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The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

353 E Hanover Ave, Morris Township, Morristown, NJ 07960-4077
+1 973-326-7601
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Stroll through the gardens

Beautifully maintained gardens. It was voided of people so the beauty of the gardens and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dee E
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Morristown, New Jersey
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Beautiful Gardens. Wish the Mansion was open for viewing.

This is a wonderful garden. This land was a gift to Morris County. It is taken care of so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DetectiveofTravel
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New Jersey
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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“morris county” (16 reviews)
“an oasis” (3 reviews)
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LOCATION
353 E Hanover Ave, Morris Township, Morristown, NJ 07960-4077
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+1 973-326-7601
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"morris county"
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"plants and flowers"
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"romantic stroll"
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"inside the building"
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"relaxing place"
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"great lawn"
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"great photo opportunities"
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"knot garden"
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"sunny day"
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"beautiful grounds"
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"lovely walk"
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"scavenger hunt"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Dee E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank DetectiveofTravel
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Nice place to walk around, has gardens and displays. They have events several times a year. Plant sales and crafts at Christmas.

Thank jwhaightiii
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

An oasis and plants paradise in the middle of Morris County, NJ! Great place to picnic, relax and take in some clean air!

Thank Girija S
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Beautiful flowers and trees on acres of historic land. The tulip display of many different types was so colorful.

Thank smw100
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The Arboretum is really nice and has good place for picnic! Place available for 30-40 people to sit and enjoy outdoor lunch.

Thank John E
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

After attending one of many interesting talks at the Arboretum and taking a map from the lobby I decided to enjoy the crisp air and beautiful day. The grounds provide marked paths to lose yourself in nature clearly marked so someone like me would not...More

1  Thank Marybelle231
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We came here for the gingerbread competition. We come every year for this and it always seems to get better and better. This arboretum has so much to offer...hiking trails, special programs and really beautiful landscapes. We will always come back here for more fun

Thank armando c
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

It is truly the way my garden looks in my dreams. The staff is so helpful. There are many different programs that are held each year. It is a treasure.

Thank pripub
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MCParkCommission, Public Relations Manager at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. We do offer many adult and children programs centered around horticultural themes, including gardening and cooking, as well as art. Hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

A hilly sanctuary with a gilded age manse and lovely grounds. Slowly evolving towards a first-rank arboretum, but not there yet.

Thank njcycle
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