You don’t have to take a long road trip to find something fun to do this summer. There are plenty of amazing adventures right here in Bergen County! Whether you’re eager to spend an afternoon at the beach or an evening camping under the stars, all you have to do is venture a few minutes from home to one of these local parks.
Our Favorite Bergen County Parks
Bergen County residents have access to a wide variety of park facilities, including huge playgrounds, top-notch fishing spots, beautiful campsites, refreshing pools, and even disc golf courses and educational centers. Here are just a few of the parks that we love. Did your favorite park make our list?
Finch Park in Ramsey, NJ
There are parks with playgrounds, and then there’s Finch Park. Kids of all ages love this one! Finch Park has several play areas that appeal to all ages, including a play structure that looks like a pirate ship sailing on the high seas, a playground that looks like a Medieval castle, a huge sandbox, and two tunnels that twist on top of each other.
Great news if you’re considering moving to Ramsey: Finch Park is just one reason why you’ll love this area! Ramsey also has a municipal pool that’s perfect for summertime, an array of great restaurants, and two train stations for a convenient commute to New York City. We can help you find the perfect home that’s close to your favorite amenities. Just call us at 201-819-3309.
Campgaw Mountain Reservation in Mahwah, NJ
Why you’ll love it: Campgaw Mountain Reservation has all the amenities of a summer camp.
While it’s known for wintertime skiing and snowboarding adventures, Campgaw Mountain Reservation offers plenty of summer fun. Take your own gear to the disc golf course, practice your aim at the archery range, hike through the woods along several nature trails, and pitch your tent under the stars. It’s an adventure-filled destination that’s only a few minutes from home!
If you’re searching for your next home in Mahwah, we have plenty of resources to help you choose the right one. Our Mahwah area guide has homes for sale by price, information about the schools, contact information for the town, a few of our top picks for the area, and popular condominium buildings.
Graydon Pool in Ridgewood, NJ
Why you’ll love it: It’s like having a beach in town!
There’s no better way to beat the summer heat than at the local pool. But Graydon Pool in Ridgewood isn’t any ordinary pool; it is surrounded by sandy beaches, features a deep area for diving, has all kinds of sports courts (including volleyball), and offers a pavilion and picnic areas. Who needs the beach when you live near this amazing pool?
Check out our Ridgewood real estate guide for even more information about the area, including town contacts, school details, and other fun things to do besides Graydon Pool.
Lions Park in Upper Saddle River, NJ
Why you’ll love it: Kids can let their imaginations run wild here.
When it comes to great playgrounds in Bergen County, Upper Saddle River’s Lions Park is second only to Ramsey’s Finch Park. At Lions Park, kids can scramble over intricate playground equipment, pretend to drive a firetruck, learn how to swing on the swings, and run around in the fenced-in area. And we can’t forget about the baseball fields.
We can help you find the best home if you’re interested in living in Upper Saddle River. Read our resources about the local schools, parks, and condominium buildings to get started!
Zabriskie Pond Park in Wyckoff, NJ
Last but not least, we have Zabriskie Pond Park in Wyckoff. This community is already known for its outdoor activities, since The Gardens of Wyckoff and James A. McFaul Environmental Center call Wyckoff home. But if you’re eager to go fishing and enjoy peace and quiet, you can visit Zabriskie Pond Park and cast your line on the water in a matter of minutes.
We’d be happy to introduce you to Wyckoff and a home you’ll love. Visit our Wyckoff area guide to find interesting amenities, quick facts, and homes for sale, then call us at 201-819-3309 if you find a home that interests you.
Moving to Bergen County? We Can Help
We love our area and we love helping people find their dream homes in Bergen County. We’d love to help you, too! If you’re just getting started in your home search, read our wealth of resources about the home buying process to learn what to expect. If you have your heart set on a certain community or home, call us at 201-819-3309 and we’ll show you around!