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Address: 1112 Dukes Pkwy W, Hillsborough, NJ, Hillsborough, NJ 08844-4129
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+1 908-722-3700
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Thu - Tue 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Duke Farms serves as a model of environmental stewardship and inspires...

Duke Farms serves as a model of environmental stewardship and inspires visitors to become informed stewards of the land. It is a place of education, enjoyment and research that enhances the environmental health of the region. Through the beauty of its natural setting, the diversity of its wildlife, and the scope and quality of its educational programs, demonstrations and research, Duke Farms inspires people to transform their approach to conservation and to start building a more sustainable future.

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Great Place to Wander

I've visited in all seasons. Each visit reveals something new. From the water features, old building and other structures, to the wildlife and plants Duke Farms is a beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Alaska4Ever
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Ringoes, New Jersey
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Ringoes, New Jersey
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've visited in all seasons. Each visit reveals something new. From the water features, old building and other structures, to the wildlife and plants Duke Farms is a beautiful place to walk and enjoy the natural world around you. The Orchid Range is not to be missed. Hike or bike, there are trails for it all. A tram runs during... More 

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Whippany, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I highly recommend Duke Farms It is my go to place for exercising. It is beautifully kept and there are several routes (up to 3 and half Miles) that you can explore - and it's free! Just arrive early to ensure parking

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much to see on the property. If you plan on using the shuttle or want to see the waterfalls flowing, call ahead to check the schedule. I've found calling to be more accurate than the website.

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Thank Cindy A
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Duke Farms is a beautiful place to wander, the paths are well maintained. The ponds are nice to view. If you are lucky you will see the Bald Eagles that sometimes live there. There is much wildlife to see, many birds to view. I have not tried biking at the Farms yet, but will when the weather gets a bit... More 

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Thank Tim F
Somerset, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have had more than one great day biking on what was the richest woman on earths grounds. a lot to see on this ultra clean estate.

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Thank Mike L
Somerset, NJ
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going here since last year to walk with friends for exercise. It's a beautiful estate with lots of paths and beautiful scenery, i.e., statues, stonework, ponds, waterfalls, birds, flowers, etc., to look at. There is even a very interesting animal cemetery there where some interesting pet names on the markers, including "Baby" the camel! The beautiful park setting's... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On my one and only visit, much of the property seemed to be closed. However, since I'd been invited for bike riding and a picnic, which seemed really odd to me, it was okay. There are a lot of wide paths for riding, and a number of places where you can stop and hold a picnic lunch.

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1 Thank Mi_2_Jo_2
Branchburg, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Beautiful grounds, great for walking or biking. Lots of pleasant outdoor fun, and great environmental educational exhibits. A very pleasant place any time of year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Duke Farms is a beautiful place to spend free time. We had our walk/ run and you could tell that people really enjoyed the venue!

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Freehold, New Jersey
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76 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

Visited for the first time last weekend and found it to be a wonderful surprise. Lovely walking paths (paved roads even on a cloudy winters day. The Hay Barn and Old Foundation ruin are great photo spots. Enjoyed a healthy warm lunch in the Cafe inside the visitors Center. All the employees were very friendly and answered any questions asked.... More 

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