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Rutgers Gardens

112 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
+1 732-932-8451
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Who Knew?!!!!

I’ve been associated with Rutgers, both as a student and faculty member, for more years than I wish... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John G
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Haddonfield, New Jersey
Very well maintained

This place is very nice for picnics as well as social gatherings. The gardens are very well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kirtan777
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“log cabin” (15 reviews)
“farmers market” (12 reviews)
“walk around” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
112 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
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+1 732-932-8451
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"log cabin"
in 15 reviews
"farmers market"
in 12 reviews
"walk around"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful garden"
in 5 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 7 reviews
"nature lovers"
in 4 reviews
"wooded trails"
in 4 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 3 reviews
"public restrooms"
in 3 reviews
"fresh produce"
in 3 reviews
"plant sales"
in 3 reviews
"flower beds"
in 3 reviews
"display gardens"
in 2 reviews
"quiet place"
in 2 reviews
"trees and shrubs"
in 2 reviews
"closer look"
in 2 reviews
"football stadium"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been associated with Rutgers, both as a student and faculty member, for more years than I wish to admit, yet I had never visited the Rutgers Gardens until last year. Who knew? Who knew that such an idyllic, lovely garden could exist just a...More

Thank John G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very nice for picnics as well as social gatherings. The gardens are very well maintained by the responsible officials.

Thank kirtan777
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice garden. Its small, with lots of trails. I spend at least up to an hour here with my family. There's also tons of space for dogs to run around, so be sure to bring them. Its also great to bring...More

Thank Matan O
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a beautiful place no matter when you visit. I have been going there for decades now. Great for kids and people with dogs.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Exploring the area and ended up here. Lovely place for a morning stroll even in November. The garden beds are mostly ready for winter but the roadways, grassy areas and trails were still very walkable and tranquil.

1  Thank kimfrenchrn
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Rutgers Gardens mid Sunday afternoon and had a small picnic under the trees. After we took a short hike through the main trail and ended up in this area where people made a tree fort from the fallen trees in the surrounding...More

1  Thank Dan E
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

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

1  Thank Scott J
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

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

1  Thank r-j-infinity
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Akristensen116
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

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
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Response from ScottH190 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that any Rutgers bus goes to the arboretum. Even if a bus dropped you at the Ryders Lane entrance to the arboretum, you would have a 10-20 minute walk into the nicest part of the arboretum. Consider taking a... More
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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
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