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Rutgers Gardens

112 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
+1 732-932-8451
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A good morning walk.

We visited on a Saturday morning prior to attending a Rutgers football game. The annual flower... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott J
Westerville, Ohio
A Nature Lovers Exploratorium - A Wander's Delight!

If you have the time (several hours), try to explore everything else first and save the Display... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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112 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
+1 732-932-8451
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Saturday morning prior to attending a Rutgers football game. The annual flower beds are beautiful and the grounds are well maintained. The paths in the woods could be better marked however, they are short and it would be difficult to get...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have the time (several hours), try to explore everything else first and save the Display Gardens for last. That's what we did... First we entered the archways of the thick Bamboo Grove trees... Then we circled back and wandered among the big trees...More

Thank r-j-infinity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had my wedding at Rutgers Gardens and it was BEAUTIFUL!!!! A hidden oasis everyone should check out.

Thank Akristensen116
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was looking for a place to meet up with another family with younger kids and the gardens were just right. Wonderful variety of flowering plants, vegetables, and fruits. We were there on a Saturday afternoon as university students were working in the gardens, and they...More

Thank SamOnLanier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is HUGE! Seriously! It doesn't look like it when you park the car but walk around. There is an amazing trail that goes to a reservoir. Overlooking the reservoir was beautiful.

Thank Ha L
Reviewed 14 September 2017

When my eldest daughter was planning her May wedding, we looked for places in the area where the bride and groom and their bridal party could take outdoor photos. This is always a risk, as weather can be predicted but not completely counted-on. After checking...More

Thank martinaJ3968NV
Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you are looking for a place to either walk in peace or visit vendors for a great produce purchase, this is the place to be. It is so nice to walk among the bamboo and stroll the path through the gardens in quietness. Or,...More

Thank jbrowning4
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beutiful well kept landscapes, retaining walls, gardens and variety of plants in all sizes. Benches to sit and relax abound, as well as cleared walk paths. Great place to enjoy a walk to clear head after a hectic day.

Thank J3159QKrichardm
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Acres of peaceful serenity -a mix of flower gardens and wooded areas. Great place to escape a noisy urban area. Charming gift shop (only on weekends). Farmers Market on Fridays- lots of FRESH food, a few food trucks for lunch -good variety. Port-a-johns in a...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A hidden gem - these gardens are wonderful for a walk, photos and there is an area to rent for parties. The Rutgers gardens abut to Farrington Lake and the NJ Turnpike, and yet have a lovely layout with flowers, shrubs and a super bamboo...More

Thank Bowildhax
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1 July 2016|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge, there are no Rutgers buses which go to the gardens. I would advise calling Rutgers information. They might know.
20 June 2015|
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Response from AlmostFiftyStates | Reviewed this property |
If you simply google "Rutgers Gardens: Garden Ceremonies", the first hit will take you to a very information page that should answer all your questions. It is a GORGEOUS location for a wedding, but I have no personal... More