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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Cross Estate Gardens

61 Jockey Hollow Road
Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Located on the Cross Estate, site of the New Jersey Brigade Unit of Morristown National Historical Park. The Gardens comprise formal and native gardens, a wisteria-covered pergola, and a mountain laurel allee. The Cross Estate is open from dawn to dusk. Parking is free, and there are no entry fees. Every year there is a plant sale, and there are Learn More …

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Docherty Park

154 Route 206 South
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Docherty Park offers 3 baseball/softball fields, 3 soccer/lacrosse fields and a picnic shelter. It also has a roller hockey rink and heated restrooms. It is the perfect park for sports and activities.

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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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