Branch Brook Park

Upcoming Events at Branch Brook Park

Sep 9
The Essex County Free Summer Music Concert Series offers a diverse lineup of performers who will take center stage throughout our historic Parks System. Pack a blanket, enjoy the cool evening breeze, ...

About

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
Location
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)