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Plainsboro Preserve

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Found it to be a great fall foliage destination and listed as one of the top 25 sites to visit in... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
andrewjmento
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Cranbury, New Jersey
Nice trails and nature center.

Picturetaker10New Jersey7524Reviewed 5 October 2012Great Audobon StoreThe Plainsboro Preserve is a... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Roving22503083814
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Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Found it to be a great fall foliage destination and listed as one of the top 25 sites to visit in the fall

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Picturetaker10New Jersey7524Reviewed 5 October 2012Great Audobon StoreThe Plainsboro Preserve is a place to visit to hike and view the birds. Love this place! I've been here many times in the spring and fall. Nice trails and nature center.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roving22503083814
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a great place to take a peaceful walk and spend a few hours. There are a few trails for variety -- wooded or sunny. The visitor center is lovely and offers a fantastic view of the lake. I used to take my daughter...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Zoe C
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Everything was amazing. In the middle of like 3 towns, the preserve is somehow untouched by man. I went for a school trip, where we learned about the original owners of the land, McCormack Sand and Gravel. It was easy to see how the left...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Abhinav K
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My daughters have had a few events here between school and Girl Scouts. They also took a summer camp here one year. The staff is great and my kids loved it. It is a great place to walk around when the weather is decent.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JoshN_11
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Impressive place to walk and appreciate nature! Saw Hawks and many types of birds. Kids will love the place!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Izzy R
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our walk through the preserve. There are multiple trails to walk around. We took the path along the water. It was very slushy after the rain. You should have good hiking boots on. We got to look at some birds and little frogs...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank archlav
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We didn't see much wildlife but it was very peaceful and we were able to piece together nearly a six mile walk. Some muddy areas so take shoes that can get dirty.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TMWpdx
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to take a hike, long or short.Good for bird watching. Children can find some interesting things in the visitor center.Don't expect spectacular views but all in all nice day trip.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank aviron l
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I went here during fall, very clean and peaceful, a lot of activities offered, they have museum, very informative, has path trail for people who loves adventure trecking of hiking, great spot for sunset viewing facing the vast lake. Can't wait to go back on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank deybt
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