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Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ (with Photos)

Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge is a cute treehouse-themed playground tucked into the woods of this county park. It provides a wonderful retreat for kids and their families that need to get away from the daily routine without having to go too far from home.

WIDE - Treehouse playground front view close up at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

10 Things to Know About Fords Park Playground in Town Name

As part of our challenge to write about 100 New Jersey playgrounds in 100 days we bring you the details about Fords Park Playground, a playground in Woodbridge.

Where is Fords Park Playground located?

This playground is located within the park on King Georges Road in Woodbridge in Middlesex County. You do need to drive somewhat deep into the park to locate the playground. It is not visible from the park entrance or main roadway. The park is part of the Middlesex County park system.

WIDE - both playgrounds at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

What kind of playground equipment does Fords Park have?

The playground area is separated from the grass of the park with its rubber padding. In the space is a treehouse playground, a tot lot/preschooler playground, and 2 swing structures.

WIDE - Treehouse playground back view at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ
Tot Lot - SLIDE straight slide WIDE view of other playground at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

The swing structures sit at opposite ends of the playground. The two playgrounds are separated by a cement pathway with benches.

Fords Park in Woodbridge NJ - EXTRAS - Benches between playgrounds TALL

Are there swings?

There are 4 traditional swings near the treehouse playground.

SWINGS - Traditional TALL at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

At the toddler playground, there is a structure with 4 baby swings and an accessible swing.

SWINGS - Baby and accessible TALL at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

Are there slides?

The treehouse playground has 2 slides that start out near each other and then slightly curve as they descend outwards from each other.

The treehouse also offers a straight slide.

WIDE - Treehouse playground side view at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

The preschool playground structure has 2 slides. One is straight and the other one curves.

What special features does the playground offer?

The treehouse playground area offers climbing ladders, monkey bars, a tunnel, and more.

In addition to the slides, the toddler/preschooler playground has a climbing ladder and sensory play station.

What kind of ground cover does the playground have?

The ground cover is colorful rubber padding in various shades of green.

Treehouse playground - Feature at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

Is the playground at Fords Park accessible?

While the playground doesn’t offer any ramps onto the equipment there is a good amount of sensory play that is available at the ground level. The tot lot offers a wheel that can be spun and the treehouse offers musical instruments and other sensory play.

Treehouse playground - ground level sensory play and tunnel WIDE image at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

There is an accessible swing on the swing structure at the tot lot.

SWINGS - Accessible tall at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

Is there shade available at the Fords Park Playground? 

There is shade available at the treehouse playground both in the top of the treehouse underneath its roofing and below in the trunk of the tree.

There is some shade at the tot lot under the rooftop canopy.

WIDE - Tot lot with swings step side at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

Nearby the playground is a field of trees that can provide shade as well. There are picnic tables under those trees.

Fords Park in Woodbridge NJ - SHADY - trees wide

Where is parking for Fords Park? 

There is a small parking lot close to the playground and other lots at the park.

Fords Park in Woodbridge NJ - Parking lot and walking path

Are there restrooms at Fords Park?

There is a building with indoor restrooms that’s pretty close to the playground.

Fords Park in Woodbridge NJ - Restrooms WIDE

What else is there to do at Fords Park?

In addition to the playground at Fords Park, there are additional amenities available for visitors.

TALL - both playgrounds at Fords Park Playground in Woodbridge NJ

Are there walking trails?

There are paved paths around the park.

Fords Park in Woodbridge NJ - EXTRAS - Walking Path Fountain TALL

Are there fields or courts for sports? 

There are baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, and seasonal use for street hockey and roller skating.

Bonus information we want you to know about Fords Park 

The playground is part of the 32-acre Middlesex County park that is on King George’s Post Road in the Fords Section of Woodbridge. The park does include a pond that is open for fishing. View a Map of Fords Park.

Fords Park in Woodbridge NJ - EXTRAS - Walking Path Stream with Duck TALL

Who do I contact about having a birthday party or event at Fords Park Playground?

We provide these details about this Woodbridge playground as a service to our readers and the park. However, Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this park. To reserve Fords Park Playground for a birthday party or private event, please get in touch with them directly by calling (732) 745-3900 or visiting their website.

Fords Park in Woodbridge NJ - EXTRAS - Walking Path Gazebo 1 TALL

Find more great playgrounds in New Jersey

Visit Middlesex County parks and playgrounds to learn more about playgrounds near this one. Visit our series on New Jersey Playgrounds and Parks to learn more about the great playgrounds across our state.

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