Mon - Fri: 8:30 - 4:30
(609) 883-2900 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628

Municipal Parks

Municipal Parks

Eight parks in Ewing serve as focal points for our recreational programming. These parks are maintained by the Township of Ewing Park Maintenance Division. Please call the Recreation Department at 609.883.1776 to find out more about the use of these facilities. Parks with this symbol (*) have picnic areas that can be rented for a fee. Permits are required for picnic areas & fields. Check our Facilities Rentals page for more information about renting a picnic area or having a pool party.  

Our award winning recreational facilities have numerous athletic playing fields, as well as two community centers and pool complexes. Opportunities for active recreation abound with well kept fields and facilities including baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, walking track...   

A new Open Space Plan is in the process of being developed for Ewing Township.  To learn more read our press release about this project.  We invite you to help shape the future of Ewing's Parks and Open Spaces.  Share your thoughts with our online survey.  This is available through November 24, 2019.  Check back here for additional information as it becomes available.  

Smaller assets in the Ewing Park System

  • Fasolino Field
    Fasolino Field is a small private baseball park on Saratoga Ave that is used for Little League games. It was recently renovated by a group of citizen volunteers.
  • Shabakunk Creek Park
    The Shabankunk Creek Park is a small passive park along Olden Avenue with benches for seating.
  • Stout Avenue Playground
    The Stout Ave Playground is a  small neighborhood playground on Stout Avenue consisting of a 15,000 sq. ft lawn with playground equipment and swings.  The playground equipment is suitable for ages 5 - 12, as are two of the swings.  Two swings are suitable for ages 2 - 5.  
  • Village on the Green
    The Village on the Green consists of about 18 acres of green space with playground equipment on Sabrina Dr.  There is a large lawn, picnic table, benches, with playground equipment and swings suitable for both ages 2 -5 and ages 5 - 12.  
  • Hollowbrook Park
    Hollowbrook Park is located at the Hollowbrook Community Center, 320 Hollowbrook Drive, and has one of the township’s two community pools, community center and a natural area.
  • Roosevelt Park
    This small neighborhood park has playground equipment and swings, and a youth basketball court.  The playground equipment is suitable for ages 2 - 5 and 5 -12.  Two swings are suitable for ages 2 - 5 and 2 are suitable for ages 5 - 12.  

Park Facilities

Athletic fields and recreational facilities in Ewing include:
  • 13 soccer fields 8 softball fields
  • 3 Little League fields
  • 1 Babe Ruth /Legion field
  • 2 football fields
  • 8 playgrounds
  • 8 tennis courts at the ESCC and Ewing High School; (the 4 courts at Banchoff Park are closed for repairs.)
  • 7 basketball courts
  • 1 roller hockey rink
  • 1 dog run
  • 3 BBQ/picnic areas, along with 1 pavilion and 2 gazebos
  • 1 community garden

Ewing Township Park Rules

Ewing Parks - Rules
The ordinances of the Township and the rules and regulation of the Ewing Township Recreation and Park Department Shall apply including those listed below:
  • All rules, signs, township laws must be followed. All day use areas are open from 8:00 a.m. to ½ hour after sunset, unless designated. Evening use is allowed at lighted facilities, by permit only.
  • People using parks are required to clean up their trash. Trash, garbage and recyclable products shall be placed in containers provided and limited to litter accumulated during use of the recreation area.
  • Alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs and other controlled substances are not permitted.
  • Fires will be permitted in fire places only.
  • Do not remove, molest, injure or damage anything natural or physical with the park.
  • Use or discharge of any type of gun, slingshot or explosive is not permitted.
  • In the event of hazardous conditions endangering life or property, any area or facility may be closed.
  • Vehicle operators shall obey posted speed limits and shall use only roads and parking areas open to the public.
  • Pets must be leashed on a leash six feet in length or shorter.
  • Wildlife shall not be hunted, pursued, molested or intentionally disturbed.
  • User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Township of Ewing from any claims, damages or suits arising out of its use of the Township property whether caused by negligence of the Township, its agents, servants, employees or otherwise.

Additional Recreation Options

Delaware-Raritan Canal State Park

The Delaware-Raritan Canal State Park is a 94 acre section of the park in Ewing that also offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to walk, run, bike along the scenic Delaware River.  There is river access for boating and fishing and the area offers excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing.  

Canal Park parking is available in a number of locations in Ewing: at Wilburtha Road, West Upper Ferry Road, Lower Ferry Road, and at Scudders Falls [Access -- Rte 29 North from Exit 1 of I-95 in NJ. First (and only) left after interchange.]

Mountainview Golf Course

The Mountain View Golf Course is owned and operated by Mercer County.  It features a mature, 18-hole championship golf course  that is open year round, seven days a week, weather permitting.  The course measures 6117 yards from the regular tees and 6682 yards from the back tees with a par of 72.  Mt. View is characterized by its natural terrain of rolling hills and valleys.  The course is ideal for players of all abilities.  Mt. View has a 10-stall driving range with netting that allows golfers to work on their game or warm up before each round." 

Mountain View also boasts a newer (2007) clubhouse that is routinely booked for golf outings, corporate luncheons, weddings and private parties.  It has been recognized as one of the top clubhouses nationally by Golf Inc. magazine.  

For more information see www.golfmercercounty.com/mountain-view/

Johnson Trolley Trail

The Johnson Trolley Trail is the bed of an old trolley, known as the “Fast Line,” run by the Trenton-Princeton Traction Company from appr. 1901/1940.  Fares were only 10¢. Today, you can walk or bike the right-of-way abandoned by the former trolley company for free on a restored trail.  The trail is split up into two sections, north and south, which are split by Interstate 95.  The Ewing section is the terminus of the southern section.   It was renovated with the help of a grant from the Federal Recreational Trails Program, administered by the NJDEP.    It consists of an approximately 5,000ft multi-use path and  natural area. 

Parking is available at the end of Whitehead Road Ext.

Municipal Building 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-2900 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm 

Senior & Community Center 
999 Lower Ferry Road 
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-1776 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Hollowbrook Community Center
320 Hollowbrook Drive
Ewing, NJ  08638
(609)  883-1199
M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Scotch Road (Public Works) 
Bulk and Electronic Items 
Th-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm 
 Sat: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Jack Stephan Way (Brush Drop-off) 
M-Sat: 7:30am - 2:30pm 

Ewing Animal Shelter 
4 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 771-8076

Ewing Police 
2 Jake Garzio Drive 
(609) 882-1313

Ewing Branch Library 
61 Scotch Road 
(609) 882-3130

 

Rental Property Concern Hotline
(609) 323-1177

Ewing Public Schools
2099 Pennington Road

Ewing, NJ 08618
P: (609) 538-9800
F: (609) 538-0041

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