There is no shortage of public education in the city of Hackensack. To ensure that the opportunity is available to everyone, the Hackensack Public School district continues to expand. With four elementary school, two middle schools, and one high school, residents can ensure that their children receive a superior education. If private schooling is what you prefer, the Hackensack Christian School also enrolls students throughout the year. Resident do not have to travel far to further their education with the locations of Fairleigh Dickinson University and Bergen Community College, both of which offer a wide array of degrees and programs.
A Walk Through Histor
Hackensack is a city full of rich history and you can explore those roots by taking a walk around town. Walking tours are offered and they include many markers in the downtown area. The walk crosses Main Street and go as far as the Pascack Valley Line. On the walk, you can take in the beauty of the First Dutch Reformed Church. The building was constructed in 1696 and is the oldest church in the county. Next to church is an adjoining cemetery. The cemetery includes the burials of Enoch Poor and Richard Varick.
A Walk with Nature
Though downtown Hackensack is a bustle of activity, there are several areas in which you can get away and enjoy the beauty of nature. Borg’s Woods is a 14.2-acre wooded area equipped with trails in order for residents and visitors to take a scenic tour. The Borg Mansion along with ponds and large trees are located in the woods. The Hackensack County River Park also offers a network of trails where guests can enjoy a large variety of wildlife in their natural setting. Fishing docks and picnic areas are located within the park.