Get Outside: Parks in Bergen County

Shopping malls might rule in Bergen, but there are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-air activities and the summer sunshine.



Tired of the scenery in your backyard? Head to one of the many parks in the county, where you can take a leisurely stroll along a well-manicured path, ride your bike, picnic beneath the trees, launch a canoe or kayak, or try your hand at fishing. The possibilities are endless.

Belmont Hill County Park
Palisade Ave. Garfield

Borg's Woods Nature Preserve
Allen St.Hackensack

Dahnert's Lake County Park
Midland Ave. Garfield

Darlington County Park
600 Darlington Ave. Mahwah

Fort Lee Historic Park
Hudson Ter. Fort Lee

Hackensack River County Park
Hackensack Ave. Hackensack

James A. McFaul Environmental Center
150 Crescent Ave. Wyckoff

Overpeck County Park
40 Fort Lee Rd. Leonia

Pascack Brook County Park
Emerson Rd. Westwood

Ramapo Valley County Reservation
610 Ramapo Valley Rd. Mahwah

Riverside County Park
Riverside Ave. Lyndhurst

Saddle River County Park
Dunkerhook Rd. Paramus

Samuel Nelkin County Park
Rose St. Wallington

Van Saun County Park
216 Forest Ave. Paramus

Wood Dale County Park
Prospect Ave. Hillsdale

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A Bergen Moment

"On a warm and sunny Sunday, I took a bike ride to the Englewood picnic area at the Palisades Interstate Park. Many families were enjoying the pleasant day, having a Mother’s Day picnic. Because I am particularly interested in photographing bridges, I took this image of children playing in a brook near the Park Drive Bridge. I especially liked the girl with her festive dress!”
—Mario Burger, Edgewater, flickr.com/photos/jag9889

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