Branch Brook Park

115 Clifton Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
 973-268-3500
  • Overview

    Each spring, more than 4,000 cherry trees produce a panoply of blossoms - celebrated at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, attracting thousands of visitors. The park has the largest collection of Japanese flowering trees in one location in the United States, even more than Washington, D.C.
    The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, one of the largest Gothic-style churches in the country adjoins the park. Visit the historic sites such as the Prudential Lions, the Octagon Shelter and the park's unique bridges. Bike, walk or jog on miles of pathways. Skate at the roller rink, or play baseball, bocce, tennis or softball on new and improved fields and courts. Enjoy concerts, movies or dancing under the stars.
  • Amenities

    • Free Admission
  • Nearby:

    •  Dining

      • The Orange Squirrel Restaurant
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      • Vonda's Kitchen
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      • Fornos of Spain
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      • Iberia Penninsula Restaurants
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      • Mesob Ethiopian
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      • Highlawn Pavilion
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    •  Lodging

      • Hampton Inn & Suites, Newark Riverwalk
        1.3 MI
        973-483-1900 View >
      • Best Western Plus, Robert Treat Hotel
        1.7 MI
        973-622-1000 View >
      • TRYP by Wyndham
        1.8 MI
        973-642-7100 View >
      • Hilton, Newark Penn Station
        1.9 MI
        973-622-5000 View >
      • Element by Westin, Harrison/Newark
        1.9 MI
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      • Hotel Indigo
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    •  Activities

      • Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
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      • Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center
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        973-482-8900 View >
      • Essex County Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs
        0.9 MI
        973-268-3500 View >
      • Newark Museum of Art
        1.4 MI
        973-596-6550 View >
      • Dreyfuss Planetarium
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      • GlassRoots
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