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Colonial Park

156 Mettlers Rd, Somerset, NJ 08873
+1 732-873-2459
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A beautiful surprise right in our own backyard!

We moved here to Somerset just 2 years ago and has no idea we were in for such beautiful examples... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anita S
Somerset, New Jersey
Park, paddle boating, picnic and a leisurely stroll

Nice park for family outing and activities. It's close to D & R canal walk which offers many miles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Middlesex, New Jersey
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“rose garden” (49 reviews)
“tennis courts” (21 reviews)
“dog park” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
156 Mettlers Rd, Somerset, NJ 08873
+1 732-873-2459
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We moved here to Somerset just 2 years ago and has no idea we were in for such beautiful examples of nature. Between Colonial Park, the Delaware Canals and the Williowwood Arboretum we have been thoroughly enjoying the outdoors. Colonial Park has wonderful walking paths...More

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice park for family outing and activities. It's close to D & R canal walk which offers many miles of trail along the canal for biking, walking and/or fishing.

Thank ronski124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful trees of many species. Wonderful bike/walking paths that wind around entire park. My favorite is the large rose garden with plenty of benches and a gazebo. Outstanding. A must see!!!

Thank travelingzeus
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Beautiful park with lots to do. There are plenty of picnic tables, a nature trail, a fitness walk, the rose garden and paddle boats. Also decent birding. It’s close to the D&R Canal for walking or biking. The park is well maintained. Have visited here...More

1  Thank P F B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A very nice park, specially at the time the roses are in bloom.Great variety to see..A large collection of herbs on display as well.Nice walk along the canal.

Thank aviron l
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you every wants to walk/run or just sit and take in the scenery this is the place. Everything about this park is breathtaking.

1  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I was mainly going to use the dog park but once I saw the whole park I had to drive around a bit. They have a beautiful arboretum that includes an herb garden. There are sport complexes for baseball and other sports. The grounds are...More

1  Thank Lynn J
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Colonial Park in Somerset, NJ is a great place for an outdoor Birthday Party. My daughter has had 3 party's in the park. The fishing tournament party was the bomb. 15 kids and twenty-five adults fishing in the pond and catching Bluegill as fast as...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great park with a long extensive walking paths and beautiful scenery. There is a fairly large picnic area with playground equipment for kids.The unique aspect of this park is that along the walking paths are exercises posted that you can do and...More

1  Thank travel2relax247
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great local Somerset park for outdoor activity. Something for everyone as there is a golf course, dog park, hiking, fishing, soccer, tennis, playground, and many other areas for people looking for something to do.

1  Thank Robert M
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4 June 2017|
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Response from vwgates | Reviewed this property |
I asked one of the horticulturists. The tall, stucco building with faded green doors on the way from the rose garden to the perennials is the old Mettlar barn. The county has stabilized and refurbished the slate roof, but... More
28 May 2016|
Response from Jacqueline F | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe that alcohol of any kind is allowed on their premises.