Central Teaneck in New Jersey is located in the township of Teaneck and comprises the region around the intersection of Route 4 and Queen Anne Road. The commercial corridor along Cedar Lane has many restaurants, shops, and services for area residents who can reach these businesses on foot. Take your dog for a daily walk around the quiet residential areas in Central Teaneck or to grab a coffee on Cedar Lane!
Teaneck has a moderate climate that is very influenced by its location near the Atlantic Ocean. When walking the Central Teaneck area, you will need a warm, waterproof jacket and footwear and be prepared for occasional snow. Summers are much more pleasant for walking but may be hot and humid. Avoid walking in the heat of the day. Spring is often rainy and requires an umbrella. Thunderstorms in Central Teaneck should be avoided, so check the forecast for the day when going for a walk.
There is a high school, park, and the Teaneck Sports Athletic Complex which has a soccer and football field and viewing stands. Lots of activity occurs around this area when games are on, so watch for traffic in the area. The terrain in central Teaneck has some gentle rises and inclines to traverse when walking the region. Hills are not steep and do not present a problem for pedestrians and their dogs. Central Teaneck is primarily residential with historic and character homes and mature landscaping.
The largest park is Milton A. Votee Park. This 40-acre park has baseball diamonds, soccer and football fields, playgrounds, a swimming facility, and lots of open areas and trees with paved paths for walking. Sagamore Park is also located centrally and has ball diamonds, basketball courts, a spray park, and open grassy areas where you can hang out. Just south of this park, Dr. Barnett’s Bookstaver Park provides a more passive use area.
Also located in Central Teaneck, Herrick Park is a triangular lot with a children's wading pool and playground and lots of unique play equipment. If you have children, they can play at the park, but your dog must remain leashed and off play areas. Coolidge Park has children's play equipment and a basketball court with trees and open areas for your dog to enjoy.