Cedar Grove Park is the newest addition to the Essex County Park System, formally dedicated on December 12, 2016. At 77 acres, it is the fourth largest park in the county parks system. The park features the Robert J. O'Toole Community Center, four bocce courts, a farm themed playground area and three fitness stations along meandering walking paths.
This park contains a segment of the 36-mile Lenape Trail, a unique urban/suburban trail connecting 18 parks and 11 municipalities in Essex County. A guide to the trail, including comprehensive trail maps, has been written by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference in close collaboration with the Essex County Essex County Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs and can be found here.