Branch Brook Park

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  • Address: Lake St & Park Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104, USA, United States
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9732683500
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Nature

If you are in a mood to indulge in a romantic relation with the nature, visit Branch Brook Park. Known as the first country park for the nation, Branch Brook Park let you romanticise with the nature in the best way. With its largest collection of cherry blossom trees, the park looks like a painted canvas when the cherry blossoms are fully bloomed. If you wish to enjoy the true beauty of the park, then plan your visit during the blossom period. The color violet of the flowers that spreads across the park will surely put you in awe of its eternal beauty.

History says that the park used to serve as an Army training ground during America Civil War. Later on, in 1895 with public approval the city council decided to transform this area into a green landscape.

So, pay a visit to this park and let the nature seduce you and bring a solace to your soul.

Branch Brook Park Travel Tips

  • No littering.
  • No use of glass bottles.
  • No consumption of alcohol.
  • No unleashed dogs except in the designated area.
  • Barbecues are allowed only in the designated area.

Entrance Ticket Details For Branch Brook Park

  • Entry is free.

How to Reach Branch Brook Park

  • Nearby light rail station: Park Avenue Newark Light Rail Station.

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  • Branch Brook Park Address: Lake St & Park Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104, USA, United States
  • Branch Brook Park Contact Number: +1-9732683500
  • Branch Brook Park Timing: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Branch Brook Park(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Branch Brook Park: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 64.3% of people who visit Newark include Branch Brook Park in their plan

  • 40.74% of people start their Branch Brook Park visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Branch Brook Park

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

92.4% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Branch Brook Park

People normally club together Newark Liberty International Airport and Empty Sky 9-11 Memorial while planning their visit to Branch Brook Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Branch Brook Park Reviews & Ratings

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  • Will the cherry blossoms still be there if I visit on Monday, April 22?

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    • Cheery blossoms should be there by Monday. But I am not sure. Consider calling the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs at  1-9732683500 for details regarding the same. 

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  • Are the Cherry blossoms still in bloom?

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    • The Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival will be held from April 6 to April 14 at the Branch Brook Park. This would be the best time to view the cherry blossoms in bloom.  

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