Small Town America |Spotlight | River Vale New Jersey

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Valley Realty

Small Town America can be found in any one of the eight Pascack Valley Towns in Bergen County, New Jersey. Spotlight the small town of River Vale New Jersey. In the 2007' article published by Money Magazine called "The Top 100 Best Places to Live", the Small Town of River Vale New Jersey earned the #29 spot.

The community has a lush, park-like character, prompting some to call it the "Garden Spot" of the Pascack Valley. The scenery is further enhanced with quaint, winding roads and scenic, historic homes. River Vale is tucked between the neighboring communities of Woodcliff Lake, Park Ridge, Montvale, Lake Tappan in Old Tappan, Harrington Park, Emerson, Westwood and Hillsdale. New York City lies 22 miles southeast. Although River Vale is a small town of only 10,000 residents, it offers many of the advantages of a much larger city. For example, New York City is close enough so that residents can experience its many educational, cultural and economic opportunities.

Since River Vale mainly consists of families, the most popular free-time activities involve youth sports, community events and civic groups. Several independent youth sports organizations keep the kids fit and active. Weekends are busy at the local parks and schools, which host baseball, softball, soccer and basketball games. Parents can get their exercise with a round of golf at Edgewood Country Club or Bergen Hills Country Club. Additionally, nearby lakes and the Wood Dale County Park have a variety of recreational facilities.

As you enter this small townof River Vale you are greeted by the unassuming town center called "The Four Corners" where the two main roads of River Vale Road and Westwood Avenue intersect by a traffic light and anchored by a town clock. The Pascack Valley town of River Vale is lush with Golf Courses and a general sense of peace amidst it's green lawns. Another Pascack Valley small town community rich in History. River Vale residents also enjoy community events as an opportunity to get together with their neighbors. Seasonal celebrations, parades and events are scheduled throughout year, offering fun activities for all ages. The annual Easter egg hunt and fall Octoberfest are particularly popular.

River Vale Golf Course Photo

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River Vale NJ Baylor Massacre Sign Photo

If you are searching for a place to put down roots Small Town America spotlights River Vale New Jersey.

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Teri Eckholm
Boardman Realty - White Bear Lake, MN
REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro

Lisa and Robert--River Vale looks like a wonderful small town community for someone to buy their dream home in! Beautiful photos!

Oct 12, 2008 01:30 AM #1
Robert and Lisa Hammerstein -201-315-8618
Keller Williams Valley Realty - Hillsdale, NJ
Bergen County NJ Real Estate

Hi Teri,

This is actually my home town and it really is a nice community.  Thanks for your kind words.

Oct 12, 2008 06:26 AM #2
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