Gardens and Arboretums in Hunterdon County, NJ

Gardens and Arboretums

Be swept up in the beauty of a local garden or arboretum!

Abington Art Center
515 Meetinghouse Road Jenkintown, PA 19046 (map it)
215-887-4882    WEBSITE   |   -    -
Cultivating the power of the arts - the Abington Art Center inspires individuals and strengthening community. Located on a historic 27 acre campus in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, Abington Art Center presents exhibitions, programs and events designed to make the visual arts a part of your world. We believe art should be engaging, approachable and, above all else, fun. At Abington Art Center, you won't just observe art. You'll touch it, feel it, create it and be a part of it. Visit our Sculpture Park and galleries featuring the work of today's artists, explore making art yourself in one of our many workshops and classes or bring your family for one of our many events such as concerts on the lawn, or coffee talks with artists.
Allentown Rose Garden
3000 Parkway Blvd Allentown, PA 18104 (map it)
610-437-7750    WEBSITE   |  
The Rose Garden features a beautiful array of rose and other flower varieties, in peak bloom typically in June - July. The Rose Garden is a popular park for walking, bicycling, and photography opportunities. The 1.3 mile walking loop is a great way to exercise, and features a smaller loop with 10 Wellness Stations, designed with exercise equipment for ages 50 & older. Three pavilions and park restrooms are located off of Honochick Drive.
Ambler Arboretum of Temple University
580 Meetinghouse Road Ambler, PA 19002 (map it)
267-468-8400    WEBSITE   |   -    -
The Ambler Arboretum of Temple University is a 187-acre-site that encompasses the Ambler Campus. The diverse grounds include many different gardens and trees. Visitors are welcome to visit the arboretum and stroll the grounds.
Andalusia on the Delaware
1237 State Road Bensalem, PA 19020 (map it)
215-245-5479    WEBSITE   |   -    -
Andalusia is situated along the banks of the Delaware River, with its landscape dominated by large specimen shade trees on a lawn surrounding a Greek-Revival mansion
Appleford Estate
770 Mt. Moro Road Villanova, PA 19085 (map it)
610-527-0304    WEBSITE   |   -   
The property, originally part of a land grant from William Penn, is carefully maintained as an arboretum and bird sanctuary. With its blossoming trees and boxwood gardens, stone walls and clear streams, Appleford provides a serene sense of beauty in every season.
Awbury Arboretum
One Awbury Road Philadelphia, PA 19138 (map it)
215-849-2855    WEBSITE   |   -   
Awbury Arboretum is a vibrant landscape with a rich history. Once the private enclave of an extended Quaker family, Awbury Arboretum has been open to the public free of charge as a public park and arboretum for nearly 100 years. Its 55-acre historic landscape now stands as a green oasis in a densely-populated urban environment.
Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19143 (map it)
215-729-5281    WEBSITE   |   -   
Everyone is welcome to explore, connect to nature, participate in programs, celebrate personal journeys, relax, reflect, and experience something new. Our grounds are free and open to the public year-round, dawn to dusk. Our Welcome Center is open every day except Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving, from April 1st through the first weekend of December.
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
1635 River Road New Hope, PA 18938 (map it)
215-862-2924    WEBSITE   |   -    EVENTS
Over 700 of Pennsylvania's 2,000 native plant species grow naturally on the Preserve's 134 acres. For this richness of native plants, credit the Preserve's diverse habitats-mature hardwood forests, a meadow, steep hillsides, a creek, two ponds and other wetlands-and three distinct geological zones that influence their overlying soils.
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road Chadds Ford, PA 19317 (map it)
610-388-2700    WEBSITE   |   -    EVENTS
The Brandywine River Museum of Art engages audiences through its presentation and interpretation of American art with a particular focus on the Wyeth family and other artists of the Brandywine region. The gardens include wildflowers, trees, and shrubs set within landscaped woodlands, wetland, flood plain, and meadow.
Chanticleer Gardens
786 Church Road Wayne, PA 19087 (map it)
610-687-4163    WEBSITE   |   -   
Chanticleer has been called the most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden in America. The garden is a study of textures and forms, where foliage trumps flowers, the gardeners lead the design, and even the drinking fountains are sculptural. It is a garden of pleasure and learning, relaxing yet filled with ideas to take home.
Curtis Hall & Arboretum
1250 W. Church Road Wyncote, PA 19027 (map it)
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The Hall is the former music room and ballroom of the Curtis mansion. A stone memorial and tree grove was established by the Township in 1948 in tribute to all residents who gave their lives in service in World War II.
Fairmount Park Horticulture Center and Centennial Arboretum
100 North Horticultural Drive Philadelphia, PA 19131 (map it)
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The Horticulture Center, a modern exhibition hall and greenhouse, is located in beautiful West Fairmount Park. The Center was built in 1979 and sits on the site of the former Horticultural Hall and the 1876 Centennial Exposition building. The grounds and greenhouses are open daily.
Garden of Reflection 9-11 Memorial
1950 Woodside Road Yardley, PA 19067 (map it)
215-493-3646    WEBSITE   |  
This garden has been designed to be a contemplative, peaceful place to go, remember, and pay respects to all those who perished on 9/11. But it also is a place to enjoy life and be vibrant, as all of our loved ones once were.
Glen Foerd on the Delaware
5001 Grant Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19114 (map it)
215-632-5330    WEBSITE   |   -    -
Glen Foerd on the Delaware, established in 1850, is the last remaining riverfront estate open to the public in the city of Philadelphia. Its 18-acre grounds are free and open to the public daily from dawn until dusk. Tours of the estate's Gilded Age historic, mansion which features an art gallery & German rathskellar, are available. Glen Foerd on the Delaware is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is located on the confluence of the Poquessing Creek and Delaware River.
Graver Arboretum of Muhlenburg College
1581 Bushkill Center Road Bath, PA 18014 (map it)
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An environment conducive to growth for wildflowers, ferns, rhododendrons, and native and rare trees, including more than 150 species of conifers. The result is a beautiful 63-acre arboretum.
Grounds for Sculpture
80 Sculptors Way Hamilton, NJ 08619 (map it)
609-586-0616    WEBSITE   |   -   
Grounds For Sculpture is a place to exhibit sculpture and a garden and arboretum. The design includes formal and informal aspects. Paved terraces, pergolas, and courtyards juxtapose natural woodlands, ponds, and bamboo groves. Expanses of lawn are delineated by sculptured rose-covered berms.
Haverford College Arboretum
370 Lancaster Avenue Haverford, PA 19041 (map it)
610-896-1101    WEBSITE   |   -   
Our mission is to steward the College's historic tree collection while fostering a connection between our 216-acre campus and those who work, visit, study, and reside here. Maintaining the health, diversity, and history of the tree collection honors William Carvill's original 1834 landscape design, while our educational programming ensures continued engagement with this unique and treasured asset.
Henry Schmieder Arboretum of Delaware Valley University
700 East Butler Avenue Doylestown, PA 18901 (map it)
215-489-2283    WEBSITE   |   -   
The Arboretum provides a living laboratory of mature trees and remnant native woodland. The Arboretum's designed gardens serves as a green resource for the surrounding community. Seasonal beauty combines with the Georgian architecture of many of the college's buildings to make the Henry Schmieder Arboretum a pleasant location here in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia
Highlands Mansion and Gardens
7001 Sheaff Lane Fort Washington, PA 19034 (map it)
215-641-2687    WEBSITE   |   -   
The Highlands Mansion and Gardens is a 44-acre historic site with a late 18th century Georgian mansion and two-acre formal garden. Surrounded by massive stone walls, the gardens offer a beautiful example of early 20th, century estate gardening with an unusual blend of horticulture and architecture.
Hortulus Farm & Gardens
60 Thompson Mill Road Wrightstown, PA 18940 (map it)
215-598-0550    WEBSITE   |   -   
Hortulus Farm, a 100-acre property, features twenty-four separate gardens on 30 of its acres, linked by paths, greenswards, and bridges passing over local Fire Creek. In spring, the Hortulus Farm lawns and woodlands are ablaze with over 200,000 daffodils, narcissus, bluebells, native dogwoods, and Delaware Valley white azaleas.
Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 Highway 31 Lebanon, NJ 08833 (map it)
908-782-1158    WEBSITE   |   -    -
Throughout the Arboretum you will see a variety of trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, including both native and non-native species. The Arboretum also contains approximately 20,000 square feet of display gardens. The gardens were created for educational purposes. They are also a great place to appreciate nature, meditate, or have a snack. Each garden has a theme, for example: the herb garden, rock garden, cut flower garden, and butterfly garden.
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens
631 Berwyn Baptist Road Devon, PA 19333 (map it)
610-647-8870    WEBSITE   |   -   
One of eastern Pennsylvania's great horticultural and environmental assets. As a botanical garden, the Arboretum maintains a collection of trees, shrubs, wildflowers and ferns in a tranquil, naturalistic landscape. In addition, the Arboretum features a diverse collection of rhododendrons and azaleas from around the world. The unique landscape and diverse plant collections provide sanctuary for a variety of native birds, insects and other wildlife.
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19132 (map it)
215-228-8200    WEBSITE   |   -
Laurel Hill along with its sister cemetery West Laurel Hill, serve as a horticultural retreat for visitors to enjoy. A combined collection of nearly 300 carefully selected and well-maintained species of trees and shrubs benefit the native wildlife and enhance the natural beauty of each site.
Linden Hill Gardens at Jerry Fritz Garden Design
8230 Easton Road Ottsville, PA 18942 (map it)
610-847-1300    WEBSITE   |   -    -
Linden Hill Gardens specializes in uncommon plants for collectors and connoisseurs. We scour plant sources near and far to find wonderful perennials, shrubs, trees, and climbers to please even the pickiest plant aficionado. Linden Hill has a variety of display gardens open to visitors. Featured themes include: Formal Garden, Deer Resistant Garden, Living Patio, Long Border, Blue Profusion, Cottage Garden and more.
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road Kennett Square, PA 19348 (map it)
610-388-1000    WEBSITE   |   -    EVENTS
Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education and the arts. We continue Pierre S. du Pont's passion for excellence through innovation, creativity, experimentation and professional development. The advancement of public horticulture is central to our role as a global leader in our field.
Mad Lavender Farm
452 Country Road 579 Milford, NJ 08848 (map it)
908-310-5973    WEBSITE   |   -   
Meadowbrook Farm
1633 Washington Lane Jenkintown, PA 19046 (map it)
215-887-5900    WEBSITE   |   -   
From Spring to Fall, Meadowbrook Farm welcomes you with a variety of plants and flowers. Step into a number of exquisite gardens and experience the sweeping colors of fresh spring flowers. Walk the estate and see a blanket of vibrant plants and other foliage. Explore the statuesque trees throughout the farm property. Head into the outer meadows and see the natural pollinator gardens and hear the bees and hummingbirds.
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19118 (map it)
215-247-5777    WEBSITE   |   -   
More than 13,000 labeled plants of over 2,500 types are growing in the Arboretum's living collection. These include representatives of the temperate floras of North America, Asia, and Europe. Many of the Delaware Valley's "trees-of-record" (the largest of their kind) are found in the Arboretum. Most notable are the katsura, Engler beech, Bender oak, and trident maple.
Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street Princeton, NJ 08540 (map it)
609-924-8144    WEBSITE   |   -    -
A National Historic Landmark, Morven is situated on five pristine acres in the heart of Princeton, NJ.
Paxson Hill Farm
3265 Comfort Road New Hope, PA 18938 (map it)
215-297-1010    WEBSITE   |   -    -
Reading Public Museum Arboretum
500 Museum Road Reading, PA 19611 (map it)
610-371-5850    WEBSITE   |   -   
The Reading Public Museum hosts an impressive arboretum that covers 25 acres of lushly appointed and carefully maintained natural beauty. The Wyomissing Creek, which flows through the arboretum and park, provides a peaceful, mesmerizing ambiance for leisurely walks along the many pathways.
Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue Swarthmore, PA 19081 (map it)
610-328-8025    WEBSITE   |   -   
A garden of ideas and suggestions exhibiting more than 4,000 kinds of ornamental plants. Grounds are free and open to the public daily, year round, dawn to dusk
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
Horticultural and Lansdowne Drives Philadelphia, PA 19131 (map it)
215-878-5097    WEBSITE   |   -    -
These traditional Japanese values are represented by the melding of history and culture at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, a traditional-style Japanese house and garden that reflects the history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia, from the 1876 Centennial Exposition to the installation of its contemporary paintings in 2007.
Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden
1829 East County Line Road Villanova, PA 19085 (map it)
610-353-5587    WEBSITE   |   -    -
With soaring trees, expansive vistas, and dynamic displays of native plants, Stoneleigh is a celebration of the natural world. Once a family home, now a public garden, Stoneleigh celebrates the beauty of native plants and the importance of biodiversity. We hope to inspire our guests to think about how gardening in concert with nature is essential to improving the health of our planet.
The Barnes Arboretum at St. Josephs University
50 Lapsley Lane Merion, PA (map it)
610-660-2802    WEBSITE   |   -   
The 12-acre arboretum is astonishingly diverse for its size, with more than 2,500 varieties of woody and herbaceous plants, many rare. The peony and lilac collections, which date from the early 1900s, are important genetic resources for conservation and study.
The Gardens at Mill Fleurs
27 Cafferty Road Point Pleasant, PA 18950 (map it)
215-297-1000    WEBSITE   |   -   
Tyler Arboretum
515 Painter Road Media, PA 19063 (map it)
610-566-9134    WEBSITE   |   -    -
Open year round, the Arboretum encompasses 650 acres of horticultural collections, rare plant specimens, ancient trees, historic buildings and extensive hiking trails. People visit Tyler for many reasons; opportunities abound for all to learn about natural living systems through our diverse resources.
Welkinweir
1368 Prizer Road Pottstown, PA 19465 (map it)
610-469-7543    WEBSITE   |   -   
Welkinweir is a 224-acre oasis of natural beauty, featuring a 55-acre arboretum and historic estate house, as well as ecologically diverse wetland, meadow, and woodland habitats. The property is a living laboratory for the study of ecological issues, sustainability, and land stewardship, offering inspiration and education for visitors & community members.
West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home
225 Belmont Avenue Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 (map it)
610-668-9900    WEBSITE   |   -    -
Located on 187 acres of rolling hills strikingly endowed with azaleas, rhododendrons, flowering trees, and specimen hardwoods, lies West Laurel Hill Cemetery. For nearly 150 years, West Laurel Hill has been creating its own history as a final resting place of exceptional beauty and tranquility.
Whittemore
7 Rockaway Road Oldwic, NJ 08858 (map it)
908-439-1201    WEBSITE   |   -   
From art shows, to a new sculpture garden, guided walks to painting classes to community gardens to children's camps to evening concerts and more, there's something for everyone at Whittemore! Lots of exciting things are happening here, so please click through our website to explore! The Whittemore trails are open daily to the public from dawn to dusk. Please respect nature and take all trash and dog waste back out with you.
William F. Curtis Arboretum
Cedar Crest College Allentown, PA 18104 (map it)
610-606-4609    WEBSITE   |  
The William F. Curtis Arboretum is a nationally registered arboretum with hundreds of tree species in individual plantings and gardens. Guided tours of the arboretum are free and provide a hands-on outdoors opportunity for students to learn about botany, tree identification and ecology.
Woodmont Palace Mission
1622 Spring Mill Road Gladwyne, PA 19035 (map it)
610-525-5598    WEBSITE   |   -   
National Historic Landmark. 1892 French Gothic manor house, gardens, ponds, woodland. Headquarters of Father Divine's International Peace Mission Movement. Modest dress required.