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.
Individual visitors and groups are encouraged to visit the USET Olympic Training Center and Headquarters in Gladstone at any time! Once at USET Headquarters you will walk into a stable built in 1916. Described as one of the largest and most lavish in the United States, the stable’s ornate interior includes carriage rooms housing USET executive offices, and corridors and Learn More …Read More
The Wagner Farm Arboretum includes diverse trees, shrubs, flowers and other plant life in a beautiful natural setting. Formal gardens, leased garden spaces, a greenhouse, handicapped accessible gardens, a butterfly garden, walking trails and other related gardening activities are also featured.Read More
Wagner Farm Park has a football field, lacrosse field, field hockey field, tot lot, walking & jogging trails and a multipurpose building. The multipurpose building is used for wresting, teen center, ½ court basketball court, and a concession stand.Read More
Washington School Park offers playground equipment along with baseball and softball fields.Read More
In 1908 two brothers, Henry and Robert Tubbs, along with Henry’s adopted son, Dr. Benjamin Blackburn, used a small legacy to acquire their country home near Gladstone, New Jersey. Subsequently they developed this country place into the Willowwood Arboretum, New Jersey’s most comprehensive and longest continually operating arboretum. Willowwood, 130 acres of rolling farmland, has about 2,100 kinds of native and Learn More …Read More