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Driving directions to the New Jersey State Botanical Gardens at Skylands

Via I-287 (North or South)

  1. Follow I-287 North or South and exit at Exit 57.
  2. After exiting, turn left from I-287 North, or right from I-287 South, following signs for Skyline Drive.
  3. Take Skyline Drive up the mountain and back down, about 4.8 miles.
  4. At the traffic light (Erskine Road) go straight, then turn right at the stop sign onto CR-511 (Greenwood Lake Turnpike.)
  5. Go about 1.5 miles, taking the second right onto Sloatsburg Road.
  6. Go about 2 miles, past Hewitt School (on your right), Carletondale Rd. (on your right), and Margaret King Ave. (on your left).
  7. Take the next right onto Morris Road; Skylands is 0.75 miles up Morris Rd., at the top of the hill.

From NYC (via NJ-4 and NJ-208)

  1. Take the George Washington Bridge to NJ-4 west and follow NJ-4 eight miles through Paramus.
  2. Then, take NJ-208 ten miles to I-287 South to exit 57.
  3. After exiting, turn right, following signs for Skyline Drive.
  4. Take Skyline Drive up the mountain and back down, about 4.8 miles.
  5. At the traffic light (Erskine Road) go straight, then turn right at the stop sign onto CR-511 (Greenwood Lake Turnpike.)
  6. Go about 1.5 miles, taking the second right onto Sloatsburg Road.
  7. Go about 2 miles, past Hewitt School (on your right), Carletondale Rd. (on your right), and Margaret King Ave. (on your left).
  8. Take the next right onto Morris Road; Skylands is 0.75 miles up Morris Rd., at the top of the hill.

Via CR-511/ALT 511 north, from Pompton Lakes

  1. With the Wanaque Reservoir on your left, you will pass Skyline Drive on your right and then take the second right onto Sloatsburg Road.
  2. Go about 2 miles, past Hewitt School (on your right), Carletondale Rd. (on your right), and Margaret King Ave. (on your left).
  3. Take the next right onto Morris Road; Skylands is 0.75 miles up Morris Rd., at the top of the hill.

Via N.Y. Thruway (I-87/287) & Route 17

  1. Take the N.Y.S. Thruway (I-87) to Exit 15A (NY Route 17).
  2. Follow NY-17 north to Rockland CR-72 West, which becomes Sloatsburg Rd. in New Jersey.
  3. Take Sloatsburg Rd. past Ringwood Manor, then make the next left onto Morris Road.
  4. Skylands is 0.75 miles up Morris Rd., at the top of the hill.

GPS Information

Street address: 2 Morris Road, Ringwood, N.J. 07456

Latitude/longitude: N 41.126950 W 74.23954

The New Jersey State Botanical Gardens at Skylands is open every day from 8 am to 8 pm. Parking is free in the fall, winter, and spring.

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