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Parks & Recreation Areas
Most parks open at 10 a.m. and close a half hour after sunset. Exceptions are made for:
  • Lit tennis courts and ice skating areas while the lights are on
  • Lit ball games
  • Overnight camping (with permit)
  • The James A. McFaul Environmental Center
  • The Bergen County Zoological Park

Additional ExceptionsSoccer
  • Campgaw Mountain Ski Center
  • Darlington Park during the swim season (opens at 10 a.m.)
  • Bergen Equestrian Center and Saddle Ridge horseback riding facilities
  • The Van Saun Park railroad and pony rides
  • Five golf courses:
    • Darlington
    • Orchard Hills
    • Overpeck
    • Rockleigh
    • Valley Brook

Smoking is prohibited at any playground, ball field, zoo, and any area where children congregate.

The Bike Path
The Bike Path is approximately 6 miles. This continuous path runs through Ridgewood, Glen Rock, Fair Lawn, Paramus, Saddle Brook and Rochelle Park and under Route 4. The path features a scenic waterfall at Dunkerhook Park and there are many ponds throughout the path. This path follows the Saddle River, passes by the Historic Easton Towers, and tree-shaded picnic areas.

Dog Runs
The county parks system includes five dog runs.