Kip’s Castle


22 Crestmont Road | Verona, NJ 07044


Kip’s Castle is a beautiful part of the Essex County Park System. The 10 acre park has eight acres within Verona township and 2 acres within Montclair. Kip’s Castle is a 9,000 sq. ft. mansion that resembles a Norman castle and it sits on the first ridge of the Watchung Mountains.

Essex County is currently developing the site to become a premier cultural resource center with concerts, ongoing educational programs and a museum featuring the history of the Essex County Park System.