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Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

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Tour of Coe Hall

I’ve been to the Planting Fields before, but have never been inside Coe Hall. Regrettably, I chose... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fran727
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Long Beach, NY
If you Pay the 8 dollars to park...linger longer to get true value for the visit.

You get it; right from the get-go...this area of Long Island was the playground for a baker's dozen... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
AmericaOverEasy
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Sydney
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been to the Planting Fields before, but have never been inside Coe Hall. Regrettably, I chose the hottest day in July to visit. The mansion does not have air conditioning. With very few windows opened and fans in only a couple of rooms, the...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

You get it; right from the get-go...this area of Long Island was the playground for a baker's dozen Great Gatsy groups. Bring a picnic lunch or a full roasted chook and the trimmings and set up in the shade...

2  Thank AmericaOverEasy
Reviewed 9 July 2018

great historic mansion with fabulous trees-a great place for a nice walk around the property. very interesting collection of tree that were imported.

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit. My wife and I visit at least three times a year and there is always something different to see. The main greenhouse is worth the price admission alone.

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Planting Fields is the former estate of insurance magnate William Coe (1869-1955) and his wife Mai Coe and includes their mansion, Coe Hall, several outbuildings, rose gardens, a couple of quaint cottages, and hiking trails. The location is heavily wooded, serene, and secluded. We visited...More

1  Thank Ghidrah
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Went here a couple of times for free concerts outside. Very organized and well-run. Great place to bring a bottle of wine and enjoy some outdoor music. Definitely going back.

Thank carolmY2321IK
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Our favorite state park on Long Island. Beautiful any time of the year! We come here 2-3 times a year and bring all friends. So many flowers and blooming trees. The grounds are expansive and you could walk trails. They also have some festivals occasionally,...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Planting Fields is a beautiful set of gardens and fields with various flowers, foliage and lush green meadows. The main greenhouse is replete with gorgeous plants and flowers. I would have given a 5 rating if the map of the grounds was larger and more...More

Thank mrose171
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Planting Fields is a wonderful garden with greenhouses, paths to walk along, and a historic house. The house is really cool and you can walk all through it for $5. Great spot to take photos.

Thank Brad F
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Found the history, and architecture of the home to be very interesting. The tour guide did a great job. And of course, the grounds themselves were just beautiful to wander through.

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Maria D
26 June 2018|
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Response from Jason A | Reviewed this property |
The Arboretum does not have any scooter or wheelchair rental.
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Marnie3020
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Response from NYC_photography | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a cafe, in the same building with the gift shop.
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Response from Kelly A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. $8 per car.
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