Colonial Park, located in Franklin Township, offers a variety of features and activities for park visitors, including: golf, softball, walking/jogging trail, fishing, hiking trail, ice skating, cross-country skiing, picnicking, playground, tennis, paddle boats, and a putting course/miniature golf. Acquired in 1965, this 685.5 acre facility includes scenic frontage on both the historic Delaware and Raritan Canal and the Millstone River. Recreation facilities, prize winning horticultural displays, and pristine natural areas are spaced amid the broad lawns and ponds of this diverse Somerset County Park. Located within Colonial Park is Spooky Brook Golf Course; an 18 hole championship course which offers a wide open layout with spacious fairways and greens.
Colonial Park is home to an arboretum, fragrance and sensory garden, ornamental grass collection, perennial garden, rose garden, shrub collection and dog park.