Parks and Recreation Areas around Central Jersey and New Brunswick
Central Jersey features a number of lovely parks and recreation areas. Whether you're planning a family picnic, playing an impromptu game of softball, or enjoying the waterfronts, the Central Jersey Convention & Visitors Bureau, located in New Brunswick, NJ, can tell you all you need to know about Central Jersey's choice playgrounds, greens, and trails.
The Central Jersey Convention & Visitors Bureau can help you find things to do in Monmouth, Mercer, Somerset, and Union Counties. Visitors delight in hiking our pristine greenways and camping in our area's beautiful wooded scenery. After all, there is always a new place to explore and something to do in Central Jersey! For more information about Central New Jersey parks and recreation areas, visit our office in New Brunswick or give us a call today.
Dog Park, 5 Picnic Areas, Boat Ramp, Playgrounds, Lighted Tennis Courts, Sports Fields.
16 Lighted Tennis Courts, Softball Fields, Soccer Field, Model Airplane Field, Baseball Field, Running Paths.
One Picnic Area, Lighted Tennis Courts, Two Lighted Street Hockey Rinks, Pond.
Animal Haven, 7 Picnic Areas, East Jersey Olde Towne Village, Sports Fields, Playgrounds, Ponds.
Picnic Areas, Playgrounds, Synthetic and Natural Soccer, Football, and Little League Fields.
9 Picnic Areas, Animal Haven, Playgrounds, Sports Fields, and Lighted Tennis Courts.
Concerts in the Park, Walking Paths, Playground, Sports Fields, and Bocce Courts.
Plays-in-the-Park, Family Skating Rink, 7 Picnic Areas, Lake, Playgrounds, and Lighted Tennis Courts
Concerts-in-the-Park, Playground, Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts, and Paved Walking Paths.
8 Picnic Areas, Concerts-in-the-Park, Dog Park, Hiking Trails, Sports Fields, and a lake.
4 Softball Fields, Concerts-in-the-Park, 3 Picnic Areas, Kids-in-the-Park, and Playgrounds.
Playground, 1.3 Mile Walkway along the Raritan Bay, Fishing Pier, Raritan Bay, and Concession Stand.
2 Picnic Areas, Playground, Paved Walking Path, and Playing Fields.
Small Boat Launching Ramp, Fishing, Lake, and Hiking Trails.
3 Soccer Fields, Playgrounds, Cricket Pitch, Softball Field, Baseball Field, and Paved Walkways
16. Johnson Park
Free daily boat docking for boaters and direct pedestrian access to downtown New Brunswick.
Playground, Paved Walkways, Soccer/Lacrosse Turf Field, and Little League Field.
10-foot wide paved trail for walking, biking and jogging connecting neighborhoods to parks, schools and shopping.
Preserves and Conservation Areas
Undeveloped conservation area along the Ambrose and Doty's Brook's providing floodplain protection.
Provides wonderful opportunities for hiking, walking and wildlife viewing and offers a glimpse into the rich farming history of the area.
Ideal for hiking, photography, wildlife viewing and nature study.
Several miles of trails perfect for hiking, you can find typical Pine Barrens species—pitch pine trees, blueberries, huckleberries and post oaks.
6.5 miles of marked hiking trails as well as a 1.5 mile self guided nature trail which offers interpretive brochures available at the trailhead.
Two miles of hiking trails make it a great destination for walking, hiking, bird watching and photography.
Offers passive activities on its nearly 9 miles of trails such as hiking, walking, bird watching and photography.
1/2 mile loop trail for hikers to enjoy an outstanding diversity of wildlife including songbirds and small mammals.
Over 1000 acres of protected lands with McCormak Lake, hiking trails, and the NJ Audubon environmental education center.
97 acres of protected land along Omar and Rahway Avenues.
850 acres of environmentally sensitive pinelands and wetlands.
100 acres of protected land.
200 acres of preserved land.
**Information courtesy of Middlesex County Website 1/2015