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Wave Hill

West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471-2899
+1 718-549-3200
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Beautiful, less well-travelled location

Pleasant getaway from the congestion, noise and traffic of the city. Beautiful river views and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New York City, New York
beautiful historic gardens on Hudson

In Riverdale on Hudson with great views, this historic garden has great plantings and several... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louis G
New York City, New York
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West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471-2899
+1 718-549-3200

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant getaway from the congestion, noise and traffic of the city. Beautiful river views and nice hikes. Cafeteria food is a bit pricey, as is to be expected, but offers good hot entrees. Free shuttle available to/from the Metro-North station, but please tip your driver!

Thank JB789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Riverdale on Hudson with great views, this historic garden has great plantings and several historic buildings with nice displays. A number of historic figures have lived on this site

Thank Louis G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there with my family just out of curiosity, and was simply stunned by that place. The landscapes, the views over the Hudson River, the layout - be-a-u-ti-ful. Most importantly, this is a fairly compact grounds, so you can go there with little kids...More

Thank lubger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The kennedy's had a house very near and wave hill actually was once the beautiful residence of my favourite philosopher and author, Mark Twain aka samuel clemens. There are lovely places to walk on offer with wisteria covered passages and a small pond with blooms...More

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fascinating gardens and green houses, tremendous history of conservationist history and beloved guests. I first went there to see about the famous Beech trees ... I was somewhat prouder that my own Beech is incredibly larger than theirs, being about 400 years old. Passing kids...More

1  Thank Gene S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful once spring comes lots to see very relaxing fun for the kids.Many different trees and birdsto explore.

Thank elizabethrI2896SE
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This beautiful garden nestled in the hills of New York City is a beautiful hidden gem. Smaller than Central Park and actually in the Bronx - you would think that you were in the country side. The children will love exploring the area and you...More

Thank O&Msmom
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Wave hill is one of the most beautiful places in NYC. On top of that, the Sunday kids programs are fantastic. The summer concerts are lovely. This is one of my most favorite places. The cafe has great coffee and snacks too.

Thank NYCAK40
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place for a day of relaxing, reading a book or just enjoying the view. They have a nice venue for meetings or gatherings. A tour of the facility is available.

Thank Alexander R
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We first dame in summer, a much nicer time...now, nothing is in bloom, and buildings were closed! In summer, there are lectures and concerts..look and plan ahead..

Thank Scouternurse S
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Mandy G
Can I bring my dog to Wave Hill?
28 August 2016|
Response from marabel100 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Unfortunately. :(
Is there a fee to enter the property to walk around? or a fee to park?
16 April 2015|
Response from Veronica G |
Donation days are Saturday from 9:00am - 12:00pm and Tuesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm.