Across the street from one of our favorite New Jersey attractions, the Tuckerton Seaport, is the peaceful Stanley Tip Seaman Park Playground. In fact, it sits so far back from the road you might not know this fun playground exists.
This park is located on Lake Pohatcong and offers beautiful views of the water as kids enjoy the playground. Pack a picnic and make it part of a perfect day in Tuckerton. Tour the attractions and take a boat tour with the Tuckerton Seaport. Have a picnic in the park and then some playtime on the playground. Kids and adults will love it!
10 Things to Know About Stanley Tip Seaman Park Playground in Tuckerton
As part of our challenge to write about 100 New Jersey playgrounds in 100 days we bring you the details about Stanley Tip Seaman Park Playground, a playground in Tuckerton. Jenn initially reported on this playground in 2016, but I returned this past August 2022, to gather new pictures and details about this Tuckerton playground.
Where is Stanley Tip Seaman Park Playground located?
The park is located at 120 Lakeside Drive in Tuckerton in Ocean County. The park is part of the Ocean County park system.
What kind of playground equipment does Stanley Tip Seaman Park have?
This park, for ages 5 to 12 years old, is a packed-in, 2-sectioned park, one for younger children and one for older children, with a lot of variety in equipment.
Are there swings?
This park includes 1 swing structure with 2 baby swings and 4 regular swings.
Are there slides?
The small structure has a small side-by-side slide and one short curvy slide.
The larger structure includes one straight slide, one tunnel twisting slide, and one slightly curvy slide.
What special features does the playground offer?
The playground offers a smaller playground on one side.
On the other side of the playground is the larger playground.
This park includes small rock climbs, ringed monkey bars, poles and ladders, ringed stairs, ladders, a steering wheel, climbing walls, a bridge, and a stepping pod.
There are activities on the upper levels of the playground such as a steering wheel and 2 space-themed walls.
What kind of ground cover does the playground have?
The ground cover is wood mulch.
Is the playground at Stanley Tip Seaman Park accessible?
Unfortunately, this is not an accessible playground. There are no accessible swings, ramps onto equipment, or ground-level play.
Is there shade available at the Stanley Tip Seaman Park Playground?
This park has some trees and roofs covering some playground equipment along with areas to play underneath the equipment. There is also a picnic table in a shady space right outside of the playground.
Where is parking for the Stanley Tip Seaman Park Playground?
This park includes a well-sized parking lot with handicapped parking spots.
Are there restrooms at Stanley Tip Seaman Park?
This park has indoor restrooms in a nearby building.
What else is there to do at Stanley Tip Seaman Park?
In addition to the playground at Stanley Tip Seaman Park, there are additional amenities available for visitors.
Are there walking trails?
There are walking trails across the roadway near the lake.
Are there fields or courts for sports?
This park includes 2 baseball fields, 1 basketball court, 4 tennis courts, and 2 pickleball courts. Lights help keep the park lit up at night.
Bonus information we want you to know about Stanley Tip Seaman Park
Jenn says she appreciates that the Stanley Tip Seaman County Park sits back from the road. As you turn off Route 9, you come into the park county complex. The playground is the first left.
There is a building and fencing that prevents children from running out into the busy street. In fact, you can’t even see Route 9 from the playground. There is a smaller wooden fence to prevent children from walking directly into the parking lot.
The park offers a picnic area with many wooden tables located around near the lake. The area is shaded by the trees that surround them. There are also several grills at the picnic areas. Grab some hot dogs and burgers and make lunch while enjoying a day at the park.
Who do I contact about having a birthday party or event at Stanley Tip Seaman Park Playground?
We provide these details about this Ocean County park as a service to our readers and the park. However, Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this park. To reserve Stanley Tip Seaman Park Playground for a birthday party or private event, please contact them directly by calling (732) 506-9090 or visiting their website.
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