Verona Park consists of more than 50-acres of land that include walking paths, picnic areas, and waterfront. It is the fifth largest park in Essex County. Once a swamp, Verona Park has been an integral part of the community since the 1800s. It is popular all year round and many events are held here.
Kip's Castle Park is a 9,000 square foot mansion, built of stone in 1902, and several acres of land that located in both Verona and Montclair. There are spectacular views of NYC from the castle and its grounds. The first floor of the castle is open to the public for self-guided tours May - December. The grounds are open to the public seven days a week from dawn until dusk. Events are held throughout the year at Kip's Castle. You can rent space both inside and outside for weddings and parties.
The Hilltop Reservation is a nature preserve on the second Watchung Mountain. It is located in Verona, Cedar Grove, and North Caldwell. There are numerous trails that take hikers along the preserved ridgeline of the mountain.