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Skylands New Jersey Botanical Gardens

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Address: 2 Morris Rd, Ringwood, NJ 07456-1700
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+1 973-962-9534
08:00 - 18:00
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Great place to hike, bike, walk, picnic, or just enjoy the sun. Bike here all the time myself it is just a breath of fresh air.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Daniel M
ringwood, United States
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ringwood, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to hike, bike, walk, picnic, or just enjoy the sun. Bike here all the time myself it is just a breath of fresh air.

Thank Daniel M
Moonachie, New Jersey
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The main area where the flowers bloom is one of the most beautiful I've found in NJ. It also opens up into a very large open grassy area lined with small trees, with the mountains to one side. Very picturesque. There is a smaller gated moraine garden, near where I usually start my hikes. It's a very idyllic place on... More 

Thank LizDeee
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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107 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This is a must see for nature lovers, and those who like to experience Gods Canvass. There hasn't been one visit where friends haven't had to drag me away at the end of the day. A must see and a joy to behold

Thank Michael K
Ringwood, New Jersey
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is the NJ Botanical Garden, and it is blooming for most months. Be sure to check the website for events. Great picnic and hiking.

Thank Carolynn V
Hewitt, United States
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to look at a gorgeous array of flowers and scenery. A photographers dream so many photo opts. Bring a book to sit and relax or just relax around natures beauty.

Thank Allison B
Ringwood, New Jersey
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90 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great place to relax at any time of year. Even if you don't like botany the hike around the place will give you some peaceful exercise.

Thank Quality4122
New York City, New York
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105 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went there in mid October with fall foliage full in bloom with incredible variety of colors all around. Gardens were still neat with plethora of plants in full bloom, even some flowers. It was a warm day so the grounds were full of families, couples and all kinds of photoshoots going on. With the beauty of this place, it... More 

Thank GalyaGail
Mountainside, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Very quiet! Beautiful pictures , lots of awesome views and historical! Great things to see, good for a nice walk!

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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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124 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This free activity has 14 areas to explore-different types of gardens on a beautiful estate. Take a few hours to explore. Picnic facilities are avail at the adjacent state park. Flowers were still blooming in sep and it's very spacious and beautiful. This is a real jewel thanks to the taxpayers!

Ringwood, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

If you love the outdoors Skylands Manor has everything needed. The beautiful Botanical Gardens is a must for flower lovers ,butterfly lovers and birders.There are also wonderful hiking trails up the mountains. Me and my wife got married at Skylands some 22 years ago after many prior visits.In the winter many people use Skylands for cross country skiing..Just wonderful all... More 

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