New Jersey's Number One Favorite Public Garden
The beautiful 127-acre Frelinghuysen Arboretum offers a serene place to learn more about plants well-suited to the soils and climate of Morris County. Surrounding a magnificent Colonial Revival mansion, the woodlands, meadows, beautiful gardens and distinctive collections of trees and shrubs make an ideal setting for leisurely strolls.
Located at 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township, near the corner of Route 24 and Whippany Road, directly across from the Morris County Library.
Take a one-mile hike along the Whippany River to Acorn Hall past the secret Revolutionary-era Powder Mill. The Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall
Recently selected as the Number One Public Garden in New Jersey.
The onsite Haggerty Education Center offers classes and exhibits throughout the year. The mansion and education center are available for rent through the Morris County Park Commission. On certain weekends throughout the year visit Matilda's Café on the grounds of the arboretum.
Open dawn to dusk