Community Park Montville

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Montville Community Playground       Montville, Morris County

Huge playground with play areas for all ages from pre-school to school-aged children. A small farm themed area is perfect for younger visitors while the big, blue tube slides appeal to older kids (and adults!). Picnic tables complete the park. This NJ park is definitely a fun NJ day trip.

Deep Cut Gardens Middletown

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Deep Cut Gardens              Middletown, Monmouth County

Deep Cut Gardens is dedicated to the home gardener. The 54 acres of gardens and greenhouses are planned as a living catalog of cultivated and native plant materials to be observed through the seasons.

Dorbrook Recreation Area Colts Neck

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Dorbrook Recreation Area              Colts Neck, Monmouth  County

Wow, this place has everything!  This park features 535 acres which include a barrier-free playground, tennis courts, two swimming pools (for lessons only), a Sprayground, an inline rink, basketball courts, open fields, and 2.3 miles of paved trail for walking, biking, and in-line skating. There are also athletic fields available for use for games only, no practices.

Duke Island Park Bridgewater

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Duke Island Park Bridgewater, Somerset County

Duke Island Park is a hidden gem of a park in Somerset County!  Duke Island Park is a site of rich natural beauty which offers varied recreational experiences.

Greek's Playland Monroe Township

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Greek's Playland, The Stone Museum and Garden Falls                  Monroe Township, Middlesex County

Spiro "The Greek" Drake is the mastermind of the quirky Greek's Playland in Monroe Township. It's an 87 acre property that includes a stone museum, sculptures, play areas, banquet spaces and party pavilions. The Drake was raised by a woman named Elizabeth Van Fleet during the Great Depression.

Jakes Branch County Park Beachwood

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Jakes Branch County Park   Beachwood, Ocean County

"The Gateway to the Pines", Jakes Branch County Park offers both active and passive recreation opportunities. The park's Nature Center highlights the beauty, history and natural surroundings of the Pine Barrens through informational exhibits, live animals and environmental programs.

Lake Lenape Mays Landing

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Lake Lenape Park                         Mays Landing, Atlantic County

Great playground and a super place to boat!  Make a day of it.  Swim, Kayak, scuba dive and boat. There are several kids play areas as well as areas to swim on the lake. 

Michael Lepp Park Somerville

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Michael Lepp Park            Somerville, Somerset County

Ideal for Youth—toddlers through 12 years old.

Wading pool—1-3 feet deep, pool slide, covered picnic tables, softball field, basketball court, playground equipment, great green space adjacent to the new extension of Peters Brook Greenway Bike Path.

Nature Center of Cape May Cape May

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The Nature Center of Cape May             Cape May, Cape May County

Adopted by the New Jersey Audubon Society in 1995, the Nature Center of Cape May is one of nine staffed nature centers throughout the state. The environmental education campus, located on the shores of beautiful Cape May Harbor in Cape May, includes the Trucksess

Ponderosa Farm Park Scotch Plains

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Ponderosa Farm Park            Scotch Plains, Union County

The park includes walking trails, multipurpose fields for soccer or lacrosse, a variety of playground equipment and swings, and a spray fountain in the center of the play area which can be turned on and off by the user.