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Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

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Love, love, love

I go every year as it is one of my favorite places to visit. The estate and grounds are so... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Oyster Bay, New York
Dahlia show

we went to see & take photos of the Dahlias were not disappointed-the outside dahlia garden was... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
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The Olmsted brothers created this 400-acre arboretum, known for its camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas.
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Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
+1 516-922-8600
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Went on a top 10 weather day. Grounds were very pretty, well kept and neat. Gorgeous trees. Greenhouse was awesome. My only drawback, the nature trails. They were not marked, map was not helpful, and many trails had significant debris blocking them, fallen trees and...More

5  Thank Rocketscientist3
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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

I was visiting your beautiful arboretum for the 1st time with my 26 year old niece from Oregon and was so excited about the visit UNTIL....we arrived at the entrance booth at approximately 1pm on Aug.17th, 2015. I asked the woman in the booth by...More

12  Thank joninmi
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I go every year as it is one of my favorite places to visit. The estate and grounds are so beautiful.

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

we went to see & take photos of the Dahlias were not disappointed-the outside dahlia garden was great-great photos of both the flowers and the bees in & on them then later after a bite in the cafe-the show opened these were the flowers being...More

Thank leo t
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great time; I’d visited for the first time a couple months before in March with my friend so when my Dad came to visit I suggested we go. We walked around the gardens and in the greenhouses, and when we ended up...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

I visited Planting Fields on a Wednesday a few weeks ago. I paid the $5 extra charge (make sure to bring cash) to tour the mansion and it was great! My tour guide (Joe) was well informed and extremely well spoken. He answered many questions...More

Thank MikeJames969
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Four of us spent the morning walking the grounds. The dahlias were my favorite. Even though it was summer, many things were in blossom. Just a beautiful place! We were able to have a quick lunch at the cafe. We ended our visit with a...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

I’ve been to the Planting Fields before, but have never been inside Coe Hall. Regrettably, I chose the hottest day in July to visit. The mansion does not have air conditioning. With very few windows opened and fans in only a couple of rooms, the...More

Thank Fran727
Reviewed 13 July 2018

You get it; right from the get-go...this area of Long Island was the playground for a baker's dozen Great Gatsy groups. Bring a picnic lunch or a full roasted chook and the trimmings and set up in the shade...

2  Thank AmericaOverEasy
Reviewed 9 July 2018

great historic mansion with fabulous trees-a great place for a nice walk around the property. very interesting collection of tree that were imported.

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit. My wife and I visit at least three times a year and there is always something different to see. The main greenhouse is worth the price admission alone.

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Planting Fields is the former estate of insurance magnate William Coe (1869-1955) and his wife Mai Coe and includes their mansion, Coe Hall, several outbuildings, rose gardens, a couple of quaint cottages, and hiking trails. The location is heavily wooded, serene, and secluded. We visited...More

1  Thank Ghidrah
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Maria D
25 June 2018|
Response from Jason A | Reviewed this property |
The Arboretum does not have any scooter or wheelchair rental.
19 June 2018|
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Response from NYC_photography | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a cafe, in the same building with the gift shop.
25 September 2016|
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Response from Kelly A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. $8 per car.