TRENTON, NJ —  In observance of Columbus Day on Monday, October 14, most Mercer County government offices and facilities will be closed, but several recreational facilities will be open for the holiday.

County offices that will be closed include the McDade Administration Building, 640 South Broad St.; Criminal Courthouse, 400 South Warren St.; Office of the County Clerk, 209 S. Broad St.; Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate, 175 South Broad St.; Board of Social Services, 200 Woolverton St.; One-Stop Career Center, 26 Yard Ave.; Cooperative Extension of Mercer County and Veteran Services, 1440 Parkside Ave., Ewing; Mercer County Connection, Route 33 at Paxson Avenue, Hamilton; the Park Commission administrative offices, The Tulpehaking Nature Center, Howell Living History Farm, including the Corn Maze;  and all branches of the Mercer County Library System.

However, a wide variety of  Mercer County Park Commission facilities will be open for the public's enjoyment including  the Tennis Center (open 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.); all four County golf courses (open 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.); Mercer Stables (open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.); and Wildlife Center (open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m).

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The Trenton-Mercer Airport (except administrative offices), Correction Center, Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Services Communications Center all will remain open.

For more information on Park Commission facilities can be found at

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