AAA Editor Notes
Colonial Park is 2.7 mi. w. on Amwell Rd. (CR 514), then .5 mi. n. to 156 Mettlers Rd. This 685-acre facility features an arboretum displaying ornamental trees and shrubs from around the world; a rose garden decorated with arches, gazebos and trellises; a perennial garden; and a fragrance and sensory garden.

Paddleboats can be rented for use on one of the park's three ponds; fishing is permitted on all three. There are tennis courts, bocce courts, a softball field, grills and picnic tables, a leash-free dog park, a 1.4-mile fitness track, an ADA-accessible playground, and 18-hole and miniature golf courses. A nature trail can be hiked in summer and is used for cross-country skiing and ice skating in winter.

Picnicking is permitted.

Admission
Arboretum and perennial garden free. Rose garden and fragrance and sensory garden by donation.
Hours
Arboretum and perennial garden daily dawn-dusk. Fragrance, rose garden and sensory garden daily 8 a.m.-dusk. Maintenance may delay rose garden opening on Wed.
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