Branch Brook Park

**The Cherry Blossom Welcome Center is closed to the public for renovations**

Upcoming Events at Branch Brook Park

Oct 28
Branch Brook Park Alliance (BBPA) will host its annual Branch Brook Park Fest 2023 on Saturday, October 28th (rain date: Sunday, October 29th) at Prudential Concert Grove – Essex County Branch Brook...


Branch Brook Park, the nation's first county park, is located in the North Ward of Newark, between the neighborhoods of Forest Hill and Roseville. A portion of the park is also located within the Township of Belleville.

Size:  360 Acres
Park Avenue and Lake Street
Newark, NJ 07104
Distinguishing Features
  • Olmsted Designed Landscape
  • National Register of Historic Places
  • Playground
  • Ball Fields
  • Basketball Courts
  • Tennis Courts
  • Horseshoes
  • Bocce Courts
  • Cherry Blossom Trees
  • Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Greenhouse
  • Urban Farm
  • Senior Citizen Center
  • Roller Rink
  • Public Art
  • Jogging Loop
  • Fitness Course
  • Children’s Garden
  • Guided Tours (seasonally)