Woodland Park, NJ is located in Passaic County, New Jersey with an estimated population of 11,900. Homes for sale in Woodland Park was previously known as West Paterson, NJ, which was formed in 1914. The name change from to Woodland Park was voted on in 2008 and was later affirmed November 3, 2009.
Woodland Park, NJ covers a total area of only 2.965 square miles. Many of the homes for sale in Woodland Park NJ will border the municipalities of Clifton, Little Falls, Paterson and Totowa. Based on information from the GSMLS for the year 2019 the median sold price for all single family homes, condos and townhomes was $$372,450. For all homes for sale in Woodland Park, NJ, excluding condos and townhomes the median sold price in 2019 was $345,000.
Woodland Park is home to two very large and popular county owned parks. If you enjoy the outdoors, hiking trails, bird watching then you love searching homes for sale in Woodland Park, NJ.
Woodland Park Public Recreation
Garret Mountain Reservation is owned by Passaic County and covers 568 acre of land. Garret Mountain Reservation is home to the Lambert Castle which offers some of the best views of the New York City within Passaic County. The county also owns Rifle Camp Park which is smaller than Garret Mountain Reservation, but still offers 225 acres of nature
Woodland Park Transportation
Woodland Park is another great town to consider for commuters traveling to Hoboken, Jersey City or New York City due to its closeness to Route 46 and Interstate 80. NJ Transit offers service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan via the #194. For those who prefer the train you’ll be happy to know that the Wayne/Route 23 Transportation Center for buses and trains is less than 10 minutes away.
Woodland Park Public Schools
Woodland Park School District offers public schooling for K-8th only. Woodland Parks has two elementary schools which are Charles Olbon School (K-2nd) and Beatrice Gilmore School (3-4th). Middle school students will attend Memorial Middle School for grades 5-8th.
All public school students will attend Passaic Valley Regional High School in Little Falls, NJ for grades 9-12th. As of the 2017-18 school year the student population was 1,281 with a teacher to student ratio of 12.1 to 1. Public school students from Little Falls and Totowa also attend Passaic Valley Regional High School.
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