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Middlesex County Park System
Type Public
Location Middlesex County, New Jersey
Status Open all year

The Middlesex County Park System is an agency that maintains over 32 parks and recreational areas, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. The largest park is Thompson Park in Monroe Township and Jamesburg with 675 acres.

List of parks

Park Municipality Visitation Acreage
Donaldson Park Highland Park N/A - Thomas A. Edison Park Edison 180
Fords Park Woodbridge N/A 32
Johnson Park Highland Park and Piscataway 478
Joseph Medwick Park Carteret N/A 86
Merrill Park Woodbridge N/A 182
Raritan Bay Waterfront Park Sayreville and South Amboy 114
Roosevelt Park Edison 217
Spring Lake Park South Plainfield N/A 127
Thompson Park Monroe and Jamesburg 675
William Warren Park Woodbridge and Perth Amboy 126
Old Bridge Waterfront Park Old Bridge N/A 71
Alvin P. Williams Park Woodbridge N/A 36
Davidson Mill Pond Park South Brunswick 499
Delaware & Raritan State Park Trail N: New Brunswick

S: Trenton

n/a (70 miles)
John A. Phillips Park Old Bridge 111
New Brunswick Landing New Brunswick n/a (11 nautical miles)
David B. Crabiel Park Milltown and North Brunswick N/A 24
Middlesex Greenway Edison, Metuchen, and Woodbridge N/A 42 (3.5 miles)
TOTAL 3,081

Nature preserves

Nature preserve Municipality Visitation Acreage
Ambrose & Doty's Brooks Natural Area Piscataway 218
Heathcote Meadows Preserve South Brunswick 88
Ireland Brook Conservation Area East Brunswick and South Brunswick 520
Jamesburg Park Conservation Area East Brunswick, Helmetta, Spotswood, and Monroe 1,436
John A. Phillips Open Space Preserve Old Bridge 1,694
Tamarack Hollow Preserve East Brunswick 165
Thompson Park Conservation Area Monroe 983
Scotts Corner Conservation Area South Brunswick 159
Plainsboro Preserve Plainsboro 1,057
Tamarack Hollow Preserve East Brunswick 165
Pin Oak Forest Woodbridge 97
Deep Run Preserve Old Bridge 850
Matchaponix Forest Monroe 100
Story Farm Monroe 100
Van Dyke Farm South Brunswick 196
Dismal Swamp Holdings Edison and South Plainfield 120
TOTAL 7,948
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