Monmouth Battlefield State Park commemorates one of the largest battles of the American Revolution. There are miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails, as well as a restored farmhouse that dates back to the Revolutionary War. Located in Freehold, NJ, Monmouth Battlefield State Park is one of the Freehold Parks.
East Freehold Park consists of an 81 acre showground for horse shows, dog shows, and special events each year. East Freehold Park is another of the Freehold Parks. East Freehold Park is also the home of the annual Monmouth County Fair. Upwards of 100,000 people enjoy the 5-day late July event.
Another one of Freehold Parks is Turkey Swamp Park on Georgia Road. At 1,496 acres, Turkey Swamp Park is the largest county park. The township-owned Tighe Park in the western section of the township consists of 226 acres. Another large township recreation area, to be called Opatut Park, is in the works, and there are a dozen smaller "neighborhood" parks.