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Branch Brook Park

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Address: Newark, NJ 07104
Phone Number: 973-268-2300
6:00 am - 7:00 am
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 7:00 am

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roller skating in the park

the park is clean, small but still has a variety of views: lake, trees, and birds, all very close. It has inside a roller skating center, very affordable, but it has very loud... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 22, 2016
Nasser-Eddine R
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Upper Montclair, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Played tennis in this park with my high school tennis team and skated with our hockey team in this park as well, back in the late 60's. Now its a perfect setting for urban life with all that has to offer. Keep your eyes open if you find yourself in this park. Especially after dark.

Thank Emmet R
Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Great park, nice water feature, new and clean facilities. Excellent spot for events not large and small.

Thank ANewage
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

the park is clean, small but still has a variety of views: lake, trees, and birds, all very close. It has inside a roller skating center, very affordable, but it has very loud Music, almost disturbing.

Thank Nasser-Eddine R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Great location. Beautiful scenery. This is the most beautiful park in Newark. Simply breathtakingly beautiful. Great place for family fun, walks, exercise and relaxation.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This place is very big and clean. I like to jog through the park. It has a skating rink if you have kids or you just want to work out. very beautiful place

Thank Chyna E
Newark, New Jersey
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Is a very nice park to run relax and have a good family time . You can have picnic and even play some sport

Thank Marcelo T
New Jersey
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Branch Brook park was one of the first parks many Italian, Irish, Polish and German immigrants called home when they settled in North Newark. Cherry Blossom festival in April brings back these generations. An award winning designers from Central Park era. Visit with care. The neighborhood around is changing, use care and common sense.

Thank Winggal222
Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Enjoy walking in the park, skating in the rink, or working out, Branch Brook Park has a little bit of everything. You also can see the Cathedral from this park.

Thank SharonNDanny
Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

Initially I came to visit the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart (which is beautiful, by the way) and saw the adjacent Branch Brook Park. I had time before my flight from Newark Airport, thus decided to expore the park a bit and it was a pleasant surprise to me. The park is large, offers places for rest, walks and... More 

1 Thank Petra_Crv
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

It all depends on what area in the Park you are going to. I live not to far and I enjoy bike riding and walking through the park from certain areas. Branchbrook Park stretches from Newark to Belleuvue. I will say the end near Clifton Ave can be very dirty and at times dangerous. I was robbed having my jewelry... More 

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