Category Archives: Town Parks

When a tree falls in the woods…

Sometimes it hits something special – like the beautiful information kiosk at the entrance to Beechwoods Park. The windy snowstorm on 3/3/19 caused a Beech tree to fall, which destroyed the kiosk in a direct hit. The “before” photo is … Continue reading

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HP Green Team meeting tonight – at Borough Hall 7:30pm

THE NEXT GREEN TEAM MEETING WILL BE ON Wednesday February 6th at 7:30pm- at HP Borough Hall – all are welcome! The Harrington Park Green Team is a volunteer group of citizens whose goal is to preserve our town’s natural resources and … Continue reading

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Enjoy George St Park in winter

Enjoy the winter outside with a visit to one of Harrington Park’s parks! And “Breathe Easy”, as our parks are 100% smoke free. It will likely be a few more months until the tennis courts are in use, but, thanks … Continue reading

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Ice Skating at George Street Park

The George Street Park ice rink is open! Located at the corner of Glen Ave and George St in Harrington Park, skating is free and open to all and the area is lit so you can enjoy evening ice skating! An HP … Continue reading

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Harrington Park parks are open 365 days a year. Check out Highland Field Jan 6, 2019

Come visit Highland Field in the winter!  With this wet winter the woods and playground are quite muddy, but the paved walking path, which loops around the playground, through the woods and back to the field house is “high and … Continue reading

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Pondside Park is worth a winter visit!

Pondside Park is beautiful year round! This 32 acre park is located on the north side of Blanche Ave., just west of the intersection with Lafayette Rd. The dirt road (Kolders Way) leads to the Lohs Field ball field at the … Continue reading

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Rubus phoenicolasius – ripe now!

Stop by Pondside Park to forage for wild raspberries! Rubus phoenicolasius (wild or wine raspberry) is native to Korea, Japan and China and was introduced to the United States for breeding with other farmed raspberries. It escaped from cultivation, has … Continue reading

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Annual Father’s Day Fishing Derby – Pondside Park

Harrington Park’s 2018 Annual Fishing Derby, Sponsored by Harrington Park Recreation Commission is this Sunday June 17, 2018, from Noon-2pm at Pondside Park.  This event is open to all Harrington Park Residents 15 years old and younger. BAIT is supplied — bring your poles. … Continue reading

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Blooming now in Harrington Park

These wildflowers were photographed on 5/11/18 at the edges of the woods in and around Pondside Park. The garlic mustard (white) and yellow rocket are very abundant and can be easily seen when driving (i.e. on Lafayette). Hope you get … Continue reading

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HP 8th graders clean up the school grounds and George St Park – 5/3/18

On May 3rd, 2018, The Harrington Park Environmental Commission (EC) with the help of Bergen County Clean Communities, hosted a cleanup at the Harrington Park School from 12:30-3:30 pm. Each year the graduating 8th grade of Harrington Park School does … Continue reading

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