• 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
  • The Bayard Cutting Arboretum Presents the June Annex Art Exhibit

    Master Craftsman, David Ebner and Long Island Photographer, Raymond Germann

    The exhibit will open Thursday, June 8, 2023 and close with an Artist Talk by David N. Ebner on Sunday, July 2, 2023.

    About the Exhibit
  • Special Program for Home Schooled Students

    Starting June 13, 2023, children ages 6 -12 years of age can learn how life was like in the early 1900s.

    Official Flyer More Information
  • Art Workshops Are Back!

    For the 2023 season, we are offering watercolors 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


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!


Find out more about the events happening around the Arboretum.


Open Tuesday- Sunday 9:00AM – 5:00PM


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.

View Our Visitor Map and Brochure!