Looking for a great park and playground to keep your kids entertained? Atlantic County is full of wonderful experiences for kids and families to enjoy throughout the year. From Birch Grove in Northfield to Shark Park in Brigantine, there are parks and playgrounds all over the county to fit the needs of every age. This is our list of the Top 10.
Birch Grove Park has a large playground area, picnic areas, fishing areas and so much more. Nestled in 271 heavily wooded acres, it is home to over 50 campsites. The park also features nature & exercise trails as well as a museum and historical house on site.
1700 Burton Avenue, Northfield, NJ. 609-641-3778.
2. Imagination Station
Imagination Station is THE go to playground in the Galloway/Absecon area. It features two swing sets for toddlers and children of all ages, many large playsets for every age, and many more activities. It also has a pavilion for parties or just for having lunch. It is located right behind the Atlantic County library with a skate park, pond and walking path nearby.
300 Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, NJ.
Estell Manor Park covers 1700 acres of land in Mays Landing. The park has many wonderful features such as camping, boating, picnicking, an exercise trail, softball and soccer fields, orienteering, a bicycle lending program, fishing, hiking and more! This is a location that you will want to revisit over and over again.
109 New Jersey 50, Mays Landing, NJ. 609-625-1897.
Lake Lenape East is chock full of scenic views and a great place to bring the kids or even host a party. There are newly refurbished pavilions and catering hall. Fishing, softball, volleyball and a playground will keep everyone busy during your visit.
753 Park Rd, Mays Landing, NJ. 609-625-8219.
Lake Lenape West is even more exciting than the East. The location of over 2000 acres offers mountain biking, boating, camping, kayaking & canoeing, fishing, hiking, nature trails, a playground and much more.
6303 Old Harding Hwy, Mays Landing, NJ. 609-625-7000 .
6. Gaskill Park
Gaskill Park in Mays Landing is an excellent place for picnicking, fishing, walking and relaxing. Let the kids enjoy themselves in this scenic park near the Greater Egg Harbor River. There is a gazebo, beautiful landscaping and wildlife for all to enjoy.
Tony Canale Park is a fun place to visit for all ages. It features a baseball field, playground, soccer field, tennis courts, volleyball courts and an amphitheater. Various lessons for tennis and more are offered here.
Sycamore Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ. 609-272-8120.
Riverbend Park is home to 775 acres of pristine woodlands and wildlife. It is home to the headwaters of Perch Cove Run, Powell Creek and Matthew’s Run. It is the perfect place for mountain biking and horseback riding. The whole family will enjoy four seasons of active wildlife.
Pine Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ. 609-625-8219.
Created in 2002 the South Jersey Field of Dreams is the perfect place for physically and mentally disabled children and adults to play. It features a handicap friendly playground and miniature golf area. There is a full size softball field where games are played throughout the year. Children 5 and up can join the league through their website.
1000 Morton Avenue, Absecon, NJ. 609-328-0715.
10. Shark Park
The Shark Park in Brigantine is a community built playground. It is located a block away from the beach and is home to a large playground. There are bridges, slides, tunnels, tire swings and more. A great place to take the kids when they need a break from the beach. It is also located next to baseball and soccer fields.
26th Street, Brigantine, NJ. 609-266-7800.