Central Park of Morris County

1 Governor Chris Christie Drive, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07950

(For driving / GPS address)

Please be informed that bow hunting is taking place in this park in accordance with the Park Commission’s White-tailed Deer Management Program. The park will remain open during this Program. Please use caution and stay on blazed trails. More information, including the hunt schedule and hunting map, can be found here. Contact 973.326.7600 with additional questions.


Hours of Operation / History / No Smoking Policy 

Central Park of Morris County is a multi-faceted sports complex comprised of 420 acres. It is the Morris County Park Commission’s first fully accessible outdoor athletic facility. The complex includes two regulation-size in-line hockey rinks, a fully accessible Challenger League ball field, two sand volleyball courts, softball field, four multiuse artificial turf fields with sports lighting, a 5K cross-country course, 5-acre dog park, all-access play area, natural amphitheater, disc golf course, and 11.1 miles of paved and natural trails. Digital park/trail maps are available online.

 

Specialty Areas:

Dog Park / All-Access Playground / Artificial Turf Fields In-Line Hockey Rinks / Cross-Country Course /

Challenger Field / Volleyball Courts / Softball Field / Disc Golf Course / Picnics

 

Dog Park Area

Take your canine companion to the Dog Park to run and play in the fresh air. Central Park includes a 5-acre dog park for you and your dog to enjoy this facility and make new friends. Benches and bag dispensers are at both the small and large dog areas. Water is not currently available onsite.

Please follow the guidelines posted outside the area and on the website to make your visit enjoyable. All dogs must have their current license tag visible on their collar. There is a maximum of 2 dogs per adult, and they should be responsive to voice commands.  Children under 12 are not permitted in the dog park. 

The dog park is closed Thursday mornings until 12 noon for maintenance. 

Guidelines for the Dog Park.

All-Access Play Area

The All-Access Playground, sponsored by the New York Jets, is OPEN for play. The play area offers swings, slides, music stand, and crawl tunnels. This extraordinary facility is accessible to children in wheelchairs and was specifically designed so that they can play alongside their friends and siblings.

Artificial Turf Fields

Artificial Turf Rules

Fileds are lined as follows:

  • Field 1: Soccer, Men's Lacrosse, Womens Lacrosse

  • Field 2: Soccer, Men's Lacrosse

  • Field 3: Soccer, Men's Lacrosse

  • Field 4: Soccer, Football
     

  • The soccer field measurements are 120 yds x 65 yds

  • Field 3 and Field 4 (combined) can be used for Cricket

  • All artificial turf fields have lights for evening play.

  • Use is by Permit Only

Artificial Turf Rental Application

 

In-line Hockey Rinks

Available for adult and youth leagues, open skating, pick-up games, and non-hockey activities.  Non-hockey activities, include box lacrosse, roller derby practices, dodge ball, power soccer, and special events.

  • 2 in-line hockey rinks size 85' x 185'

  • Both in-line rinks have lights for evening play.

Cross-Country Course

  • There is a NEW 5K loop trail on the south west side of the property.

  • This course gives you the opportunity to run a 1K, 2K, 3.5K or a full 5K single loop.

  • The course has beautiful views, soft rolling hills, and a mixture of grass, gravel, and natural trail surfaces.

  • The course is home to multiple high school cross-county championships.

Challenger Field

  • Fully accessible rubberized surface for ADA use, lined to represent a softball field.

  • Outfield measurements: Right field 275', Center field 275', Left field 275'.

  • Field has lights for evening play.

  • Use is by Permit Only

Volleyball Courts

  • 2 sand volleyball courts

  • Court measurements are 30'x 60' with 10' sand buffer.

  • Both courts have lights for evening play.

Softball Field

  • Grass softball field

  • Outfield measurements: Right field 270', Center field 320', Left field 310'

Disc Golf Course

The Disc Golf Course at Central Park of Morris County is the first 18 hole disc golf course in Morris County, NJ. A beautiful course with a wide variety of shot options and elevation changes.

Picnics and Tent

Enjoy a break from all the activities with a picnic under the tent or on a nearby grass area. You can reserve the tented area by contacting Reservations Office or 973.326.7631 option 1. Groups larger than 25 are required to make reservations.

 

History

Central Park of Morris County, dedicated in the summer of 2008, has been designed for passive and active recreation. Once part of Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital, it was purchased from the State of New Jersey. It is the Morris County Park Commission first fully accessible outdoor athletic facility.

Hours of Operation

Central Park of Morris County is open daily Sunrise to Sunset throughout the year.

No Smoking Policy

The Morris County Park Commission has recently announced a No Smoking Policy banning all smoking including burning of, inhaling from, exhaling the smoke from or the possession of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter of substance which contains tobacco or any other matter that can be smoked, or the inhaling or exhaling of smoke or vapor from an electronic smoking device. CLICK HERE for more details. Thank you for your continued support!

 

 

Please contact the Recreation Department 973.326.7616 or email recreation@morrisparks.net to secure a permit.

things to Do:

Biking
Commercial Filming
Commercial Photography Permits
Cricket Field
Cross-Country Skiing
Disc Golf Course
Fishing
Football Field
Hiking
Ice Skating
In-Line Hockey Rink
Lacrosse Field
Photography Permits
Snowshoeing
Soccer Field
Softball Field
Volleyball Court

Features:

Amphitheater
Athletic Fields
Biking Trails - Paved
Biking Trails - Unpaved
Cross-Country Course
Directory
Dog Park
Group Picnic Areas (Reservable)
Hiking Trails
Parking
Pets On Leash
Picnic Areas (Non-Reservable)
Play Areas
Point of Interest
Restrooms / Port-A-Johns
Wheelchair Accessible

* Requires permit/advanced scheduling |

(HC) Handicap Accessible

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