Directions to Freehold Twp. Michael J. Tighe Park
(formerly  Liberty Oak Park)

65 Georgia Road, Freehold Twp, NJ 07728

(Thank you to FTLL for directions!)

 

Directions from Route #9

From North Jersey: Take Route #9-South to Freehold, New Jersey.  In Sayreville, traffic from the Garden State Parkway, Exit #123, merges onto Route #9-South.  Travel approximately 18 miles further to Elton-Adelphia Road (Route #524) in Freehold Township (this will be a couple of miles past the Freehold Raceway Mall).  Turn right onto the exit ramp Jackson Mill Rd./Elton-Adelphia Rd. (the Golden Bell Diner will be on your left after you exit).  At the next light - Turn right onto Elton-Adelphia Road and proceed approx. 2 miles to Georgia Rd. Turn left at light onto Georgia Rd.  Continue on Georgia Rd. and entrance to the park will be on left immediately after St. Robert’s church – make left into park on Remembrance Way. See field directions below.

From South Jersey:  Proceed North on Route #9 to Freehold.  After entering Freehold Township, take the Smithburg/Adelphia Exit onto Monmouth County Route #524 (Elton-Adelphia Road).  The jughandle exit is just across Rt. 524 on right.  Take the jughandle and it will lead onto Elton-Adelphia RoadCross Route #9 and proceed approx. 2.5 miles to Georgia Rd. Turn left at light onto Georgia Rd.  Continue on Georgia Rd. and entrance to the park will be on left right after St. Robert’s church – make left into park on Remembrance Way. See field directions below

Directions from Route #287:

From North Jersey:  Take Route #287-South to Exit #9 - River RoadTurn right toward Highland Park.  Proceed 3.5 miles to Route 18 South (Jct. 609).  Turn right and proceed 13.5 miles to Freehold Exit (Route #9-South).  Follow the directions for Route #9 from North Jersey to complete your trip.  Or, take Route #287 (south) to the Garden State Parkway-South.  Follow the directions for the Parkway From North Jersey.

Directions from the Garden State Parkway:

From North Jersey: Take the Parkway South.  After exiting the toll booths just beyond the Driscoll Bridge over the Raritan River, bear right into the Local Lanes.  One mile beyond the toll booths take the second exit, Exit #123, onto Route #9-South towards Freehold.  Follow the directions for Route #9 from North Jersey to complete your trip.

From South Jersey: Take the Parkway North to Exit #98, to interstate 195-West toward Trenton.  Proceed to Exit 28B, and bear right onto Route #9-North.  Follow the directions for Route #9 From South Jersey to complete your trip.

Directions from the New Jersey Turnpike:

From South Jersey:  Take the Turnpike North to Exit 7A-Freehold, Mt. Holly, Great AdventureBear right after the toll booths onto Interstate 195-East, heading toward Lakewood, Shore Points, and the Great Adventure Amusement Park.  Take Exit 16B-FreeholdBear right onto Monmouth County Route #537-East, heading towards Freehold.  Go 6 miles to the intersection of Monmouth County Route #524 (Elton-Adelphia Road).  At this intersection, Route #524 bears off to the right, just beyond the Holland Ridge housing development, between the development and Johnny B's Dinner.  Bear right onto Elton-Adelphia Road (Route #524) and go straight – approx 3 miles to Georgia Rd (traffic light).  Turn right onto Georgia Rd.  Continue on Georgia Rd. and entrance to the park will be on left right after St. Robert’s church – make left into park on Remembrance Way. See field directions below.

From North Jersey:  Take the Turnpike South to Exit 11 - Garden State ParkwayBear left after the toll to enter the Parkway-South.  After exiting the Raritan Tolls, just beyond the Driscoll Bridge over the Raritan River, bear right into the Local LanesOne mile beyond the toll booths take the second exit, Exit #123, onto Route 9-South.  Follow the directions for Route #9 from North Jersey to complete your trip.

Directions from Route #33 (Western New Jersey):

Take Route #33-East.  Approximately 10 miles outside of Hightstown, follow the signs for Route #33 East, Route 537, and Asbury Park.  Take the Smithburg Exit (Route #537-West) this will leave you on Wemrock Rd.  Proceed to and through the second traffic light (Route #537) and continue straight on Stillwells Corner Road for 1.7 miles.  You will pass the Freehold Township Municipal complex.  At the end - turn left onto Elton-Adelphia RoadProceed to next lightTurn right onto Georgia Rd.  Continue on Georgia Rd. and entrance to the park will be on left right after St. Robert’s church – make left into park on Remembrance Way. See field directions below.

Field Directions at Michael J. Tighe Park:

Tighe Upper and Lower: The grass lacrosse fields are directly to the left when you enter the park. Proceed up Remembrance Way for about 300 yards and turn into the parking lot on the left.  The lower field (Tighe Lower)is the field closest to Georgia Rd and the upper field (Tighe Upper) is to its right when facing the fields from the parking lot.

Tighe 4C: 4C (Four Corners) is a large macadam surface we use to practice when the grass lacrosse fields are unavailable. Proceed up Remembrance Way past the entrance for Tighe Upper and Lower grass fields, and turn into the next parking lot on the left.  4C is at the far end of the lot from where you entered and is behind the picnic area adjacent to the Administrative offices.

 

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