Cooper River Park
N. Park Dr.,
Merchantville, NJ 08109
The 346-acre Cooper River Park, which runs through Pennsauken, Cherry Hill, Collingswood and Haddon Township, features two bike paths, the 3.8-mile loop (Cuthbert to Rt. 130) and the 1.35-mile (Cuthbert to Grove Street) courses.
The park also features a children's playground with pavilions, two softball fields, one cross country course, a restaurant - 'the lobster trap,' driving range, the Cooper River Yacht Club, pooch park, four volleyball courts, miniature golf course, boat launch for trailer and car-top boats.
No gas motors are allowed. There's also fishing, a 1.25-mile cinder track, four picnic areas, indoor rest rooms at the stadium that's open year round 10 am to 10 pm, memorial grove, biofilter wetland and a sculpture garden.
The pavilions at the Rohrer Playground may not be reserved. Use is on a first come first served basis. Camden County Boathouse at Cooper River is home to many prestigious rowing events. Ideal rowing conditions exist on the river, which boasts a world-class, Olympic-distance, 2,000-meter narrow and sheltered straightaway.