Photography Permits

Reeves-Reed Arboretum is a historic country estate whose house and gardens represent design trends from the late 19th and 20th centuries.  It is a perfect backdrop for photography including wedding and family portraits.


A $150 permit is required.  The permit entitles the photographer to utilize the Arboretum on the requested date and time.  Please contact 908.273.8787 ext. 1414 or j.zemsky@reeves-reedarboretum.org to check availability and schedule the date and time for your session.



  • Please refrain from smoking or using alcoholic beverages.

  • Please stay on the pathways and grass leaving all plants, flowers, rocks and natural objects as you found them.

  • Park cars and limousines in appropriate spaces.  Do not block the driveway.

  • Other parties may be present during your session.  Space should be made for everyone.

  • Properly dispose of all trash and recyclables in the bins provided.

  • Be courteous, respect other visitors and enjoy this haven in Summit.


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