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.
Part of Somerset County’s Park System, the Gardens at Colonial Park include an arboretum, a sensory garden and collections of roses, ornamental grasses and shrubs.Read More
Green Knoll, an 18 hole public golf course known for its tight fairways and rolling contours, also has a 9 hole par three Pitch and Putt Course, golf shop and snack bar.Read More
Green Knoll Tennis Center features summer instructional clinics for players of all abilities, as well as a variety of youth and adult tournaments. Lessons include drill work, play action drills, challenge court time, and tournaments.Read More
The Leonard J. Buck Garden is one of the premier rock gardens in the eastern United States. Started in the late 1930s, the garden has reached a breathtaking point of maturity. It consists of a series of alpine and woodland gardens situated on a 33-acre wooded stream valley. Named for Mr. Leonard J. Buck who developed the garden as part of Learn More …Read More
This unique 100-acre sanctuary located in Bernardsville has a meandering brook that runs through the habitats of a wide variety of wildlife: birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and flowers. It remains undeveloped in order to further its role in acquiring and conserving, for future generations, lands that have unique or special value because of their natural beauty and ecological features. There Learn More …Read More
Lord Stirling Stable offers a full complement of horseback riding activities for riders of most ages and abilities, including: • Introductory rides • Lead Line Pony Rides • Pony Parties • Summer Riding Lessons and Workshops • Beginner Trail Rides • Horse Rentals • Group Trail Rides and Hayrides • Spring Junior Horse ShowRead More