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.