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Walter’s Park Playground in Phillipsburg NJ

Tucked among the hills of North Jersey is the Walter’s Park Playground in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. WIth crazy twisting slides, climbing structures, open fields of grass, and more it’s a fun way to spend some time with kids in Warren County.

Horizontal picture of older kids playground at Walter's Park Playground in Phillipsburg NJ

10 Things to Know About Walter’s Park Playground in Phillipsburg NJ

As part of our challenge to write about 100 New Jersey playgrounds in 100 days we bring you the details about Walter’s Park Playground, a playground in Phillipsburg New Jersey. We originally wrote about this playground in 2015. Now we present you new updated information in a new format based on our June 2022 visit.

Where is Walter’s Park Playground located?

Walter’s Park is located at 1 Meyner Road in Phillipsburg in Warren County. The park is part of the Phillipsburg park system.

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What kind of playground equipment does the Walter’s Park Playground have?

There are two main playground structures at Walter’s Park. There is a smaller set of toddler playground equipment and a larger playground structure for older kids. There are swings, slides, and monkey bars.

Horizontal picture of toddler equipment Walter's Park Playground in Phillipsburg NJ 2

Are there swings?

There are two swing structures. One swing structure has 2 baby swings and 2 traditional swings. The other swing set has 4 traditional swings.

Walter's Park Playground in Phillipsburg NJ baby and traditional swings

Are there slides?

There are lots of slides! The toddler playground equipment has three slides. The larger structure has 6 slides. All of those are open slides and 3 slides twist as they make their way to the bottom.

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What special features does the playground offer?

The monkey bars are in the classic shape of a dome-like some of us might remember from our playground days. There is also a rock-climbing wall, tunnels, theater area, and other areas for play.

Monkey bar dome at Walter's Park Playground in Phillipsburg NJ

What kind of ground cover does the playground have?

The ground cover under the equipment is wood mulch.

Horizontal picture of toddler equipment Walter's Park Playground in Phillipsburg NJ

Is the playground at Walter’s Park Playground accessible?

The playground is not accessible. There are no ramps onto equipment, sensory play areas, or accessible swings.

Is there shade available at the Walter’s Park Playground? 

There is some shade under the canopy tops of the older kids equipment. Shade is also available under the pavilions.

Pavilion at Walter's Park in Phillipsburg NJ

Where is parking for the Walter’s Park Playground? 

There are some parking lots along the main road that loops through the park.

Walter's Park Playground in Phillipsburg NJ parking lot

Are there restrooms at Walter’s Park Playground?

There was a port-a-potty between the playground area and the sports field. Off in the distance, there was a small building with restrooms. It was not visible from the playground area.

What else is there to do at Walter’s Park Playground?

In addition to the playground at Walter’s Park Playground, there are additional amenities available for visitors: walking trails, sports fields, an amphitheater, open grassy areas, and outdoor fitness equipment.

Walter's Park in Phillipsburg NJ exercise equipment.

Are there walking trails?

Yes, there were walking paths that are also suitable for biking.

Walter's Park walking paths in Phillipsburg NJ

Are there fields or courts for sports? 

From the playgrounds, you can see a soccer field. Just past those fields, we also found tennis courts and a basketball court. There is a baseball field as well.

Walter's Park in Phillipsburg NJ basketball courts and tennis courts

Municipal swimming pool (open to the public for a small fee, please visit Phillipsburg Municipal website for more information)

Bonus information we want you to know about Walter’s Park  

Visiting kids love the hills at Walter’s Park in Phillipsburg. Kids love running up them and rolling down. Some of the hills can provide quite a challenge due to their height. If your kids don’t get worn out from the playgrounds rolling down the hill can be another good way to burn off energy.

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Who do I contact about having a birthday party or event at Walter’s Park Playground?

We provide these details about Walter’s Park Playground as a service to our readers and the park. However, Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this park. To reserve Walter’s Park Playground for a birthday party or private event, please contact them directly by calling (908)454.5500, emailing info@phillipsburgnj.org, or visiting their website.

Find more great playgrounds in New Jersey

Visit Warren 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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