Parks & Recreational Facilities (click on the highlighted park name for a Google Earth aerial view of the Park)
**CLICK HERE FOR THE List of Park Addresses**
Bob Bende Park
293 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)
South Main Street @ Allen Avenue to 38-40 Mill Street to Gill Road.
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 Wakefield Drive, one set off Great Bridge Court), 1 Baseball/Softball field and 1 Multi-purpose Field off Great Bridge Court, Playground equipment adjacent to both tennis court areas.
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 Gravelly Hollow Road & next to Township DPW Garage)
2 Multi-Purpose Fields (1 lighted),
1 sand Volleyball Court,
2 Basketball Courts, Fort Medford Playground, 1 picnic pavillion, 1 comfort station
Located behind 17-19 North Main Street. Cranberry Hall is located at 88 Charles Street. Still Park is located behind Cranberry Hall, along Filbert Street between Mulberry and Church Streets.
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 (120 Church Road)
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, and a concession stand.
There are also paved walking trails from the playing fields on Church Road to the Softball Complex on Hartford Road, and the "Hartford Trails" off road bicycle trails through the wooded area, starting behind the football field on Church Road.
Click HERE for the map of the off road bike trails
Click HERE for the bike trail rules & safety tips
201 Hartford Road
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.)
Please click HERE for the rules for the Gaga Pit Court.
Please click HERE for a color coded map of the dog park area & trails.
Please click HERE for the fenced in dog run rules & requirements.
LIGHTNING DETECTION SYSTEM IN FREEDOM PARK - September, 2021
Thanks to grant from Sustainable Jersey & Atlantic City Electric, and in collaboration with the Township's Office of Emergency Management and Environmental Affairs Advisory Committee, a lightning detection system has been installed in Freedom Park. Warning sirens and strobe lights will be utilized to warn on impending storms and the need to seek safe shelter.
Please click HERE for current weather information, and for more information about the warning system.
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 click HERE 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
Paved bike and pedestrian path and small pavilion in the Cow Pointe Open Space along 300 block of Stokes Road. Bike Lanes also added to Himmelein Road and Taunton Boulevard. Click HERE for more details.
**Public Swimming in area Lakes is available thru YMCA Camp of the Pines (formally 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