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Summer Recreation in Union County Parks

Union County’s Park System has plenty to entertain you and the family and friends this summer. There are dozens of parks throughout the County, each with something different to offer summer fun lovers!

Where can I bike in Union County?

  • Ashbrook Reservation in Scotch Plains
  • Echo Lake Park in Mountainside/Westfield
  • Lenape Park in Union/Westfield
  • Nomahegal Park in Cranford
  • Oak Ridge Park in Clark/Edison
  • Rahway River Parkway in Cranford
  • Warinanco Park in Elizabeth/Rosellebiking

Where can I canoe or kayak in Union County?

  • Milton Lake park in Clark/Rahway
  • Passaic River Parkway in Berkeley Heights/Summit
  • Rahway River Parkway in Clark
  • Watchung Reservation

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Where is there a dog park in Union County?

  • Echo Lake Park in Mountainside/Westfield

Where can I fish in Union County?

  • Blackbrook Park in Kenilworth
  • Briant Park in Summit
  • Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield
  • Echo Lake Park in Mountainside/Westfield
  • Elizabeth River Parkway in Hilside/Union
  • Green Brook Park in Plainfield
  • Lenape Park in Cranford/Kenilworth/Springfield/Union/Westfield
  • McConnell Park in Cranford
  • Milton Lake Park in Clark/Rahway
  • Nomahegan Park in Cranford
  • Passaic River Parkway in Berkeley Heights
  • Rahway River Parkway in Rahway/Clark/Linden/Cranford/Springfield
  • Watchung Reservation

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Where are there fitness trails in Union County?

  • Briant Park in Summit
  • Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield
  • Echo Lake Park in Mountainside
  • Esposito Park in Cranford
  • Nomahegan Park in Cranford
  • Oak Ridge Park in Clark/Edison
  • Phil Rizzuto Park in Union/Elizabeth
  • Ponderosa Park in Scotch Plains
  • Rahway River Parkway in Rahway/Springfeld

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Where can I play handball in Union County?

  • Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield
  • Mattano Park in Elizabeth

Where are there Nature Trails in Union County?

  • Ashbrook Reservation in Scotch Plains
  • Lenape Park in Cranford/Kenilworth/Springfield/Union/Westfield
  • Milton Lake Park in Clark/Rahway
  • Passaic River Parkway in Berkeley Heights/New Providence/Summit
  • Watchung Reservation

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Where are there pedal boats in Union County?

  • Echo Lake Park in Mountainside/Westfield
  • Rahway River Parkway in Cranford

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Where are there water sprays in Union County?

  • Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield
  • Phil Rizzuto Park in Union/Elizabeth
  • Ponderosa Park in Scotch Plains
  • Watchung Reservation

Where are there tennis courts in Union County?

  • Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield
  • Mattano Park in Elizabeth
  • Rahway River Park in Rahway
  • Unami Park in Cranford/Garwood/Westfield

 

A Dozen (Cheap) Valentine Date Ideas

Rosees? Chocolates? Or do you give your partner what s/he really wants – time. Here are a dozen inexpensive date ideas to make give you and your partner the chance to spend some time together.

  1. Check the Star Ledger for a local concert in a smaller, more intimate setting.
  2. Buy two cheap canvases and finger paint.
  3. Build a fire, snuggle up, and read a book of romantic poetry together.
  4. Take a picnic lunch and go to a lake to feed the ducks.
  5. Select a new recipe. Shop for the ingredients and prepare dinner together. Get a little fancier than usual.
  6. Make a recording of the loves songs you both like and play it while driving in the countryside.
  7. Go for a hike. Some great Union County parks can be found here.
  8. Rent a new movie and make popcorn.
  9. Take a trip to NYC and visit the museums.
  10. Go on a wine or brewery tour.
  11. See a matinee for less than a movie in the evening.
  12. Go to a coffeehouse, sit in giant comfy seats, and sip lattes.

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