Have you ever searched “park with no woodchips”?

How often do you hear your sandal wearer complain about having to take their footwear off to remove them?

Are you a germaphobe?

Most of the NJ Playgrounds we have visited have wood chips for ground cover, but for Father’s Day here’s a special gift, no-wood chips!

Here are some cool parks that feature other surfaces.  Make sure you click on each park to take a look at the photos for that playground.  Have we missed a park?  Comment below!

UPDATE- NEW PARKS ADDED- USE this tag link to get a summary listing of these non wood chip parks in NJ!

Belgrove Park, Kearny, NJ

Regatta Playground, West Orange, NJ (South Mountain Reservation)

Polifly Park, Hackensack, NJ

Phil Rizzuto Park in Union, NJ

Lurker Playground in East Hanover, NJ

Gardner Field in Denville, NJ *just added 8/10/2009- tks Sondra

Elysian Park and Maxwell Park in Hoboken,NJ

Laurel Hill Park, Secaucus, NJ

Brookdale Park, Bloomfield & Montclair,NJ

Edgemont Park, Montclair, NJ

Brookside Park, Bloomfield, NJ

Lyndhurst Town Park, Lyndhurst, NJ

Weehawken Waterfront Park, Weehawken, NJ

Bob Meyer Park, Fort Medford, NJ

Verona Park, Verona, NJ

Lakeside Village, West Windsor, NJ

Castle Park II, Toms River, NJ

Dorbrook Recreation Center, Colts Neck, NJ

Constitution Park, Fort Lee *added 3/2010

We want your feedback, are we missing your favorite park with wood chips or no wood chips?  Please email us at we’d love to hear from you!  Also don’t forget to enter our free giveaway to win a really useful accessory