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Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown NJ

Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown New Jersey is a playground tucked into a wooded area. While an older playground it still offers kids in Hunterdon County multiple ways to climb and play.

Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown, NJ Horizontal Playground

10 Things to Know About Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown Borough

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

Where is Frenchtown Boro Park Playground located?

The playground is located at Kingwood Avenue (Route 12) and Creek Road in Frenchtown, New Jersey in Hunterdon County. The park is part of the Frenchtown park system.

Frenchtown Boro Park in Frenchtown, NJ Mill Race Nature Loop

What kind of playground equipment does the Frenchtown Boro Park have?

Frenchtown Boro Park Playground is a great place to visit since there is a mix of old and new playground equipment, a sandbox area, and lots of swings.

Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown, NJ Monkey Bars

Are there swings?

There are 5 baby swings, 5 regular swings, and 2 accessible swings.

Are there slides?

There are 3 small slides best for 2 to 5-year-old kids.

Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown, NJ Slides

There are two smaller open slides next to each other and a slightly longer open slide that twists a bit as kids go down.

Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown, NJ Slide

What special features does the playground offer?

There are numerous things such as monkey bars, a sandbox with toys, merry-go-round/spinner, climbing rocks, and a balance beam. As of July 17, 2022, the zip line was currently broken.

Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown, NJ Sandbox

What kind of ground cover does the playground have?

The ground cover is wood mulch.

Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown, NJ Special Feature Balance Beam

Is the playground at Frenchtown Boro Park accessible?

There are 2 accessible swings, a sandbox area, and an accessible pretend steering wheel and periscope.

Is there shade available at the Frenchtown Boro Park Playground? 

There is no direct shade over the play equipment but there are a lot of larger trees nearby next to benches.

Frenchtown Boro Park Playground in Frenchtown, NJ Shaded Picnic Tables

There is also a large pavilion in the center of all of the equipment with lots of seating and 3 charcoal grills.

Frenchtown Boro Park in Frenchtown, NJ Bertram Light Pavilion

Where is parking for the Frenchtown Boro Park? 

There is a small parking lot next to the playground.

Are there restrooms at Frenchtown Boro Park Playground?

We did not notice any restrooms. The park’s website does say restrooms are open April – October.

What else is there to do at Frenchtown Boro Park?

In addition to the playground at Frenchtown Boro Park, there are additional amenities available for visitors. The stream allows fishing. The pavilion has electricity and there are grills in the park.

Are there walking trails?

For hikers, they will likely enjoy the 1-mile Mill Race Nature Trail nearby. It is a loop trail. There are lots of picnic tables as well. It is also only a few minutes’ walk from downtown Frenchtown.

Frenchtown Boro Park Foot Bridge over the Nature Trail

Are there fields or courts for sports? 

There are no fields or courts at this park.

Bonus information we want you to know about Frenchtown Boro Park

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

We provide these details about this park as a service to our readers and the park. However, Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this park. To reserve Frenchtown Boro Park Playground for a birthday party or private event, please contact them directly by calling (908) 996-4524, emailing frenchtownboroclerk@yahoo.com, or visiting their website.

Frenchtown Boro Park in Frenchtown, NJ Mill Race Nature Loop (2)

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