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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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Heaven on Earth

The Planting Fields is a wonderful place. The plantings, foliage the expanse are all just... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2016
Syosset, New York

We have visited many beautiful estates in Great Britain and expected to be underwhelmed by Coe... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2016
Linda C
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The Olmsted brothers created this 400-acre arboretum, known for its camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas.
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Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
+1 516-922-8600
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Reviewed May 15, 2016

The Planting Fields is a wonderful place. The plantings, foliage the expanse are all just magnificent. When it's not crowded you can close your eyes and imagine it's your own private estate. You can stroll the gardens at leisure and even travel up and down...More

Thank lindaziti
Reviewed May 2, 2016

We have visited many beautiful estates in Great Britain and expected to be underwhelmed by Coe Hall. Wrong! It's very impressive and goes on and on - it's much larger than it looks - and it's full of beautiful English antiques. The staff are incredibly...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed May 2, 2016

My daughter,grandson and I attended the Spring event at The Planting Fields arboretum. It was amazingly crowded considering that it was $20.00 per car to enter and park. There must have been excess of a thousand cars as we parked in the far meadow area....More

Thank Melissa V
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I must say that this is a botanical powerhouse located on a former estate in Long Island's "Gold Coast". Simply a breathtaking display of fauna and flora. So if you visiting Oyster Bay or Bayville take some time to soak in some natural beauty and...More

Thank Qrhawk
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Whether attending a summer concert on the lawn or visiting Historic Coe Hall you are sure to enjoy. The greenhouse offers beautiful flower displays all year long. There is always something interesting going on for the whole family.

Thank evec1001
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Everyone famous in garden design had a say in creating this wonderful state park located in Oyster Bay a 45 minute drive (if no traffic) from Manhattan . The creators of Armold arboretum in Boston started the planning, then the iconic Olmstead firm had a...More

Thank cheffranskitchenware
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Travel to the Great Gatsby era. The mansion is fully furnished and beautiful. These gardens are world class. Fun for the whole family.

Thank 4Family4FunNY
Reviewed April 18, 2016

A great place to spend a day, especially if everything is in bloom. The grounds and greenhouses are beautiful. Be sure to take a walk through Coe Hall the mansion on the grounds. The rooms are beautiful and the place looks like it did in...More

Thank B_Skyscraper
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Planting Fields is a hidden bit of the past when the gold coast was just that GOLD! walk the grounds and take in the natural beauty inspect the specimen trees and treat you and the one your with to the greenhouses and that plural there...More

Thank kpmcgirr
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Wow! What a beautiful place to visit! Planting Fields is full of pretty plants and flowers to see and take photos of. You can take long walks through the grounds and go inside the greenhouse and the house museum. Its $8 for a car but...More

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Response from Kelly A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. $8 per car.
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May 5, 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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