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Hanover Park, Hanover Township, NJ

Malapardis Rd, Cedar Knolls

287 N to the Route 10 E towards Whippany. Make the first right onto Jefferson Rd. At the first light, make a right. Take this road to the end and make a right at Notre Dame Church (Ridgedale Ave). At the first light make a left onto Malapardis. The park is

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Rock Springs Park, Washington Township

Rock Springs Park and the Rocky Springs Playground is located on Route 24 & Schooley Mountain Rd in Washington Township.

From Route 78W take Exit #24 toward Oldwick / Whitehouse and bear right toward Oldwick. Turn right at Oldwick Rd which turns into Old Turnpike Rd, follow this road for nearly 6 miles. Old

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Stagg Field, West Orange

Editor’s Note: Rachael is our newest roving reporter, and earns 2 passes to IMAGINE THAT!!! Children’s Museum in Florham Park, NJ. She shares this park which is nearby the Turtle Back Zoo! If you want to be a roving reporter too, check out details here.

Stagg Field, located on 385 Saint Cloud Ave, West

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Lions Park, New Providence

After a facebook fan commented that this was her favorite park, that isn’t too far from my house, I was delighted to take my 3yo there. Lions Park is a shady park with equipment for both pre-school and school-age children. It has some great equipment to climb on picnic tables and benches and 2 sets

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bell Park, Kearny NJ

Thanks Sharon D. for this park review! Check out our Roving Reporter promotion to find out how you can earn free passes to Imagine That!!! like Sharon did! Located on Stewart Avenue between Chestnut St. and Devon St, Bell Playground is a fenced-in newer park not located on a main street. It

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Station Park (Kids Kastle), Sparta NJ

Thanks to Sharon D, for contributing this park during our Roving Reporter promotion!

Station Park is a great big clean newly redone park with many things to do. There are 2 play grounds- Kids Kastle which many people know and see upon entering the park, and a smaller, less known, little

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Ringwood Forest Community Playground, Ringwood, NJ

Thanks to Eva, our roving reporter, for this awesome park review with excellent photos and information. Eva will get 2 free passes to Imagine That!!! for this report. For more information on this latest promotion, click here.

Ringwood Forest Community Playground in Ringwood NJ is a wonderful, completely fenced in playground

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Cedar Hill School, Basking Ridge NJ

Another guest post by Sara Rall!

Check out her Roving Reporter submission below and click here for how you can earn free passes to Imagine That!!! for submitting a playground we need covered! Cedar Hill School is in Basking Ridge, Bernards Twp. and has a nice, large playground with the most astoundingly clashing colors

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Ruckman Park, Closter NJ

Ruckman Park in Closter has a huge playground area with two structures. The older child structure is very tall and has a very steep triple slide. There are also independent rock walls, tunnels, monkey bars, and so much to do. The structure for the little ones isn’t toddler size, but is definitely smaller. Expect

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Highland Memorial Park, Harrington Park NJ

Harrington Park’s Highland Memorial Park has a bright green and red playground in a perfectly shaded location. The play area has some very different equipment that looks like licorice walls and spider webs for the avid climber. There are climbing tunnels and mushroom caps.

ADDRESS: Tappan Rd DIRECTIONS: GSP N to exit 168 Washington/Westwood/HoHoKus.

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Wilde Field, Glen Rock NJ

Glen Rock’s Wilde Field Playground has 3 distinct playground areas. One small toddler fenced in area with Little Tykes equipment. The other two sections are together but for different age groups. The area is nicely shaded under tall trees with lots of climbing. The equipment offers something for everyone with the different levels of

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Brookdale Park, Fair Lawn NJ

Update (4/9/2012) : Fire destroyed this playground in Fair Lawn, NJ, playground closed indefinitely! (via Stacy C. and Fair Lawn Patch article)

Will post update once playground is repaired.

Brookdale Park in Fair Lawn has a great red, white, and blue playground in a residential neighborhood. This playground has a large ramp but also

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Carlock Field, Rochelle Park NJ

Rochelle Park’s Carlock Field is located on Thiem Ave & Berdan St. Carlock field has a new play area located in residential neighborhood with field and recreational building. There are two separate areas for 2- 5 and 5-12. The equipment is shiny and new with loads of climbing. There is a huge rock wall

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Michael J.Petruska Jr Memorial Park, Paramus NJ

Michael J.Petruska Jr Memorial Park is located on 475 Farview Ave. in Paramus, NJ. Main entrance to park is the toddler playground. There are three distinct areas with equipment for ages 2-5. The play area has lots of cool slides, puzzles, rockers, swings, and a fun train for “all aboard.” There are swinging benches

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DiMaggio Park, Paramus NJ

Paramus’ DiMaggio Park is located on Nichols Dr & Oliver Rd. It is a great playground in residential neighborhood. Two separate areas for each age group. Toddler area has swings and two animal rockers. Older area has great climbing and lots of slides.

DIRECTIONS: NJ-17 N to Linwood Ave exit. Turn right immediately

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Maywood Memorial Park, Maywood NJ

Located on Spring Valley Road and Coolidge Ave., Maywood Memorial Park Playground is a newer equipment playground in a large recreational area. The play area is completely shaded with large trees. The red, green, and white equipment has two different structures with lots of climbing with bridges, steps, and tunnels.

DIRECTIONS: NJ-4 E

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Staib Park, Hackensack NJ

Located on Summit Ave & Coles Ave in Hackensack NJ, Hackensack Staib Park is a large playground with two play areas for each age group. The toddler area is a smaller version of the larger equipment. Both sections are in full shade. These colorful play areas have climbing sections and lots of slides along

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Grover Cleveland Park, Essex Fells

The Grover Cleveland Park is located at Brookside Avenue & Runnymede Road, Essex Fells. You can find a map of the park on the county web-site http://www.essex-countynj.org/p/parks/sites/maps/grovercleveland.jpg

This is a gorgeous county park and playground! Visit the County website for more information on it’s history and development http://www.essex-countynj.org/p/index.php?section=parks/sites/gr&ImgLoc=images/gr

Update: Pokestops at Grover Cleveland Park! Enjoy

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Bloomingdale Community Playground at Bogue Pond, Bloomingdale NJ

Thanks so much to Eva for another Roving Reporter submission! This playground definitely looks like a worthwile visit, great report Eva! Eva will now earn free passes to Imagine That!!! Museum for her report, see this link to find out how you can get passes too! The Bloomingdale Community Playground at

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Greenview Park, Pequannock NJ

Greenview Park in Lincoln Park (Pequannnock NJ) is located on West Pkwy & Colfax Dr in Pequannock. It is a great park with a nice pond and fountain, busy fields, tennis and lots of other amenities. The playground is well shaded and located near the parking lot closest to the soccer field. A great

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Kidspot Playground at Memorial Field, Rutherford NJ

Kidspot Playground at Memorial Field in Rutherford (located on Darwin Ave.) is a huge playground at a dead end area of a town recreational complex. The playground is two stories of bridges and ramps. It is handicap accessible and has lots of small areas to maneuver and play in. There are puzzles and tunnels

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Veterans Park, Ridgefield Park, NJ

Veterans Park is located on Overlook Ave & Morningside Ln in Ridgefield Park This bright red and blue playground is hidden at the town’s baseball fields. The play area sits below the parking area and there are steeps steps to take to it. The equipment is all bright and picnewer condition. There are lots

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