Landing Park Recreation Complex in Long Valley. NJ is a hidden gem alongside Lake Hopatcong. This playground has unique climbing structures kids will love and parents will love the gated play area.
Landing Park Recreation Complex, Landing, NJ
Landing Park Recreation Complex is a fabulous family location within Roxbury Township. Located near Lake Hopatcong, this playground is an unexpectedly great find. Kids will have fun on the unique climbing areas while parents will love the gated playground and convenient walking path.
What you’ll find at Landing Park Recreation Complex:
- Three softball fields with sports field lighting.
- Concession stand
- A paved half-mile walking path, perfect for kids’ bikes
- Rubber mulch providing a cushion of running kiddos
- Two play structures for different ages in the same area
- Giant 12 foot climbing tower
- Fully enclosed playground with a gate closing kids in.
Need to know info about Landing Park Recreation Complex:
- Parking is super easy, with parking right in front of the playground entrance. There is also a gravel parking lot when it gets busy.
- Rubber mulch in the playground can get hot and the playground doesn’t have much shade, so you can’t spend too much time there on a hot day.
- There are (clean!) bathroom facilities, but they may be closed during the winter season.
About Landing Park Recreation Complex:
Landing Park Recreation Complex in Landing, NJ is perfect for the whole family. The playground is unique in that it a large, 12 foot faux rock climbing structure in addition to a rock wall to climb.
The “big kids” area and the little kids area are actually in the same gated play area, just on separate ends of the complex.
Rubber mulch is the base of this play place, which is great for kiddos who run and take a spill. The only downside is that there isn’t much shade at all so the black, rubberized floor gets hot and puts off some heat.
The best part about this NJ playground is the fact that the entire playground is fenced in with a gated entrance that latches. There are picnic tables inside for parents to sit at, but you don’t have to worry about kids escaping.
Another great draw is a half-mile paves walking path around the complex. This is a great, flat area to take kiddos to learn to ride their bikes or just got for a stroll with your stroller.