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Garden Etiquette

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors,
reservations are required in advance.
Entry is by vehicle only.

Garden Etiquette During Covid-19

To ensure a safe and pleasant visit while at Greenwood, please observe the following rules of Garden Etiquette:

  • Wear a face-covering.
  • Maintain a six (6)-foot distance from other visitors.
  • The only animals permitted in the garden are certified service animals.
  • Strollers are not permitted in the garden; stroller parking is available on the East Terrace.
  • At all times, children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Use of photography equipment is limited to cell phones and pocket-sized cameras only.
  • Keep cell phones in silent mode so all visitors can enjoy our quiet oasis.
  • Bicycles and scooters are not permitted.
  • No food or beverages, except for personal water bottles, are permitted on-site.
  • Remove all personal trash when you depart.
  • At all times, clothing and shoes must be worn.

The following are not permitted:

  • Formal posed photography
  • Obstructing pathways
  • Entering ponds or water features
  • Entering areas that are roped off
  • Picking flowers
  • Entering or disturbing plant beds
  • Tree climbing
  • Feeding, chasing, or provoking wildlife
  • Picnicking in the garden
  • Blankets, chairs, and sunbathing
  • Drinking alcohol
  • Playing active sports
  • Playing audible music
  • Flying drones
  • Smoking
  • Making fires
  • Event gathering

Thank you for your cooperation and enjoy your visit to Greenwood Gardens!

Chess Queen Statue


The restored Main Terrace with partial views of the gardens is accessible to all visitors. The remainder of the historic landscape at Greenwood is not wheelchair- or stroller-accessible and the uneven terrain and stairs can be difficult to navigate. Certified service animals are welcome.

Comfortable outdoor walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended.

To help protect yourself against ticks, which are prevalent in New Jersey, please use tick spray and check yourself for ticks after leaving.

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