Parks & Recreational Facilities (click on the highlighted park name for a Google Earth aerial view of the Park)
Bob Bende Park
291 Medford-Mt. Holly Road (Route 541 North)
3 miles north of Route 70
**Medford officials remind visitors that parking is prohibited along both sides of Route 541 in proximity to Bende Park, and will be enforced.**
Meeting room and snack stand,
4 Soccer fields (2 lighted) & (1 synthetic turf)
Branch to Mill Street
Pavilion Picnic Area,
Picnic Area across from Pinelands Library (Tomlinson Park),
1 Basketball Court, Gaga Court, Bunning Baseball Field, Canoe Launch
Headwater Development, off Stokes Road
4 Tennis Courts (2 sets of 2; one set off of Severn Drive, one set off of Great Bridge Drive), 1 Baseball/Softball field,
1 Multi-purpose Field, Playground equipment
Voted as the best playground for stimulating play in South Jersey! http://www.examiner.com/list/best-playgrounds-for-stimulating-play-south-jersey and featured in a May, 2016 Courier Post article as one of the "25 great playgrounds your kids will love"
2 Commonwealth Drive (off of Gravelly Hollow Road & next to Township DPW Garage)
1 Lighted Baseball Field,
1 Multi-purpose Field,
1 Volleyball Court,
2 Basketball Courts, Fort Medford Playground, 1 picnic pavillion, 1 comfort station
Behind Municipal Center - 17 North Main Street
Cranberry Hall Senior Citizens Center, Open Space, Tot Play equipment, picnic tables & grills, and a Butterfly Garden (sponsored by the Pinelands Garden Club of Medford)
Hartford & Church Roads
1 football field (lighted), 1 football/LAX practice field (lighted), 5 little league fields (2 lighted), 2 adult softball fields, 1 multi-purpose field (lighted), 1 teen league baseball field (lighted), roller hockey rink, batting cages, walking path,
restroom building, concession stand
Clubhouse, restrooms, concession stand,
6 softball fields (2 lighted)
The Dog Park was voted as one of the top 10 amazing Dog Parks in the United States by USA Today!! http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/10greatplaces/2015/03/27/dog-parks/70481392/
86 Union Street, across from the Public Safety Building at the intersection of Jones Road (one block south of Route 70)
Multi-purpose field, paved & natural walking trails, fully accessible playground area & tot lot, 3 picnic pavilions, 2 sand volleyball courts, 3 basketball courts, 1 Gaga Court, Freedom Skatepark (for skateboarders & BMX bikes) restroom building, Dukes Dog Run off-leash area, (For dog run area rules click here or visit the Freedom Barks, Inc. of Medford Facebook page) and Community Gardens (Garden plots are available for annual rental. Click HERE for the application.)
Click HERE for the rules for the Gaga Pit Court.
**10/19/16-- A project to restore a portion of the walking trail and the creek bed along the Rancocas Creek in the off leash dog run area of Freedom Park was just completed. The area is roped off and will remain closed until further notice. We ask that those using the Dog Run are refrain from allowing their dogs access to the creek in this ecologically sensitive area so that the restoration efforts are successful. Violators may be issued citations.
Medford Canoe Trail
2 1/2 Miles along the southwest branch of the Rancocas Creek
With access from Medford Park off of Gill Road, Coates Street, and Kirby's Mill on Church Road.
For more information, please visit www.medfordcanoetrail.org or see information boards at trail heads. Click HERE for a Canoe Rack Rental Form, available on an annual basis at the Coates Street Landing
**Public Swimming in area Lakes is available thru YMCA Camp Ockanickon at their Family Swim Center ($) (www.ycamp.org) and at Atsion State Park off of Route 206.**
**Fishing is permitted along the SW Branch of the Rancocas Creek in Medford Park with a valid NJ State Fishing License. The Creek is stocked by the State annually.
Please visit our Biking, Hiking & Paddling page under the Discover Medford link on our website for more details.
Click HERE for our Athletic Field Inventory