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Fall Adult Hikes

Explore different New Jersey hikes with a new perspective! We will not only enjoy some exercise but can explore some of the plants and animals we encounter as well. We will meet at the designated destination at 10:00 AM. Wear sturdy walking shoes, and bring binoculars if you have them. Pre-registration suggested.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

Please register here for Cora Hartshorn Arboretum hike!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 10:00 - 11:30 AM: South Mountain Reservation

Please register here for South Mountain Reservation hike!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 10:00 - 11:30 AM: Pyramid Mountain

Please register here for Pyramid Mountain hike!

Field Trip: Lakota Wolf Preserve

Wolf Watch tours are led by owner Jim Stein and Becky Mace, who have raised and cared for all the animals at the Preserve. During their presentations you will learn about the social structure of wolf packs, their eating habits, their interaction with man, and many other interesting facts.

About the Arboretum

Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary is a non-profit organization located in Short Hills, New Jersey. The property was willed to Millburn Township in 1958. In 1961 an Arboretum Association was formed to work with the Township in order to protect the area. The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum includes 16.45 acres of woodlands, 3 miles of trails, and a diversity of floral and fauna species. Our master gardener and woodland volunteers take great care to ensure that plant species indigenous to New Jersey are predominant. The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum provides many educational opportunities from school field trips, scout programs, family programs, adult workshops, summer camp, and more.

Learn how you can schedule your visit to the Arboretum here.


February 17 2014
Spring fundraising benefit, “Into The Woods” April 12, 2014 at the Racquets Club
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August 01 2013
New Jersey Rational Free of Trees
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May 08 2013
The arboretum is having a featured on CBS News on the emergence of 17 year Cicadas.
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May 01 2013
The arboretum was featured on WNYC Talk Radio about the cicadas.
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