Far Hills locals love spending time outdoors, enjoying the lushness of their parks, like the Leonard J. Buck Garden, the WIllowwood Arboretum, or the Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center, and appreciating the beauty of nature. They also love and value their history, as seen in the USGA Museum and Arnold Palmer Center for Golf History.
Far Hills is also known for the annual Far Hills Races, one of the premier social events in the tri-state area and attended by as many as 75,000 people annually. Established in 1875, this event not only brings locals and tourists together in a time-honored tradition, the Race also reflects the generosity of Far Hills folks in its long-standing tradition of giving to charitable organizations.
"Always THE #1 event that @NAGY VENTURES hosts annually (Hilltop Spot 108) in an effort to do good and give back by supporting RWJBarnabas Health and Cancer Community Research Center -Central Jersey. So much fun. Both of my folks have successfully battled cancer (twice each) so this event means a lot to me. Prettt amazing that The Hunt is now in it’s 97th running! This is literally one of my favorite days of the year. Perfect weather again. Great people, food, drink and conversation. And of course - friendly race betting! Thanks to all that make this event happen and those special ones who swing by our spot each year. Another successful National Steeplechase Championships in the books! God Bless." - Lindsey Nagy
“We found the museum by accident turning around off the highway. The museum is first class, the displays are incredible, and the staff friendly. My husband is a golfer so I knew he would love it, but he was surprised at how much I loved it. Every golfer passing through New Jersey should take the time to visit this museum dedicated to the game.” - Rose W.
“This is a carefully planned garden with lots of rocks and waterways. We were there right after a small shower, so that may have been why it appeared so pristine. Every thing was just stunning. Large amount of plants collected from around the world. Yes, the highway noice took away something (you might want to wear earplugs), but when talking to the director, she said the highway was suppose to go through the garden. Mr. Buck invited several friends from Trenton to show them what he had done, and so the highway was moved to protect the garden.” - Jack
“I visited this place during my morning off of my business trip and I'm glad I did. It is a lovely and peaceful place, great for those who love nature photography or just enjoy sitting on a bench and spend some time reading or starring at the trees. I was lucky to visit during fall as colors were stunning and I'm sure it is even prettier during spring.” - J
“We were absolutely thrilled with our visit. There are many beautiful gardens and old houses and barns. I enjoy taking pictures and there were so many interesting architectural as well as natural scenes to photograph. An extension of the Patriot's Path goes through the arboretum which is in a huge field of wild flowers. You can walk several miles or take a short stroll through the gardens. Spectacular visit and there was hardly anyone else there.” - BJ G.
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