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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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Very poor wheelchair access; becoming more house than garden

I have visited Planting Fields for many years since I live near by. It is a beautiful and wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Long Island, New York
Charming Gardens

Flowers adorn the park with beauty and wonderful scent. Very peaceful to walk the paths and find... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Marilyn O
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The Olmsted brothers created this 400-acre arboretum, known for its camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
+1 516-922-8600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Planting Fields for many years since I live near by. It is a beautiful and wonderful place. Unfortunately the trend in recent years has increasingly focused on the house rather than the wonderful grounds. Coe Hall is simply a house - it...More

Thank litraveler2015
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Flowers adorn the park with beauty and wonderful scent. Very peaceful to walk the paths and find rare plants and trees. May sit on lawns to relax or enjoy a meal.

Thank Marilyn O
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My wife and I started our four hour tour of the gardens and mansion at their 9 AM opening. We completed our self garden tour in time for the eleven-thirty first house tour of the day. Our first garden stop was at the sensory garden...More

Thank Disneybus
Reviewed 16 August 2017

It's advertised as the equal of Longwood Gardens, but not even close. Although well maintained with an attractive greenhouse, the acreage is more suited to quiet walks. The Coe Mansion was dark and not worth the cost of the additional admission. When we visited in...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We just visited and had an amazing time. We debated whether to do a guided tour of the house vs an audio tour and chose the guide. Hunter, our host, had a wealth of knowledge about the home, its history and stories of the many...More

Thank xine_98
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My wife and I visited for our Anniversary and we had a wonderful time here. The place is very big and there are green houses and plants around every corner. The Mansion tour is incredible and the history of the family that lived there I...More

2  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 16 July 2017

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 10 July 2017

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 9 July 2017

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

2  Thank MrsKnicki
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25 September 2016|
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Response from Kelly A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. $8 per car.
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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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Response from Tina K | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure...