Mendham Rd in Morris Township, NJ.

Directions

From I-287 take exit 36 which is the CR510/Laffayette Ave exit. Stay straight to go under the train trestle toward Morris Ave. Turn right at Morris and go through the light and at top of the hill make a right

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Morris Plains Community Park, Morris Plains

Morris Plains Community Park is located on 51 Jim Fear Dr in Morris Plains, NJ.

Directions: Take 287 to Route 10 and exit towards Whippany/Dover. Turn onto Littleton Drive (Route 202) on same side as the Super Stop & Shop (left if traveling West.) Turn left at the light onto Malapardis Road and then

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RVA Johanson Memorial Fields and Park, Boonton, NJ

353 Powerville Rd, Boonton, NJ

287N to Intervale Rd/Mtn. Lakes exit. At top of exit ramp turn left. At traffic light turn right onto Fanny Rd. At 2nd stop sign turn right and quickly bear left onto Powerville Rd. Proceed down Powerville Rd bearing right at the fork in the road to remain on

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Firemans Field Playground, Mount Arlington NJ

Altenbrand Ave & Mountain View Ave From I-80W take exit 30 which is Howard Blvd North toward Mt Arlington. Turn right onto Howard Blvd and follow it for 2 miles into Mt Arlington. Turn right onto Mountainview Ave and then right again onto Altenbrand Ave. Follow Altenbrand to the end and park on your

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Rockytop Playground in Rock Spring Park, Washington Twp., NJ

Another Sara Rall Guest Post, Sara for President! I’m lucky to have such a generous contributor! Rockytop Playground, in Rock Spring Park, by the intersection of Schooley’s Mountain Rd. and East Springtown Rd. in the Schooley’s Mountain section of Washington Twp. (Morris Co.) is and excellent, sunny playground with lots of interesting equipment and a

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Hacklebarney State Park, Long Valley, NJ

A BIG THANK YOU to Sara Rall for this guest post, truly a unique place to visit, and to enjoy nature

Hacklebarney State Park, 119 Hacklebarney Rd in the Long Valley section of Washington Township (Morris Co.) is one of my kids’ favorite places in the summer. (For all pictures check out the bottom

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Harding Township School, New Vernon, NJ

Guest Post by Sara Rall- (please note this playground is most likely unavailable during school hours)

Harding Township School, at the corner of Long Hill and Lees Hill Roads in New Vernon (Morris Co.) has a large play structure with an astounding number of interesting details.

The main structure has lots of slides including a

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Grove St. Park, Chester, NJ

Sara Rall guest post: Grove St. Playground in Chester is an excellent, fairly large, shady playground a few blocks south of Main St. They have a large climbing structure for older kids with two climbing walls. There are giant boulders to climb, too.

For younger children there is a large structure with several slides, gears,

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Gillette School, Gillette

Guest Post from Sara R.:

Gillette School, 759 Valley Rd., Gillette (Long Hill Twp., Morris County) is my favorite school playground. They have a separate, fenced area for young children with a nice climber and a neat obstacle course painted on the blacktop.

Right across the driveway from this is the main playground with a

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Hopatcong State Park, Landing

1 Lakeside Blvd, Landing, NJ. What a great NJ Park! Very expansive, and on the southern tip of Lake Hopatcong is a great beach where you can bathe and relax, and there are also 2 playground in the area, plus plenty of shady places to grill (some are very steep though) Well unfortunately my

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Imagination Playground / Horseshoe Lake, Roxbury, NJ

Imagination Playground in Succasunna (Roxbury) NJ is an impressive playground built by the community and again rebuilt. Please note that Horseshoe Lake/Beach (not part of the playground) is for members only and their guests, for more information on how to purchase membership check out this link Come check out the newest improvements including my son’s

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Brundage Park, Randolph, NJ

Update: NO MORE MERRY GO ROUND- Just heard from Karen in Randolph, thanks for the update!!

Carrell Road, between Center Grove and Millbrook, Randolph, NJ-

This is a complete recreational facility including a skate park, tennis courts, basketball courts, softball fields, and a 4 mile paved jogging trail. It is 232 acres and

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Lurker Field, East Hanover, NJ

Eagle Rock Avenue and Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover, NJ. there are 2 parking lots, one on Eagle Rock I believe is closer to the playground and it is on Fifth Avenue by the Rinaldi Center, however i do not see that street published on mapquest or google maps. If you park far away, prepare for

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Ralston Playground, Mendham, NJ (Ralston)

UPDATE 4/28/2014- This park is closed temporarily! from mendham township org site: Residents are advised that due to safety issues resulting from this past winter’s severe weather, the Township has temporarily closed the Ralston playground. The issues requiring the closure are under evaluation by Township staff and the playground designer. A plan/timetable for the reopening

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Gardner Field, Denville, NJ

Route 46 & Savage Road, Denville, NJ

Update: 4/7/2011- Spoke to Don Borgadus, Denville Twp. Rec, it is open again!!! 🙂 Update: 3/20/2011- Word is Gardner Field is closed due to insurance purposes, if anyone knows more about this or when they will open, please comment below!

Update 8/12/2009: Classified it as no-wood chip but

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Dodge Field, Madison, NJ

Greenwood Avenue and Chapel street, Madison NJ. What a great park, walking distance to the train station. I’m not familiar with Madison parks, but I love this playground with the central gazebo where you can keep track of the kids, mostly fenced with a rock wall, swings, slides, sandbox, and restrooms really closeby. Tennis courts

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Camp Jefferson, Jefferson Township, NJ

**PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SKATE PARK LOOKS LIKE IT HAS NOT REOPENED, IF ANYONE HAS MORE INFORMATION COMMENT BELOW, THANKS!**

81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ. Definitely one of the best playgrounds we have been to. It also has a skate park across the parking lot. *partially fenced in* (UPDATE on the partially thanks to

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Memorial Park, Chatham, NJ

214 Main Street, Chatham, NJ- located in the back of the library. Great playground for toddlers. The kids had a great time, plenty of playground equipment adjacent to a fenced in pool (for town residents). Really nice people were there this past Sunday. I really enjoy Chatham parks. Partially fenced, and there is a basketball

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Castle (Shunpike) Playground, Chatham, NJ

Shunpike Avenue, Chatham, NJ (can use Rolling Hill Court as intersecting street to find on maps.google.com). Great busy playground, especially for older kids. There are a lot of rocks in the perimeter so be careful with your little ones, and a small gully. Shady Picnic tables closeby make it convenient to bring an afternoon snack

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Community Playground of Montville, NJ

Change Bridge Road, Montville, NJ. Thanks to my friend Allison Barbag for this recommendation. Very nice huge playground, our kids had a lot of fun today there. This is the biggest one I’ve seen in NJ yet. Great for pre-school and school-age kids. If you like slides, this has a giant one! Check out the

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