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​View of some blossoming flowers near the basketball courts in Donaldson Park

IMPORTANT ALERT​ - 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.
Sitting on the Raritan River in the Borough of Highland Park, you will find our 81 acre Donaldson Park. Opened in 1946, it is widely known for its boat ramp and dog park. In 1953, Highland Park held its first Town Outing at the Park. In 2009, the park was totally renovated to accommodate the thousands of park visitors that come and enjoy the park each week. It has a large variety of active and passive recreational facilities including sports fields, playgrounds, and paved trails.
 
Location:   South Second Avenue, Highland Park
  
Facilities: 
•  4 Tennis Courts (Lights)
•  2 Basketball Courts
•  3 Baseball Fields
•  3 Softball Fields
•  4 Soccer Fields
•  4 Reservable Picnic Groves
•  1 Open Picnic Groves
•  2 Playgrounds
•  Boat Ramp
•  Pond
•  Off Leash Dog Area
 
Key Feature:  Raritan River
 
 
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Office of Parks and Recreation
1030 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Mailing Address:
PO BOX 661
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
 
Phone - (732) 745-3900
Fax - (732) 745-8209
Monday through Friday
8:30am - 4:00pm 



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