South Mountain Recreation Complex


560 Northfield Ave. | West Orange, NJ 07052 |


South Mountain Recreation Complex is run by the Essex County Park System and they have made tremendous improvements to this facility over the last several years. This complex is located at the corner of Pleasant Valley Way and Northfield Ave. right here in West Orange, NJ.

The facility includes the Richard J. Codey Skating Arena, the award winning Turtle Back Zoo, the Tree Top Adventure Course, the Safari Mini Golf Course, McLoone’s Boathouse Restaurant as well as a large Park ‘N Ride facility.

Plans are under way to include boating and a jogging path at the Orange Reservoir¬† located just behind McLoone’s Boathouse.

Visit the Essex County website at for more information.