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Bronx Botanical Gardens and Arboretums

Enjoy the beauty of nature at these Bronx botanical gardens. Spend the day listening to the peaceful sound of birds and insects flying around and resting on the flowers and trees at Bronx gardens and arboretums.  From local plants to exotic trees from across the world, all  can be found in the gardens and arboretums of the Bronx.

New York Botanical Garden

Gorgeous Flowers All Year!

The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx has many varying exhibits along with yearly events such as their well known orchid show. Browse the large Victorian glass conservatory and see delicate plants protected from the temperature changes of the outside world - take a relaxing stroll through the 50 acre forest and see towering trees that are older than the city itself - bring your camera to the perennial garden where there is sure to be something beautiful in bloom. 

The 250 acres of breathtaking plants and trees will delight you year round. These gardens in the Bronx are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

Wave Hill

Take a Break from City Life!

These gardens are a great place to visit for a calm afternoon's walk or a sunny day's picnic. Bring the family and walk through the 10 acres of forest that encircle the gardens or rest beside the lotus flowers and water lilies that float in the aquatic gardens. On-site art galleries showcase the works of artists who have been inspired by the beauty of nature. 


These fine botanical gardens in the Bronx are open year round from Tuesday to Sunday. Bring your camera and capture the beauty of the amazing vistas that overlook the Hudson River and the Palisades. Before you leave stop by the Wave Hill garden shop and buy some plants of your own or an ornament for your garden.