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Branch Brook Park

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Beauty in the city

Branch Brook Park, having been around since the late 1800’s, is amazing. Found in the City of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick G
Palmerton, Pennsylvania
Bike riding

I love to ride by bike in the is wonderful park. I live across from the park. I love to see the... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
Newark, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Branch Brook Park, having been around since the late 1800’s, is amazing. Found in the City of Newark, this nationally renowned Park is several miles long. It has trails, ponds, lakes, streams, sporting venues and most of all, it has cherry blossoms, thousands and thousands...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 13 February 2019

I love to ride by bike in the is wonderful park. I live across from the park. I love to see the Cherry Blossom bloom

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank eervin996398
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

The park has so much to offer year long. Best for me is the early Spring when the blossoms bloom. Over 800 varieties are planted throughout the park, provided by the incredible philanthropic efforts by Mrs. Bamberger’s. The park also supports a multitude of charity...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful park it was. My husband and I use to take our son there. He would play and have such fun. Climb trees, and play with other children. My husband and I loved the cherry blossoms. So many people is to come to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pertyle
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The park is great for everyone. There is a children's play area, miles of walking trails and in Spring, the park comes alive with greenery. The cherry blossoms are second to none. There are more trees than in Washington, DC.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dlk-Bell
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Drove through Branch Brook Park on Friday to check out the foliage. At lunch time I stopped at Tony’s Hotdog truck to get a couple of “dogs” with onions and a soda. The food had changed but nonetheless they were still filling!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rell P
Reviewed 20 November 2018

This park is huge and one of my favorite places to visit during the Spring because of the cherry blossom festival. It's a gorgeous place to walk around and take pictures. Highly recommend visiting if your nearby the area! The weekends during this time gets...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank wanderlustbdreams
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Walked around on the walking track at Branch Brook Park. Lots of trees, very scenic and tranquil. Great place to bike ride.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank magak5
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous park! I am fortunate to live right across the street from it. It is truly an Essex county gem.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dayra f
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The park is huge. There is plenty of parking. The cherry blossom festival is held here every year. You'll get a lot of great pictures. There is a tennis court, baseball fields and lake.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrea M
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20 April 2018|
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Response from shrirupac | Reviewed this property |
You don’t need to walk a lot to see the cherry blossom. Try to park near lake street or atleast at the cross of lake street and park avenue. This way your walking distance to the cherry trees is close but it takes a good... More
Anne-Marie R
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Response from Brian H | Reviewed this property |
I have to be honest with you I never ran the park but me and my daughter we have walked it and I would say maybe three and a half maybe four miles
23 April 2017|
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Response from snders2016 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive right in to the park and find a parking space very near wherever you wish to go in the park, as long as it is not very crowded! You can drive up and drop your disabled friend off and then park if it is... More