Samuel Nelkin County Park

Samuel Nelkin County Park

Rose Street, Wallington

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Tucked against a hillside, the 17 acres of Samuel Nelkin County Park provide a variety of activities for visitors, including a large new accessible playground.

Samuel Nelkin Swing


  • Tennis courts (2)
  • Baseball/softball
  • Pedestrian walkway
  • Playground
  • Fishing (NJ State Fishing License Required)
  • Picnicking - pavilion with electric (permit required)
  • Sledding
  • Ice-skating
  • Dog Park


From North Jersey: Route 17 South to Paterson Avenue, Hoboken Road Exit (next to Meadowlands Diner). Go straight on Hoboken Road, name changes to Paterson Avenue after about 3 miles. Park will be on the right, in between the Wallington Bowling Lanes and Tommy's Diner (Rose Street).
From South Jersey: Same as above. Follow jughandle out to Hoboken Road. Stay right (Romanissimo Restaurant is on the left). Left onto Hoboken Road. See above.

Or: Take Turnpike Exit 16 (East Rutherford). Route 120 North, go straight to Paterson Plank Road, follow signs to Route 17 South. Follow above (from North Jersey)