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The Quarry Gardens

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The Quarry Gardens may seem a bit off the beaten track, but it's a place worth tracking down... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
ProfessorCharles
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Virginia
Nice natural short hike tour.

If interested, Google The Quarry Gardens. It's a natural landscape / wild garden. The trail does... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Toddqazzaq
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Staunton, Virginia
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1643 Salem Rd, Schuyler, VA 22969-2288
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

The Quarry Gardens may seem a bit off the beaten track, but it's a place worth tracking down. Privately owned, it is open to the public, but you'll have to contact the Gardens in advance for a good opening time. There are some wonderful trails...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If interested, Google The Quarry Gardens. It's a natural landscape / wild garden. The trail does have some small minor hills but very easy for all ages. Geared toward nature inthusiasts, conservation, or anyone interested in soap stone quarry or just a nice 3/4 day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

A good friend took my husband and I to this site and we were stunned by its beauty. The founders have devoted financial and physical resources to extensively clean up and landscape the property. Two soap stone quarries are now vessels for pools of water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Wonderful place to visit to learn more about the history of soapstone mining in Schuyler and native plants, and to be outside experiencing an easy walk around a reclaimed quarry area. This is a work in progress...displays being completed, gardens and plantings being developed...but already...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Newport718
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We spent a beautiful afternoon walking the trails with a volunteer naturalist and learned a lot about native plants and the history of soapstone mining in Nelson County. The garden has limited hours so check their website.

Date of experience: October 2017
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