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Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ

 

This Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township is great since it offers different play areas, a park with a multitude of activities, and lots of shady areas near the playground and picnic areas. Check out all this playground and park have to offer.

Ariel Image of Mercer County Park playground
Photo Credit Mercer County Parks.

10 Things to Know About Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township

As part of our challenge to write about 100 New Jersey playgrounds in 100 days we bring you the details about Mercer County Park Playground, a playground in West Windsor Township. We originally reported on this playground in 2013, but we returned in July 2022 to provide you an update with more details and pictures.

Where is Mercer County Park Playground located?

The Mercer County Park is located at 334 South Post Road in West Windsor Township in Mercer County. The park is part of the Mercer County park system. The park is open 7 days a week from dawn to dusk.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Horizontal Taller Playground Structure
Mercer County park playground horizontal picture of other equipment

What kind of playground equipment does Mercer County Park have?

This Mercer County playground has a nautical theme to the structures which is fitting since there is a marina and splash park right next to the playground.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Nautical theme

Are there swings?

There are 2 baby swings and 4 regular swings.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Swings

Are there slides?

There are 2 larger closed slides and 2 large open slides on 1 structure.

There are also 2 small open slides and 1 large curvy open slide on another structure.

What special features does the playground offer?

There are special features such as climbing rocks and walls, a splash pad, a periscope, and more.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Climbing rocks and tunnel

Splash pad

The splash pad is currently open from Tuesday through Sunday until Labor Day.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Splash pad area

What kind of ground cover does the playground have?

The playground has a rubberized surface.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Monkey bars

Is the playground at Mercer County Park accessible?

One of the playground structures is accessible with a ramp. It has places where kids can pretend to man the helm of a ship and steering wheels. There are no accessible swings.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Accessible area
Mercer County Park playground ramp onto equipment

Is there shade available at the Mercer County Park Playground? 

Around the playground are multiple seated areas in the shade.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Shady areas 2

There are picnic benches under the trees and benches and tables under a gazebo-like structure.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Shaded picnic areas

Where is parking for the Mercer County Park Playground? 

There are multiple large parking lots nearby.

Are there restrooms at Mercer County Park?

Indoor restrooms are available in a nearby building right next to the snack shop.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Restrooms

What else is there to do at Mercer County Park?

In addition to the playground at Mercer County Park, there are additional amenities available for visitors. The lake has a boat ramp and marina.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Boat rentals at the Marina

Are there walking trails?

There are walking paths and hiking trails near the playground.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Water and a picnic table

Guests can fill up on snacks and treats at the snack shop and use the water fountain to refill their water bottles with filtered water.

Are there fields or courts for sports? 

It’s easy to play a game of soccer, football, lacrosse, tennis and so much more with the 17 athletic fields at the park. It’s a great place to get a group together for a game.

  • 17 Athletic Fields used for soccer, football, lacrosse, Frisbee and more.
  • Ice Skating Center
  • Tennis Center -24 total courts, six of which are covered and are lit.
  • Cross Country Track
  • Mountain Biking
  • Finn Casperson Rowing Center
  • Basketball Courts
  • 3 Sand Volleyball Courts
  • 2 Cricket Pitches
  • 7 basketball courts
  • 10 softball fields

Bonus information we want you to know about Mercer County Park 

Mercer County Park covers over 2,500 acres in the Townships of West Windsor, Hamilton and Lawrence. Take a look at the county park map. Seeing as the park is so large there is something for everyone in my family to enjoy.

Mercer County Park gazebo near water

We have a great time walking around the Veteran’s Memorial, stopping to play checkers in the grandparents’ cove, and walking the nature trails looking for birds and other small animals.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Shady areas

Grandparent’s Cove

We’ve never seen this before but this Mercer County Park has a special pavilion for grandparents to play games with their grandchildren. There are even plaques with quotes related to grandparenting.

Who do I contact about having a birthday party or event at Mercer County 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 Mercer County Park Playground for a birthday party or private event, please contact them directly by calling (609) 443-8560 or visiting their website.

Mercer County Park Playground in West Windsor Township NJ Vertical playground

 

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