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Newport Beach

The only lawn in Newport residents are allowed to sit on. Nice views of the Hudson River, adjacent to the Hudson River Walk.

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Fitzgerald Holota Park

Better known as the Grove Street PATH plaza, Fitzgerald Holota Park was renovated in 2007 by developers of the adjacent Grove Pointe Condominium tower as part of an agreement with the city. The park serves as both the main entrance to the Grove Street PATH station as well as a pedestrian plaza envisioned to be similar to the plaza at Herald Square with outdoor tables and chairs and plantings. Bicycle racks are available along Grove Street.

Grove Street at Columbus Drive

Fitzgerald Holota Park known as the Grove Street PATH Plaza in downtown Jersey City

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Veteran's Park

Veteran's Park is also home to the historic and infamous Colgate Clock, visible from lower Manhattan. The park is for now vacant and unused land. This waterfront park in Paulus Hook offers spectacular views of lower Manhattan, but disputes over constructing the park have prevented its development.

Essex and Hudson Street

Veteran's Park along the waterfront in Jersey City, New Jersey

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Enos Jones Park

Enos Jones Park is a complex of two baseball diamonds, a children's playground and roller rink. Additional green space with benches are provided.

Brunswick Street between Eighth and Ninth Streets.

Enos Jones Park in Jersey city

One of two baseball fields at Enos Jones Park in Jersey City

The skating rink at Enos Jones Park in Jersey City

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Mary Benson Park

Just of Newark Avenue, Mary Benson Park sits beneath the elevated portion of the Turnpike and provides a baseball diamond and basketball court.

Merseles Street between Third and Newark

Mary Benson Park in Jersey City

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Morris Canal at Liberty State Park

Part of Liberty State Park, the Morris Canal section is a short peninsula that juts out from Paulus hook into the Hudson River. Adjacent to the Morris Canal is the Korean War Memorial and the Portside Towers. Local residents often bring their dogs to the park.

The Morris Canal section of Liberty State park offers excellent views of lower Manhattan.

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Town Square Park

A small park in the center of Newport bound by River Drive and Pavonia Avenue. This park is largely a glorified sidewalk, albeit with impressive views of lower Manhattan and Newport Harbor.

Town Square Park in Newport, Jersey City

Town Square Park at Pavonia Avenue in Newport Jersey City

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Hamilton Park

A large urban park located between Eighth and Ninth Streets. The Park would be bisected by Pavonia Avenue if the road were contiguous. There is no ball playing in the park.

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Katyn Monument

A monument honoring the victims of the Katyn massacre.
Exchange Place at Montgomery Street

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Van Vorst Park

Historic Van Vorst Park is bordered by Jersey Avenue, Montgomery Street, Barrow Street, and York Street. The brownstone neighborhood is protected by preservation laws.

Van Vorst Park features a dog run for large and small dogs, two children's playgrounds including swings and a sandbox, a band stand gazebo, gardens and several small lawn areas. During the summer months a "Jersey Fresh" farmers market makes an appearance several times a month.

Friends of Van Vorst Park
Van Vorst Park Association

Van Vorst Park in Jersey City is an oasis of greenery in the heart of the history downtown

A Victorian era fountain spouts water in the western end of Van Vorst Park in downtown Jersey City

Van Vorst Park in Jersey City has benches, flower gardens, walkways and a dog run

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Paulus Hook Park

The park spans three corners at the intersection of Grand and Washington Streets in the historic Paulus Hook neighborhood. A few benches and an obeliqsue.

Paulus Hook Park is at the junction of Grand and Washington Streets in downtown Jersey City part of the historic Paulus Hook neighborhood

Paulus Hook Park in the Paulus Hook Neighborhood in Jersey City, New Jersey

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