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Wave Hill

West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471-2899
+1 718-549-3200
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Peace and relaxation

I go here whenever I need some calming. It is not as big as Botanical Gardens, but it is more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bronx, New York
Little gem overlooking the Hudson

Good for a few hours respite from the noise of the city. Pleasant grounds to just sit and read... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan G
New York City, New York
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A non-profit cultural institution that is located on 26 acres in the Bronx, whose mission is to explore the interaction between people and their natural environment through the maintenance of gardens, greenhouses and environmental protection programs for residents and visitors.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471-2899
+1 718-549-3200

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here whenever I need some calming. It is not as big as Botanical Gardens, but it is more serene! Less crowded and just as beautiful.

Thank BarbaraGee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for a few hours respite from the noise of the city. Pleasant grounds to just sit and read. There are art exhibits in addition to the plantings

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delight to find this beautiful spot overlooking the Hudson River just minutes from the center of Manhattan. Located in Riverdale, in the Bronx, Wave HIll has beautiful gardens and green houses. It has a lovely cafe for a quick bite. My friend and...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always had a family membership at the Bronx Zoo and my kids loved it. We tried the Botanical gardens and it was too restrictive. We can walk to Wave Hill and the kids can run around. We bring bagels and the Times on Sunday....More

Thank marcyfeller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming here for the day. And listening to concerts or just having a picnic or dining out. With friends. Beautiful gardens . Come here and see for yourself

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entrance fee is $8/adult and $4/senior. Great place to relax and beautiful well maintained garden. Also great spots for picnic, bring own food and has a nice cafe. Definitely a must visit spot for folks in and around NYC

Thank Chip P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taking about a view of Hudson river..wow... Nice small and easy to stroll garden. Parking may be difficult on weekends or special activities.

Thank anakmelayu
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Easy to get to from CT, just below Cross County Shopping Center, about 20 minutes south. The Hudson view, space, greenhouse, pond with unique water plants (including mosaic ones) and free weekend art for kids of all ages. Incredible art room, better than ones at...More

Thank theresa c
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is Mark Twain's estate and the grounds are gorgeous. They have may cultural activities for adults and children, concerts,, maple sugaring etc. depending on the season.

2  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I grew up next to Central Park and Riverside Park in Manhattan's Upper West Side. They were phenomenal parks to have had as backyards. As an adult, 47, living up here in Riverdale, Bronx, Wave Hill is my family's chill spot, The gardens are pure...More

Thank Oliver Q
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Mandy G
28 August 2016|
Response from marabel100 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Unfortunately. :(
15 April 2015|
Response from Veronica G |
Donation days are Saturday from 9:00am - 12:00pm and Tuesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm.