- All Middlesex County Parks and Open Spaces are open from sunrise to sunset with strict social distancing requirements. Pursuant to Executive Order 204, effective Monday, December 7, 2020 until further notice, the gathering limit for all outdoor activities is limited to 25 individuals. The Parks Administration Building is closed to the public until further notice. Park visitors are to practice social distancing and are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while enjoying our parks and open spaces.
***2021 PICNIC RESERVATIONS***
Due to Covid-19 concerns, picnic reservations for 2021 will not take place in person or by phone on January 4, 2021. Opening day of reservations is tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2021. Information regarding the 2021 reservations process will be on our website in mid-February. If you have any questions, please visit the picnic reservation page
or call our reservation office at 732-745-3900.
- Alvin Williams Memorial Park will be CLOSED on Friday January 8, 2021 for road construction. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience while we work to improve our Parks.
Located on Cliff Road in Woodbridge Township, this 36 acre park was dedicated on October 27, 2001. The park is named in memory of Alvin P. Williams, a Woodbridge Township Police Officer who made the ultimate sacrifice while attempting to assist four young children in a Township stream in 1979. Officer Williams and two of those children lost their lives that day, while the other two children made it to safety.
In 1999, the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders entered into a partnership with Woodbridge Township and the Middlesex County Improvement Authority to remediate, restore and develop the Sewaren Peninsula into a multi-use park facility. The blighted site on which this park was constructed had been spoiled by the disposal of dredged material. Building the park enabled the County to not only reclaim the waterfront but to provide much needed recreation facilities for residents in the area. While you look over the Arthur Kill, take a nice stroll on the paved path and learn about the historic and environmental significance of the site through its interpretive signage.
• Playing Fields
• Small Amphitheater
• 1 Open Picnic Grove
• 1 Reservable Picnic Grove
• 1 Playground
• Overlook Pavilion and Gardens
• Nature Study Area
Key Feature Arthur Kill Views
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