We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Heather Garden

Fort Washington Avenue, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY
Save
Review Highlights
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 5 August 2017
PatentGod
,
Bridgewater, New Jersey
I love the Heather Garden All Year Round

Beautiful, peaceful, inspiring. Get lost in this magical garden at the foot of Fort Tryon Park... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2014
Lisa G
,
New York City, New York
via mobile
Read all 7 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
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."
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
4 Aug 2017
“Heather Garden near the Cloisters was inspiring”
25 Dec 2014
“I love the Heather Garden All Year Round”
LOCATION
Fort Washington Avenue, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY
Manhattan
Write a Review
Reviews (7)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 5 August 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.

Thank PatentGod
Reviewed 26 December 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 5 November 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

1  Thank logan03
Reviewed 31 March 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

2  Thank travelingrm
Reviewed 28 March 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 Sue P
Reviewed 14 August 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

1  Thank Jim0048
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Saggio
82 reviews
.26 km away
Le Cheile
44 reviews
.29 km away
Refried Beans
25 reviews
.21 km away
Tampopo Ramen
18 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Met Cloisters
4,417 reviews
1.41 km away
Fort Tryon Park
144 reviews
1.37 km away
George Washington Bridge
334 reviews
1.31 km away
The High Bridge
34 reviews
1.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Heather Garden staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit