Fair Haven, New Jersey
Borough of Fair Haven, New Jersey

Recreation - Parks, Playgrounds and Open Space Lands

Located within the Borough of Fair Haven are several municipal parks, open space lands and playgrounds. Dominating the municipal lands are lands is Fair Haven Fields, a Green Acres facility located on Ridge Road.

The various municipal parks and open spaces contain a variety of recreational facilities and other amenities for local enjoyment:

Fair Haven Fields Recreation Area:
The recreation area comprises 37 acres, with fields that can accommodate lacrosse, soccer, baseball, and football. The area also has tennis courts and a playground area.

Fair Haven Fields Natural Area:
Come take a tour of the 40-acre Fair Haven Fields Natural Area. The mostly-wooded 40 acres on the eastern side have been set aside as a natural park area with 1.65 miles of woodland trails surrounding a 2-acre pond.

Harding Bird Sanctuary:
This woodland preserve located on Ridge and Harding Roads is a sanctuary for many indigenous species of birds and small woodland animals. The Fair Haven Garden Club is very active in helping the Borough maintain the property.

McCarter Pond:
McCarter Pond located on Fair Haven Road is the home of the annual Fair Haven Fishing Contest.

Playgrounds are located at McCarter Park and the Community Center.