Meadowlands

The Meadowlands has two very different meanings, depending upon your interests.  If you have a taste for action, the award-winning MetLife Sports Complex won’t disappoint.
 
If you’re a nature lover, the Meadowlands is the place to explore native wetlands, birds and other animals.
 
On the sporting side of things, there’s never a dull moment, starting with the new MetLife Stadium that opened in the summer of  2010. It's where two NFL teams – the New York Jets and the 2008 and 2012 Super Bowl Champion New York Football Giants – play their home games.
 
And don’t forget fast-paced racing action at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. The complex also has the IZOD Center. It's the scene of major concerts and many other family events including Disney on Ice, Ringling Bros. Circus, the Harlem Globetrotters and much more. 
 
The Meadowlands Environment Center (2 DeKorte Plaza, Lyndhurst) is where to go when you need some down time.
 
The trails here offer short vacations into a world of cedar swamps, salt marshes and wetlands. More than 220 species of native birds and other small animals call the area home. Birdwatchers are especially keen on the egrets and blue herons that nest here.
 
 

Location

United States
40° 48' 19.7784" N, 74° 7' 43.9536" W
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Meadowlands Environment Center in the Meadowlands
Meadowlands
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The Meadowlands has two very different meanings, depending upon your interests.  If you have a taste for action, the award-winning MetLife Sports Complex won’t disappoint.
 
If you’re a nature lover, the Meadowlands is the place to explore native wetlands, birds and other animals.
 
On the sporting side of things, there’s never a dull moment, starting with the new MetLife Stadium that opened in the summer of  2010. It's where two NFL teams – the New York Jets and the 2008 and 2012 Super Bowl Champion New York Football Giants – play their home games.
 
And don’t forget fast-paced racing action at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. The complex also has the IZOD Center. It's the scene of major concerts and many other family events including Disney on Ice, Ringling Bros. Circus, the Harlem Globetrotters and much more. 
 
The Meadowlands Environment Center (2 DeKorte Plaza, Lyndhurst) is where to go when you need some down time.
 
The trails here offer short vacations into a world of cedar swamps, salt marshes and wetlands. More than 220 species of native birds and other small animals call the area home. Birdwatchers are especially keen on the egrets and blue herons that nest here.
 
 


Don’t miss:
• The Hambletonian, the legendary summer harness race held at The Meadowlands Racetrack early August.

 
• The annual Festival of Birding, held each September at the Environment Center in partnership with the Hackensack Riverkeeper. 
 
Insider tip:

For visitors the Meadowlands Liberty Convention & Visitors Bureau is a prime source of information on hotels, restaurants, meeting facilities, shopping, sports, entertainment and attractions.
 
The Meadowlands Sports Complex is conveniently located where Rt. 3 and the New Jersey Tpk. meet. It's easily accessible to all major highways, as well as from New York City and points South via mass transit now!
 
Additionally, there is bus and train service available from New York City and other parts of New Jersey. Come visit us at The New Meadowlands Market... where bargain shopping is at its best!
 

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