John Connolly Memorial Park - Voorhees Township, NJ/USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 51.784 W 074° 57.012
18S E 504259 N 4412560
Quick Description: Welcome to beautiful Connolly Park in Voorhees Twp., NJ. You can find two off-the-leash dog walks, a play ground, several gazebos, spot-a-pots, picnic benches, geocaching, hiking and all manner of outdoor recreational fun.. Enjoy!!
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 11/25/2007 1:12:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM2ND4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 134

Long Description:
In April of 2001, Voorhees Township, acquired a 49-acre former asphalt plant with plans to turn the majority of the property into an expansive "great lawn" for public use. The site, which also contains the headwaters of the Cooper River and a 12-acre hardwood swamp, had been designated as a conservation priority by the township since 1998. In the spring of 2002, John Connolly Park--named after a dedicated member of the Voorhees civic community--was opened to the public. In addition to the new lawn, the the park features an enclosed gazebo, a children's play area, a dog run, and a jogging track. This project was TPL's first acquisition for Camden County using its Open Space Trust Fund.
Name: John Connolly Memorial Park

Street Location: Centennial Boulevard

Local Municipality: Voorhees Twp.

State/Province, etc.: NJ

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: This park commemorates a dedicated member of the civic community - John Connolly

Date Established: Spring 2002

Picnic Facilities: Gazebos, Picnic Tables, Pavilions, Water Fountains, Restrooms

Recreational Facilities:
1. Large Lawn 2. Jogging/Walking Area - Track 3. Hiking Area 4. Children's Playground

Monuments/Statues: None

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): None

Fountains: None

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: There is a stream way back in the woods

Special Events: There are regular events which occur here listed on the sign next to the entrance.

Traditional Geocaches:
1. Woof, woof!! (multicache) by Mickey225 & Mineeginee Address:

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