10 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in New York!

New York State is filled with stunning botanical gardens and arboretums. From the sprawling grounds of the New York Botanical Garden to the urban oasis of Queens Botanical Garden, these gorgeous havens of lush vegetation invite city-dwellers of all ages to come and explore. Take a tour of the 10 best botanical gardens and arboretums in the Empire State.

New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY

Offering visitors a living museum of plant life, this esteemed botanical garden is a true New York City gem. Not only is it a top-notch educational institution and conservation organization, but the 250 acres of natural beauty allow visitors to explore and become immersed in nature.

Queens Botanical Garden, Queens, NY

Situated at the intersection of culture and nature, Queens Botanical Garden is a lush green oasis within the city. It's a place for people to connect with plants, cultures, and the environment, locals and tourists alike flock to this green haven.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY

This 52-acre property situated in the borough of Brooklyn offers its visitors a unique combination of both greenhouses and outdoor gardens. With over 14,000 types of plants, the garden is a favorite for all to enjoy.

6BC Botanical Garden, New York, NY

Located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, this urban garden is full of native and exotic plants. Stop by to admire the many different varieties of trees, plants, and wildflowers.

Arthur Ross Pinetum & Garden, New York, NY

This four-acre arboretum is located on the northwest side of the iconic Great Lawn, and features 17 different species of pines and other spectacular sites. It's a must-visit if you're in the area and seeking a tranquil escape.

Narrows Botanical Gardens, Brooklyn, NY

Take a break from your hectic city life and escape to the peaceful volunteer-run 4.5-acre garden of Narrows Botanical Gardens. Here you can admire the spectacular views of the nearby water and revel in the beauty of the native plants and trees.

Cherry Esplanade, Brooklyn, NY

Cherry Walk, located behind the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, is a meandering path full of cherry trees. The most popular time to visit is during cherry blossom season when the double rows of ‘Kanzan’ cherries are in full bloom. See this garden space come alive!

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, Staten Island, NY

This botanical garden is situated at Sailors' Snug Harbor, a stunning collection of 19th-century buildings. Visitors can explore the 83-acre park along the Kill Van Kull coastline and revel in its natural and man made beauty.

Clark Botanic Gardens, Albertson, NY

Founded in 1969, this 12-acre living museum and educational facility is an excellent spot for exploring and admiring the world's plant life. With numerous collections of plants, flowers and wildflowers, it's a great spot for photography and nature walks.

Centennial Gardens, Floral Park, NY

This gorgeous area is a bird sanctuary full of special planting areas. It's a great spot for families and school groups, and it's conveniently located close to nearby Garden City and Hofstra University.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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