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The Essex Playground is located off the walk of the Essex County Recreation Park. The Playground is... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Long Island, New York
Great for the Little Nippers

The Essex County Regatta Playground is one part of a larger recreation area that includes a picnic... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
West Orange, New Jersey
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“walking path”(2 reviews)
“paddle boats”(3 reviews)
“all ages”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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9 Cherry Ln, South Mountain Recreation Complex, West Orange, NJ 07052-2400
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

The Essex Playground is located off the walk of the Essex County Recreation Park. The Playground is awesome for the kids and the walk is beautiful as you walk around the water.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Essex County Regatta Playground is one part of a larger recreation area that includes a picnic pavilion, a reservoir with paddle boats and a walking path around it, and on the far side of the area Turtle Back Zoo and a Treetop climbing course....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

An absolutely fun place for kids. Very well maintained and neatly kept. Spent several hours with kids and they were still weren’t tired. Not much snacking or lunch options though, keep that in mind when planning your trip.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GauravTO
Reviewed 2 January 2018

My kids love this place...so many different things to explore and the place can be packed with families and the kids still have plenty to do. The cushioned ground is terrific. The best part about it is that it feels super safe with one entrance....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mona B
Reviewed 30 December 2017

After school/end of school year party for Nursery through 5th grade. Lots of parking. Lots of things to do for the kids. Safe environment. It worked out well for everyone.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful playground. Structures for all ages to climb, slide, and have fun on. Seats in shade too. Path to walk around.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 51melissal
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

One if not the best kids park I have ever seen heard about by far!! It was so amazing for kids of all ages including myself!! Plenty of things to do to keep them occupied for hours. The ground is all rubbery so if they...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank richardbU2955WC
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Regatta Playground is as good as it gets for toddlers to 12 year-olds and it's free.. First of all the playground is fenced in so toddlers can not find their way to the street. There are ample trees so that shade can be easily...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank duck8to
Reviewed 27 July 2016

New, clean, cute and well themed. This is a "destination" playground. A great place for an extended play date because it is located near the lake. You can hike around the lake and then go wild on the play equipment. It is large with a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank mestaunton
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We designed enclosed playground. Best for kids three through eight years old. Play equipment is top quality and sturdy. A wonderful place to spend an hour or two with little kids who need to burn off some energy.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank isawbones
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