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Long Island Botanical Gardens and Arboretums

Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and check out gardens and arboretums in Long Island. Great for nature lovers and anyone who likes peace and quiet, Long Island botanical gardens are tranquil refuges from the rest of the world. See plants and trees of all types year round at gardens in Long Island.

Clark Botanic Garden

One of the Finest Long Island Gardens!

This oasis of beauty in Long Island was founded in 1969 and is home to a variety of flowers including spring wildflowers, daylilies, butterfly plants, and perennials along with an array of other plants and trees. You will want to pay special attention to the garden's daylily collection - be sure to bring your camera to capture these delicate flowers.


This gorgeous 12 acre Long Island garden was intended from its beginning to be an enriching place where trees and flowers can be cultivated and visitors can be educated about nature. Clark Botanic Garden has a schedule of educational programs and guest speakers so you can learn more about nature and gardening both locally and worldwide. Open 10am to 4pm year round - closed winter weekends. 

Old Westbury Gardens

Historic Gardens in Long Island!

This Long Island garden is set on 200 acres of property once owned by a wealthy family in the early 1900s. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the mansion house  and its grounds have been host to visitors of all types for over 100 years. The mansion itself has been preserved as a museum which gives a fascinating look at life in the early 1900s while the grounds and gardens have continued to be a peaceful retreat of natural beauty.


These gardens are open Wednesday through Monday from the end of April to the end of October. Visitors are welcome to tour the grounds and house, and participate in the many events that are held year round.  Events such as harvest activities, outdoor concerts, children's programs and tea parties take place often.