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We had a nice walking tour

Proximate to the Cloister Museum in Washington Heights is Fort Tryon Park. In the parlk, is the... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
barry m
New York City, New York
Heather Garden near the Cloisters was inspiring

A ten minute walk from the Cloisters. The garden has a variety of flowers and lots of butterflies... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Sep 3, 2018
“We had a nice walking tour”
Aug 4, 2017
“Heather Garden near the Cloisters was inspiring”
Romantic garden, tucked away inside Fort Tryon Park, features a well-known sign that gently admonishes "Let no one say, and say it to your shame, that all was beauty here, until you came."
Fort Washington Avenue, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY
Washington Heights
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Proximate to the Cloister Museum in Washington Heights is Fort Tryon Park. In the parlk, is the Heather Garden which is managed by a non profit organization and volunteers. They provided a walking tour along with photos of the history of the park. This is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

A ten minute walk from the Cloisters. The garden has a variety of flowers and lots of butterflies. Easy, slow walking on an August day.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful, peaceful, inspiring. Get lost in this magical garden at the foot of Fort Tryon Park. Meander through keeping open eyes to see everything.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed November 5, 2014

A compact, small garden, but very abundant with flowers and shrubs of all types. What surprised us was how colorful and full of blooms it still was even at the end of October. Very calm and peaceful to stroll through, it contains two garden paths...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

We have visited this garden many times. Yesterday was amazing! The heather was in full bloom...looking like a Monet impression. Besides the heather, crocuses,jasmine and hellabores were in bloom. Daffodils are getting ready to bloom. Very little is in bloom in NYC in the winter...More

Date of experience: March 2013
2  Thank travelingrm
Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

It is worthwhile to pass by this while walking at The Cloisters. But it is not worth a special trip on its own. The heathers are generic (no specimen plants as far as I could tell) and do not appear to be arranged in a...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed August 13, 2012

Just wanted to let readers know that the iPad app location for the Heather Garden at Fort Tryon Park (FTP) shows it as below the George Washington Bridge! Obviously it is way off the mark. Having said that, FTP is one of my favorite New...More

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