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Johnson Park

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A place for all

We went there with our 3 year old who wanted to see animals. The place is very huge with many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Piscataway, New Jersey
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On the banks of the old Raritan

I've been coming here for a stroll along the banks of the river since I was a student at Rutgers in... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Edison, New Jersey
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“raritan river”(12 reviews)
“tennis courts”(7 reviews)
“mini zoo”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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River Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there with our 3 year old who wanted to see animals. The place is very huge with many animals. You can even bring food for them. The children play area is also great. You can roam around in the park too. It’s beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rishikag
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I've been coming here for a stroll along the banks of the river since I was a student at Rutgers in the 1950s. This is a lovely place to relax and unwind just across the river from the College Avenue campus.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank S706REricharde
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Please do visit this beautiful park and I assure you you are going to enjoy the day this place is absolutely stunning

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank sharjeelcool
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This County park has been around for years. It was originally designed for the working class folks from New Brunswick to have a nice place to go to get out of the city. On the baks of the Raritan River which used to be very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank tullio7
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I love this place. Its close to my place and our go to place to take my kid.. Be it just going run..or a stroll or taking the kid to the playground. They have a zoo that is next to a playground so its perfect....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Urvi K
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Johnsons Park has something for everyone. There is a mini zoo and playground for kids . Picnic areas for families. Bike paths, tennis courts, and a pond to feed the ducks. Johnson's Park is still FREE. Anyplace else you have to pay for these attractions....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank nina695
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I've been taking my family to Johnson Park for over 20 years and now go alone to enjoy a bike ride, or lunch solo. THe park has much to offer from fishing, to a bike path to a little zoo where one can feed the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brancat0
Reviewed 9 July 2018

offers a lot: small zoo, picnic tables, sports fields, paved walks along the Raritan River, fitness challenges

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank fjbwhite
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Beautiful park, with plenty of paths for riding a bike, jogging or walking. There is also space for picnics, bar-b-que. lots of visitors on the weekend. Grove 4 seems to have more space for parking than the other parts of the park. Great place to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank viatgesrjr
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Johnson Park has many vistas to view from a car (Dad has limited mobility) and the ability to park and eat in several places next to water views. The animals are also close to the roadways and enjoyable to watch from the car. This park...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lesliemcdonnell007
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Pam G
1 September 2018|
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Response from nina695 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can. I suggest that you do.
6 May 2018|
Response from RU4NJ | Reviewed this property |
No paved paths along the water, but there is a towpath on the opposite side of the river that goes on for miles, it's not paved but it's bicycle ready.
Michael A
20 April 2018|
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Response from RU4NJ | Reviewed this property |
Dawn to dusk daily.