Gloucester County Parks & Playgrounds

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016 by

 

Gloucester County Parks & Playgrounds

 

Gloucester County Parks & Playgrounds

 

Gloucester County Parks by Town

Clayton Borough Parks & Playgrounds

Autumn Pasquale Community Park (formerly known as Little Ease Park) ~ off East Ave.

Includes a skateboard park, softball field, tennis court, basketball court, picnic area (with grills), walking trail and playground.

DJ Bentz Memorial Soccer Complex ~ Located at 585 East Academy St.

This is the home of the Clayton Soccer Association with 7 soccer fields.

Robert Sandelier Park ~ behind the municipal building on East High St.

Includes picnic benches, a pavilion, shuffleboard court and gazebo.

Scotland Run Park – 980 Academy St. Click over to read our review of Scotland Run Park.

Includes an 80 acre lake, Wilson Lake. Has 2 pavillions, mutil-purpose walking trails, a picnic area (with grills), playgrounds & fishing.  Scotland Run Park is the largest of the county parks.

Taylor Bell Fields (home to Clayton Little League) ~  off Taylor Bell Drive & Washington Ave

Contains numerous fields including baseball, softball & soccer. There is also a picnic area (with grills) and playground.

 

Deptford Township Parks & Playgrounds

Allen Park ~ Mail Ave. & Boundry Rd.

Two tennis courts, a basketball court, two playground units, and a walking path are located at this site. Hours 8am – Dusk

Almonesson Creek Park  ~ Cooper St.

A walking trail, gazebo, and ball field are located at this site. Hours: 8am- Dusk

Big Timber Creek Park ~ Route 41/Hurffville Rd.

This park consists of open space and hiking trails. There is also a dog park, lake & picnic area. Hours: 8am-Dusk

Carson Avenue Park ~ Carson Ave. between Riggins Blvd. & Carson Ct.

A playground unit and a basketball court are located at this site. Hours: 8am-Dusk

Church Street Park  ~ Church St. near Johns Ln.

Two basketball courts are located at this site. Hours 8am-Dusk

Crestview Park ~ Crestview Dr.

A playground unit and swing set are located at this site. Hours: 8am-Dusk

Elgin Street Park  ~ Elgin St. off of Craig Dr.

A playground unit, swingset, basketball court, and baseball field are located at this site. Hours: 8am-Dusk

Fasola Park~ 12 Sycamore Ln. Click over to read our review of Fasola Park & Splash Pad.

Walking path, playgrounds, picnic area, lake, football & softball.

Harvey Avenue Playground  ~ Harvey Ave. off of Leslie Ave.

A playground unit is at this location. Hours: 8am-Dusk

Icya Park ~ Mail Ave. & Church St.

Basketball courts. 

Larkins Park  ~ Larkins St.

Needs Description Hours: 8am-Dusk

Marion Avenue Park ~ Marion Ave.

A playground unit, swingset, and basketball court are located at this site. Hours: 8am-Dusk

Montclair Court Park ~ Montclair Ct. on a cul de sac off of Montclair ave.

A basketball court and swingset are at this location. Hours: 8am-Dusk

Park Street Playground ~ Park St. & Sheppard Ave.

Playground & baseball field. 

Ward Drive Park ~ Ward Dr.

A playground unit and a basketball court are located at this site. Hours: 8am-Dusk

 

East Greenwich Township Parks & Playgrounds

Hidden Acres Park ~ Off of Jessup Mill Rd.

This 50-acre park has a stream, football and baseball fields and picnic and barbecue facilities.

Mickleton Park ~ Democrat Rd., Mickleton

Dedicated to Laura Getsinger, this park has a playground for young children and a small open pavilion. Across the street are two tennis courts and a small park.

Thompson Family Park ~ 40 East Wolfert Station Rd.,  Mickleton

This 60-acre park features soccer and walking trails, playgrounds, tennis courts and picnic areas.

 

Elk Township Parks & Playgrounds

Elephant Swamp Park– Off Route 538

Walking trail & nature observatory.

Elk Township Recreation Park – Whig Lane Rd.

Playground, soccer, softball, baseball fields ,basketball and tennis courts, picnic area.

Ina B. Hull Park – Stanger Ave.

Walking trail, playground, basketball courts, baseball field.

 

Franklin Township Parks & Playgrounds

Ashley Drive Park ~ Ashley Dr. & E. Washington Ave.

Ten open acres, play equipment and a walking track.

Forest Grove Park ~ Forest Dr. off Rte. 538

Picnic area, ballfield, and open area to play.

Franklinville Lake Park ~ 3111 Delsea Dr.

Play Equipment for the children, swimming (in season), and picnic areas.

Malaga Lake Park ~ Malaga Lake Dr.

Play equipment for children, picnic, paddleboats and barbecue facilities.

 

Glassboro Borough Parks & Playgrounds

East New Street Park ~ 410 East New Street

Baseball, soccer, hockey, playground & pavilion.

Elsmere Park ~ 275 Higgins Dr.

Baseball field, basketball court, pavilion, small playground.

Jim McGehrin Park ~ 575 Fish Pond Rd.

Little League baseball.

Looney Park ~ 11 Looney Rd., Lakeside

Playground, short wooded trail.

Owens Field Park ~ 230 Wilmer St.

Soccer, baseball.

Renlund Memorial Park ~ Greentree Rd. & Market Pl.

Includes a pavilion available to rent, playground, ball fields for public use & a walking trail.

South Delsea Drive Park ~ 152 South Delsea Dr.

Large patio available to rent, soccer & baseball fields, basketball court & playground.

Walter E. Robinson Field ~ 2 Paccock Dr.

Soccer field.

 

Greenwich Township Parks & Playgrounds

Greenwich Lake Park ~ Tomlin Station Rd.

Picnic area, conservation area, boating & fishing.

Silvastro Lake Park ~ Tomlin Station Rd.

Picnic area & swimming.

 

Harrison Township Parks & Playgrounds

Ella Harris Park ~ 127 Commissioners Rd., Mullica Hill. Click over to read our review of Ella Harris Park.

Playground, jogging trail, tennis & basketball courts, baseball & a pavilion.

William Wilt Soccer Complex ~ 162 Walters Rd., Mullica Hill. Click over to read our review of William Wilt Soccer Complex.

Soccer, lacrosse & playground.

 

The "Big Kids" play set for ages 5+ at William Wilt Soccer Complex.

The “Big Kids” play set for ages 5+ at William Wilt Soccer Complex.

 

Logan Township Parks & Playgrounds

DREAM Park ~ 400 Route 130 South

Equestrian Park.

Gloucester County Dog Park~ 2401 High Hill Rd.

Gazebos, benches.

Lions Den ~ Township Line Rd.

Football field.

Logan Soccer Complex ~ 2215 Township Line Rd.

Soccer fields.

Raccoon Creek Wildlife Management Area~ Route 322

Hunting October through February and Mid-April through Mid-May.  Nature observatory.

 

Mantua Township Parks & Playgrounds

Ceres Park Nature Preserve ~ Main Street (Alt. Rt. 553)

Walking, jogging & bike trails.  Nature observation.

Chestnut Branch Park ~ 401 Main St. between Taylor Ave. & Main

Pavilion, tennis court, basketball court, soccer, softball & football fields.  Bicycle & walking paths.  Butterfly garden, nature trails & playground.

 

Monroe Township Parks & Playgrounds

Cecil Athletic Field ~ Highland Ave.

All purpose playing field.

Chelsea Farms ~ Mink Ln.

Playground.

Church Street ~ 216 Church St.

Baseball/softball fields.  Basketball courts.  Batting cages.

East Woods ~ Fryers Ln.

Playground.

Forest Hills ~ Laurel Ln. & Silver Birch Rd.

Playground.

Green Meadow ~ Ward Ln.

Playground.

Kimberly West~ Kilburn Ave.

Playground.

Mary Mazza Duffy Memorial Park ~ Corkery Ln. & Franklinville-Williamstown Rd.

Soccer fields, baseball/softball fields & picnic area.

Monroe Township Bikeway ~ 561 Clayton Rd.

6.36 mile trail connecting Glassboro & Williamstown, passes through Glassboro Wilderness Management Area.  Trail access is at Williamstown Middle School (561 Clayton Rd.).

Newbury Farms ~ Avery Dr.

Playground.

Owens Park ~ 700 North Tuckahoe Rd., Williamstown

Baseball, softball, playground, 2 tennis courts, football fields, skate park, basketball court, 2 hockey rinks, running/walking track, nature trail & volleyball court.

Pfieffer Community Center ~ 301 Bluebell Rd., Williamstown

Playground.

Wag­ner Park ~ Black Horse Pike

All purpose playing fields, tennis courts & street hockey rink.

 

National Park Parks & Playgrounds

Red Bank Battlefield Park ~ 100 Hessian Avenue, National Park. Click over to read our review of Red Bank Battlefield Park.

Walking paths, playground, picnic area, Whitall House Museum on site with events & activities open April through October.  Remains of revolutionary Fort Mercer on the grounds. 

 

Playground area at the park for children 5 to 12-years-old

Playground area at the park for children 5 to 12-years-old

 

Newfield Borough Parks & Playgrounds

Newfield Park ~ Calawba Ave. & Madison Ave.

Playground, ball fields, walking trail.

 

Paulsboro Borough Parks & Playgrounds

Buck Street  ~ Buck St.

Playground.

Fort Billings Park ~ End of North Delaware St.

Playground, pavilions.

 

Pitman Borough Parks & Playgrounds

Alcyon Park ~ Track Ave. off of West Holly Ave.

Soccer, baseball, boating, playground, picnic area & walking trail.

Ballard Park ~ South Broadway

McCowan Library is located in this park.  Many town events are held here.  Veterans memorial.

Betty Park ~ Cedar Ave.

Playground, picnic, fishing & boating.

Dell Fields ~ 620 Albert Ave.

Soccer, baseball.

Shertel Park ~ Adjacent to Sunset Auditorium, Lincoln Ave. & Laurel Ave.

Basketball, shuffleboard, tennis courts & a playground.

Sunset Auditorium ~ Lincoln Ave. & Laurel Ave.

Open field with auditorium for concerts & more.

 

South Harrison Township Parks & Playgrounds

Harrisonville Lake Wildlife Management Area ~ Ferrel Rd.  (parking at Stewart Park)

Nature observation.

Stewart Memorial Park ~ Ferrel Rd.

Soccer, baseball, walking path, tennis court, playground & picnic area.

 

Swedesboro Borough Parks & Playgrounds

Lake Narraticon Park ~ Park Ave.

Walking trails, nautre observation, kayak & canoe launch, fishing platform, picnic area & playground.

Locke Avenue Park ~ 52 Locke Ave

Baseball fields.

Swedesboro Outdoor Rink ~ Leahy Ave.

Ice skating.

 

Washington Township Parks & Playgrounds

James G. Atkinson Park ~ 138 Bethel Mill Rd., Sewell. Click over to read our review of James G. Atkinson Park.

Exercise trails, 2 playgrounds, lighted softball/soccer fields, tennis & basketball courts, biking & picnic area.

Quay Park ~ Hurffville-Grenloch Rd.

Soccer, baseball.

Ron Heck Memorial Park in Grenloch ~ Park Ave., Grenloch

Leashed dog park with walking trails.

Washington Lake Park ~ 626 Hurffville Cross Keys Road, Sewell

Skateboard & in-line roller skating facility, walking paths, nature trails, fitness stations, baseball/softball, soccer & football fields, fishing, basketball, volleyball, playgrounds, dog park, tennis, roller hockey.

 

James G. Atkinson Memorial Park

James G. Atkinson Memorial Park

 

Wenonah Borough Parks & Playgrounds

Oak Valley Park ~ 551 Princeton Blvd.

Baseball, open space.

Pine Acres Park ~ Purdue Ave.

Open space.

Wenonah Lake Park  ~ Maple St.

Pavilion, basketball courts & boating.

Wenonah Woods~ Various access points

Over 6 miles of hiking trails in the borough.  Designed for foot traffic only.

 

West Deptford Township Parks & Playgrounds

(West Deptford has many playgrounds & parks throughout the town.  Many are located in residential areas. The following parks are named by address unless otherwise noted.)

Barnsdale Road

Open space.

Centre St. & Manhattan Ave.

Open space.

Cleveland Ave. & Wilson Ave.

Playground, open space.

Crescent Court

Playground, basketball court.

Crown Pt. Rd. & Church St.

Little Theater Building, Tot Lot, Basketball Court.

Hessian Run Park ~ Elberne Ave. & Academy Ave.

Open space.

Fernwood Drive

Playground, open space.

First Avenue

Playground.

Frances Avenue

Playground, tennis courts.

Grant Ave. & Morris Ave.

Playground.

Grove Road

Little League Complex Baseball/Softball Fields

Jessup Rd. & Greenfields

2 basketball courts.

Lauderdale Road

Open space.

Lecato Ave. & Mansion Ave.

Playground.

Locksley Lane

Open space.

Metropolitan Ave. West Deptford Park

      Nine Soccer Fields, Six Softball Fields, Three Basketball Courts, Skate Park, Tot Lot, Walking Track

Parkville Road

Open space.

Parkville Rd. & St. Regis Dr.

Open space.

Pennfield Dr.

Playground, open space.

Plantation Dr. & Royal Ln.

Playground, open space.

Red Bank Ave.

Lacrosse field.

Red Bank Ave. & Hessian Ave.

Open space.

Rivergate Park ~ 2nd St. & Center St.

Boat ramp, tennis courts, basketball court & playground.

RiverWinds Lane ~Riverwinds Dr. & Eagle Point Rd.

Community center, football fields, soccer fields, street hockey courts, walking track & kayak launch.

Salem Ave. & Grove Ave. 

Playground, basketball court.

St. Regis Dr.

Playground, basketball court.

Sterling Rd. & Meadowcroft Rd.

Playground.

Storrie Ave. & BrewerAve.

Playground, basketball court.

Union Field ~ Grove Ave. & River Ln.

Baseball Field

West Deptford Field of Dreams~ 42 River Ln.

Baseball fields & playground. Click over to read our review of West Deptford Field of Dreams.

West Deptford Little League Complex ~ (Union Field, Field of Dreams Playground) Grove Ave. & River Ln.

Baseball fields & playground.

West Deptford Park~ Mid Atlantic Parkway & Metropolitan Ave.

Skate park, soccer fields, softball fields, 2 playgrounds, basketball courts, walking trail & 5 k cross country course.

Westwood & Nottingham ~ Westwood Dr. & Nottingham Rd.

2 playgrounds, open space.

 

Westville Borough Parks & Playgrounds

Park Avenue Field~ Park Ave.

Baseball field.

Thomas West Park ~ 501 Boundary Ln.

Open space, fishing access.

Westville Little League Fields ~ 910 Edgewater Ave

Baseball/softball/tee ball fields.

 

Woodbury City Parks & Playgrounds

Bell LakePark – South Girard St. and Myrtle Ave.

This park provides a nice setting for passive recreation such as fishing, picnicking, reading, sunbathing or simply relaxing. This park also offers a lake with a fountain and footbridges.

Broad St. Lake – Adjacent to the Woodbury Police Station on N. Broad St.

It is ideal for fishing and is a favorite location for remote-control boat enthusiasts.

Cap Paine Park – Located at Frances Ave.

This park is home to the Woodbury Little League and the Woodbury High School Varsity Baseball and Softball Teams. This park features the following amenities; five little league fields, one t-ball field, a picnic pavilion, and a tot lot for children between the ages of two and five.

Cooper St. Lake-Stewart Park – Cooper St. at the City line

This park provides fishing and is an ideal location for scenic walks along the lake as well as observing wildlife.

David A. Laverty Sr. Sports Complex-Stewart Park – On East Red Bank Ave. adjacent to the YMCA

This park offers a baseball field that is home to the Woodbury High School Junior Varsity Baseball team and a football field home to the Woodbury Steelers youth football league. There is also a boat ramp that provides access to Cooper St. Lake, Evergreen Ave. lake, Hunter St. Lake and Broad St. Lake. This park will under go renovations during the summer/fall of 2005 and spring/summer of 2006. The renovations will provide the following new amenities in 2006: playground, baseball field, combination football/soccer field, skateboarding area, nature trail and boat ramp. This park has an existing picnic area.

Evergreen Ave. Lake – North Evergreen behind Evergreen Square Shopping Center

This park is part of the Woodbury Lake System and offers an ideal setting for fishing.

Frances Avenue Fields ~ 425 Frances Ave.

Baseball, softball, playground & picnic pavilion.

Green St. Playground – Green St. and Dare St.

This park offers a small playground for children between the ages of two and five.

Hendrickson Park – S. Evergreen Ave. and Cooper St.

This park is home to the City’s WWII memorial and the Police memorial. This park also features a small arboretum.

Wing-Dickerson Park ~ Allens Ln. near Carpenter St.

Tennis courts, playground & basketball courts.

Woodbury Creek Park – Located at the foot of Wood St.

This park is ideal for such activities as canoeing, fishing and hiking along the Woodbury Creek. This park also has a footbridge that connects it to Cap Paine Park.

Woodbury Game Field ~ 319 E. Red Bank Ave.

Football field.

 

Woodbury Heights Borough Parks & Playgrounds

Glen Terrace Lake ~ Lake Ave.

Fishing, non-motorized boating, nature trails & playground.

Helen Ave. Sports Complex ~ 739 Helen Ave.

Baseball, open space.

Woodbury Heights Playground~ Academy Ave.

Playground.

Veterans Memorial Park ~ 877 Kings Hwy.

Open space with memorial.

 

Woolwich Township Parks & Playgrounds

High Hill Road Park ~ 187 High Hill Rd.

Soccer, basketball court, baseball.

Locke Avenue Park ~ 56 Locke Ave.

Football, soccer, baseball, softball, lacrosse, playground, paved walking trails & pavilion.

 

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