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Thompson Park

Location: Forsgate Drive, Jamesburg/Monroe Township
 
Acreage: 675 Acres
 
Facilities:
  • 4 Tennis Courts (lights)
  • 4 Basketball Courts
  • 2 Handball Courts
  • 3 Baseball Fields
  • 1 Softball Field
  • 1 Soccer Field
  • 6 Reservable Picnic Groves
  • 2 Open Picnic Groves
  • 3 Playgrounds
  • Hiking Trails
  • Lake/Fishing
  • Animal Haven
  • Performance Gazebo
  • Dog Park - Rules (Adobe PDF)
  • Key Feature: Thirty Acre Manalapan Lake
    Small Boat Launching Ramp

    Park Map (Adobe PDF)

     


    DIRECTIONS:

    Route 287

    • Take Exit for Route 1 South
    • Follow directions for Route 1

    Route 1

    • Take 130 South
    • Take 32 East
    • 32 East turns into Forsgate Dr.
    • Follow to the traffic light for Perrineville Rd. & Forsgate Dr.
    • Go straight through
    • Park is on the right

    Route 18

    • Take Main St. (615 South Spotswood)
    • This turns into Manalapan Rd. (615)
    • Follow 615 into Jamesburg
    • After intersection, 615 & 522 you will cross over Forsgate Dr. onto Perrineville Rd.
    • After passing Jamesburg Municipal Complex on left, park is on the left

    Route 9

    • Turn off at Texas Rd. (520 West)
    • Make left onto Englishtown Rd. (613 South)
    • Make quick right onto Matchaponix Ave. (612 West)
    • This turns into Pergola Ave.
    • Make right at end of road (Buckelew Ave.)
    • Make first left onto Forsgate Dr.
    • Park is on the left

    Garden State Parkway

    • Take Exit for Route 9
    • Get on Route 9 South
    • Follow directions for Route 9

    NJ Turnpike

    • Take Exit 8A
    • Take 32 East Monroe
    • 32 East will turn into CR 612 (Forsgate Dr.)
    • Follow to the traffic light for Perrineville Rd. & Forsgate Dr.
    • Go straight through
    • Park is on the right