Parks

Hageman House

The Hageman House, built in 1861, is a historically accurately restored, Italianate-Victorian farmhouse, with mature trees and a stone well in the backyard, and surrounded by lush meadows and wooded wetlands. The interior of the house has original fireplace mantel pieces and woodwork, and some 19th and early-20th Century furniture and appliances. The horse, dairy, …

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Pedestrian Bridge

Connecting Colonial Park to the D&R Canal State Park, this single-span bridge is constructed of steel and wooden planks and offers stunning 360 views of the canal and parks on both sides.

Horticulture Center

Located nearby the Rose Garden within Colonial Park, this charming cottage is now home the County’s Horticulture Department.

Washington Valley Park

Washington Valley Park consists of approximately 719 acres that lie along the First Watchung Ridge in Bridgewater Township. The park is located between the first and second Watchung Mountains at the geographic center of Somerset County. It consists of Pine and Hemlock forests, open freshwater wetland marshes, impressive rock outcroppings, numerous historic features and a …

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Colonial Park, Rose Garden

The Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden is one acre in size and contains more than 3,000 roses of 325 varieties. As an accredited All-America Rose Selections (AARS) display garden, it is entitled to display AARS award-winning roses one year before their release to the public. The garden was named in honor of Rudolf …

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