Bailey Arboretum, Locust Valley

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#23 of 33 in Wildlife in Long Island
Garden · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Bailey Arboretum is a 42-acre (17 ha) arboretum located in Lattingtown, New York, a small village on the North Shore of Long Island. It opened to the public on Aug. 5, 1969 after being donated to Nassau County in 1968 by the heirs of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bailey. Through an agreement with the Village of Lattingtown, admission to the arboretum was limited to 200 people at any one time.
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  • Our daughter was married at Bailey's in June, 2013. The grounds are clean and well maintained with beautiful plantings. The old manor house is elegant. In the years since then, I have taken my...  more »
  • Quite great place to walk around spend some time in the woods. Also nice kiddie place. There are nice lawns, gardens and woods to walk, stroll and relax. There were a few groups spending time...  more »
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  • Beautiful, serene place to feel at one with nature. Lots of benches situated around the park for quiet contemplation. Turtle island was my favorite spot, where I sat for hours hanging out with a snapping turtle. Also loved the bird sanctuary and meeting some of the resident raptors. Love this place and will be back.
  • A very relaxing private preserve. There was a lot of wildlife when we went. It's also dog friendly so you can walk your dogs on leash through the trails.

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