Promoting A Healthy, Active Lifestyle
At Vigor Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, we want to promote health and wellness. An important part of this is daily physical activity. There are many local parks where you can go to play sports or just be active through walking or jogging. We have created this resource to help you in your journey of healthy living.
PARKS AND OUTDOOR RECREATION NEAR CLIFTON, NEW JERSEY
One of the important parks in southern Passaic County, New Jersey is partially ocated in the town of Clifton. You guessed it: Garret Mountain Reservation. In addition, there are many other great parks as well.
GARRET MOUNTAIN RESERVATION
Some Basic Facts:
Although most of the park is located within Woodland Park (formerly known as West Paterson) NJ, it also extends into the towns of Clifton and Paterson.
“The reservation covers the northernmost part of the First Watchung Mountain and reaches over 500 feet (150 m) above sea level.” (wikipedia) It provides wide views of New Jersey and the New York City skyline.
Amenities and Facilities
The park provides great facilities like horseback riding at their equestrian center (They also have a Therapeutic Riding program), picnic areas, athletic fields, and various trails.
Healthy Living Through Exercise
The various fields can be used to play soccer, baseball, or frisbee and there are basketball courts, as well. The different trails are miles long and are frequently used by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) for their cross-country races. However, everyday people looking to be healthy can use them for jogging, hiking, or even just walking through the woods and enjoying the trees and plant life.
OTHER PARKS IN CLIFTON, NJ
Main Memorial Park, Weasel Brook Park, Robin Hood Park, Lakeview Park, Albion Memorial Park, Jubilee Park, and many more. With so many parks in Clifton, there are exciting features like playgrounds, picnic areas, basketball courts and sports fields. Follow this link for the list of parks and reviews by visitors, so you pick the best one to visit.