• 5th Annual Evolution of the American Landscape:

    Right Plant, Right Place

    Save the Date! Join us Monday, February 27, 2023, for our 5th Annual Evolution of the American Landscape symposium.

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  • Work Begins on $9.3M Upgrade

    Visitor Center & Parking Lot Upgrades

    Read more about the upgrades happening at the at Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park! The project will update the park’s visitor center, improve parking, and enhance exhibits and slated to be completed in fall 2024.

    Read the Newsday Article January 2023 Newsletter about the Project
  • Preschool and Elementary   Education Classes

    Our new outdoor classroom is inside the gates of the CSA Farm so students will be able to observe and participate in the growing seasons right before their very eyes.

    Pre-K & Elementary Education Class Information
  • in support of parks, land, water conservation & historic preservation in NYS

    SUPPORT THE ARBORETUM

    Give the gift of supporting the Arboretum by clicking the links below to learn ways you can help!

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  • Adult Forest Bathing Wellness Walk

    Join certified forest therapy guide, Linda Lombardo on Saturday, February 4, 2023, in a Forest Bathing walk.

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  • Art Workshops Are Back!

    For the 2022 season, we are offering watercolors, painting, and craft workshops! Go make something great today!

    Art Workshops Art Exhibits
  • Interactive Tree Workshop and   Forest Therapy for Youth

    Join us for the 2022 season of our educational workshops! We have two programs, the Interactive Tree Workshop with Joe Whelski and Forest Walks for Youth with Linda Lombardo.

    Interactive Tree Workshop Forest Therapy Walk for Youth
  • OUR COLLECTION

    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!

    Tree Explorer Our Collection Library

VEHICLE USE FEE

Vehicle Use Fee is $8 per vehicle is collected from April through November using the automated-pay meters. Seniors (62+) placard and access passes can now be obtained at any of our parking kiosks!

EVENTS

Find out more about the events happening around the Arboretum.

HOURS

Open Tuesday- Sunday 9:00AM – 4:00PM

 

The Bayard Cutting Arboretum is a New York State park that 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 as a “museum of trees”, not a park. Activities such as biking, picnicking, sports, pets of any type, and games are not permitted.

 

Safety Updates:

As we navigate COVID-19, we want to make sure that all our patrons are safe while enjoying the grounds. The Arboretum grounds, Manor House, as well as the Hidden Oak Cafe are open during our regular hours for you to enjoy. Please follow all posted rules. We will continue to update you as we receive more information. Thank you.
 

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