Due to the current heatwave Bergen County is experiencing, The Lakes at Darlington County Park have opened for daily operation ahead of schedule. Effective immediately, The Lakes are open for swimming 10am-6pm, daily.
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The Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP)

Bergen County Open Space and Recreation Plan Update-Draft November 2023

The Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) guides the County’s open space protection and preservation and helps the County to appropriately guide development away from areas that should be preserved. The OSRP was prepared in conformance with the State’s Green Acres Program, allowing the County to apply for enhanced open space funding and qualifying the County for larger acquisition and park development grants.  The public is encourage to provide input on the draft OSRP.  Comments may be sent to:

Kenneth Aloisio, AICP/P.P.
Trust Fund Executive Director &
Bergen CADB Administrator

Bergen County Department of Parks
Division of Land Management & Open Space Trust Fund
One Bergen County Plaza, 4th Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076
phone: 201-336-6454
fax: 201-336-7262
email: kaloisio@co.bergen.nj.us

Contact Us

Ken Aloisio

Trust Fund Executive Director

Phone: 201-336-6454


Nancy Witkowski


Phone: 201-336-7255


 Bergen County Department of Parks

One Bergen County Plaza • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7275