Emerson has much to offer to its community.  It is host to eight beautiful parks located throughout the town.  One of its parks is Emerson Woods a 19-acre preserve that is part of the watershed buffer surrounding the Oradell Reservoir.  It offers park trails where you can take a self-guided nature walk.  Besides offering a great school system, with one elementary school, one middle school, and one high-school, Emerson offers a parochial school for grades K-8.  Assumption Academy operates under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.  Emerson provides a convenient train station served by New Jersey Transit which runs to Hoboken where you can pick up your connection to Penn Station in NYC.  Emerson also has a beautiful golf course which offers two equally but different challenging eighteen and nine hole layouts.  Prices in the Emerson area range from the low $200,000 range to a million dollars.