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New York Botanical Garden

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Address: 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458
Phone Number: +1 718-817-8700
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Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace...

Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills.

Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April).

Getting to the Garden is easy!

Public Transportation

The Garden is just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North Railroad to Botanical Garden Station. It is also accessible by subway on B, D, or 4 trains to Bedford Park Boulevard Station. For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site at mta.Info

Driving

The Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) is located off the Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W) and is easily accessible from all points in the Tri-State area.

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Although I was born and raised in NY and spent most of my life there, I had never visited this garden. Since my wife belongs to two garden clubs here in SC, I took her there... read more

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Although I was born and raised in NY and spent most of my life there, I had never visited this garden. Since my wife belongs to two garden clubs here in SC, I took her there. All she could say was Wow wow!, Oh My gosh and Oh My! We walked our feet off besides taking the tram and spent... More 

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Bronx, New York
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This is really a must see if you are in New York. The beautiful grounds would be reason enough---in early spring or fall would be my suggestions for times of year. But even at Christmastime it's worth a visit for the train (made from plant life). The cafe, as others have said, is worth stopping by. Bring your laptop and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

By far one of the most peaceful places I've visited in the greater NYC area. The gardens change with the weather and so the are installation that the NYBG will bring in to share once in awhile. You might want to bring a stroller for the young ones in your group because the gardens are large and little legs get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited on a hot summer day in mid July. We rode the tram one entire loop (about 20 minutes) to get a feel for the gardens layout. As you ride around an informative audio tape is being played. BTW the tram is a free service included in the price of your ticket. There are 9 stops on the circuit.... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must see ! Plan on walking and enjoying an afternoon of beauty.The flowers and plants are out of this world and usually a nice quiet way to spend the day. you may walk and try to see most of the area or you can choose a spot and sit and enjoy the weather. Whatever is your choice... More 

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been a member for 20+ years and I love it here. There is so much to see and you can appreciate the beauty of nature

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful refuge to visit, escaping the urban environment without traveling!!!! Always well kept, beautiful, nice bathrooms, good food and lovely gift shop.

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Tenafly, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Outstandiing experience for the whole family. Strongly recommended. We have been to the Botanical Garden several times this year and every time is like a new experience. The exhibits are beautiful, educational and worth visiting.

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Mount Vernon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

New York Botanical Gardens is the greatest botanical garden in the USA rivaling the Kew Gardens in London, UK,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great place for beautiful walk and tasty lunch.A surprisingly serene place in the Bronx which you have to see to believe.Big enough for a good hike and it even has a waterfall .

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