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Rutgers Gardens

112 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
+1 732-932-8451
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Pleasant Place and Great Farmers Market

Acres of peaceful serenity -a mix of flower gardens and wooded areas. Great place to escape a noisy... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Margaret S
Freehold, New Jersey
Moments from the Turnpike!

A hidden gem - these gardens are wonderful for a walk, photos and there is an area to rent for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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112 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
+1 732-932-8451
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Acres of peaceful serenity -a mix of flower gardens and wooded areas. Great place to escape a noisy urban area. Charming gift shop (only on weekends). Farmers Market on Fridays- lots of FRESH food, a few food trucks for lunch -good variety. Port-a-johns in a...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A hidden gem - these gardens are wonderful for a walk, photos and there is an area to rent for parties. The Rutgers gardens abut to Farrington Lake and the NJ Turnpike, and yet have a lovely layout with flowers, shrubs and a super bamboo...More

Thank Bowildhax
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have stopped here on many occasions in the past. And have always enjoyed it. This was my first visit this year and I am disappointed. There is a lily pond that used to be somewhat open enough to see many dragonflies and frogs. This year,...More

1  Thank P F B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Convenient pretty place with lots of trails and sights to see. I take my dog and go in the back to the forrest. (not part of Rutgers Gardens). trails, woods, stream, lake, pine forrest. interesting hiking and great views. never too many people. Park by...More

Thank marty p
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My late daughter and I walked through the gardens. There is a path by an open field, through an arbor where the trees are in a perfect line, and the bamboo garden is special. A nice place to getaway in the middle of everything.

Thank Stan P
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Rutgers gardens is beautiful & very spacious & you can park and walk around and enjoy looking at all the beautiful display of flowers in various gardens!

Thank Lorifurey5655
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Rutgers Gardens is free and opens every day of the year. It has beautiful themed garden areas, rustic gazebos and a log cabin (for events & rentals), a cute small Gift Shop (can get a map of the gardens but no map of the wooded...More

1  Thank fbc001
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Use 130 Log Cabin Road in your gps. That address will take you on the access road that leads to the Visitor's Parking Lot. Also, please note that the point at which you turn onto Log Cabin Road is not sign posted :( It did...More

6  Thank SteveSBrickUSA
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The gardens are very nice at this time of the year , specially the flowering trees.We enjoyed the hike all around.What is missing is some kind of public rest rooms.Can't understand what is expected of all the visitors if they have to use it, really...More

1  Thank aviron l
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It is a perfect place to go for a walk, run, picnic, to throw a ball or take a little hike in the woods along the river.

1  Thank Princess279
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30 June 2016|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge, there are no Rutgers buses which go to the gardens. I would advise calling Rutgers information. They might know.
20 June 2015|
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Response from AlmostFiftyStates | Reviewed this property |
If you simply google "Rutgers Gardens: Garden Ceremonies", the first hit will take you to a very information page that should answer all your questions. It is a GORGEOUS location for a wedding, but I have no personal... More