Greenview Park, Pequannock NJ

Greenview Park in Lincoln Park (Pequannnock NJ) is located on West Pkwy & Colfax Dr in Pequannock. It is a great park with a nice pond and fountain, busy fields, tennis and lots of other amenities. The playground is well shaded and located near the parking lot closest to the soccer field. A great spot for a larger picnic or playdate.

Winter Update!- There is sledding at this park, and I found a really sweet account from a blog about their memories of their youth and sledding. Here it is if you want to take a look.

287N to exit 47 which is 202N. Turn left onto Main Rd/US 202 and continue straight for 1 ½ miles. Turn left onto Jacksonville Rd and follow for 3 ½ miles. Turn right onto West Pkwy and continue for 1/3 a mile.

Parking: Large, multiple lots
Picnicking: Lots of tables and benches in nicely shaded areas by the pond and the playground
Handicap: Mulched ground cover, paved paths throughout park, one chair shaped swing with supportive straps
Climbing: Leaf shaped steps, stairs, log roll with beaver prints, river climbing wall, chin-up bars
Playthings: Prints underneath, steering wheel, tic-tac-toe, big dinosaur puzzles, two seater bench under play area
Slides: Two toddler, one corkscrew, two chute
Sports: Three shuffleboard courts, two handball courts, football, ice skating, fishing, sledding, six lit tennis courts and practice wall
Swings: Three toddler, six adult, one tire, one chair with supportive straps
Walking Paths: Paved around the park
Water: Pretty pond with fountain
Other Cool Stuff: A 2nd Little Tikesâ„¢ playground behind the tennis courts

Make a Day of It
Check out Chicken Holiday, Subway or Ameti’s Gourmet Pizza. Call ahead to visit Kid Connection and learn more about their workshops or parties.

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 to a lake with a center fountain. The play area is large with a nicely paved path that leads the playground and around the lake area. There are two large structures for each age group. The big kids section is very tall with lots of steps and steep slides. There are plenty of bridges and walkways to maneuver. The little kid’s area is a small scale big kid’s area. It has mushroom caps, bridges, and smaller stepping bridges.

PARKING: Street only.
PICNICKING: There are scatter picnic tables throughout the area. There are also some under the gazebos that you can find throughout the park.
CLIMBING: Corkscrew poles, rock walls, stepping bridges, wiggle poles, ladders, triangular climbers, monkey bars, rings, mushroom caps, steering wheel suspended monkey bars
PLAYTHINGS: Looking glass, mirrors
SLIDES: One corkscrew, one tube, one double, two toddler
SPORTS: Ice skating during winter months
SWINGS: Four full size, two toddler, one tire
WALKING PATHS: Paved around the park
WATER: Nice pond with center fountain

OTHER COOL STUFF: There is a cannon at the entrance of the park that the kids can climb on.
MAKE A DAY OF IT: Stop by Dunkin Donuts across the street for an Iced Coffee and a donut on your way to a morning at the playground.