Athletic Fields/Courts

Loantaka Brook Reservation

Size: 
744 acres

Location

Loantaka Brook Reservation
223 Loantaka Way
Green Village, NJ 07935
United States
Phone: (973) 326-7600
40° 45' 12.456" N, 74° 26' 34.35" W

Loantaka Brook Reservation is a county park within the Morris County Park System in New Jersey. A major feature of the park is its namesake brook which winds among the paths. Loantaka Brook Reservation features 744 acres with over 8 miles of trails for hiking, biking, jogging, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.

The Reservation comprises four main sections, which include Helen Hartley Jenkins Woods section, the Kitchell Road section, the Seaton Hackney Stables and the South Street section.

India Brook Park

Location

India Brook Park
97 Ironia Road
Mendham, NJ 07945
United States
Phone: (973) 543-4555
40° 48' 2.412" N, 74° 37' 33.1608" W

India Brook Park is located in Mendham Township, New Jersey and a former property of The Seeing Eye, a guide dog school. The organization moved to another location in Mendham and the township converted the property to a park. India Brook Park is adjacent to other town parkland and helps form a large undeveloped tract.

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

Size: 
3200 acres

Location

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
955 Weldon Road
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
United States
Phone: (973) 326-7631
41° 0' 39.4308" N, 74° 33' 49.6908" W

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation is located in Jefferson Township, New Jersey and is the largest park in the Morris County park system. A major feature of the park is the Headley Overlook, which is one of the highest points in the county park system. The highest point within Morris County is located along the Pine Swamp Trail and is 1395 feet above sea level.

Red Rock Canyon State Park

Size: 
310 acres

Location

Red Rock Canyon State Park
Highway 281 South
Hinton, OK 73047
United States
Phone: (405) 542-6344
37° 27' 39.0348" N, 98° 41' 15.0072" W

The state of Oklahoma is home to some true natural wonders, but few can compare to famous Red Rock Canyon. The magnificent Red Rock Canyon state park is the perfect place to explore this natural wonder, and visitors have been flocking to this site since the days of the Native Americans and probably even before.

Fishing Creek Wildlife Preserve

Size: 
1700 acres

Location

Fishing Creek Wildlife Preserve
130 Bayshore Road
Del Haven, NJ 08251
United States
Phone: (609) 886-6273
39° 2' 38.8968" N, 74° 54' 50.4684" W

Fishing Creek Wildlife Preserve is located in Del Haven, New Jersey and is part of the Cape May County park system. The preserve is alternatively known as Cape May County Park South and is the largest county-run park.

Much of the park is marsh and wetlands in the Delaware Bay Estuary. It is a stop along the Atlantic Flyway migratory route and is an excellent place for birding.

Approximately 10 acres of the preserve has been developed for recreation. There is an athletic field,

Brunet Island State Park

Size: 
1225 acres

Location

Brunet Island State Park
23125 255th South
Cornell, WI 54732
United States
Phone: (715) 239-6888
45° 10' 52.8168" N, 91° 10' 10.3656" W

Brunet Island State Park is located on an island on Chippewa and Fisher rivers. It is part of the Wisconsin state park system and was developed in the late 1930s. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) contributed to the construction of the park.

Sourland Mountain Preserve

Size: 
4000 acres

Location

Sourland Mountain Preserve
East Mountain Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
United States
40° 28' 34.2588" N, 74° 41' 35.1996" W

Sourland Mountain Preserve is located in Hillsborough, New Jersey and is part of the Somerset County Park System. The preserve contains the northeast portion of the Sourland Region and features many outcrops.

The preserve offers family several opportunities within a quiet setting, including hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The white-blazed Ridge Trail is 5 miles long and ranges in difficulty from easy to moderate. An extension to the trail extends to Roaring Brook and a large boulder field.

Lake Murray State Park

Size: 
12500 acres

Location

Lake Murray State Park
Route 77S
Ardmore, OK 73401
United States
Phone: (580) 223-4044
34° 3' 59.3676" N, 97° 6' 1.728" W

Lake Murray State Park is Oklahoma's largest state park and is located in the south central portion of the state. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed the park and employed nearly 17,000 men.

Lake Murray provides a wide range of water recreation. Boating is a popular activity and families can rent canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, jet skis, sailboats and ski boats.

Blue Hills Reservation

Size: 
7000 acres

Location

Blue Hills Reservation
695 Hillside Street
Milton, MA 02186
United States
Phone: (617) 698-1802
42° 12' 47.2284" N, 71° 5' 39.0696" W

Blue Hills Reservation is a Massachusetts State Park located Norfolk County. The park is named for the hills that are made of a bluish rock containing Riebeckite and the area contains a variety of terrain, including hills, forests, meadows and marshes. There are 22 hills in the chain and the largest is Great Blue Hill, whose peak is 635 feet above sea level.

Potrero County Park

Size: 
115 acres

Location

Potrero County Park
24800 Potrero Park Drive
Potrero, CA 91963
United States
Phone: (619) 478-5212
32° 36' 54.7668" N, 116° 36' 48.0564" W

Potrero County Park is located in San Diego County, California and is about 45 miles east of the city of San Diego. The park is known for it meadows, rocky hillsides and shady oak trees.

There are trails within the park for family hiking and nature viewing. Among the raptors that can be seen in the park are Cooper's Hawks, Red-Tailed Hawks and Golden Eagles.