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Little Sports Court, Livingston, NJ

 

This park no longer exists, post is for historical purposes only! New park (same location) that replaced Little Sports—-> Click on Monmouth Court Playground

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Rachael B. for this great little park! For her submission Rachael earns 2 passes to IMAGINE THAT!!! Children’s Museum in Florham Park, NJ. If you

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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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Mountainside Park, Upper Montclair, NJ

Thanks to Karin L. for sending this roving reporter review! For this report Karin has earned 2 free passes to Imagine That!!! in Florham Park. Check out this link for more information on how you can earn passes too!

Mountainside Park in Montclair NJ, has a playground toward the back of the park,

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Lake Mohawk Boardwalk Park, Sparta NJ

Update: (8/27/2012) This park is private and only for members of the country club here.

Thanks to Sharon for an excellent review on this small but breezy little gem. We are thrilled on our roving reporters who are giving us their unique perspectives on parks all across the Garden State. In

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Parker Elementary School, Middlesex, NJ

This is our first guest post from the Roving Reporter Promotion for Imagine That!!! Thanks to Sara for contributing this great park! I also love her suggestion for “Make a Day of It”

Located on 1 Fisher Ave. Parker Elementary School in Middlesex is a visually appealing, new school playground with

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Pleasant Valley Park, Basking Ridge NJ

Located on 3405 Valley Road, Basking Ridge (Bernards Twp.), Pleasant Valley Park is a sprawling park with a wonderful playground in a shady area just off the main parking lot. Nicely mulched and very clean with newer equipment and amenities – bathrooms are open and nearby! Tons of sports fields and courts, paved walking paths

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Pepe Field, Boonton NJ

Editor’s Note: Lara from TwiceBlessedLife commented that she really enjoyed how in Japan they have barriers in front of the swings so that the kids don’t run up to them.

Poppy, one of our FB fans, noted that Boonton has this! Thanks to our recent merge of the Playground Guide, we are able to

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Chubb Park, Chester NJ

Editor’s Note: So about a year ago, I had attempted a Celebrity Poll for NJ Parks. Although follow-up was pretty scarce, we did get a great recommendation from one of my favorite comedians and author, Jim Breuer, a Chester resident via email. I also was lucky enough to meet him at an event at the

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Muriel Hepner Park, Denville, NJ

Muriel Helpner Park is located Approx 300 Diamond Spring Rd in Denville, NJ

Small but fun fenced in playground right next to a very scenic pond with fountain, walking paths, foot bridge and in May/June lily pads in full bloom. The playground has new equipment, some shade and astro-turf ground cover!

From I-80W

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Woodland School, Morris Township NJ

Woodland School located on Johnston Drive, Convent Station, in Morris Township.

Two playgrounds on one school grounds. Really cool paved area with drawings and lots of games. Newer equipment is in the back of the school.

Route 287 to Madison Ave. Turn towards the Hospital. Just past the Hospital turn right onto Turtle

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Loantaka Brook Reservation Recreation Area, Morris Twp.

Loantaka Brook Reservation Recreation Area is located approximately on 500 South Street in Morris Township, NJ

Description: Diverse park. Wonderful for playdates, picnics, walking, hosting a birthday party, bringing the dog, bike-riding, roller-skating and flying kites. The playground is well-shaded, clean, and toddler-friendly.

Directions: From Interstate 287: Turn onto South Street, heading away from

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Hillcrest School, Morris Township

Hillcrest School located on 160 Hillcrest Avenue, in Morris Township, NJ.

Three playgrounds at one school, good for toddlers on up. Upper field has a full fitness center for older kids and ball fields. Nicely mulched and/or rubber or grass ground cover in all play areas.

Route 287 to Lafayette Ave, exit

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Morris Township Children’s Playground, Morris Twp.

Morris Township Children’s Playground, Knollwood Dr and Khadena Dr, Morris Township, NJ

Nicely spread out, shaded, neighborhood park. The equipment is scattered throughout a wooded grove. Grass and mulch ground cover. Great if you have toddlers and kids up to age 12 – challenges for everyone!

Route 287 to Lafayette Ave, exit 36B.

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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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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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