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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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Beautiful place for Picnic !!

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John E
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Edison, New Jersey
Bird watching ME!

After attending one of many interesting talks at the Arboretum and taking a map from the lobby I... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2018
Marybelle231
,
Chatham, 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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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353 E Hanover Ave, Morris Township, Morristown, NJ 07960-4077
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 March 17, 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 March 3, 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 January 7, 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 January 9, 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 December 26, 2017

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

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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Though the grounds were beautiful, I just didn’t understand the hooplah. We walked around the buildings and trails and just kept wondering what we were missing.

Thank L F
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Wonderful walking trails. Exotic and varied trees, plants and flowers. They have good exhibitions. A bit of country in the suburbs!

Thank Mkoziupa
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

What a wonderful surprise to find so many flowers and plants right in the middle of a suburban setting. It is truly an oasis!

1  Thank Osh39
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Went here with family for the scarecrow scavenger hunt with my husband, my sister, and 3 year old daughter. The hunt was cute and they gave us some neat prizes. Beautiful grounds. The foliage was outstanding. Loved the knot garden. We also got up close...More

1  Thank Puella202
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

We took our engagement photos here with a friend on a cool winter afternoon. The variety of settings and planting offered so many options, and free admission makes it all so worth it! Looking forward to coming back at different times of year for varied...More

2  Thank Hiker1812
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