Parks in Montclair, New Jersey

  • Alfonzo F. Bonsal Wildlife Preserve: This park is approximately 20-acres and offers nature trails. Popular activities include, hiking, passive recreation and bird watching; located just off Riverside Drive.
  • Bird Sanctuary: This park spans more than 3-acres and offers a wooded, natural, area. It's popular among bird watchers; Highland Avenue above Mountainside Park.
  • Canterbury Park: This park is approximately 8-acres and offers a tennis court, a basketball court, bikeways, coasting hill, children's playground and walking track; Canterbury Drive and Planschet Drive.
  • Christopher Park: This 1.55-acre park is located at Label and Christopher Streets.
  • Crane Park: This small, 0.31-acre park, can be found at Lackawana Plaza and Bloomfield Avenue.
  • Edgemont Park: This 15.5-acre park features two softball diamonds, pond, shelter house with restrooms and kitchen, children's playground, bikeways and footpaths, baseball, softball, ice skating, playground, and walking path; on Valley Road.
  • Essex Park: Just under 10-acres, this park offers an indoor arena, swimming pool, children's playground, restrooms, and a coasting hill; Chestnut Street and Essex Avenue.
  • Graz Park: This 0.57-acre park features benches and footpaths; Claremont and Bloomfield Avenues.
  • George Washington Field: This 2.38-acre park has a softball field at Baldwin Street and Glenridge Avenue.
  • Kaveney Field: This 2.2-acre park offers a softball field with lights, patio, and restrooms; Grove and Walnut Streets.
  • Mountainside Park: This large park has more than 33-acres and includes 10 tennis courts, a nature trail, basketball court, softball diamond, coasting area, swimming pool, children's playground, restrooms, Iris Gardens, and athletic field; on Upper Mountain Avenue.
  • Nishuane Park: At almost 18-acres, this park offers a baseball diamond, football field, nature area, 2.5 basketball courts, swimming pool, restrooms, coasting area, children's playground, parking lot, footpaths and outdoor stage; Cedar Avenue between High Street and Harrison Avenue.
  • Porter Park: This 2.25-acre park offers benches, footpaths, and gardens; Orange Road and Harrison Avenue.
  • Rand Park: Just over 4-acres, this park includes four tennis courts, basketball court, parking lot, restrooms, and children's playground; North Fullerton Avenue and Chestnut Street.
  • Sunset Park: At 0.63 or an acre, this park offers gardens and benches; Norwood Avenue and Sunset Park.
  • Tuers Park: 8.14-acres and offers a softball diamond, basketball court, children's playground, and bikeways; on Stonehenge Road.
  • Watchung Park: 1.10-acre park offering benches and footpaths; at Watchung and Midland Avenues.
  • Yantacaw Park: This 11.51-acre park features bikeways, footpaths, and a pond; Club Road.
  • Anderson Park: 14.4-acres and offers an athletic field and footpaths. It's popular for soccer, lacrosse, football, field hockey, and special events; Bellevue and North American Avenues.
  • Brookdale Park: This 42.74-acres park stretches from Montclair to Blomfield. It offers four softball diamonds, an exercise trail, running tracks, athletic fields, children's playground, and a blacktop game area; Grove Street, Bellevue Avenue, and Watchung Avenue.
  • Eagle Rock Reservation: This massive 408-acre plus park features hills, streams, and valleys. It's located on the borders of Montclair, West Orange, and Verona. The park offers a September 11 Memorial, nature trails, scenic observation deck, softball field, restrooms. cooking and picnic area, and parking lots.
  • Glenfield Park: This 19-acre Essex county park is in Montclair, with a small part also occupying Glen Ridge. It has two basketball courts, two softball diamonds, a community center with game rooms. meeting rooms, craft rooms, kitchen, restrooms, two children's playgrounds, footpath, and nature trail; Maple Avenue.
  • Mills Reservation: Approximately 150-acres, this park remains in its natural state with woods and trails for hiking; Normal Avenue.