Glen Rock Arboretum (Faber Field) Glen Rock, NJ

by | Apr 21, 2011 | Bergen County Playgrounds, Glen Rock, Outdoor Playgrounds | 2 comments

Update: This park was completely redone. No more wooden structures or metal slides. Thanks to Victoria from the very active North Jersey Moms Meetup Group who sent us these great pictures!!!

Doremus Ave off of Rock Rd, Glen Rock, NJ

DIRECTIONS:   NJ-4 W towards Paterson. Stay straight to go onto NJ-208 N. Slight right toward Lincoln Ave/Ridgewood. Slight right onto Rea Ave. Turn left onto Lincoln Ave and then right onto Rock Rd. Proceed on Rock for .4 miles and make a left onto Doremus Ave

Glen Rock’s Faber Field is at the entrance of the Glen Rock Arboretum. Area is completely shaded with large trees. There is a small building with restrooms. Playground is in parking lot of Glen Rock town pool.  For more information, check out the Arboretum website or  the Glen Rock NJ website.

PARKING:   Large paved lot close to the playground.

PICNICKING:   Three picnic tables at entrance of play area.(need to verify if still there)

SEESAWS:   bouncers

SLIDES:   various

SPORTS:   Football, baseball, soccer fields

SWINGS:   Two full size, four toddler (not sure if they are still there)

OTHER COOL STUFF:   The playground is at the entrance of the Arboretum. There is a walking path with a fountain that leads through pretty trees to a large pond with a fountain. All of the trees planted are for different holidays such as Arbor Day or in memorium. Ice skating is allowed on the pond when noted that it is frozen and safe.

MAKE A DAY OF IT:   Visit Little Hands Art on Rock Road.  Make a right out of park to the “rock” circle. Make a left into downtown Glen Rock. Little Hands Art offers open ceramics painting, classes, and birthday parties. (THIS MAY HAVE CLOSED. WEBSITE NO LONGER EXISTS!)


  1. Khara

    I think this playground may have been updated since this was posted. I have been going to park at Faber Field on Doremus for the past year or so and it’s totally different (but still completely shaded). Unless there are two playgrounds at the same park?

  2. Victoria

    Khara, this playground has been completely re don. Khara, do you live in the area I live in Fair Lawn and I am always looking to meet people nearby.

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