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Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

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Address: Planting Fields Rd., P.O. Box 58, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Phone Number: (516) 922-8600
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Olmsted brothers created this 400-acre arboretum, known for its...
The Olmsted brothers created this 400-acre arboretum, known for its camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas.
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Arbor day

Spent a great afternoon walking around and went in the greenhouse with great flowers and a cacao plant. Thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon. Live music that day too

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Oyster Bay, New York
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Oyster Bay, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Spent a great afternoon walking around and went in the greenhouse with great flowers and a cacao plant. Thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon. Live music that day too

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Westbury, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Another awesome place to spend an afternoon especially if you into beautiful landscapes and historic mansions, you may even run into a wedding lol. Well maintained, they even hold classes, horticultural and art classes...like Old Westbury Gardens this is another great place. I go all the time.....

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Deer Park
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

went to see the ORCHID FESTIVAL - what a marvellous jobs these people did and so proud of the their product - this was a photographers dresm!! The grounds are just lovely-blooming and explored the Azelea and other fields ran out of time also wanted tosee the rose and other gardens - will surely visit again -had an evenng outdoor... More 

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Floral Park, New York
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35 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

this is something, especially if you like orchids, need any information about them, or assistance in planting, raising, etc. OR if you're a photographer, since one of us is each of these things-it was GREAT! and the grounds are just lovely-blooming!

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Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Planting Fields has it all - Trees, flowers, formal and informal gardens (designed by Olmstead Brothers), greenhouses full of tropical and exotic plants, and a gilded age country house. All in one spot, and with very reasonable admission. Although this is a state park, the level of maintenance is far better than you would expect because it is supported by... More 

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West Sand Lake, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Finally made it back to the Planting Fields after spending much time here during college (NYIT) over 40 years ago. Brought back many wonderful and beautiful memories. The trees are much larger now, but just as beautiful and impressive. The grounds are clean and the gardens in bloom were pristine. We were here on a mild mid-week afternoon and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

This place is sooo pretty and the gardening, buildings and green house are breath taking. If only there weren't so many wedding photographers everywhere! Their rude and you can never get anywhere cause your stuck waiting for them to take the pictures or they hog up a garden and you cant take a picture or enjoy the view. If it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I go to the planting fields several times a year with my father, an avid photographer and we spend the day taking pictures in the green house or along the paths. It is very well maintained and always picturesque

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Breezy Point, New York, Usa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Such a beautiful place... Flowers are stunning. the Mansion is a must do... If you like to take picture this is a must do on Long Island. Its nice that there are still places like this to visit.

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Corning, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This place is like a timeless beauty, it's exactly the same as it was way back when, sorry I don't want to date myself here! But the grounds are kept up very well with archival photos in the building with the vending machines. I love the rose garden, it's a great place to escape.

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Additional Information about Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

Address: Address: Planting Fields Rd., P.O. Box 58, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Phone Number: (516) 922-8600
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Oyster Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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