Holmdel Arboretum
aka David C. Shaw Arboretum
PO Box 1255
805 Newman Springs Road
Freehold, NJ 07738
(732) 842-4000 • 431-7903

Places Nearby:
Monmouth Battlefield Park
Monmouth Museum
US Army Communications Museum
Twin Lights Historic.Site
Fort Hancock
Brookdale Ocean Institute
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Featuring hundreds of species of cultivars (species derived by a horticultural process, as distinguished from a natural variety), the Arboretum is an educational and horticultural display devoted to the many kinds of trees, shrubs, and woody plants growing in Monmouth County.

Special features include the Jane Kluis Memorial Dwarf Conifer Garden showcasing these beautiful trees in their shades of green, blue, gold, and pink. The Alvarez Synoptic Garden includes plantings and trees and shrubs labeled in alphabetical order. The Arboretum also includes a number of ornamental trees and shrubs such as hawthornes, dogwoods, pine, spruce, fir, and others.

A visit can be enhanced through an Educational Program or demonstration for individuals and groups. Call with your needs and to work out a program.

Hours: Open daily, from 8am to dusk.

Admission: FREE. May be a fee for programs.

Group Reservations: 4 weeks for programs.

Lunch: Refreshments sold during summer, picnic area available.

Handicapped Access: Partial. All outdoors.

Directions: Park is located on Holmdel Road. Rt. 30 East to Rt. 130 North to Windsor, NJ to Rt. 33 East to Freehold to Rt. 79 North to Rt. 520 (Newman Springs Rd.) East to Holmdel. Turn left onto CR 4 (Holmdel Rd.) north ½ mile. 60 - 90 minutes from Philadelphia.

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