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Leonard J. Buck Garden, Far Hills

#104 of 280 in Parks in New Jersey
Must see · Garden · Nature / Park
The Leonard J. Buck Garden is a 33 acres (13 ha) public botanical garden operated by the Somerset County Park Commission, and located at 11 Layton Road, Far Hills, New Jersey, United States. The garden is one of the nation's premier rock gardens, featuring native and exotic plants displayed in a naturalistic setting of woodland, streams, and rock outcroppings. A wooded, rocky ravine is home to numerous wildflowers interspersed among flowering trees and shrubs. Its peak visiting time is spring.

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  • This was a very nice, pleasant walk. I'd highly recommend if if you are already in the area but I wouldn't go too far out of your way to get here. Due to covid19 you'll be limited to a one hour...  more »
  • This is a very pleasant place to take a short walk along trails. Due to covid19 capacity was limited to 50 people, trails were one way and a one hour visit was allowed. Although it was very...  more »
  • This was such an unexpected gem to find! Very beautiful, the grounds are really well kept. We took a short walk around the water, but it looked like there were longer trails. The plants are labeled. We really loved it. They suggest a donation of $6.00, but no pressure.
  • Beautiful place to go and relax as you walk the many trails. Lovely any time of year. The diversity of their plants is amazing. THE place to go to view outstanding rock gardens! They also offer great workshops and events.

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