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Lorrimer Sanctuary

790 Ewing Ave, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417-2230
+1 201-891-2185
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Great for birders

We stopped by the Lorrimer Sanctuary last week on our way to the High Mountain Park, and were... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
robcurtross
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New York City, New York
Great Place with Great People

The place contains two trails, each of them are about 1/3-1/5 mile long. It is a very nice place... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Fill D
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29 May 2017
“Great for birders”
1 Mar 2017
“Great Place with Great People”
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790 Ewing Ave, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417-2230
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+1 201-891-2185
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We stopped by the Lorrimer Sanctuary last week on our way to the High Mountain Park, and were delighted to see some of the newly arrived visitors from the south already building nests and singing up a storm. People were buying bird seed for their...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

The place contains two trails, each of them are about 1/3-1/5 mile long. It is a very nice place, but unfortunately the deer have ravaged the undergrowth (This is soon to be fixed through). The owner is one of the nicest people I know, and...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is a superb place to take children, especially when Pat Scheuer, the director, is around. He can make the mundane seem fascinating, the ordinary seem extraordinary. Under his tutelage, a child will learn to see the natural world with greater depth and intensity. But...More

1  Thank John K
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

This small park contains a visitor center with an excellent bookstore, birdseed store and birding products of various types. It has a marvelous viewing window with several different types of birdfeeders and it is not uncommon to see over 100 birds, perhaps 15 different species,...More

1  Thank robcurtross
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Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful open space and an education center. It's an oasis in Northern New Jersey. Franklin Lakes is very fortunate to have this gift. Thanks Patrick and NJ Audubon

1  Thank Paulette R
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Reviewed 16 April 2015

Nature center, trails, exhibits, programs, gift shop. The sanctuary was bequeathed to the New Jersey Audubon Society by Ms. Lucine Lorrimer in 1956. The main house, parts of which date back to the 1775, houses the office, classroom and gift shop. Much of the 14-acre...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Lorrimer Sanctuary was bequeathed to the New Jersey Audubon Society by Ms. Lucine L. Lorrimer in 1956. The main house, parts of which date back to the late 1700's, is the present visitors' center and Sanctuary office. The visitors' center has an exhibit and lecture...More

2  Thank robcurtross
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