Department of Parks and Recreation

UPDATE/ALERT: Never use glue traps on spotted lanternflies. Glue traps are catching and killing birds. Remove any glue traps on your property immediately. Follow the guidance for killing spotted lanternflies at

Union County’s 36 park encompass more than 6,200 acres with many opportunities for passive and active recreation including the Trailside Nature & Science Center, Watchung Stable and The Deserted Village of Feltville. For parks information, call 908-527-4900, or email

Union County parks feature accessible playgrounds and other inclusive elements

For additional information about inclusive activities and resources offered by Union County, visit the Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs in the Department of Human Services, call the Office at 908-527-4807.

Ronald Zuber, Director, Union County Department of Parks and Recreation

Phone: 908-527-4900 | Fax: 908-527-4901 | E-mail:
Recreation Announcements (Recording): 908- 558-4079

A family favorite holiday tradition is returning to Union County this year, as the Model Railroad Club opens the doors to the spectacular A. Paul Mallory Railroad Center for visitors of all ages, from Friday November 25 to Sunday, December 11.  The Railroad Center is located in a mixed-use corner of Union County’s Lenape Park in Union Township.