Parks and Playgrounds in Somerset County New Jersey
Ann Van Middlesworth Park
7 Pleasant View Rd, Hillsborough Township, NJ. 908.369.4313
Located in the center of Hillsborough Township, Ann Van Middlesworth Park features softball and baseball fields, a skate park, a picnic area, basketball courts, fishing and a Universal playground.
Arthur Chambres Park
Southside Ave, Somerville, NJ. 908.725.2300
This large park features playground equipment, a swimming pool and picnic area. There are also athletic fields for basketball, softball and baseball complete with bleachers.
156 Mettlers Rd, Somerset, NJ. 908.722.1200
Located near the Delaware and Raritan Canal, his park has a variety of features and activities for visitors. This 658 acre park features a 1.4 mile fitness parcourse, fishing, softball field, the Lois Howe Nature Trail and picnic areas. The Morgan Pellowski Playground is full of fun things to do for children. Located inside the park is the 18 hole Spooky Brook Golf Course. The park is also available for ice skating and cross country skiing during the winter.
Duke Island Park
Old York Rd, Bridgewater, NJ. 908.722.7779
This 343 acre park is home to many outdoor activities. Duke Island Park has many bike trails, picnic areas, a softball field, fishing in the Raritan River, a playground, walking and hiking trails and a Visitors Center. Ice skating and cross country skiing are offered when weather permits.
290 Leupp Ln, Somerset, NJ. 732.873.1991
Located in Franklin Township, Inman Park features baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, a playground, soccer courts, basketball courts and a walking trail. Bathrooms and a pavilion are at the park as well.
100 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ. 908.725.6373
Kidstreet Playground is chock full of fun for children of all ages. There are various wooden play structures, swings, climbing structures, sand box play, zip lines, bathrooms, picnic tables and vending machines.
Lord Stirling Park and Environmental Education Center
256 S. Maple Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ. 908.766.5955
Lord Stirling Park, in Bernards Township, encompasses 990 acres. It features the Lord Stirling Stable which has full programs for horseback riding instruction. A 14 mile trail system is designed solely for horseback riding. There are also indoor and outdoor arenas that may be rented. The EEC has a 9 mile trail for walking, hiking and bike riding. The building has an auditorium, nature art gallery with temporary exhibits throughout the year, a gift shop and a library. Educational camps are held in the summer and during vacation breaks. The EEC specifically features information about the Great Swamp, as the Lord Stirling Park is situated on the western side of the Swamp.
Michael Lepp Park
21 Park Ave, Somerville, NJ. 908.725.2300
This playground in Somerville is also a splash pad in the summer. There is play equipment, a baseball field, basketball court and pool. Picnic tables are available for an outdoor lunch or small party.
421 DeMott Ln, Somerset, NJ. 732.873.2500
Middlebush Park features sporting fields for soccer, football, basketball and baseball. There is also exercise equipment, a playground, a skate park and a trail. The football field has bleacher seating and an announcement booth.
Montgomery Veterans Park
Harlingen Rd, Montgomery, NJ. 908.359.8211
The Veterans Park features a 9-11 Memorial and cross country trails. There is also a playground, sand area, picnic area, pavilion, restrooms, basketball and volleyball courts and softball fields. The Montgomery Arboretum is a natural area within the park that has wetlands, a trail, playground, picnic tables and a concession stand. Visitors can bird watch, hike, jog or go bicycling.
Mountain View Park
141 Mountain View Rd, Hillsborough, NJ. 908.722.1200
The newest park in Somerset County, Mountain View, was created in 2017. The park features youth and adult baseball fields, a special needs baseball field, a playground, pavilion, concession facility and multi-use trail.
North Branch Park
355 Milltown Rd, Bridgewater, NJ. 908.722.1200
The North Branch Park is home to the Somerset County Park Commission. The 185 acre park features two picnic areas, softball fields, tables, grills, fishing locations, a lighted soccer field, a flying field for model aircraft and two horse show rings.
Midland School, 94 Readington Rd, North Branch, NJ. 908.722.8222
This fully handicap accessible playground has many features. It is located at the Midland School and is open to the community as well as students. It includes swings, slides, a sandbox and many other structures.
Torpey Athletic Complex
202 Nimitz St, Bridgewater, NJ. 908.722.1200
The Complex is located on the north side of the Raritan River. It features a lighted grass baseball field, lighted grass softball field and lighted state-of-the-art synthetic turf multi-purpose athletic field. There is also a building for public and employee use with attached bleachers for athletic games. The building includes team locker rooms, bathrooms, a concession area and more.
Van Horne Park
Princeton Ave, Rocky Hill, NJ. 609.924.7445
This Somerset County Park is located in Montgomery and Rocky Hill. It is comprised of 2 softball fields, 2 multipurpose fields, 2 basketball courts, play equipment, a picnic area and restrooms.