Long Island Arboretums

Planting Fields Arboretum

Planting Fields Arboretum is a beautiful park located in Oyster Bay, New York. The park covers over 400 acres of land and is home to a diverse collection of plants and gardens, including rose gardens, a Japanese Garden, and a Children's Garden. Visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, picnicking, and bird watching. The park also has several miles of scenic walking trails, which wind through the lush gardens and provide opportunities for visitors to take in the beauty of the arboretum's diverse plant life. In addition to its botanical beauty, Planting Fields Arboretum is also known for its rich cultural history. The park was once the estate of William Robertson Coe and Mai Rogers Coe, and their impressive mansion, Coe Hall, is open to the public for tours. The mansion, which is considered one of the finest examples of Tudor Revival architecture in the country, is filled with beautiful furnishings, works of art, and antiques. Visitors can also explore the park's Greenhouse Complex, which houses a collection of exotic plants, including orchids, bromeliads, and cacti. With its combination of botanical beauty and cultural significance, Planting Fields Arboretum is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the history and beauty of Oyster Bay.
Bayard Cutting Arboretum by Tveditor777

Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Bayard Cutting Arboretum is a beautiful park located in Great River, New York. It is named after William Bayard Cutting, who inherited the land in the late 1800s and decided to create a beautiful estate with gardens and a country home. This estate is now open to the public and is a popular destination for visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of Long Island. The arboretum features over 600 acres of gardens, lawns, and woodlands, with a variety of plant species including rhododendrons, azaleas, and magnolias. The park also has a beautiful rose garden, an Italian garden and a Japanese garden. Visitors can enjoy a stroll through the formal gardens, take a hike through the woods, or simply relax on the lawns and enjoy the natural surroundings. The park also has a mansion that can be visited, and the Bayard Cutting Arboretum offers various educational programs and events.