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Michael Lepp Park, Somerville NJ

UPDATE!!! ***NEW GUEST POST*** From Stacey Friedlander. Thanks Stacey for the latest pictures! You can see our original post below after her update:

Somerville Splash Pad- 2015

6/2015- “It’s been one year since the Somerville Spray Ground opened, and I have an update on the area!

If you’re looking for a cute way

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TBT- Park Lake in Rockaway

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Ok, so it isn’t Thursday, but we thought we’d introduce a few of the playgrounds we have visited but never posted. They’ve been sitting in a folder, gathering dust, while we were busy. So Amy visited Park Lake in Rockaway in 2007, and here are some of the great pictures she took!

How has

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Hackettstown Pool Playground, Hackettstown NJ

Editor’s Note: Erica H. sends us this great park in Hackettstown. (For a fee you can also check out their pool!) For Erica’s 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 get free passes to cool places, check out

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Asbury Splash Park

This guest post is from Stacey Frielander who just visited this summer hot spot in Asbury Park, which isn’t too far from the North Jersey population (Garden State Parkway Exit 102). I love this for combining a beach day with some splash fun! Also on the next street is a mini-golf course, for more details

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Frank D. Zaccaria Park, West Paterson, NJ

 

Thanks to Michelle for our newest roving reporter submission that is in West Paterson, or now currently known as Woodland Park. Thanks to this new promotion with Imagine That!!! we are getting alot more favorites from our NJ Playground Facebook fans!

Michelle’s review:

Zaccaria Park is located in West Paterson

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Clifton Main Memorial Park, Clifton NJ

Thanks to Daniel for submitting this great park for our most recent “Roving Reporter Promotion”. For his contribution he gets 2 free passes to Imagine That Museum in Florham Park. Make sure you check this fantastic opportunity to check out new places and get free tickets to a great museum 🙂

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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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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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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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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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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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Morris Plains Community Park, Morris Plains

Morris Plains Community Park is located on 51 Jim Fear Dr in Morris Plains, NJ.

Directions: Take 287 to Route 10 and exit towards Whippany/Dover. Turn onto Littleton Drive (Route 202) on same side as the Super Stop & Shop (left if traveling West.) Turn left at the light onto Malapardis Road and then

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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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Green Acres Park, North Plainfield, NJ

Guest Post by Sara Rall-

Green Acres Park, on Rockview Terrace just southeast of Green Brook Rd. in North Plainfield (Somerset Co.) is a fairly new playground in a lovely park. The playground features a large structure for older kids and a smaller one for younger ones, plus a tall, free-standing

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Phelps Park, Teaneck

Phelps Park, Teaneck, NJ

near intersection of Wilson Avenue and Cumberland Avenue, Teaneck, NJ. We park right on Wilson Avenue and walk over to the park.

We always love visiting our friend in Teaneck, and found out that it is one of the few towns we know of that have a sprinkler fountain

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Hacklebarney State Park, Long Valley, NJ

A BIG THANK YOU to Sara Rall for this guest post, truly a unique place to visit, and to enjoy nature

Hacklebarney State Park, 119 Hacklebarney Rd in the Long Valley section of Washington Township (Morris Co.) is one of my kids’ favorite places in the summer. (For all pictures check out the bottom

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Round Valley State Park, Lebanon, NJ

Note: Thanks Sara Rall for this excellent post! From Sara Rall

Round Valley State Park in Lebanon, Hunterdon Co. is just east of where US Route 22 leaves I-78 at exit 18.

Directions from NJ State Park Website:

“Take I-78 west to exit 20 A to Route 22 west, follow signs to the park.

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Hopatcong State Park, Landing

1 Lakeside Blvd, Landing, NJ. What a great NJ Park! Very expansive, and on the southern tip of Lake Hopatcong is a great beach where you can bathe and relax, and there are also 2 playground in the area, plus plenty of shady places to grill (some are very steep though) Well unfortunately my

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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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Colonial Park, Franklin, NJ

Update 5/8/2012

Good news!

Playground is open!!!

From Fortunato: “Playground is open, and it’s great. A completely new playground, really nothing left of the old one at all. . Lots of climbing, swinging and see-sawing. Only one slide, though, on the toddler side. Covered picnic tables in the middle for snacking —

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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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