Department of Parks and Recreation

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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.

For information about programs and activities of the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, visit, call 908-558-2550 or email

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

On or about March 28, 2022, a portion of Echo Lake Dog Park will be closed for re-seeding and minor improvements.