Military Park is a 6-acre city park in Downtown Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States. It is a nearly triangular park located between Park Place, Rector Street and Broad Street. From 1667, when the city was planned, until 1869 it was a training ground for soldiers. In 1869 it became the town commons.

Turtle Back Zoo: popular local go-to for families features wild animal exhibits, petting zoo, carousel & mini-train. Address: 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA. Phone: +1 973-731-5800.

Branch Brook Park is a county park of Essex County, New Jersey in the United States, located in the North Ward of Newark, between the neighborhoods of Forest Hill and Roseville. A portion of the park is also located within the Township of Belleville. At 360 acres (150 ha), Branch Brook Park is the largest public park in the city of Newark. Image Map