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Tenafly Nature Center

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Small, pretty, lovely for kids/families

This is a very small and therefore manageable in size place to explore with young children. Even... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Very peaceful

I walked around this nature park and enjoyed it very much. One picks a color coded lane according... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
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The Tenafly Nature Center is a non-profit member-supported nature preserve. Our mission is to protect almost 400 wooded acres, all of its inhabitants and teach the next generations to do the same. Since 1961, TNC has nurtured an appreciation for...more
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313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670-1127
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

super close to Tenafly's cozy train/downtown area... wonderful hiking, birding, to get a real taste of nature! the Autumn season is amazing here!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dave L
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This is a very small and therefore manageable in size place to explore with young children. Even toddlers and tots can walk the "hike" here without tiring. It is very pretty and calm. Friendly and welcoming staff. Very cute and an asset to the community.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

I walked around this nature park and enjoyed it very much. One picks a color coded lane according to how far one wants to walk. There are clear maps explaining which color corresponds to which desired length of walk. It's also a good idea to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank racquel17
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Nice trails, really get the feeling of being away from everything. Main building has interesting things to see and they run great programs throughout the year.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jnien2017
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Trail are well marked and relatively easy to follow. Good for younger kids. Not much to see in the center itself. At certain times of the month they have guided hikes. The trail we did, yellow, was more suited to little ones.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank spoiledrotten1
Reviewed May 16, 2017

10 adults and 7 kids between the ages of 6-10 or so hit the trails on Mothers Day for an escorted hike. I thought the guide did a fantastic jog keeping everyone informed and making it a lot of fun. The kids were all in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank XSki007
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

We hike here with the kids throughout the entire year. Never had a bad time. Always enjoy this free activity. Can't believe some of the bad reviews. Those people are clueless. Happy we still have nature preserves like this!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JoshBurton
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We went here with our 2.5 year old son. We finished the Yellow trail near Pfister's pond, then half of De Filippi and the Main Trail. My son was able to walk by himself throughout this trail with little help. Please note that strollers are...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Prabhu S
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

So grateful to have access to the trails at the Tenafly Nature Center to go for a walk, breathe deeply, open my eyes and clearly think through challenges without the distraction of cars, computers, etc. This is a very worthwhile nonprofit organization to support and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank HaverfordColl
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Tenafly Nature center has beautiful hiking tracks for everyone. Enterance has a small bridge over the water with ducks and lilies. It is a must see. The Nature Center has ongoing programs for kids as well as adults. I think it is under visited. I...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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