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Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
+1 516-922-8600
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Beautiful Open Gardens

Gorgeous in July! Very nice walking trails. Variety of plants & wildlife - saw some very large... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mary W
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Beautiful!

The entrance fee is $8 per car to get on to the grounds. There are numerous beautiful gardens and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fworldtraveler
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Brooklyn, New York
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The Olmsted brothers created this 400-acre arboretum, known for its camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas.
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  • Average1%
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Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous in July! Very nice walking trails. Variety of plants & wildlife - saw some very large turtles along the pond

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance fee is $8 per car to get on to the grounds. There are numerous beautiful gardens and greenhouses with a wide range of flowers throughout the park.

Thank fworldtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice evening in the beautiful Coe Hall. the room where the performance was held, was a bit tight. perhaps you could say cozy or intimate. all singers were great. they served wine and cheese

Thank Victoria D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Background: Have been here numerous times, it's about time I review it. Price: I believe its around $8, maybe $10. Can't recall because we have the Empire Pass (which we use). Things to See: I always start with the "alphabet garden" near the front road,...More

Thank MrsKnicki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively close to NYC in nearby Long Island this gem consists of hundreds of acres, once the private estate of Mr Coe, a tycoon in the style of the great Gatsby. Most of it is woods but enough of it is landscaped so that every...More

1  Thank Ian T
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The term "planting fields " comes from The Matinecock Indians who settled in Oyster Bay,Long Island. Later William and Mai Cole, planted this area with Rare Species of tree and plant collections. This place, which is 400 Acres, is considered a Botanical Miracle. I have...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A MUST SEE if you are in this area! Enjoyed every moment of the mansion tour and the grounds! Well worth the money and so much beauty to see. The docents had so much wonderful information to share, it was fabulous!

Thank SandiJean
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I never knew about this place until my daughter and son in law took us here for our anniversary. The week before we visited Longwood Gardens, and to tell you the truth, the gardens here are on par with that world famous garden. The Olmsteads...More

Thank Cakes77
Reviewed 31 May 2017

My husband, daughter and I visited Planting Fields on a rainy Saturday afternoon. We wanted to see another of the Gold Coast Mansions since this was my daughter's last semester in college. The mansion is gorgeous and decorated beautifully. The guides are knowledgeable and very...More

Thank 10isgirl
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great place to spend time walking around and the mansion on the grounds is definitely worth seeing. Greenhouses are spectacular.

Thank Travelplanner55120
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Laysallkay
25 September 2016|
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Response from Kelly A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. $8 per car.
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jay c
5 May 2016|
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Response from cheffranskitchenware | Reviewed this property |
Sadly they do not allow even tiny dogs. Believe me I've tried. The only way you can get doggie in is at the end of the day and if you sneak her/him in. Otherwise its a no no. Maybe if its a service dog they'll let him/her... More
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TineMcD
11 October 2015|
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