Brookdale Park

Brookdale Park

40.834085, -74.188279

A county park with many recreational facilities, including a 1.5-mile fitness trail

According to official sources, Lenni-Lenape Native Americans at one time used the land that is now Brookdale Park as a gathering place. 

Park construction began in 1928 according to a design by the Olmsted Brothers.  It was completed in 1937 using laborers from depression era agencies including the Works Progress Administration. 

Today, in addition to many loop paths for hiking...

Park Acreage:

121.41 acres


Bloomfield, Montclair

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Contact Information

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Essex County, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs


(973) 268-3500



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