Parks in Jackson Township


The Jackson Township offers several parks for athletic activities and recreation. It has 5 athletic fields, several playgrounds, and quiet areas for hiking, riding and biking. Except for Patriot’s Park at Bowman Road which is an Ocean County Parks and Recreation facility, all these parks are maintained by the Township’s Recreation Department.

Parks open at regular hours except when there are programs being held by the Township’s Recreation Department.

For more information, please contact Park, Playground and Athletic Field Maintenance at (732) 928-1200.

 

Athletic Fields(open 6 am – 9 pm)

Name

Location

Size

Facilities

John F. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Park

Cooks Bridge Road and Manhattan Street

95 acres

soccer, baseball, tennis, fitness trail, picnic area with grills, playground

Patriot’s Park

Bowman Road

88.23 acres

soccer, softball, basketball, playground

Camp Joy

New Prospect Road

26 acres

baseball, basketball, sand volleyball

Woodlane Park

Woodlane and Forest Drives

11.5 acres

soccer

Jackson Township Justice Complex

West Veteran’s Highway

soccer, baseball, playground (The Jackson Jungle)

 

Neighborhood Parks (open 9 am – 6 pm; 9 am – 8 pm Memorial Day through Labor Day)

Name

Location

Size

Facilities

Harfield Park

Andover Drive

3 acres

basketball, playground

Flair Ridge Park

Buckingham Drive

1.8 acres

softball, basketball, playground

 

Other Parks for Recreation (open 6 am – 9 pm)

Name

Location

Size

Facilities

Gil Putnam Memorial Park

West Veterans Highway (Route 528)

2+ acres

basketball, playground, picnic

Lake Enno Recreation Facility

Lakeview Drive

2.5 acres

fishing, boating, nature trail, picnic area with grills