Saddle River County Park

Closure Alert
The Saddle River County Park playgrounds at Rochelle Park and Otto C. Pehle Park in Saddle Brook are currently closed.

Fair Lawn, Glen Rock, Paramus, Ridgewood, Rochelle Park, and Saddle Brook

Saddle River County Park is a 577-acre linear park that meanders with the Saddle River and its tributary brooks. It consists of five park areas that are linked by a multi-use path, including circular paths around some ponds.

Multi-use pathway/Bicycle-Pedestrian Path: This bike and pedestrian path travels from Ridgewood to Rochelle Park and is approximately 6 miles in length. This continuous path runs through Ridgewood, Glen Rock, Fair Lawn, Paramus, Saddle Brook and Rochelle Park and under Route 4. This path also follows the Saddle River and Ho-Ho-Kus Brook and passes by the Historic Easton Tower at Route 4. The path features a scenic waterfall at Dunkerhook Park, and there are three ponds, tree shaded picnic areas, pavilions, playgrounds, tennis courts and athletic fields accessible along the path.

Saddle River County Park Maps

Rochelle Park Area - Railroad Avenue, Rochelle Park

 The Rochelle Park area is home to a picnicking areas and a pavilion with electric*, 2 tennis courts, a basketball court, a playground and a softball field*. The multi-use path in this area begins at Railroad Avenue and winds along the river for approximately 1 mile then links to the footbridge. Visitors can loop back on the Saddle Brook side of the river or keep exploring by heading north under the Garden State Parkway. (* permit required). 

Amenities

  • Picnicking - pavilion with electric (permit required)
  • Tennis courts (2)
  • Basketball
  • ADA accessible playground
  • Softball field (by permit only)

Contact Us

 Bergen County Department of Parks

One Bergen County Plaza • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7275