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Duke Island Park

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Address: Old York Road, Bridgewater, NJ
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Birds.

Nice park. Great for waterfowl in the winter. Good picnic areas. Also go to the main Dukes estate. Great birding especially in migration. Gardens.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Grant P
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice park. Great for waterfowl in the winter. Good picnic areas. Also go to the main Dukes estate. Great birding especially in migration. Gardens.

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Thank Grant P
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Take a walk, bike, take the kids, dog, all family members, picnic, play or lay in the sun. All on paved roads.

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Thank David G
Watchung, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The park is situated between the Raritan River and the canal. It is clean with large open fields, plenty of BBQ areas, Summer, Sunday evening concerts, clean restrooms, access to fishing in the river, hiking trails, a Duck pond and a children's playground. On a recent visit we hiked and then sat in the sun and relaxed. For us the... More 

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Thank Edward F
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I love that there's a river next to it so we can walk the path and listen to the water. My baby also loves the small playground. In the summer, there's free movie night or concerts, a must see.

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Thank Priscila S
Bound Brook, New Jersey
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I go there a lot. It is so peaceful & relaxing. I have been going there for years, bringing my children, now my grandchildren. They keep it so clean

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Thank sprinkles1087
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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104 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Somerset County Parks Commission does a summer concert series at Duke Island Park, and on August 7, 2016 it was JOE ZOOK AND BLUES DELUXE, featuring New Jersey Blues Hall of Fame singer, songwriter, and guitarist Joe "Zook" Zuccarello, The temperature was in the 80s, but the humidity was relatively low. There is a nice bandstand (picture). The performers... More 

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Thank PatentGod
Dunellen, nj
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a nice place to get away for a few hours and feel like you went somewhere free of charge. There are public bathrooms and lots of green grass to run around. There are trees to sit under if you need shade. So it is a great place to spend an afternoon. There is also water so be prepared... More 

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Thank Kate G
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Like the flat shady bike route along the river. At the end of the island, there is a dam. The water is shallow, and young kids played there.

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Thank T H
central nj
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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is the venue to be. Every summer for years now Bridgewater NJ knows how to host a wide variety of musical talents. From blue grass to Chicago tributes. Don't miss this outstanding mix of performers doing what they do best. Sunday evening in the park at Duke Island Park.

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Thank jbarbieri
Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Our family loves this park. We fish, walk the trails, and play on the playground. In the summer they have free concerts that are open to the public. Also there are many areas to picnic and host large gatherings. It's well maintained and safe for kids of all ages.

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Thank Lee H

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