Hofstra Arboretum

129 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY 516-463-6623

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Free; donations accepted


Spread across the 238-acre campus, with a pinetum and a greenway. Specialized gardens include a sensory garden for disabled visitors with plants at wheelchair level and a water element for sound; the New American Garden on the north campus features easy-care perennials and ornamental grasses which are labeled. Guided map available. Gothic labyrinth made from 40 feet of circular granite with parterre and knot garden; take a self-guided tour. Call to arrange tours. Annual Dutch Festival, second Sat. in May.


Dawn-dusk, daily.


All year.


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