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New England Wild Flower Society Garden in the Woods

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180 Hemenway Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-2636
+1 508-877-7630
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Lovely place to visit if you are a plant or nature lover

This is a great place to visit if you love native plants and want to learn more about them. The... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
galfromthedale
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galfromthedale
Be one with nature--or Be won by nature!

You don't have to be a tree hugger to enjoy the Garden in the Woods. Any age and most mobility... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
evvy2015
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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A garden that is made up of 45 acres of wildflowers and native New England plants including some endangered species.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“native plants” (17 reviews)
“new england” (15 reviews)
“enjoy nature” (2 reviews)
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180 Hemenway Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-2636
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+1 508-877-7630
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a great place to visit if you love native plants and want to learn more about them. The grounds are nicely kept and the paths are easy to follow. Plenty of parking. Quiet and peaceful place to spend a couple of hours. They...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

You don't have to be a tree hugger to enjoy the Garden in the Woods. Any age and most mobility levels enjoy the many small gardens within the major Garden. Well marked easy trails are an option for those who have time to spend in...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

I recently walked through the gardens here and they are always amazing - every time you go something new is blooming. the audio tour on your phone was very helpful

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went to visit a nice place to walk and enjoy nature . I highly recommended. I went with my partner . It's a family oriented environment feel but even solo to enjoy nature is great .

Thank Alexandra A
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place for anybody who Loves the history of Plant life. I studied Prehistoric Plants with Scholars and Scientists many years ago,in a rain forest near Buzios Brazil. This Wild Flower Park understands Plant Conservation, they study American Indian Plants. This is...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a terrific seasonal venue. Spring through Fall one can enjoy walking around these woods & view the changes that take place. One can witness the early blooms to the spectacular colors of the changing trees during Autumn. Easily traversed and well maintained, with...More

Thank deliveryts
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Traveled from Birmingham, AL and am so glad we visited this garden. This garden closely resembles what we are trying to accomplish at our home garden (with great difficulty!). What an inspiration! The New England area is beautiful, but this garden is truly inspirational! The...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

What a surprise to find this delightful park just down the road. We have been saying for years that we should visit, but having done so, I can tell you we should have gone sooner. The Gardens are beautifully maintained with nice walking path. It...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I went to walk with a friend and I was surprised I lived so close to such a beautiful space of unadulterated nature. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Samanta S
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Garden in the Woods provides a quiet walk down different trails and paths. Unfortunately at this time of year there wasn't too much in bloom. But even so, it was very nice if you enjoy nature walks. It also has a nice gift shop....More

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mpoi1962
21 July 2017|
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Response from deliveryts | Reviewed this property |
Wheelchairs maybe. Walkers would be difficult because the walking paths are not all on even ground!
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flutterbug3
8 May 2017|
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We are open every day from 10am-5pm from mid-April to October 15.
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Monica S
25 April 2017|
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Apologies for not seeing your question earlier. We don't monitor TripAdvisor regularly. The trilliums are at their spring peak now and we are celebrating Trillium Week from May 7-May 13.
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