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.
The Frank “Nap” Torpey Athletic Complex is located along the north side of the Raritan River in Bridgewater Township. One of several parks acquired through the Park/Open Space Program as part of the County’s Raritan River Greenway Initiative, this is a priority park as defined by the County’s duly adopted "Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan." The Torpey Learn More …Read More
Designed by award winning architects Tom Fazio and Tom Fazio II, the Old Course at Trump National is rated among the Top 100 golf courses in the World, with the New Course following suit. With exquisite practice facilities and skilled professionals, Trump National is fully equipped to provide members with an elite golf experience.Read More
Warrenbrook Golf Course is a heavily wooded and extremely tight, 6,372 yard, 18 hole course that is open to the public. The contours provide plenty of uphill and downhill lies, and gas cars are recommended. A golf shop and snack bar are available.Read More
Somerset County Park Commisssion’s Warrenbrook Pool is the county’s only public outdoor swimming facility, and offers patrons a choice of seasonal passes or daily admissions. A variety of lessons for swimmers of all abilities including Toddlers, Beginner I, Beginner II, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, and Diving is provided by Park Commission Staff.Read More
From August through November, the Washington Valley Park Hawk Watch Area is host to several hundred hawkwatchers from all over the northeastern United States. Armed with binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras, they come to witness the thousands of hawks, falcons, and eagles flying overhead, sometimes just over the treetops. The hawkwatchers count and identify the onslaught of raptors making their Learn More …Read More
Washington Valley Park consists of approximately 715.5 acres that lie along the First Watchung Ridge in Bridgewater Township. The park contains the former Bound Brook Elizabethtown Reservoir that will become the focal point of the park along a network of trails. The park is located between the first and second Watchung Mountains at the geographic center of Somerset County. It Learn More …Read More