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Featured Botanical Gardens/Arboreta

Albany Pine Bush Preserve and Discovery Center

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve and Discovery Center works to protect, restore, and manage the natural and cultural resources of the Albany Pine Bush. 195 New Karner Rd., Albany, New York 12205. Tel: 518-456-0655, ext. 1250. Cost: Fee/Free.... More Info

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Coe Hall at Planting Field Arboretum State Historic Park

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771. 516-922-9210. Planting Fields has a rich history of possessing some of the greatest horticultural treasures on Long Island. Visitors can explore acres of historic landscape and plantings, including exotic specimen trees from all over the world, in a lush setting. Fee.

Cutler Botanic Garden

Guided tours are offered by the Master Gardener Volunteers of this display garden owned by Cornell Cooperative Extension. 840 Upper Front St, Binghamton, NY 13905. Tel: 607-772-8954. Cost: Free.

Highland Botanical Park

This 150-acre park is home to the Lamberton Conservatory, an extensive collection of native and non-native plants, and a number of memorials and gardens. 180 Reservoir Ave., Rochester, NY 14620. Tel: 585-753-7270. Cost: Free.

Landis Arboretum

The site comprises hundreds of acres, 40 of which are developed with plantings of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials from around the world. 174 Lape Rd., Esperance, NY 12066. Tel: 518-875-6935. Cost: Free.

Nannen Arboretum

Named for local businessman, conservationist and political leader, William O. Nannen, groups can explore the arboretum's many gardens, memorials, and sanctuaries. 28 Parkside Dr, Ellicottville, NY 14731. Tel: 716-699-2100. Cost: Free.

The Mountain Top Arboretum

County Rd. 23C, Tannersville, NY 12485. 518-589-3903. Programs focus on the applied science of horticulture and the stewardship of the environment. Fee.

University of Rochester - River Campus Arboretum

Learn about the horticulture of the Rochester area at the River Campus arboretum. 612 Wilson Boulevard, Rochester, New York 14627. Tel: 585-273-5815. Cost: Free.