Weequahic Park


Weequahic Park is a park located in the south ward of Newark, New Jersey. Designed by the Olmsted Brothers firm, Weequahic Park has the largest lake in Essex County. Today Weequahic Park, attracts diverse crowds that enjoys a wide variety of activities playgrounds, jogging trail, 80 acre lake, basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball fields, softball fields, picnic areas and hosts a variety of outdoor concerts and festivals. The park also, contains the first public golf course in New Jersey, expanded to 18-holes in 1969.

Size:  311 Acres
Elizabeth Avenue and Meeker Avenue
Newark, NJ 07114
Distinguishing Features
  • Olmsted designed landscape
  • Fieldhouse
  • Baseball fields
  • Basketball courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Tennis courts
  • Garden
  • Lake
  • Picnic area