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Reeves-Reed Arboretum at New Jersey

Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Category: Attractions
165 Hobart Ave, Summit, New Jersey, 07901 908-273-8787
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Enjoy Nature in Reeves-Reed Arboretum

When you stay at Best Western PLUS Murray Hill Hotel and Suites, you'll be four miles from this delightful destination that's listed on the National Register and the New Jersey Register of Historic Places. Reeves-Reed Arboretum features nearly six acres of formal gardens, including the Rose Garden, Keller Azalea Garden, and Reeves-Reed Rock Garden. Make your way rough a hardwood forest by following several of the scenic nature trails. And check out various art exhibits at the 100-year-old Wisner House. Reeves-Reed Arboretum also hosts special events, weddings, kids and family camps, and private parties.


Prices - 

Admission is free but there is a suggested donation of $5.00 for non-members of the Arboretum.

Hours - 

The Arboretum is open every day from dawn to dusk.


  • Maple Sugaring Fest
  • ART in the Garden
  • Holiday  Concert


  • Gardens
  • Exhibits
  • Greenhouse
  • Trails
  • Tours
  • Nature Grove


  • Are there any hands-on kid-friendly activities?

    Check out Discovery Saturdays. Stop by the Stackhouse Education Center at Reeves-Reed Arboretum any Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and you'll find an array of interactive activities. Kids will learn about plants, animals, and the environment by doing experiments, playing games, and listening to stories. There is no registration necessary for this outdoor adventure.
  • What are the best times to see plants, flowers, and trees in bloom?

    Whenever you come to Reeves-Reed Arboretum, you'll see something in bloom. The months when the most plants, flowers, and trees are alive are May and June. During May, you'll be treated to everything from Azaleas, Dogwoods, and Forget-Me-Nots to Lilacs, Rhododendrons, and Virginia Bluebells. If you're here in June, you'll enjoy such favorites as Foxglove, Milkweed, and Sweet William.

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