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Brookdale Playground in Montclair and Bloomfield NJ 2016

Brookdale Park is located on Watchung Avenue and Circuit Drive, Bloomfield, NJ. What a great renovation! This was a very nice playground and Brookdale Park itself is gorgeous. Thanks to http://www.brookdaleparkconservancy.org/ for their efforts. This park is popular and friendly with both playgrounds fenced.Restroom is a short walk away!Ground cover is the spongy rubbery kind.

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Monmouth Court Playground, Livingston, NJ

Editor’s Note: Little Sports Court Playground was torn up and replaced by this fabulous playground! Thanks to Charlene Wetterstrand for sharing these great photos of this fantastic play area! Wow! Parents will love this park, as it is a completely enclosed fenced in area. I’m grateful for our friends that scout out new playgrounds

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Riverside Park, Piscataway

Riverside Park

430 River Road (just off 287) in Piscataway

This small but conveniently located park is also home to many town events and walks. You can fish or even boat from here.

The playground is small, but conveniently located right next to the bathrooms and fenced on one side so little ones

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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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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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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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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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Latteri Park, Clifton, NJ

Thanks to Victoria from the very active North Jersey Moms Meetup Group for contributing this park as part of our roving reporter program with Imagine That!!! This park was recently in the news because the town is considering purchasing the park from the school that owns the land. See article for

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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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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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Bee Meadow Park, Whippany, NJ

Editor’s Note: We’ve recently added a new classification for SSEQ (Small Safe Enclosed Quiet) playgrounds and this one fits the bill according to one of our fans. Thanks to all the fans and readers for their input, we truly appreciate it and so do the parents looking for these great gems! Have a comment

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Acker Park, Roselle Park NJ

Acker Park is a hidden gem that is located on the intersection of Lehigh Avenue and Woodland Avenue in Roselle Park. This park was recently funded and renovated.

It is completely fenced, although the main entrance is kept open during park hours.

I found this virtual tour of Acker Park Playground.

Picnicking: 2 picnic tables

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Dunham Lebed Park, Franklin, NJ

Guest Post by Sara Rall-

Dunham Lebed Park, Willow Ave and 15th St. in the Ukrainian Village section of Franklin Twp., Somerset County is a lovely neighborhood park perfect for kids who like plastic climbing walls.

There is one main play structure in this sunny park, but it has more climbing

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Griffin Park, Tenafly

From Victoria H.

Griffin Park Tenafly –

It has two areas. One area for bigger kids and another area for smaller kids which is enclosed. It is also shaded. The climbing equipment in the smaller area is just the right height for littler kids, there is also a little store front and some baby

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Naaman Williams Park, Somerset, Franklin

Guest Post by Sara Rall- Naaman Williams Park, on Irving St., just north of Somerset St (Route 27) in Somerset, Franklin Twp., Somerset County is a big, sunny park with a lot to offer.

Naaman Williams Park is sunny, with a large play structure for older kids next to a small pavilion

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Veteran’s Memorial Park, Middlesex, NJ

Thanks Sara Rall for another great guest post! Veteran’s Memorial Park, at the east end of Legion Place off Mountain Ave. in Middlesex, Middlesex County, is the ideal place for a toddler playgroup to meet.

The park is completely fenced and far from the busy road. They have two nice climbing

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Morris-Union Jointure Playground, New Providence, NJ

340 Central Avenue, New Providence NJ.

Only open to public after 6pm on weekdays, and all-day on weekends.

Got this great find for children with special needs through the Kid’s Guide publication for NJ.

This is adjacent to the Developmental Learning Center (DLC), of New Providence which is administered by the

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Edgemont Memorial Park, Montclair, NJ

20 Edgemont Rd, Montclair, NJ. One of the biggest playgrounds in the area along with Brookdale, this one provides plenty of structures to entertain your children.

With the rubber ground cover, you will not need to worry about getting wood chips in your sandals! Ball field is nearby.

One of the highlights

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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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Chisholm Park, Springfield, NJ

South Springfield Avenue and Shunpike Road, Springfield, NJ. UPDATED 6/3/09- Chisholm Park is newly renovated!!!! 175K was or is being used to update some of Springfield’s playgrounds including this one. Very nicely done, could use a few more benches, but the boys had a great time here. Very active with kids, and a huge

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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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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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Degnan Memorial Park, West Orange, NJ

650 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ. Degnan Memorial park has a great playground nearby a peaceful lake. For both pre-school and school-age children, my kids enjoyed it very much.

Very popular, and fun for climbers. Swings slides, bouncy seat/characters and fencing. Friendly crowd was there when we went. If you are in this

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Lafayette Park, West Orange, NJ

Park and Ashland Avenue, West Orange, NJ. Thanks Nancy W., a fellow Yelper (www.yelp.com) from West Orange. She mentioned the playground in a review for Schneider Hardware nearby. This is a pretty small playground, fenced in, good for toddlers, and 4 “bouncy” seats, slides and a few swings. If you are in the area, I’d

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Livingston Senior and Community Center, Livingston

204 Hillside Avenue, Livingston, NJ. This playground is located right next to the Community Center. We haven’t explored the center, but we did go to the playground. Great for a cloudy day since there is no shade, completely fenced. Great sandbox, and toddler area with sandbox but no sand toys, so bring your own. Livingston

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Mabie Playground, Summit, NJ

Update: No more bocce here, they have replaced the bocce court with swing sets. Hope the gentlemen found a new place to play! Summit Ave. and Broad Street, Summit NJ.

What a nice group of gentlemen I met today playing bocce. Lovely and popular playground, with some fencing to prevent the kids running

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Lyndhurst Town Park, Lyndhurst, NJ

From “The Bergen County Playground Guide”: ADDRESS: 367 Valley Brook Ave DIRECTIONS: NJ-3 E to the Park Ave/Riverside Ave exit. Turn left onto Rutherford Ave. Turn right onto Delafield Ave. DESCRIPTION: The best of the best! This playground is awesome. As you enter the park you feel like you’re on vacation. There is an

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Littell People’s Park, Livingston, NJ

Located right by Livingston High School, Robert Harp Drive, you can park at the swim club parking lot adjacent to Littell People’s Park playground. This is a very popular park in Livingston, and my kids loved the ramps. It is a great shady little playground, with a generous amount of sand toys for the

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Taylor Park, Millburn, NJ

Main St. and Taylor St., Millburn, NJ. A favorite shady park in Millburn, NJ with plenty of benches. Fenced in, and 3 main playground structures. They have a sandbox but no toys. there is a co-op nursery adjacent to the park, and a bench. Adjacent to the playground is a very nice walking area. Information

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