PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — With natural vegetation like micro-farms, cherry blossoms, and turf fields, getting outside is always something to look forward to in Elizabeth, NJ. Everyone is eager to safely explore the great outdoors while staying close to home. Elizabeth is taking the necessary steps to help visitors safely experience New Jersey’s newest destination. As our businesses are taking seriously the needed precautions to safely reopen their establishments, the great outdoors is now ready to be explored!
Sprawling over 200 acres of land in NJ’s 4th largest city, Warinanco Park is located in Elizabeth and shares the property with neighbor cities Linden and Roselle, bringing together 3 wonderful towns in Union County, New Jersey. This park is complete with turf fields, seasonal ice skating, paddle boating and so much more. The park was designed by the notable landscape architect, Frederick Olmsted, who was also the designer for New York’s Central Park. With many amenities on the property, new guidelines and safety procedures have been put in place for activities and rentals at the facility. For further information on Union County Parks & Recreation Guidelines: https://ucnj.org/parks-recreation/ or for frequent updates and communication visit the Elizabeth tourism website: http://www.goelizabethnj.com.
Mattano Park is enjoyable for these warmer months. Located at 360-484 5th Ave, this park offers fields for family-fun activities. If you want to enjoy a game with close family and friends, you can play on the football field, baseball field, or basketball courts. If you are more of a solo explorer, you can run around the park and various exercise stations through the park. While your kids are out of school, they can burn off some of the cabin-fever outside at it’s newly renovated skate park with ramps & pikes. Not forgetting to mention, this is also home to the first playground in the county designed for special needs children. For a map of the park, visit our website’s “outdoor” page.
Take a walk through history at the Elizabeth River Front Trail. This trail highlights the city’s rich history artwork displayed along the city’s riverfront, featuring urban water landscaping that plays an important role in city development. The trail begins on South broad street across from the Elizabeth Public Library and runs along the river into Mattano Park and connects to the Goethals Bridge bike path. This location is great for a nice calming scenic stroll, jog, or bike ride through the heart of New Jersey’s 4th largest city.
With all these great outdoor recreational assets, Elizabeth is considered one of New Jersey’s newest destinations. It is located just minutes from NYC, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and Cape Liberty Cruise Port. Elizabeth’s rich authentic history, high-end outlet shopping mall The Mills at Jersey Gardens (0% tax on clothes and shoes), along with its culturally diverse dining and trending nightlife draws tourists off the beaten path. To discover more about Elizabeth, New Jersey, please visit http://www.goelizabethnj.com.