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New England Wild Flower Society Garden in the Woods

#3 of 17 things to do in Framingham Features Animals
180 Hemenway Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-2636
+1 508-877-7630
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Most Historic Conservation of Plants in Massachusetts

This is a wonderful place for anybody who Loves the history of Plant life. I studied Prehistoric... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa S
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New York City, New York
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Natures bounty at the edge of town

This is a terrific seasonal venue. Spring through Fall one can enjoy walking around these woods... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
deliveryts
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Boston, 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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“native plants” (16 reviews)
“new england” (15 reviews)
“gift shop” (8 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 8 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

Thank flutterbug3
Reviewed 1 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

Thank leavingAZ2011
Reviewed 13 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
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

Thank Marge132
Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you love natural surroundings and being outdoors then Garden in the Woods should be on your list of things to check out. There are acres of forested trails that weave through gardens packed with rare plants and habitats. You can spend an hour going...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I love Garden in the Woods! It's a nice easy hike/stroll thru a very specific ecosystem. But the "garden" that it is celebrating and advocating for is very subtle and not always in bloom. I can't imagine visitors looking for fun or exciting would like...More

1  Thank SMGoRo
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Open from April to November, the Garden in the Woods is the display garden of the New England Wild Flower Society. They have lovely walking trails, offer classes, have a gift shop and very limited food offerings but they do have tables and you can...More

Thank bookwoman328
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had high expectations and unfortunately the visit fell flat. While the walk through the woods was interesting, most everything looked so wilted and dried up. The paths and some of the greenery were well laid out and there were definitely quiet areas with sitting...More

Thank thebestmom6
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flutterbug3
What are your hours of business
8 May 2017|
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Response from Mark R |
We are open every day from 10am-5pm from mid-April to October 15.
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Monica S
Are the trilliums in bloom?
25 April 2017|
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Response from Mark R |
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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