Essex County Codey Arena
Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex: Gateway to Fun
Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Garden
Essex County Francis Byrne Golf Course
Essex County Environmental Center
**The Brookdale Park stadium and track will be closed for a youth lacrosse tournament on Saturday, May 18th from 8am to 9pm** **Presby Memorial Iris Gardens Bloom Status: 30% blooming right now!** **ADMINISTRATION OFFICE RELOCATION: Effective Monday, May 8, 2023 the Parks Administrative Offices will relocate to 155 Prospect Ave. Suite 100, West Orange.** **Permit Unit hours are 9am-4pm with a 1 hour break for lunch from 12pm-1pm**
Welcome to the Essex County Parks System!
Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.
Essex County Executive
Our 24 parks, five reservations and variety of recreation facilities are dynamic locations to enjoy the outdoors, engage in athletic competitions and get closer to nature. We hope you take the time to click through our Parks Website to learn about the histories of our parks, the natural wonders found throughout Essex and the opportunities to engage in sport. ...more

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