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 3000+ acre Sourland Mountain Preserve is county owned and administered by the Somerset County Park Commission. The Preserve provides passive recreational opportunities in an undisturbed natural setting. The Preserve occupies a portion of the northeast “point” of the Sourland Region, which stretches southwest across Hillsborough and Montgomery Townships through southern Hunterdon and northern Mercer Counties to the Delaware River.Read More
Spooky Brook Golf Course is relatively flat, 6,612 yard, 18 hole public course is known for its spacious greens, tees, and fairways. Easy to walk, it is a favorite of senior golfers. A driving range is operated at the facility, and a golf shop and snack bar are available as well.Read More
At Stumpy’s Hatchet House, our motto is, “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” We offer a spot to not only enjoy a unique, fun, and therapeutic experience that you’ll never forget, but to grab some grub and a few drinks with friends, family, and co-workers. There’s nothing quite like hurling your first hatchet towards that wooden target,Read More
Somerset County 4-H Offers members many opportunities to join various clubs, discover new interests and make new friends. The 4-H youth program uses a learn-by-doing approach that enables youth in grades K-13 to develop the knowledge, attitude and skills they need to become competent, caring and contributing citizens in their community and the world.Read More
The USGA Museum is home to the world’s premier collection of golf artifacts and memorabilia. The greatest champions and greatest moments in American golf history come alive here through entertaining and engaging exhibits that feature numerous multi-media and interactive displays. Play the game the way it used to be played; the Pynes Putting Course, inspired by the world-renowned Himalayas puttingRead More
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 TorpeyRead More