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Outdoor Activities

Get Some Fresh Air

Passiac River Newark
If you love the outdoors, you can find plenty of things to do in Newark that give you a dose of fresh air. From parks to playgrounds to boat tours and more, here are a few of our EWR airport parking company’s favorite activities:

Greater Newark Conservancy

If you love participating in outdoor programs, check out the Greater Newark Conservancy. This non-profit organization offers environmental, communal, and agricultural opportunities throughout the area that include things like garden workshops, food festivals, farm-to-table cooking classes, holiday markets, flower shows, and more. The group also runs the Prudential Outdoor Learning Center, a 1.5-acre center that lets you roam around ten different themed gardens and enjoy exhibits. You can also host a private event on the Greater Newark Conservancy grounds for a unique atmosphere.

Riverfront Park

Newark’s Riverfront Park is located along the Passaic River in the city’s Ironbound neighborhood. It’s around three miles long and offers 30 acres of public land to locals and visitors alike. Park-goers can enjoy outdoor activities like walking trails, a boardwalk, playgrounds, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, bike paths, and even open exercise equipment in the park’s Fitness Zone – all while enjoying beautiful views of the river. You’ll also find events like concerts, theater performances, film festivals, workshops, game competitions, and more throughout the year.

Boat Tours

The eastern part of Newark, New Jersey sits right along Newark Bay while the northern part sits along the Passaic River, making the area a great place for a boat tour. If you’re looking for a unique way to see the city, book a boat tour with one of the many businesses in the area. You can enjoy a relaxing trip along the water while learning about the rich history of Newark. Or, you can even skip the tour altogether and rent your own kayak, sailboat, yacht, or pontoon boat. For an even bigger dose of history, head to Liberty State Park and hop on a ferry to Ellis Island or Liberty Island.