• The Hidden Oak Cafe has reopened! The Manor House is closed until further notice.

    We are excited to announce that the Hidden Oak Café has reopened! The Manor House is still closed until further notice. A face mask or cover is required when entering.


    The Bayard Cutting Arboretum Forest Walk has returned for your enjoyment and relaxation! Please not all forest bathers are required to bring their own masks and wear them at all times they are in the group.

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    Bayard Cutting Arboretum features an enormous variety of trees and continues to prioritize diversity within the landscape. Learn more via our interactive map and collection gallery!

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Safety Updates :

As we navigate COVID-19, we want to make sure that all our patrons are safe while enjoying the grounds.  As of August 11, 2020, the Hidden Oak will be open but the Manor House will continue to be closed until further notice. The Grounds & House Tours are canceled as well.

The Arboretum grounds are open during our regular hours for you to enjoy. Please follow all posted rules. The restrooms are open on the outer side of the Manor House, and a mask or face covering is required to enter the restrooms. We will continue to update as we receive more information. Thank you.



Vehicle Use Fee is $8 per vehicle is collected from April through the end of November using the automated-pay meters. Seniors (62+) placard and access passes can now be obtained at any of our parking kiosks! Just press any button on the keypad and scan your license at the pay station. The parking pass is valid for use Tuesday - Friday.


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Open Tuesday- Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Closed Monday and all winter holidays (Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's)

Bayard Cutting Arboretum was donated to the Long Island State Park Region by Mrs. William Bayard Cutting and her daughter, Mrs. Olivia James, in memory of her husband, William Bayard Cutting. The intent of the donation was “to provide an oasis of beauty and quiet for the pleasure, rest and refreshment of those who delight in outdoor beauty; and to bring about a greater appreciation and understanding of the value and importance of informal planting.”

We are an arboretum (“think of us a museum of trees”), not a  “park”, and activities such as biking, picnicking, sports, pets of any type, and games are not permitted.


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