Featured Botanical Gardens/Arboreta

Camden Children's Garden

Groups can visit the potting shed and Cityscapes Garden, ride the Arrow River Train, and much more. Schedule a garden lesson and learn with seeds and soil, plant parts, a scavenger hunt, composting, or other activities. 3 Riverside Dr., Camden, NJ 08103. Camden County. Tel: 856-365-8733. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Leaming's Run Gardens

1845 Route 9 North, Swainton, New Jersey 08210. 609-465-5871. Offers 25 themed gardens, fernery and shady bamboo grove where students can observe a variety of plant, insect, and animal life in a natural environment. Fee.

Leonard J. Buck Garden

Somerset County Park Commission, 11 Layton Rd., Far Hills, NJ 07931. 908-234-2677. Offers alpine and woodland gardens situated in a 33-acre wooded stream valley. Free/Suggested Donation.

New Jersey Botanical Garden

Ringwood State Park, Morris Rd., Ringwood, NJ 07456. 973-962-9534. Contains formal gardens, winding paths and a safe haven for unusual plant species from around the world. Fee.

Stony Brook, Millstone Watershed Association

31 Titus Mill Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534. 609-737-7592. Includes four-acre research pond, arboretum, butterfly house, and nature center with hands-on exhibits. Programs on the oldest trees in central NJ, diverse wildlife, trails and wildflowers. Fee/Free.