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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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Woodlot Park, South Brunswick NJ (Kendall Park)

 

Editor’s Note: Playground season is here again, and we have received one of our first roving reporter posts! Christina earns 2 passes to IMAGINE THAT!!! A Discovery Museum for Children in Florham Park, NJ. She shares this park which is in South Brunswick NJ. If you want to be a roving reporter

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Great Oak Park, East Brunswick NJ

Editor’s Note: Dana K. sends us this sprawling park in East Brunswick. What an awesome find! If you visit, make sure you check out the hidden butterfly sanctuary. For her submission she receives a family day pass (2 adults, 2 children) to Asbury Splash Park. If you’d like to be a roving reporter and

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Essex Environmental Center- Roseland, NJ

Essex Environmental Center is located on 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ.

From their website: ” The Essex County Environmental Center is located in the western section of Essex County at West Essex Park. West Essex Park is 1,360 acres of wetlands preserve which remains almost entirely undeveloped. It stretches along six miles of the

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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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Hedden Park, Dover, NJ

Hedden Park is located on Reservoir Ave (best entrance for playground) in lovely Dover, NJ.

Playground is hidden in the woods a bit, just past the picnicking area. A very scenic and restful area with a great big picnicking area and a beautiful pond. The playground itself is similar to all playgrounds at

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Quail Brook Park, Franklin Twp NJ

Another Sara Rall Guest Post! (Great picnic spot here!)

Quail Brook Park on New Brunswick Rd. near Hexham Dr. in Franklin Twp., Somerset County is mostly a golf course, but has a lovely playground and picnic grove tucked away here as well.

The play structure is metal and plastic with a rope bridge

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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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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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Columbus Park, Piscataway NJ

Another Great Post by Sara Rall!

Columbus Park Playground is located near the corner of Mansfield Rd. and 11th St. in Piscataway, Middlesex County. It is a shady, dino-themed playground in a park with just about every kind of sports facility you can think of.

The playground has one main play structure with a

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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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Lewis Morris County Park, Morris Township, NJ

Lewis Morris Park is located on 270 Mendham Rd in Morris Township, NJ.

Directions

From I-287 take exit 36 which is the CR510/Laffayette Ave exit. Stay straight to go under the train trestle toward Morris Ave. Turn right at Morris and go through the light and at top of the hill make a right

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Columbia Park, Dunellen, NJ

Guest Post by Sara Rall:

Columbia Park, at the east end of Orange St. off South Washington Ave. in Dunellen, Middlesex County has a spectacular running track next to an interesting, shady, wooden playground.

The playground has a large structure with store fronts beneath, and a very

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Mountain View Park, Middlesex, NJ

Guest Post by Sara Rall- Mountain View Park, on John F Kennedy Drive off Bound Brook Rd. (Route 28) in Middlesex, Middlesex County is a big park with a nice, though aging playground, and an astounding number of other facilities.

First there is a completely fenced, shady, toddler playground with a small climbing structure

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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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Spruce Run, Hampton, NJ

For additional information check out the NJ State Parks link From Sara Rall-

Spruce Run, 1 Van Syckles Rd., Hampton, Union Twp. (Hunterdon Co.) is a beautiful state park on a big reservoir. There is an entrance fee in the summer.

The park has an average-sized play structure and swings right next to

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Inman Park, Franklin NJ

Guest Post by Sara Rall-

Inman Park, on Leupp Lane off John F Kennedy Blvd. in Franklin Township (Somerset County) has some very nice play equipment in a beautiful setting.

Be sure to park in the lot further to the northeast or you will have a long, hot trudge past the

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Flat Rock Nature Center, Englewood

443 Van Nostrand Avenue, Englewood, NJ.

What a great find!!! This is a guest post from hobokenmetromom:

“A bit different from the usual stuff. The spider web thing is chains covered in rubber and the kids spent ages just climbing on it. The chains are loose so if you step on one loop, the

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