Parks & Recreation

Somerset County Parks and Recreation

Our destination bursts with natural beauty that makes it an idyllic setting for playing outdoors. Breathtaking parks and gardens, both community and private. Superb equestrian centers and country clubs. Highly rated and popular golf courses. Action-packed possibilities for a broad spectrum of sports, including professional baseball. Get moving—and start exploring Somerset County.


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Fairview Farm Wildlife Preserve

2121 Larger Cross Road
Gladstone, NJ 07934

Fairview Farm is a 170-acre wildlife preserve with five miles of trails through fields and woods, a scenic pond with a dock, a bird and butterfly garden, and a historic barn complex. A former dairy farm, the preserve is also the headquarters of Raritan Headwaters, a nonprofit organization that protects water. Hikers, birders, artists, photographers and school groups experience the Learn More …

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Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club

811 Rattlesnake Bridge Road
Bedminster, NJ 07921-2824

Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club hosts three professionally designed executive golf courses. The architects are renowned, having won prestigious industry awards for creating and redesigning some of the country’s most widely praised courses. Their expertise and ingenuity is on full display at Fiddler’s Elbow, where they’ve fused unique features of the local landscape with challenging holes that put members’ skills to Learn More …

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Flagg Way Park

4 Flag Way
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

On its two acre property, Flagg Way Park provides a playground and tennis court.

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Fox Hollow Golf Club

59 Fox Chase Run
Branchburg, NJ 08876-3397

Voted one of the top golf courses of the Northeast by readers of Garden State Golf, Fox Hollow is a challenging par 70 golf course which was completely redesigned in 2000. The club offers an 18 hole test of golf with extensive practice facilities.  

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Frelinghuysen Park

Sherman Avenue
Raritan, NJ 08869

At Frelinghuysen Park, there is a tennis court, basketball courts, a pool, clubhouse, baseball fields and a pavilion. There are also playground equipment available for children.

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Hamilton Farm Golf Club

1040 Pottersville Rd
Peapack & Gladstone, NJ 07934-2053

  One of America’s premier golf clubs, Hamilton Farm is situated on an elegant historic country estate just 60 minutes from Manhattan.  Hamilton Farm is destined to set new standards for quality, service and pure enjoyment of the golf club experience.  At the time of its construction in 1916, the Hamilton Farm stable was described as the largest and most lavish in the United States. Learn More …

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