Branch Brook Park


Branch Brook Park, the nation's first county park, is located in the North Ward of Newark, between the neighborhoods of Forest Hill and Roseville. A portion of the park is also located within the Township of Belleville.

Size:  360 Acres
Park Avenue and Lake Street
Newark, NJ 07104
Distinguishing Features
  • Olmsted Designed Landscape
  • National Register of Historic Places
  • Playground.
  • Ball fields
  • Basketball courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Horseshoes
  • Bocce Courts
  • Cherry Blossom Trees
  • Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Greenhouse
  • Urban Farm
  • Senior Citizen Center
  • Roller rink
  • Public art
  • Jogging loop
  • Fitness Course
  • Children’s garden
  • Guided Tours (seasonally)