Tatlock Park
Summit, Union County, New Jersey


New Jersey Turnpike south to US 78 west; exit 48; Route 124 north (Morris & Essex Turnpike); take River Road south; left onto Butler Parkway to the Park. (You pass the Carter House, c. 1741, on the right, home to the Historical Society.)


playground, picnic table, basketball court, tennis court, open lawns.

Tatlock Park is located next to a school (the Washington School).


12/22/200l4. There are no trails here.

I did check out a little of the ground on one side of the Carter House, thinking it was connected to the Tatlock Park.  Here is the short list I made:

Acer rubrum (red maple)
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
Fraxinus americana (white ash)
Liquidambar styraciflua (sweetgum)
Prunus serotina (black cherry)
Quercus rubra (red oak)
Quercus velutina (black oak)

Ligustrum sp. (privet)
Rosa multiflora (multiflora rose)
Rubus phoenicolasius (wineberry)

Hedera helix (English ivy)
Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle)
Smilax rotundifolia (round-leaved greenbrier)
Toxicodendron tulipifera (tulip tree)
Vitis sp. (grape)

Allium vineale (field garlic)
Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)