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Military Park

Address: Newark, NJ (Newark Central Business District)
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Ranked #6 of 12 Attractions in Newark
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Newark, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The park has been around for a long time. Now it has received a facelift. The atmosphere is great, quiet and table with umbrellas set up to enjoy your lunch withoutthe sun glare which you can purchase from many restaurants in the area. Nice place to relax your thoughts too.

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Piscataway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Within walking distance from the train station. Also located by bus stop. However parking for cars limited.

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Newark, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Since the park has re-open the changes are great! Chess, yoga, a mobile library, Jazz, Poetry and other activities are happening! And there's a play area for the KIDS!

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Hong Kong, China
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is simply a piece of green area within this area. Nothing special .

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JERSEY CITY
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Need to get rid of reviews before June 2014. Since its reopening recently after a wonderful renovation, Military Park is a delightful oasis and an inspiring park for individuals and families. Visit and soak up the clean, fresh and engaging atmosphere. Landscaping is top notch. It is truly a phenomenal park in the center of the city.

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Montclair, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Previous Military Park has always been a place to walk through on the way to NJPAC or the Historical society. Now its a destination unto itself. Clean, pedestrian friendly, and beautiful, I am excited to visit more often. From the reading room (my new favorite part) to the ping ping tables to the yoga classes and line dancing, this space... More 

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New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The park is not maintained well. There is bird poo all over the benches and trash on the grass. there are no fences either and there is too much traffic around the park.

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Nutley, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Newark is doing an amazing job cleaning up the area. But the isn't your typical park. Made mostly of concrete one monument and a bit unsafe

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NYC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Pretty nice park, nothing great. activities usually free. Just get out of the area before dark, and always keep a careful watch for crine even during the day.

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Morris County, NJ
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2,325 helpful votes 2,325 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

I have gone thru this park 100 times and never really noticed it. Its not really that impressive. To me its just a park in between two roads with a statue in it. I would not make a special trip to see this.

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