Mon - Fri: 8:30 - 4:30
(609) 883-2900 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628

John S. Watson Park

John S. Watson Park is situated on 66 acres off of Upper Ferry Rd or Scotch Rd.  It was formerly called Rambling Creek Park.  The site is named for John S. Watson, former Ewing resident, first African-American elected to the Board of Chosen Freeholders in Mercer County, and six term legislator in the New Jersey General Assembly from the 15th Legislative District. He was the father of our current Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman.

John S. Watson Park is great for...

Passive Recreation: Enjoy a quiet experience in our secluded park, have a picnic, take the kids to the playground and/or enjoy a stroll on the grounds.

Active Recreation:  Enjoy a game of softball or a soccer match. 

Facilities

The facilities here include 2 barbeque areas, a pavilion, picnic tables, and playground equipment. A Port o john is onsite during the season.  The Carlton section of this park has an adult softball field and outdoor skating rink.

The Lou LiMato Soccer Fields are accessible from the Scotch Road entrance to the park.

Park Guidelines

  • Park Is CLosed From Dusk To Dawn
  • Pick Up All Trash Including Pet Waste
  • Keep Pets Under Control
  • Please Respect the Privacy of Neighbors
  • Adult Supervision in Playground Area Is Strongly Recommended
  • No alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs and other controlled substances are permitted.
Sheltered Picnic Area   Playground   Dogs on leash   Softball   Soccer  

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