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Branch Brook Park

Newark, NJ 07104
+1 973-268-2300
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Cherry Blossoms

I went for the Cherry Blossoms and it was gorgeous. It was a fun day and a beautiful park... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Cassysj
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Brooklyn, New York
Beautiful placd

Went for the cherry blossom- family day event. Had a good time. The children’s play area is easily... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Shrirupa C
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  • Average8%
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Newark, NJ 07104
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

I went for the Cherry Blossoms and it was gorgeous. It was a fun day and a beautiful park. Unfortunately not peak for the blossoms because of cool weather but many were in bloom.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Went for the cherry blossom- family day event. Had a good time. The children’s play area is easily accessible and well maintained. With blooming flowers the park looked beautiful. My little one enjoyed fishing too (first attempt although she caught none lol) Since there were...More

1  Thank Shrirupa C
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I grew up around this park,fished w my father in this park good memories.THe cherry blossom ar beutiful.

2  Thank ovandocarolyn
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The best time to come here is for the Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival. As I walked from the light rail station to the festival grounds section of the park, I walked past pink and white cherry blossom trees in bloom, I also saw some...More

3  Thank Dotty K
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This a beautiful well kept park!! Good for family gathering also running and playing basketball, baseball,soccer or just a moment to relax enjoy the weather. Very safe no issue!! Police present all the time constantly all over the park also know for famou blossom trees...More

1  Thank Nyctransit2013
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

a beautiful park with a large lake, many shade trees and opicnic areas, jogging and walking paths. you can rent boats for then lake. very clean..the park and the rest rooms. convenient parking thru out. in the spring you can enjoy the cherry blossom festival..more...More

2  Thank jhatwo
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to run, to fish, to relax. Spectacular scenery with flowers, basketball courts and special attention for iced rink

Thank DurvalP P
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

If this is the park near the Basilica, then it looked to be a very nice park to visit but I was on foot from Newark and didn't spend long there.

Thank LouiseOrrock
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a Great Big park for family fun and picnic, especially in the Spring Time Cherry Blooms Festival with the beautiful Cherry Blossoms in bloom. These are bike paths and jogging and walking paths available all year except the winter for snow tobogganing or...More

1  Thank BWS828
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is the most magical park during cherry blossom season. They have more cherry blossom trees than Washington DC. The traffic moves slowly as everyone is looking at the trees so just get there early and park and take a stroll. Breathtaking!!

2  Thank Jennifer T
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SowmyaVellore
20 April 2018|
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Response from dorijanafrankovic | Reviewed this property |
There is a road that goes through the park and you can park on that same road. You’ll see the cherry blossoms on the sides of the entire road. If you don’t want to walk you can look at beautiful trees from the car.
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Anne-Marie R
23 July 2017|
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Response from Brian H | Reviewed this property |
I have to be honest with you I never ran the park but me and my daughter we have walked it and I would say maybe three and a half maybe four miles
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fastfingers2017
23 April 2017|
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Response from snders2016 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive right in to the park and find a parking space very near wherever you wish to go in the park, as long as it is not very crowded! You can drive up and drop your disabled friend off and then park if it is... More
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