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Echo Lake Park – Union County Parks & Playgrounds (with Photos)


Echo Lake Park – Union County Parks & Playgrounds




3 Reasons my Family Loves Echo Lake Park


  • Echo Lake Park is host to many county run events, namely a summer concert series and the fall Pumpkin Sail, and winter sledding.  It’s a hub for the Union County area -people as well as dogs!  It includes a large county maintained dog park with separate space for large or small dogs (children under 8 not allowed inside).


  • The lake provides a gorgeous background for a brisk walk on the paved path that runs along the water. There are benches along the way to take a break, and a snack stand at the pedal boat dock.  Tired of walking? Rent a boat for $10/hour.


  • There’s of course a playground structure for little ones to explore but a little further down the park you’ll find huge hills – which my children were happy to roll down. But be sure to venture to the top of the hill to pay tribute at the Union County September 11 Memorial.




What Echo Lake Park offers

  • Dog Park
  • Fishing
  • Fitness Trail
  • Ice Skating
  • Pedal Boats
  • Picnic Area (Reservable)
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Sledding
  • Snack Bar
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Multiple parking lots
  • September 11 memorial





Echo Lake Park is located between Springfield Avenue and Mountain Avenue in Mountainside and Westfield, in Union County.


Want to find more fun places to play in New Jersey? Visit our New Jersey Parks & Playground listing.


See more Echo Lake photos in our Facebook Gallery.


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