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Parsippany Volunteers Park

Seminole Avenue, Lake Hiawatha

Directions From 287 take I-80 East exit 41A toward New York City. Take Exit 45 toward Lake Hiawatha. Turn left onto South Beverwyck Rd. Run right onto Lake Shore Dr and then left onto Seminole Ave. Follow Seminole to end.

Description Volunteers Park is located in the Lake Hiawatha section

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Grove Playground South Orange

Editors Note: I love twitter. Our friend Georgette from Barista Kids tweeted about the video we linked below which featured a playground in it. She then connected me with Sandy Rustin, creator and director for “Rated P for Parenthood” so that I can find out where this funny video was filmed. Link to our

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Turkey Brook Park, Mount Olive

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Sunset Dr, Budd Lake

Directions From Route 80 W take exit 26 which is US-46W toward Budd Lake/Hackettstown. Turn right onto Anderson Pl. Left onto Mount Olive Rd. Turn slight left onto Flanders Rd and then right onto Sunset Dr.

Description Turkey Brook Park

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Flanders Park, Mount Olive

40 Flanders Bartley Rd, Flanders

Directions From I-80W take exit 27A which is US 206-S toward Somerville. Stay on 206S for a little more than 3 miles and then turn left onto Main St/CR 613 Flanders. Turn right onto Flanders Bartley Rd and follow for a little less than half a mile.

Description

Flanders Park

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Smith Field, Parsippany

Address US-46 & Grange Rd

Directions Smith Field is set off US-46 in Parsippany. From Route 287 take the Smith Rd exit which is 41A towards US-46. Exit on the left towards US-46. Turn left onto Smith Rd and then slight right onto US-46. Turn right onto Grange rd which is just after the Empire

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Mountain Way Park, Parsippany

Mountain Way, between Meadow Bluff & South Powder Mill Rd

Directions Route 10 to Powdermill Rd South (on Route 10 West side.) Continue to top of the hill and all the way to the end of Powdermill Rd South. At end, make a left and Mountain Way Park will be 100 yards ahead on your

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Lake Parsippany Park, Parsippany

Approx 40 Elmwood Dr

Directions Route 10 to Morris Plains/Parsippany. Make a right onto US-202/Littleton. Make a right at the light onto Halsey Road. Turn right onto Elmwood Drive and take to the end of the street and you’ll see the entrance to the park.

Description Lake Parsippany Park has a lot to offer at

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Knoll Park Parsippany

Knoll Rd (at the Knoll Country Club), Lake Hiawatha

Directions From Route 287 take exit 45 (Boonton / Wootton), go straight to the end of the road. Make a right onto Vreeland Avenue, go approximately one-half mile to the bottom of the hill, at fork bear right; 50 yards on the left you

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Orchard Park, Maplewood

Orchard Park is a lovely wooden-style castle playground located in a quiet street in Maplewood NJ. If you have been to the Loop at Watchung Reservation before they started renovating it, it has a very similar look but in a much smaller scale. My friend Bin had recommended it to me as a former Maplewood

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Cameron Field- Mead Street, South Orange, NJ

Cameron Field is located right across The Baird in South Orange (5 Mead Street).

We parked right by the tennis courts and walked across the soccer field to get to the playground set in the back.

This playground is a bit aged, but it was a fun one to visit with its many ramps, climbing

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Goffle Brook Park- North Section, Hawthorne, NJ

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Liba for getting us 2 playgrounds in Passaic County, NJ. For these parks, she’s receiving 2 free passes to Imagine That!!! Check out our promotion to see how you can earn passes too. Unfortunately the status of the parks in Goffle Brook Park were disappointing. I noticed there was a picture

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Goffle Brook Park Center Section, Hawthorne NJ

Update: For a great sledding spot, check out the intersection of Goffle Road & Diamond Bridge Ave. (directly west of this park) Check out the article from the Bergen Record on the sledding highlights.

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Liba for getting us 2 playgrounds in Passaic County, NJ. For these parks, she’s receiving 2

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Codrington Park, Bound Brook NJ

Codrington Park in Bound Brook NJ is located at the intersection of Thompson and Grove Avenues. This park is a favorite of David A. Dein, who shared his video review with us.

Highlights from his review include:

a PSA on drug use Basketball courts, town pool low swings for “not too high” swinging combination

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Hills of Troy Park, Parsippany

Hills of Troy Park is located on the intersection of Homer & Ulysses St in Parsippany NJ. This is a beautifully landscaped and well shaded park with lovely walking paths around the playground area and fields. Two distinct play areas, one for 2-5 year olds and one for 5-12 year olds. A very relaxing and

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Clark Municipal Park, Clark NJ

Clark Municipal Park (also known as Fun Time Junction Kiddie Park) (430 Westfield Avenue, Clark NJ) is a completely fenced in park that is ideal for little ones who love to climb and play pretend. We had fun taking the pictures below on a beautiful fall day. Benches are scattered in the park, and the

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Lions Park, Upper Saddle River NJ

Lyons Park in Upper Saddle River NJ has a very nice fenced in playground with lots of different areas for the kids to spread out. The play area is in two sections for each age group. The toddler section has a ramp for handicap accessibility. There is a fire truck to sit in, along with

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Municipal Field Playground Franklin Lakes NJ

Franklin Lakes Municipal Field Playground- Walk along a paved path to this big playground behind the municipal building and local library. The playground is suitable to ages 5 – 12 with newer equipment. The area is not shaded and not fenced in but lots of really cool equipment to keep the kids busy. Ice cream

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Kennedy Field, Norwood NJ

Kennedy Field in Norwood NJ is a nice park on the grounds of the town municipal fields. The playground is in the complete shaded by large trees within the play area. The area is enclosed and has mulch ground cover. There is a big purple dinosaur on the toddler child area and a larger yellow

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Veterans Memorial Park Englewood NJ

Englewood’s Veteran’s Memorial Park (formerly Depot Square Park)is a great playground in the heart of Englewood. The area is fully enclosed with lots of shade. There is one large structure with a full section of climbing. Tons of playthings and bridges. The area has mulch ground cover and a path to the entrance. There is

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Carolyn R. Schultz Park, Cresskill NJ

Carolyn R. Schultz Park at 3rd Street Sports Complex in Cresskill has a new playground (~2008) within the grounds of the towns sports complex. The play area is fenced, shaded and has mulch ground cover. There are two structures for each age group with lots of independent slides and bouncers. There are eight swings and

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Sgt Frank Pigano Park, Teaneck NJ

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Liba for sharing this find with us, and providing a great review with photos during our Roving Reporter promotion with Imagine That!!!

Sgt Frank Pigano Park USMC is an excellent playground with two structures, one for older and one for younger children. Also a swing set, although lacking any bucket

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Patriot Park Springfield NJ

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Lara at TwiceBlessedLife.com for covering this small quiet park, that was just built this summer! For this park, Lara receives Imagine That!!! passes from our Roving Reporter promotion! Make sure you check out Lara’s blog on raising twins.

Patriot Park is located approximately at 83 Wabeno Avenue, in Springfield NJ.

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Michael J. Tighe Park Freehold NJ

Michael J. Tighe Park, formerly known as Liberty Oak Park, a local township park located in Freehold NJ, is home to many open sports fields and 3 separate playground areas. Right along Remembrance Road, the park spans a huge area, with many sports fields. Was impressed with how much the park had, that we took

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Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold, NJ

We recently visited the Oak Point Area, at Turkey Swamp Park in Freehold NJ.

Turkey Swamp Park is a beautiful Monmouth County Park that is over 2,000 acres. Only had time to visit a small section in Oak Point.

How many stars would you give this park on a scale of 1-5? 3 stars

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Weehawken Tot Lot, Weehawken, NJ

Editor’s Note: I used to jog around Weehawken in my 20s, when I was a wee college student long long ago. So glad, Vesta from Humpty Dumpty Parent, shared this playground with our readers and playground moms and dads! This is definitely a busy place in the summer, but you can check it out anytime.

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Walter Lubbe Jr. Playground, Bergenfield NJ

Walter Lubbe Jr Playground at Memorial Field is located on New Bridge Rd & Brey Ln. We just visited this playground a few weeks ago (2011) and the sprayground is working and it automatically shuts off at 4PM in summer months. The pictures displayed are from our most recent visit. This is perfect if

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Asbury Splash Park

This guest post is from Stacey Frielander who just visited this summer hot spot in Asbury Park, which isn’t too far from the North Jersey population (Garden State Parkway Exit 102). I love this for combining a beach day with some splash fun! Also on the next street is a mini-golf course, for more details

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Summer Movies in the Park 2011- Bergen County Edition

We love summer!!! There is so much to do and now Bergen County has their listings for “Movies Under the Stars” all in beautiful Overpeck County Park (we just covered this playground it is amazing and one of the biggest in the Garden State) , from their site:

“Time: 8:30pm or dusk

Dates: Thursday,

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Summer Movies and Concerts in the Park 2011- Somerset County Edition

We are posting a series of movies in the park for various places, and are including Somerset County’s unique Drive-In movies in Duke Island Park! There is alot going on this summer, you can check out their calendar here.

July 15, 22, 29th- Drive-In Movies at Duke Island Park, Bridgewater, NJ- Movie titles are not

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Summer Movies in the Park 2011- Union County Edition

Last summer we had attended a movie in the park, and the kids had a great time, this summer I wanted to include what was going on by county. Family Fun Flix was great last year, and this year they are back thanks to Union County Parks and Recreation. Information from our site on Warinanco,

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