- 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.
Location: Woodbridge Township
Parking: limited street-side parking—Omar Avenue, Woodbridge Township
Size: 97 Acres
Facilities: Hiking Trails, Gazebo, Butterfly Garden
In 2003, the County acquired this 97 acre property located along Omar and Rahway Avenues, at the headwaters of the Woodbridge River. The purchase of this property through the Open Space Trust Fund saved the site from being developed into warehouses, for which the land is zoned. The property is managed as the Earnest L. Oros Wildlife Preserve, through a co-operative agreement with Woodbridge Township and the non-profit Woodbridge River Watch
, who maintain the hiking trails, organize clean-ups and care for the butterfly garden. Threatened and endangered species, such as the red-headed woodpecker and black-crowned night heron have been observed.You May Also Be Interested In:
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