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Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Great River

(4.8/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
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  • go for a walk around the park , see the wild life . check out the river . its a nice place to stroll around but be on the look out for deer ticks .  more »
  • The space is amazing. such history. the staff is fantastic always helpful and friendly. have lunch at the cafe, never a bad choice for a little lunch on the porch overlooking the river. take a spring ...  more »
  • Beautiful gardens, gorgeous mansion, great views of the Great South Bay. Great way to spend an afternoon. Victorian Tea room is amazing. Cafe quaint and delish!  more »
  • Went here for the day with my mom during the middle of summer. Beautiful flowers and a great place to just spend time reflecting. Great food at the restaurant as well. Best salad ever.
  • I visited this arboretum for the first time about two weeks ago. I gave it a rating of five stars for the vast amount of parking (if you have the Empire State pass which costs only $65 parking is free!), fields to enjoy, and trees and plants to enjoy, and the sheer beauty of the location. There is also a cafe that is located in the home that the former occupants lived in. The home and landscape was developed by William Bayard Cutting who started the sugar beet industry along with his brother. More of this information can be found inside the home, called "Westbrook.". If you travel enough on the property you will encounter a pond with snapping turtles and other aquatic critters as well. There is also a small island that looks out into the bay and canal area. Plenty of wildlife can be seen here including birds, fish, and turtles. The experience is definitely worth a lot more than the $10 admission it costs without the Empire pass. I definitely recommend it!
  • I go here to exhale. Beautiful natural surroundings, peaceful. Lovely cafe
  • A beautiful place to visit. All ages. Right on the water.
  • Great place to take the kids to go for a hike