Riverbank Park


Riverbank Park is located in what is commonly known as the Ironbound section of the City of Newark.  It sits along the Passaic River and is host to many recreational uses.  While it is the smallest park in the Essex County Park system, it is one of the most heavily used.

What's Happening at Riverbank Park

Size:  10 acres
Market Street and VanBuren Street
Newark, NJ 07105
Distinguishing Features
  • Olmsted designed landscape
  • National Register of Historic places
  • Grandstand
  • Playground
  • Lighted tennis courts
  • Basketball courts
  • 1/5-mile running track
  • Baseball fields
  • Synthetic turf soccer fields
  • Fieldhouse