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The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

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Beautiful grounds

What a lovely way to spend a few hours. Well landscaped paths take you around the gardens. Labels... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great way to spend a summer day.

There are several areas. There are organized gardens behind the main house and coffee shop, a... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
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This 127-acre preserve, which surrounds a historic Colonial-Revival mansion and its formal gardens, offers self-guided nature trails with all trees and shrubs labeled as reference.
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353 E Hanover Ave, Morris Township, Morristown, NJ 07960-4077
+1 973-326-7601
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a lovely way to spend a few hours. Well landscaped paths take you around the gardens. Labels give you information about the various plants A variety of flowers and greenery that changes with the season.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

There are several areas. There are organized gardens behind the main house and coffee shop, a student gardens, which are not open to the public.There's a nice trail in the woods which is a great way to have a nice walk in the shade. My...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Willy_Gilligan
Reviewed 11 November 2018

A beautiful park to visit, it was nice to come back and rediscover it .... It is well maintained and a pleasure to walk through. Really beautiful on the first day in November on a sunny afternoon. Several families with children and hired photographers were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The property is beautiful. We were lucky enough to arrive at full fall leaf beauty. There were may families roaming the property and the roses were still blooming away.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mandyswope
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A must visit oasis. I frequently stop here for a quiet hour of reflection walking amongst the beautiful gardens that change with the seasons. Walking trails of various levels. Braille paths, an educational center, the list goes on. I was disappointed that the little café...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CG902
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Gorgeous gardens, designed to catch the eye and allow for relaxation. A bit of romance as well, and the scavenger hunt photo frames were fun!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gypsrselee
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a pleasant place for a stroll through beautiful grounds with many specimen trees, as well. The "mansion" houses special events, activities, and plant sales throughout the year. My very favorite special event is the Gingerbread Wonderland in December. It runs a week...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank LoveMyBritRoots
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I am lucky I live close enough to visit this place often. If you are a nature lover this place is for you! Acres of beautifully manicured land and gardens. Every time I visit I want to run to the garden store and buy 100...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank da277
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Beautifully maintained gardens. It was voided of people so the beauty of the gardens and the silence created a very romantic atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank doritelizuk
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a wonderful garden. This land was a gift to Morris County. It is taken care of so lovingly. There are trails to walk on that wouldn't accommodate someone with mobility issues - but there are plenty of educational spaces to visit inside the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Kathleen A | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Ollie A | Property representative |
I have seen artists painting on several occasions.
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Response from Amy H | Reviewed this property |
No pets are allowed.