Biggest Best Playgrounds Indoor Playgrounds

R.T. Castle Park, Rockaway NJ (Lake Ames Park)

9/17/2012 -Update from our facebook fan, Kelly: “Old information. Playground equipment has been moved to another location about 1/2 mile north on Green Pond Road.”

Once we get some more information we will post on the site, sorry if this inconvenienced anyone!!!

Snake Hill Rd Editor’s Note: For some information on hiking

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Quibbletown Park, Piscataway

Quibbletown Park Academy Street and South Washington Avenue

Quibbletown Park in Piscataway is a beautifully landscaped park has a lot to offer!

The playground is nicely set back from the parking lot with a beautiful paver walkway leading up to it and pretty bushes and plants all around it. There are ramps leading up to

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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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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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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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Crestwood Lake Park, Allendale, NJ

Crestwood Lake Park is located on Klomburg Dr & West Allendale Ave in Allendale NJ. Wooden and colorful structure in fully enclosed mulched play area. Lots of climbing and play things like rockers and bouncy see-saws. Playground is located at municipal town lake that is open to Allendale residents and to large groups by

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Barbour Pond Park, Wayne NJ aka Dave Waks Memorial Park

OLD PIC of Barbour Dave Waks Memorial Park- See updated pics below!

Barbour Pond Park is located on 39 Barbour Pond Road in Wayne, NJ. A bit difficult to find, you should follow the signs for the Overflow Parking to the Maquet Lot, past the baseball fields at the end. Located right

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Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Long Branch NJ

A Big Thank You to a dear friend, Thu, for getting me great pictures and video!!

UPDATE: ATTENTION GPS SMARTPHONE PEOPLE- Address noted below is not accurate for these devices, see comment by James:

“Please change the address for those using gps and smart phones. It actually comes up as Seven Presidents Park Kiernan Blvd,

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Duke Island Park, Bridgewater, NJ

Sara has sent me some great finds, and I’m still catching up 🙂 Here’s another great park from her in Bridgewater, check out all our Bridgewater parks, we have a ton thanks to Sara.

Duke Island Park, on Park Drive off Old York Rd. at the southern edge of Bradley Gardens, Bridgewater Twp.,

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Saddle River County Park- Glen Rock, NJ

Saddle River County Park encompasses a huge area and this section happens to be a favorite of one of our fans, Victoria. She was kind enough to send us some photos and she describes below why she likes this park:

Not nearly as crowded as the Ridgewood duck pond which is nearby. Parking lot

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Clark Field, Washington Twp, NJ

From “The Playground Guide” Bergen County Edition:

Clark Field is located on Willow St & Cleveland Ave in Washington Twp. NJ.

DIRECTIONS: Garden State Pkwy N to exit 168 Washington/Westwood/HoHoKus. Bear right off exit onto Washington Ave. Proceed on Washington Ave through one traffic light and make a right onto Cleveland Ave. Playground is

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Oradell Kids Foundation Playground, Oradell, NJ

From “The Playground Guide”- Bergen County Edition:

Oradell Kids Foundation Playground is located on Prospect St & Oradell Ave, Oradell, NJ

DIRECTIONS: GSP N to exit 165 towards Oradell. Merge onto Oradell Ave for 1.6 miles and make a right onto Prospect St.

DESCRIPTION: A very special playground in the center of several ball

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Dahnerts Lake County Park, Garfield, NJ

From “The Playground Guide” Bergen County Edition:

Midland Ave, Garfield, NJ DIRECTIONS: I-80 E to exit 61 Garfield/Elmwood Park. Make a right onto River Rd. Travel approximately 2 ½ miles and make a left onto Monroe St. Take Monroe St to Midland Ave and make a right onto Midland Ave. DESCRIPTION: Beautiful county park next

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Overpeck County Park, Ridgefield Park, NJ

199 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, NJ. Overpeck County Park was just redone, and has been the buzz of our facebook fan page for over a month now. Not only does it have climbing nets galore, but it has so many spinners, and a rubbery chip/mulch landing. I made the mistake of first

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Greenwood Meadows Park, Warren, NJ

Looking to spin? This one is just the place for it! Thanks Sara for sharing this treasure 🙂

Guest Post by Sara Rall-

Greenwood Meadows Park, on Liberty Village Dr. just off Liberty Corner Rd. at the western edge of Warren Twp., Somerset County is the ideal park for kids who

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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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Woodland School, Warren, NJ

Guest post by Sara Rall: Woodland School playground (114 Stirling Rd., Warren, Somerset County) is a lovely, shady school playground with some interesting equipment. They have a very nice 4-person bouncy see-saw, a fire-truck climber, a rolling log, a very complex set of monkey bars, tire swing and regular swings.

There are

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Califon Island Park, Bank Rd., Califon, NJ

Guest Post by Sara Rall- (love the pictures, Sara!) Califon Island Park, on Bank Rd. just north of Mill St. in Califon (Hunterdon Co.) is one of the few remaining wooden castle playgrounds in the state. The playground has a large, interconnected wooden structure, with a section for little ones including a small slide

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The Midland School, Branchburg

Another classic wooden structure!

Thanks Sara Rall for capturing this great playground and sharing the info:

94 Readington Rd., North Branch in Branchburg, Somerset Co.

The Midland School in Branchburg has a wonderful, shady, wooden ADA-accessible playground that is open when school is closed.

There is only one slide, but lots

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Hillsborough Municipal Playground

A Sara Rall guest post:

Hillsborough Municipal Playground at the west end of the municipal complex at South Branch Rd. and Beekman La., Hillsborough, Somerset Co.

For the official Hillsborough Parks Website, check out this link Hillsborough has a wonderful, big, shady wooden castle playground right next to the town hall. There are slides, bridges,

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Billian Legion Park, Bound Brook

561 East High St., Bound Brook (Somerset Co.)

Another Post by Sara Rall, if I had a payroll she’d be on it! Found a link to the Crusaders website whose home is Billian Legion Park, they have some nice photos also of the ballfield as well.

A large, wood-and-tire playground with two big

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Adamsville School, Bridgewater NJ

Another Guest Post by Sara Rall!

Adamsville School, 400 Union Ave. (Route 28) in Bridgewater (Somerset Co.)

Has a terrific playground for older children with a large climbing structure, monkey bars, swings, a tire swing, balance beams that wobble when you walk on them, a stand-up bouncing item, and other unusual, interesting equipment, all

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Field of Dreams, Annandale, NJ

Field of Dreams is located on 314 Old Allerton Road, Annandale, NJ (at the Immaculate Conception Church and School). Make sure you drive up to the church and make a left to see this huge but hidden playground. This is a great pit stop for those traveling through Jersey, especially if you are going

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Holmdel Park- Hilltop Playground and Longstreet Farm, Holmdel

Update: (10/6/2013) Hi folks, it’s Sheila, and we just got back from Holmdel’s Hilltop Playground, with the kids (ages 4,7 and 8) and their friends (ages 3 and 9). Fun time! I’m adding a few more photos:

Panoramic view

 

Ahhhh, fall foliage

44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ.

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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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Saddle River County Park (Wild Duck Pond), Ridgewood, NJ

1133 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ. Saddle River County Park has many different areas as described in the Bergen County Dept. of Parks Website. I am covering one that has been recommended to me by Ira, one of the helpful posters at the NJ forum for city-data. Thanks for your contribution! My kids didn’t want

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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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