We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Plainsboro Preserve

#1 of 3 things to do in Cranbury Features Animals
80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury, NJ 08512-2105
+1 609-897-9400
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Fun walk with a great visitor center

We enjoyed our walk through the preserve. There are multiple trails to walk around. We took the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arch L
via mobile
Nice walk in the woods

We didn't see much wildlife but it was very peaceful and we were able to piece together nearly a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TMWpdx
,
Portland, Oregon
via mobile
Read all 33 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury, NJ 08512-2105
CONTACT
Website
+1 609-897-9400
Write a Review
Reviews (33)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our walk through the preserve. There are multiple trails to walk around. We took the path along the water. It was very slushy after the rain. You should have good hiking boots on. We got to look at some birds and little frogs...More

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't see much wildlife but it was very peaceful and we were able to piece together nearly a six mile walk. Some muddy areas so take shoes that can get dirty.

Thank TMWpdx
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to take a hike, long or short.Good for bird watching. Children can find some interesting things in the visitor center.Don't expect spectacular views but all in all nice day trip.

1  Thank aviron l
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I went here during fall, very clean and peaceful, a lot of activities offered, they have museum, very informative, has path trail for people who loves adventure trecking of hiking, great spot for sunset viewing facing the vast lake. Can't wait to go back on...More

Thank Deyb T
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a great place for learning and for just walking in a preserve in the middle of the Megalopolis.

Thank JerseyTraveler4
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I was hiking and watching wild life and admiring beautiful view on ten lake. The trails are not crowded so I enjoined my time in the quiet beautiful filled with serenity space. This is good place for meditation, relaxation in solitude.

Thank Violetta K
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I found this place so nice for a nice walk and enjoy the view of the lake and trees. So beautiful and relaxing. I recommended

Thank Rubiliz88
Reviewed 10 September 2016

What an interesting, lovely spot: we visited with the "wild residents" both inside the space, & outside on a walk (snakes, birds, frogs, turtles & butterflies). Also bought honey/beeswax soap - the boutique has lots of fun gifts to choose from. A great stop for...More

Thank DateWithMyCity
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Plainsboro Preserve is a beautiful location that is part of the NJ Audubon Society. The nature center is gorgeous and contains large windows where you can view birds at their feeders and also another spot overlooking the lake. Be sure to bring your binoculars...More

Thank Gail F
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My hiking group walks in this preserve when we want to take a less strenuous walk. the trails are well marked and have a variety of wooded and non-wooded areas. You can easily spend a couple of pleasant hours there. There is also a nice...More

Thank Patty C
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Delizia Pizza
24 reviews
3.48 km away
Positano Mediterranean Grill
59 reviews
3.24 km away
The Original Steak and Hoagie
25 reviews
3.33 km away
Jhopri
42 reviews
3.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rockingham
6 reviews
6.20 km away
David Wells Antiques
5 reviews
5.66 km away
BounceU
8 reviews
6.96 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Plainsboro Preserve staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit