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Cherry Blossom Festival at Branch brook Park by Barbara Dexter

Cherry Blossom Festival at Branch brook Park by Barbara Dexter

The cherry blossoms are right about at peak, as of last evening.  Hopefully today’s rain didn’t have too much of an effect on the blossoms.  The Cherry Blossom Festival is in Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ. Simply drive along Branch Brook Parkway and see the blossoms without having to walk. I prefer to take a stroll among the blooms.

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Beautiful pink blooms

 

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A large cherry tree with white blooms.

 

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Drive along Branch Brook Parkway

Many people take photos of themselves, or “selfies” if you like, near the beautiful blooms. Although yesterday was cold and breezy, it was very relaxing to stroll in the park. This park is in an urban area, that doesn’t see many tourists, unless the trees are in bloom. The county has set up an information booth and rest area in accommodation.