Parks and Recreation Facilities

Old Frenchtown Field

Old Frenchtown Field

Harrison Street, between 10th St. and 12th St.

Activities

  • Baseball
  • Soccer
  • Picnicking

Amenities

  • Rest room (portable)
  • Electric outlets
  • Picnic tables
  • Parking
  • Accessible from path

Frenchtown Boro Park

Frenchtown Boro Park

Kingwood Ave and Creek Road

Activities

  • Playground
  • Hiking trail
  • Fishing (stocked)
  • Ice skating
  • Bird watching

Amenities

  • Pavilion (reserve for private functions)
  • Electricity
  • Charcoal grills
  • Picnic tables
  • Benches
  • Rest rooms (open April – October)
  • Parking

Trenton Avenue Park

Trenton Ave Park

across from Frenchtown Post Office

Activities

  • Picnicking
  • Access to Nishisackawick Creek

Amenities

  • Bench
  • Parking

Other Parks/Open Space in Frenchtown:

Frenchtown Community Garden

  • South Washington Street and Old River Road, adjacent to the path
  • established in 2010 for residents use (for fee) to grow organic produce

D&R Canal State Park Trail (aka “the path”)

  • feeder canal trail along the east side of the Delaware River runs for 29.9 miles between Frenchtown and Trenton
  • managed by the D&R Canal Commission and NJ DEP

 Nishisakawick Preserve

  • adjoins Frenchtown Boro Park (north)
  • preserved by Hunterdon Land Trust and NJ Green Acres in 2000 to protect the Nishisakawick Creek

Frenchtown Preserve

  • accessible from Kingwood Ave/Horshoe Bend Rd and Route 29
  • 150 acres preserved by Hunterdon Land Trust in 2006
  • part of D&R Canal State Park, managed by the NJ Division of Parks and Forestry