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Paddle Boating and Picnic Pavilion

Cherry Lane, West Orange, NJ 07052
+1 973-735-6228
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Fun activity!

The family definitely enjoyed paddle-boating in this space by the Turtle Back Zoo. Very open and... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Mona B
Jewel of West Orange!

This Stunningly serene 2 mile lake and forest loop is fabulous. Whether you are running, walking... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Leslie F
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West Orange, New Jersey
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  • Average8%
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“swan boats” (6 reviews)
“walking path” (6 reviews)
“essex county” (7 reviews)
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Cherry Lane, West Orange, NJ 07052
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+1 973-735-6228
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The family definitely enjoyed paddle-boating in this space by the Turtle Back Zoo. Very open and family-friendly and the playground and miniature golf in the same area all helps for a full day of fun.

2  Thank Mona B
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

This Stunningly serene 2 mile lake and forest loop is fabulous. Whether you are running, walking, or strolling this paved loop should not be missed. Leashed dogs are welcomed, but kids on bikes, skates or boards are not. Enjoy a drink at the Boat House,...More

Thank Leslie F
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

This is a really perfect spot for an afternoon/morning run or walk or even to chat and relax/read a book if you want to get out a bit. The plants, animals and water is beautiful. There are always beautiful turtles or birds and fishes as...More

Thank Isabella L
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

We went on a summer Sunday and the area was quite busy. There's parking across the road but it took a few minutes to get a spot. The park is nicely designed and has interesting climbing structures for kids. Two nice amenities that we noticed...More

Thank Chanie R
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

This is a very very classy park that is all decked out in every way imaginable. You really feel like you're at a First Class resort or Country Club as soon as you get here. You can tell by the gold-embossed letters on the signs...More

Thank r-j-infinity
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

My granddaughters love this wonderful playground. Then We had fun riding the swan paddle boats--they loved them. We came here after going to Turtle Back Zoo. It was a fabulous outdoor day!

Thank lindabeth27
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

the area is really beautiful and parking is close. The paddle boats are great for romantic couples or take the kids, they love riding on a big swan while you paddle across the water, just make sure you have good knees. Then right next to...More

Thank MarcTuna127
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Decided to come to the area on a late Saturday morning for some activities, including paddleboats and the nearby playground and mini golf course. We followed the signs for the "Waterfront" and entered the designated parking lot at about 11:30 AM. We walked across the...More

Thank Jemlnlx
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

After recent renovations, this is just a lovely place to spend an afternoon walking around the lake, renting a paddle boat or having a nice meal at at the waterfront eatery.

1  Thank GloriaAndLorraine
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Go to Verona instead. This is just, well, sad. Unless your kids are less than 3 years old, in which case anything is fun.

Thank CaptainDanny
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Helen T
August 16, 2017|
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Response from richardbU2955WC | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea and don't know how deep it is or how many acres Might google that info Just know we went and had a lot of fun there!
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Reillyof4
August 2, 2016|
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Response from rasta81 | Reviewed this property |
besides the Turtle Back Zoo, there is also miniature golf and the 'tree top' adventure (zip lining).
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