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Address: 1845 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1436
Phone Number: +1 609-465-5871
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Open from June 20th through September 20th, from 10 AM to 4 PM, closed...

Open from June 20th through September 20th, from 10 AM to 4 PM, closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Leaming's Run Gardens is a charming series of flower gardens nestled into acres of native woodlands in Cape May County, New Jersey. The shady path leads you past a bamboo grove, an expansive cinnamon fernery,and many beautiful vistas created by the themed flower plantings. The gardens were created by the Aprill family to preserve the centuries old woodlands and wetlands that are home to many rare native plants, and to create a relaxing place for visitors to escape from the pace of modern life. Family owned and operated for 36 years, the gardens are supported solely through admission fees. No outside funding has ever been received. Hummingbirds are plentiful in August. We hope you will visit, relax, and leave refreshed. We appreciate the support the garden has received from our guests over the years.Jack, Emily, Gregg and Missie Aprill

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Nice but not grand

The garden is a little over price for what we saw. We saw very little wild life. Just a few butterflies and dragon flies. The flowers were the same flowers in my own back yard. I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Bethlehem
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The garden is a little over price for what we saw. We saw very little wild life. Just a few butterflies and dragon flies. The flowers were the same flowers in my own back yard. I give it 3 stars for the bamboo area and I liked that you followed a set path. The whole garden took us about an... More 

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New Jersey
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50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been visiting Leamings Run for close to 20 years. This was the place to go in late August early September to watch the humming birds as they head south. The gardens WERE always meticulous and blended with the natural surroundings. You would see hundreds of humming birds in all the different themed gardens. So I haven't been back... More 

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Philadelphia
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really excited to go here because it didn't sound like your run of the mill gardens. Maybe I went at the wrong time, I don't know but absolutely nothing was blooming. There was no color. I went through it in under a half hour and was like "that's it?"

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Millville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Haven't been here in a few years, but what a beautiful setting. Best to visit in the Spring, it gets very hot walking the trails. Bring your camera, you can get some beautiful shots. Also wear your walking shoes. I would say it takes a few hours to walk all through. But it is worth it.

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South Seaville, New Jersey
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Let me start by saying I used to love this place as a kid. I have found memories of going there and exploring the Colonial farm house, kitchen garden, and seeing the farm animals. I was there about 5 years ago and found it much like I remembered, so when I went this past Friday in late September I was... More 

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Thank Kelly A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

A really nice place to come out in the spring to see all the colors. this is been a nice small run park for many people local and visitors a like to come see. nice little day trip and very inexpensive. Brown Halloween I like to do a Halloween walk which is fun for kids and adults.

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1 Thank David U
Ocean City, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Not much of a garden. Not worth the price… any price. Grounds are poorly designed and maintained. The owner must consider himself to be an authority on hummingbirds. He will bore you with his babble on the topic.

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Medford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The flowers and plants are just beautiful and the small wildlife and insect inhabitants are exciting to spot. We saw a bunch of hummingbird very close up...amazing.

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3 Thank James L
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of South Jersey and enjoy a beautiful, naturalist setting, then this is the place for you! The owners have lovingly preserved and tended 50 acres in this naturalist setting. Peaceful, tranquil and well worth the small price of admission! Something the children will absolutely love -- all of the... More 

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3 Thank Janet L
Villas, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Such beautiful gardens I had to go back a second time in one week!!!! I loved the Lilly pad lake with the turtles and frogs, the waterfall is just serene, and the bamboo forest is just magical! I am also looking forward to their Halloween walk through when they turn it into Screamings Run. I am really impressed and will... More 

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