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The Skylands Manor is open one weekend a year for the decorations at Christmas and should not be missed. Make sure to go on the Thursday opening when the crowds are quiet and your really get to view the rooms.
Each room in the manor...More
This place is good for your soul as well as mind . Beautiful at any weather and season . We were going there with our little kids . Now there are not little but we are still going there .
Nature in there garden is...More
I visited this for the first time even though I have driven past it so many times. It is worth the stop. The fall colors were beautiful and I will be going back in December to view the manor that will be all decorated for...More
We spent about 4 hours walking the grounds and visiting the information center. The gardens are wonderfully maintained by staff and volunteers. We chatted with a worker named Cliff and learned a lot about the grounds, local wildlife, and environmental concerns. He even suggested a...More
Family spent a couple of hours walking the paths, investigating some of the buildings. Lots of open spaces. Not as designed as other botanical gardens, nor as wild. Definitely kept to make maintenance easy; still, a serene place with plenty of pretty views and lots...More
Even though we visited in late summer the gardens were beautiful. Volunteers tend to various areas and were hard at work while we were there. We did not get to see the visitors center but did complete a hike on one of the trails.
I hike here every week and look forward to seeing all the seasonal flowers blooming.
From the first Snowdrops and Crocus in March to the hummingbird bushes and prairie black eyed Susan's blooming in August, there is always something to see.
The lilacs in May...More
I have been going here all my life having grown up in Ringwood. This is my happy place. Beautiful grounds any time of year. Hiking, biking or just relaxing. Absolutely stunning. Make sure whatever you bring in you take out...there are no garbage cans. This...More
The park is not too big, especially the botanical gardens. You can always drive to another spot if necessary, for instance, Shepard's Lake is at an entirely different section and a must-drive to from gardens. But the Manor... More
The park is not too big, especially the botanical gardens. You can always drive to another spot if necessary, for instance, Shepard's Lake is at an entirely different section and a must-drive to from gardens. But the Manor and garden areas are walking distance.
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As far as I know you can only get there by bus out of Grand Central in NYC or by car. Directions by car are simple coming off the G.W.Bridge you would take Rte 4w to Rte 208 to 287S to exit 55 make a right off the exit at... More
As far as I know you can only get there by bus out of Grand Central in NYC or by car. Directions by car are simple coming off the G.W.Bridge you would take Rte 4w to Rte 208 to 287S to exit 55 make a right off the exit at the next light make a left onto Ringwood Ave go approximately 5 miles and follow the signs.