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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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What a wonderful surprise to find so many flowers and plants right in the middle of a suburban... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
Osh39
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Morristown, New Jersey
Beautiful, peaceful!

Went here with family for the scarecrow scavenger hunt with my husband, my sister, and 3 year old... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
Puella202
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Warren, Rhode Island
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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 good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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353 E Hanover Ave, Morris Township, Morristown, NJ 07960-4077
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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!

Thank Osh39
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

Thank Puella202
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

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We stopped at Frelinghuysen Arboretum on a journey home from New York. It is conveniently located off of I-287 (although our GPS placed it on the wrong side of Hanover Ave.!). The garden has many "rooms", from small patio-style enclosures to large areas devoted to...More

Thank PAhomebody
MCParkCommission, Manager at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience! It is simply wonderful!

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

I like be visiting this arboretum very often. Everything is so clean, there so many environments where one can sit and contemplate the beauty of nature . There are also plenty of walks. Hundreds and hundreds of plants to see. A lovely coffee shop to...More

Thank orlandor231
Reviewed October 2, 2017

What a way to wile away a lovely afternoon.. sunshine, flowering plants, such a variety of greenery..open spaces and the most peaceful fern garden ever

Thank Ellen1939
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We only spent an hour, but there were lots of people hike trails and sitting with friends. Very peaceful place with lots of specimen trees and small special gardens.

Thank jack96
Reviewed September 24, 2017

It amazes me that many people who live in the area have never been here before. I think the word Arboretum scares people away. Or maybe they are scared by the name Frelinghuysen. And with both words together, they must be doubly scared. But that's...More

Thank r-j-infinity
MCParkCommission, Manager at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

It is one of the best gems of Morris County, and we are delighted that you enjoyed its many luscious gardens! Come back for the Scarecrow exhibit, and the very popular Gingerbread Wonderland Show! Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Compact, diverse park with focused gardens utilizing the hills, streams and groves to present an exceptional visit. The rhododendrons and dogwood were beautiful and the Lily of the valley were right on time. The variety of plants and trees guaranteed ongoing enjoyment as the seasons...More

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MCParkCommission, Manager at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

We are delighted you enjoyed this magnificient facility. I'm sorry you missed the plant ID tags as most of them are tagged. For ADA, we do have gardens that are designed wheelchair accessible, as well as some of the paths. Hope you return, as every...More

Reviewed September 15, 2017

My wife and I went here with the camera and went on a romantic stroll. Lot's of interesting gardens and trees to see, and plenty of great photo opportunities. The best gardens surround the two buildings on the property, so spend your time there.

Thank bhons21
MCParkCommission, Manager at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

We are delighted you enjoyed your day at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. You amy want to sign up for the many horticultural programs from growing vegetables, cooking classes, to talks by well-known authors!

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