This Weekend in the Parks


What is our recipe for fun? Beautiful parks, great activities and you! Interested? Here's what's planned for this weekend: 

The Lantern-Lit Night Hike in Freneau Woods Park on Saturday, February 24
is cancelled due to rainy weather.


See what's cooking at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel.

Cookstove Demonstration  
Saturday, February 24 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.    
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel   
Visit the out kitchen and see what's cooking on the woodstove. FREE!    

Cabin Fever? 19th Century Maps of Monmouth    
Saturday & Sunday, February 24 & 25, from 1-4 p.m.     
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold
Find local landmarks and see familiar names on our reproduction 19th century maps. FREE!   

Men's Open Gym Basketball        
Sunday, February 25 from 8-10 a.m.      
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls
Shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person per session; cash or check only.

Here are some other ways to enjoy your county parks:

Our winter and spring issues of the Parks and Programs Guide are available online and in most county parks.  Registration is underway and accepted online; by phone at 732-842-4000, ext. 1; or in person at Park System Headquarters in Thompson Park, Lincroft. 

For more information on any of these activities or parks, call 732-842-4000, ext. 4312, between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.

Please note:

  • Our outdoor offerings are weather dependent. Before heading out, please call 732-842-4000, ext. 6, to see if the activity you're interested in has been cancelled due to inclement weather.  
  • It is understood and agreed that park visitors and participants in Monmouth County Park System programs, activities, and events may have their names and pictures used, without fee, in broadcast, telecast, and print media accounts for promotional and publicity purposes.