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Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

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Main Greenhouse: The main greenhouse will be closed to the public on weekdays for the next two weeks, opening only on January 16th and 17th as well as January 23rd and 24th from 11-2pm. This is to allow time to install a new display and perform needed maintenance on the facility. The Main greenhouse will also be open on Thursday and Friday, January 28th and 29th from 11-2pm.

Starting the last weekend of January (30th and 31st) , both the Main Greenhouse and Camellia Greenhouse will be open to the public. The Main Greenhouse will be open from 11-1pm and the Camellia Greenhouse will be open from 1:30-3:30pm. After that, both greenhouses will be open from Thursdays through Sundays with the Main Greenhouse open from 11-1pm and the Camellia Greenhouse open from 1:30-3:30pm.

Address
1395 Planting Fields Road
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Latitude 40.867947
Longitude -73.552826

Visit the former Gold Coast estate of the W.R. Coe family. This National Register property has over 400 acres of rolling lawns, gardens, woodlands, and nature walks. The Camellia Greenhouse displays the largest collection of camellias in the northeast, and the Main Greenhouse has extensive collections of hibiscus, orchids, succulents, and seasonal displays.

Coe Hall is the Tudor Revival residence of the Coe family and is open for guided tours from April to September. Guests sample the formal lifestyle of the 1920s and see stunning craftsmanship and impressive collections of furnishings, paintings, stained glass, and decorative arts. In addition to the mansion, visitors will experience a wide variety of gardens, specimen plantings, and charming outbuildings that make Planting Fields truly unique.

The Coes used the talents of the Olmsted Brothers of Brookline, Massachusetts, to create an English park setting. Guided tours of the grounds are available and the park welcomes group tours. A wide variety of special events and courses are offered year-round. Mountain bikes are not permitted on park trails.

Hours of Operation

  • Greenhouses open Thursday to Sunday from  11am - 2pm , closed Christmas day.

  • Coe Hall is open Tuesday to Sunday, for guided tours from 10AM to 4PM and closed Holidays. 
    Admission:
    $5.00 adults
    Members and Children are free

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

The easy-to-use Empire Pass card is $80- and your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Purchase online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • Historic Coe Hall
  • Self-Guided Tours: $5.00
    Members and Children under 12: Free
  • Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • Cars $8
    Non-Profit Busses (By permit only)$35
    Commercial Busses $75

    The Parking fee is charged from 9am-5pm weekends from April 6th - May 26th , daily from May 27th thru Labor Day, September 2nd and weekends only form Sept. 7th thru November 17th.

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Gift Shop (Accessible)
  • Hiking
  • Tours
  • Visitor Center (Accessible)