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Farmview Fields

Great Road past Pretty Brook Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

This park has a several baseball and soccer fields and a playground perfect for toddlers. The play structure is built low to the ground, with recycled rubber surface. It even has monkey bars that are low enough that your pre-schoolers can try on their own.

 
 

Former Kingston School

25 Laurel Avenue
Kingston, New Jersey 08528

 

Located in Kingston, this is one of the best play structures in the area. Adjacent to the play area is an open field. It's worth checking out.

 
 

Greenway Meadows (aka Johnson Park)

Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

This park has swings and two interesting play structures: climbing frames with slides, tunnels and rock climbing walls. Adjacent to the play area are soccer fields.

 
 

Grover Park

300 Harrison Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

Tucked away at the back of the Princeton Shopping Center you will find this shaded park with baseball fields, a basketball court, a climbing structure and picnic tables.

 
 

Hamilton Veteran’s Park

Hamilton, New Jersey 08619

 

This park is known for its wooded walking paths, picnic grounds, skateboarding, bird-watching, athletic fields, playgrounds and a large lake with a fountain.

 
 

Hillsborough Recreation Department

120 South Branch Rd
Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844
hillsboroughnjrecreation.org

 
 
 

Hilltop Park

Bunn Drive
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

This park has a basketball court, sports fields, skate park and two large play structures with swings and a rock climbing wall.

 
 

Hobler Park

The Great Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

This quiet park has wonderful play structures for toddlers, including swings, slides, and a small sand box.

 
 

Hopewell Borough Park

Greenwood Avenue
Hopewell, New Jersey 08525

 

This park is a magical wonderland designed for 5-12 year olds. Its centerpiece is a Castle complete with slides, monkey bars, climbing structures and more. The park contains several walking trails that wind along Bedens Brook as well as a gazebo that hosts

 
 

Hopewell Borough Park

Railroad Place
Hopewell, New Jersey 08525

 

The second and smaller of Hopewell’s playgrounds, this park features a large play structure for the littler ones to enjoy.

 
 
 
 

Kunkel Park

King George Road
Pennington, New Jersey 08534

 

This shaded neighborhood park features a covered picnic area, swings, and two climbing structures.

 
 

Kuser Farm Park

390 Newkirk Avenue
Hamilton, New Jersey 08610
www.hamiltonnj.com/content/83865/83889/84090.aspx

 

The highlight of this beautiful property is the historic Kuser Farm Mansion. The park's playground and pavilion are worthy of a visit with little ones.

 
 

Maggie's Park

Spruce Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

This park sits in a quaint neighborhood and has a gated play area with a sand box, play structure, and tall trees providing shade in the summer.

 
 

Marquand Park

Lovers Lane
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

A large sand box with lots of toys is the main attraction of this park. Besides the sand box, there are swings, a slide, a climbing frame, a baseball field and paved walking paths.

 
 

Mercer County Park

334 South Post Road
West Windsor, New Jersey 08550
www.mercercountyparks.org/parks/mercer-county-park

 

Mercer County Park is open seven days a week, 365 days a year, dawn to dusk. The park includes Athletic Fields, an Ice Skating Center, Tennis Center, Cross Country Track, Marina, Picnic Areas, Basketball Courts, Dog Parks and much more.

 
 

Montgomery Park

Harlingen Road
Belle Mead, New Jersey 08502

 

Nested in a Belle Mead residential neighborhood, this playground is a popular destination for play dates. It has nice play equipments and an open field for children to run around.

 
 

Plainsboro Community Park

Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536

 

This park has a playground with four climbing frames to satisfy children of all ages, swings and a large sandbox.

 
 

Princeton YMCA/YWCA Playground

Paul Robeson Place
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

This community built playground features swings and a large climbing structure including two slides perfect for young children.

 
 

Robbinsville Community Park

Robbinsville, New Jersey 08691

 

This park features a playground, walking paths, soccer fields, and lacrosse fields.

 
 

Rocky Hill Borough Hall Park

Rocky Hill, New Jersey 08553

 

In the center of Rocky Hill you will find this quaint park featuring baby swings and big kid swings, a play structure with tunnel, slides and a bridge, two tennis courts, and a gazebo with picnic tables.

 
 

Rosedale Park

Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

This 472-acre park, includes a 38-acre lake stocked with trout, walking trails, picnic areas and two playgrounds.

 
 

Rosedale Park

211 Blackwell Road
Pennington, New Jersey 08534

 

This 472-acre park, includes a 38-acre lake stocked with trout, walking trails, picnic areas and two playgrounds.

 
 

Smoyer Park

Princeton, New Jersey 08540

 

This park features a covered play area, walking trails, a fishing pond and athletic fields.

 
 

Tantum Park

Meadowbrook Road
Robbinsville, New Jersey 08691

 

This 36-acre park includes two playgrounds, a picnic pavilion, tennis courts. lighted basketball courts, baseball/softball fields, and hiking trails.

 
 

Van Horne Park

Princeton Avenue
Rocky Hill, New Jersey 08553

 

This 95-acre park spans Rocky Hill and Montgomery townships. It features walking trails, baseball and soccer fields, and two large climbing structures for children of all ages. This park is accessible from the Princeton North Shopping Center.

 
 

Village Park

Westminster Place
Cranbury, New Jersey 08512

 

In the heart of the village of Cranbury you will find Village Park. This park features swings, slides, a baseball field, picnic areas and a waterfront pavilion.

 
 

Village Park

Yeger Drive
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648

 

This park has walking paths, sports fields, and a playground with swings and interesting climbing frame.

 
 

Washington Crossing Historic Park

1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania 18977
215.492.4076
www.washingtoncrossingpark.org

 

From this site, General George Washington and men of the Continental Army and militia crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night 1776 and marched to Trenton, New Jersey.

Prices: Free

Hours: Open 10am – 4pm seasonally. Check website for details

 
 

West Windsor Community Park

West Windsor, New Jersey 08550

 

This 122-acre park has an aquatic facility, baseball fields, tennis courts and a playground with swings and picnic tables. Surrounding trees provide a nice shade for picnic tables.