This is an excerpt from The Playground Guide- Sussex/Warren Edition: Over 40 of Sussex County parks are featured with color pictures in this guide + helpful information on every park in the county. These include parks in the south section of Sussex- Sussex YMCA, C.O. Johnson Park in Byram, Evergreen Park in Green and the Helen Morgan School in Sparta. This book also contains all playgrounds in Warren County.

ADDRESS: 150 Lake Iliff Rd

DIRECTIONS: Take Rte 616 or Rte 206 to CR669/Limecrest Rd in Andover. Turn north onto Lake Iliff Road, follow signs to the police station. Park entrance is less than ΒΌ mile on the left hand side, across from the police station.

DESCRIPTION: Sprawling fields with a big, beautiful playground in the center. A number of play structures and freestanding pieces. Big hills surround the playground and two buildings with bathrooms are a short walk from the playground.

PARKING: Small lot next to the playground, additional lots behind the buildings

PICNICKING: A lovely shaded picnic area with nine picnic tables and two grills

HANDICAP: Two wheelchair swings; key available at the Andover police station across the street

CLIMBING: Three climbing walls, chain ladder, track glide, unique yellow climbing structure

PLAYTHINGS: Looking glass, monocular

SANDBOX: Large with toys

SEESAWS: Six traditional two-seaters, one single bouncy, two two-seater bouncies

SLIDES: One tube, one corkscrew, two metal (one bump and one toddler)

SPORTS: Two ball fields, one small lit basketball court, two tennis courts, one skating rink (lit), batting cages

SWINGS: 16 full size, four toddler, two wheelchair


MAKE A DAY OF IT: This park is a day in and of itself. Bring friends and lunch for a picnic or to grill.