Bridgewater Bridgewater Land Use

Interactive map at Yahoo | Bridgewater Map North of 22 with I-287 mile markers | Mall
Detailed Map from Township | Mall Directory

See also Somerville Bridgewater Greenway Concept

Bridgewater is 32 sq. miles and has 1869 acres (9%) of County parkland and 141 acres (0.7%) of Township Parks/Green Acres.

Bridgewater Township Geen Acres Inventory

Source: Tony Sclafani article in May 28, 2002 Courier News, Somerset Co. Park Commission "Visitors Guide", Bridgewater Township "Recreation Brochure".
See Open Space Map
Township Parks (908) 725-6300 x-251 (Recr), x-308 (Pub. Works) or x-225 (planning)
Alfred S. Brown Beach St. G2 plaground, tennis ballfields, soccer fields, roller hockey, walking trail 10
Ardmaer Old York Rd. 4.8
Bel Air Marie Pl F6 playground, basketball, ball fields 1.3
Cedarbrook Pk Cedarbrook Rd. B3 playground, trail, pond 5.1
Chimney Rock Park Chimney Rock Rd. D7 Playground, Tennis, Basketball, Ballfields, Walking Trail, Roller Hockey 24
Crim Rd. Crim Rd. C5 soccer, walking trail 25
Darby Tract Van Holten Rd. C2 trails 120
Green Knoll Garetson Rd. D3 ball fields, soccer field 2
Gene G. King Frohlin Dr. A4 Nature trails 30
Glen Park Glen Rd. 2
Hancock Tract N. Bridge & Wight C4 9
Harry Ally Park Grand Blvd. F6 playground, tennis, basketball, ballfields, soccer, roller hockey, walking trails 12
Kids St. (formerly Slattery Park) Garretson Rd. D3 Playground 10.2
Middle Brook Trail W.fork of Middlebrook from Washington Valley Park to to Argone Farm Dr. B4-D6 walking/nature trail 2 mi.
North Bridge North Bridge St D4 playground, ballfields, soccer 7.5
Peter Par Peter Par Rd. E5 playground 2.6
Prince Rogers Prince Rogers Rd. D4 ball fields, nature trails 10
Rolling Knolls Rolling Knolls Wy D2 playground, ballfield, soccer 1.7
Shady Lane Shady ln E8 basketball, playground 1.2
Somerville Manor Sussex Ave D4 basketball, playground, ballfields 1.7
Thomae Nagel St. E9 basketball, playground, ballfields 8
County Parks (908)722-1200
Chipman TractOld York Rd F1Hiking, Fishing109
Duke Island ParkOld York Rd. G1Picnic, Playground, Athletic Fields, Hiking, Fishing, boating, Ice Skating, Cross Country Skiing302
Finderne AveFinderne Ave G6 76
Green KnollGarretson Rd. D3Golf, Tennis152
North Branch ParkMilltown Rd. F1-E1Picnic, Playground, Athletic Fields, Hiking, boating, Cross Country Skiing177
North Branch Greenway ParkMilltown Rd. D1 Athletic Fields, Fishing40
OwensBlazier Rd. C6 15
Riverside Park - Torpey Athletic ComplexNimitz St. F5Hiking, Fishing, Baseball fields105
Snearowski FarmMeadow Rd. D1 29
2nd Watchung GreenwayWashington Valley Rd. B5Undeveloped165
Washington Valley ParkVosseller Ave. to Newman Ln. E7-D6Second largest park in the county behind the Sourland Mtn. Preserve. Hiking, Mountain Biking, Fishing, Boating, Hawk Watch715
Other Parks
Washington CampgroundMiddlebrook Rd. E813 star flag and stage for July 4th celebration20
Green Acres
Vogt Dr.Vogt Dr. E5proposed
Note: Motor boats are NOT allowed in county parks Contacts Engr. Bill Veliky Chip Mills x-225 Marie Broughman, LUA Land Use Administrator (908) 725-6300 Ext. 242
See Also:
Bridgewater Township
Environmental Issues Darby Tract, Stratton Meadows
Somerset County Parks
Give Me the Wide-Open Spaces a New Jersey Monthly Article by Christopher Hann.
New Jersey: Green Acres Program
Somerset County:
    Open Space, Recreation, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund
     Planning Board.

last updated 18 Aug 2004