Parks and Recreation
Basking Ridge Little League
P.O. Box 98
908-647-6305 – for field conditions
Little League Complex
3539 Valley Road
Fields and buildings available.
Bedminster Township Recreation Department
1 Miller Lane
Burnt Mills Park
Burnt Mills Road
Offers baseball/softball field, soccer and dog park.
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Offers baseball/softball field, basketball and volleyball courts, picnic pavilion, skate park, bocce court and playground.
Miller Lane Park
1 Miller Ln. (Off of Route 202 North)
Offers baseball/softball fields, soccer/lacrosse/field hockey field, picnic area, playground and fishing.
River Road Park
River Road at Route 202/206 South
Offers baseball/softball fields, soccer/lacrosse fields, dog park. Plus, a hike and bike trail winds through much of the township.
Knox Avenue Recreation Area
Adjacent to the A&P shopping plaza
Behind “The HIlls” Village Green neighborhood and Pluckemin Park Court senior housing
Paved walking path connecting Pluckemin Park Court to Village Green and A&P shopping plaza with game tables and benches scattered along the pathway.
Environmental Education Center within Lord Stirling Park
190 Lord Stirling Rd.
8.5 miles of trails and a multitude of programs for all ages.
Bernards Township Parks and Recreation
1 Collyer La.
Coakley-Russo Memorial Golf Course
151 Knollcroft Rd.
The nine-hole golf course has membership available to both residents of Bernards Twp. and nonresidents.
Somerville Road at Liberty Corner
Playground, bike paths/walking trails, multi-purpose field, baseball field, roller hockey rink, volleyball court, bocce court, disc golf course, picnic shelter, indoor pavillion.
Mountain Road at Martinsville Rd.
Multipurpose fields, baseball/softball fields, paved paths.
Pleasant Valley Park
Playground, walking trails, multipurpose fields, baseball/softball fields, tennis courts and platform tennis courts, volleyball court, amphitheater, picnic shelters. Pleasant Valley Pool membership is limited to Bernards Township Residents.
Rebel Hill Park
Playground, multipurpose/softball field, tennis courts.
North Maple Avenue
Playground, multipurpose/softball field, pond for fishing, volleyball court, bocce court, basketball court, picnic shelter.
166 Mine Brook Rd.
908-766-3000, ext. 112
Bernardsville Municipal Pool
141 Seney Drive
Membership required for residents and nonresidents.
End of Park Ln.
Little League/softball diamond, outdoor basketball court.
Peters Park playground, Little League/softball diamond.
Soccer, football, baseball fields, lacrosse. Currently under construction for additional multipurpose fields.
Rose Bowl Field
Mine Brook Road
A lighted softball diamond.
2121 Larger Cross Rd.
170-acre wildlife area. Park of the Upper Raritan Watershed. Deer, birds and six miles of trails. Open to the public year round dawn to dusk.
The Malcolm J. Belcher Fairgrounds
6 Prospect St.
Playgrounds, fields for sports can be rented. The VNA holds its bi-annual sale at the grounds.
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Trails, boardwalks and educational programs. Trails open sunrise to sunset.
Lord Stirling Stable
256 S. Maple Ave.
Conducts full program of public riding instruction in English horsemanship for youth and adults. Offers horse rentals, pony parties,
pony rides, summer moonlight rides, horse shows, summer workshops, children’s camp, special events, workshops for youth and adults.
Leonard J. Buck Gardens
11 Layton Rd.
Nationally known 29-acre facility including 14 acres of natural garden settings. Group tours by appointment. Open weekdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m., but only weekends April through November.
11 Hardscrabble Rd.
275-acre sanctuary which hosts free nature walks 8 to 9 a.m. every Friday and Saturday. Regular field trips and natural history programs
for members and public. Information upon request. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Part of the New Jersey Audubon Society.
U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation
1040 Pottersville Rd. (Route 512)
Gladstone (Bedminster Township)
Olympic training center for the U.S. Equestrian Team hosts equestrian events. Stables and exhibits open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Free.
U.S. Golf Association Headquarters
Liberty Corner Rd. (Route 512)
Far Hills (Bernards Township)
USGA’s Golf House is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Mondays. The library and archives are available for research by appointment.