Parks

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ALL COUNTY PARKS ARE OPEN WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES.  MASKS AND FACE COVERINGS ARE RECOMMENDED IN THE PARKS BUT REQUIRED IN AREAS THAT DON’T ALLOW SOCIAL DISTANCING.  PLAYGROUNDS, PICNIC PAVILIONS, RESTROOMS AND DOG PARKS ARE OPEN.  ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS ARE OPEN WITH MODIFIED HOURS.  Please visit the Programs and Events Page for upcoming events.

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Whether it’s history or hiking, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the Burlington County Parks System! With more than 1,000 acres of developed parkland, 3,500 acres of land slated for park development, and a regional trail system that will provide a link between the parks, the residents of Burlington County can enjoy natural settings, recreational water access, picnic facilities, and play areas that are close to home.

The newly opened portion of the Delaware River Heritage Trail known as the Rt. 130 Bypass Trail extends from Bordentown to Roebling. Crystal Lake Park is the main access point for this regional multi-use paved trail that will follow the Delaware River corridor. Enjoy scenic overlooks of farmland and forest. This is the fourth regional trail segment in what will be a system-wide trail network.

Heritage & History

Preserving our county’s heritage and making history come alive through our parks system is a key mission of the Board of Commissioners. Preservation and restoration work at Historic Smithville Park will provide visitors with a window into the Industrial Revolution, and the Historic Prison Museum, a National Historic Landmark, tells an intriguing story of early American architecture and prison life.

You’ll find endless opportunities to enjoy yourself!

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