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Beautiful, serene, peaceful walking paths

Lovely gardens and walking paths with a boardwalk over the marsh. Very beautiful and peaceful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
efv1957
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
Lovely garden and walking paths

We had an enjoyable visit. There was a boardwalk over the marsh with pretty views. We also walked... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
GloriaH119
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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653 N Salem Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877-1732
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely gardens and walking paths with a boardwalk over the marsh. Very beautiful and peaceful. Throughout the gardens are sculptures.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We had an enjoyable visit. There was a boardwalk over the marsh with pretty views. We also walked along the dirt paths to view many sculptures. We would have liked to see more of it but had to leave because it started to rain. We...More

1  Thank GloriaH119
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is a lovely little spot to take the kids on a lazy afternoon. It's unclear whether it's a market or just a public service, but it's a great stop.

2  Thank rpat0427
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We love this place - there's a small farmers market but it's mainly a unique sculpture garden with a boardwalk path over the pond.

2  Thank physiciantraveler
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time here! We didn’t know what to expect but it exceeded our expectations. So beautiful and tranquil. Thanks to everyone who works hard to maintain the place!

3  Thank Heather V
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Looking for something different to do and enjoy outdoor space. You must visit for some peace and quiet time to reflect. We were pleasantly surprised. There is a Little area with table & chairs. Close to parking lot, left of welcome info board. Bring a...More

5  Thank BCR37
Reviewed 30 April 2018

a nice place to ramble, check out plants and birds and frogs, and buy some organic treats or adopt some plants for your own garden. Enjoy the sculpture, the walkway into the wetlands, the peepers.

1  Thank oliver57
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed strolling throughout the various trails not knowing what would come next. The sculptures are playful and pleasing. We loved the chickens and rooster which roam around freely near their coop. Very peaceful, we had the place to ourselves for most of our visit....More

2  Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I love and appreciate this place so much. It's a wonderful place to connect with nature and spend some time with family or alone. A beautiful place to go any day!

1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had a reading lunch in this lovely private garden. I purchased an organic sandwich on the spot and sat listening to an writer reading her essay and poem. Later on I toured the garden. A delightful lunch break in a summer day.

2  Thank Michelle H
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