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

This is a gorgeous county park and playground! Visit the County website for more information on it’s history and development

Update: Pokestops at Grover Cleveland Park!

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Veterans Park, Ridgefield Park, NJ

Veterans Park is located on Overlook Ave & Morningside Ln in Ridgefield Park This bright red and blue playground is hidden at the town’s baseball fields. The play area sits below the parking area and there are steeps steps to take to it. The equipment is all bright and picnewer condition. There are lots

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Quail Brook Park, Franklin Twp NJ

Another Sara Rall Guest Post! (Great picnic spot here!)

Quail Brook Park on New Brunswick Rd. near Hexham Dr. in Franklin Twp., Somerset County is mostly a golf course, but has a lovely playground and picnic grove tucked away here as well.

The play structure is metal and plastic with a rope bridge

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Glen Rock Arboretum (Faber Field) Glen Rock, NJ

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:Â Â NJ-4 W towards Paterson. Stay straight to go onto NJ-208 N. Slight

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North Branch Park, Bridgewater

Guest Post by Sara Rall!

(I’ve been tardy with getting all of Sara’s great posts online, this one is truly a gem, I love the hand-cranked feature here, makes it pretty special! Also what a great place to launch some rockets!)

North Branch Park is located on 355 Milltown Rd., Bradley Gardens,

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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 of

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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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Johnson Park, Piscataway, NJ

River Rd. and Rose Dr., Piscataway, NJ. Welcome back to Middlesex County! Great spacious parks, and animals to see. The main attraction for kids at Johnson Park is feeding the animals (ducks, goats, etc.). There is a concession stand for both people and animals, make sure you save enough animal feed for the end

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Donaldson Park, Highland Park, NJ

UPDATE 8/5/09- Thanks for the pictures, Jeremy from Edison. Looks great!  Check out gallery below.Â

Second Avenue, Highland Park, NJ. I started a new acronym for my site (NVNF) meaning “not visited needs feedback”.  Think it’s working :) :

From Jeremy: “There are two playgrounds. The park is huge, and this playground

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Kids’ Castle, Doylestown, PA

Update: We made the trip here on September 2011. Here are some of our pictures!

What a Castle

425 Wells Road, Doylestown, PA. Guest-post alert! wow, amazing! A BIG Thank you to Annie, a close friend of our family and proud grandmother! I look forward

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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 computer

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Flat Rock Nature Center, Englewood

443 Van Nostrand Avenue, Englewood, NJ.

What a great find!!! This is a guest post from hobokenmetromom:

“A bit different from the usual stuff. Â The spider web thing is chains covered in rubber and the kids spent ages just climbing on it. Â The chains are loose so if you step on one

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