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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New Jersey National Golf Club

579 Allen Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
888-725-9456

Welcome to New Jersey National Golf Club, one of Central New Jersey’s best kept secrets.  A premier private golf club nestled in the lush meadows of the Watchung Mountains, New Jersey National boasts 18-holes of Championship Golf and the casually elegant Red Oak Grille restaurant, while also serving as the perfect public venue to host parties and special events for Learn More …

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Otto’s Farm Trails

Corner of Montgomery Road and Wertsville Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

If you are looking for a scenic yet challenging hike, then this is the place for you. Otto’s Farm Trails offers multiple hiking trails through the mountains and countryside. It also offers Cross Country Skiing for the winter season.

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Palermo Show Stable

1555A Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ 07921
210-860-5688

A Full Service Hunter, Jumper, & Equitation Facility that offers Training for the Horse, Lessons for the Rider (Grand Prix to Beginner), Horse Showing (International, National, B & C Rated, and Local), Riding Academy, Summer Riding & Pony Camp, Horse & Pony Leases, Horse & Pony Sales. Palermo also hosts monthly horse shows plus 6 USEF Rated Shows and the Learn More …

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Peony’s Envy

34 Autumn Hill Drive
Bernardsville, NJ 07924
908-578-3032

Peony’s Envy is a nursery and display garden in Bernardsville, New Jersey within easy access of New York City and Philadelphia. Peony’s Envy offers one of the most extensive collections of tree and herbaceous peonies in the Northeast. The gardens feature over 30,000 peony plants, with over two hundred and fifty distinct cultivars.

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Pluckemin School House Park

2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ 07921

Located just behind the Center for Contemporary Arts, Pluckemin School House Park not only has baseball/softball fields, volleyball and basketball courts, but also offers barbecue grills accompanying its picnic tables on its picnic pavilion. The Pavilion is 30’ by 60’ with 8 picnic tables and male/female restrooms. It is a great place to spend outside for the day and evening.

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River Edge Farm

1575 River Road East
Bedminster, NJ 07921
908-420-1274

Located in the heart of Bedminster hunt country, River Ridge Farm equestrian estate lies on 43 lush acres in a quiet country setting, just a 10 minute drive from the US Equestrian Federation Headquarters and within easy reach of major East Coast horse shows. Less than an hour (but a world away) from New York City, River Edge Farm offers Learn More …

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