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Wave Hill

West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471-2899
+1 718-549-3200
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Beautiful and peaceful

Easy to get to from CT, just below Cross County Shopping Center, about 20 minutes south. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
theresa c
Wilton, Connecticut
Beautifu former estatel in Riverdale

This is Mark Twain's estate and the grounds are gorgeous. They have may cultural activities for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tl D
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A non-profit cultural institution that is located on 26 acres in the Bronx, whose mission is to explore the interaction between people and their natural environment through the maintenance of gardens, greenhouses and environmental protection programs for residents and visitors.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hudson river” (58 reviews)
“free shuttle” (9 reviews)
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West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471-2899
+1 718-549-3200

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to from CT, just below Cross County Shopping Center, about 20 minutes south. The Hudson view, space, greenhouse, pond with unique water plants (including mosaic ones) and free weekend art for kids of all ages. Incredible art room, better than ones at...More

Thank theresa c
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Mark Twain's estate and the grounds are gorgeous. They have may cultural activities for adults and children, concerts,, maple sugaring etc. depending on the season.

2  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up next to Central Park and Riverside Park in Manhattan's Upper West Side. They were phenomenal parks to have had as backyards. As an adult, 47, living up here in Riverdale, Bronx, Wave Hill is my family's chill spot, The gardens are pure...More

Thank Oliver Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a must if you're seeking peace and nature. It provides physical and mental relaxation. It has a beautiful view from one of the balconies. The reason I said it has potential is because it really could be better. It's a very picturesque...More

Thank MIke R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most charming, peaceful, and overall lovely places in NYC. The grounds are just big enough to explore and always see something new but also small and manageable. My sister in law and I got some lovely photos with the flowers. We packed...More

1  Thank Arissa P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a place off the beaten path that shouldn't be missed by nature lovers. Set in a serene hillside, just north of NYC overlooking the Hudson River, this is a great place to spend an afternoon.

Thank Walt L
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Our trip was grand, this place is cute with tons of charm, well worth the trip and right in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, Friendly staff and awesome views. Enjoy....

2  Thank Dante-Donna
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The lovely grounds of this obscure gardens are a peaceful sanctuary of lovely flowers, broad lawns. Nice view of the Hudson river. Lavender is in bloom, we lunched there on the patio. Parking is limited, staff are very friendly. Wonderful afternoon.

Thank Mr J
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely , the view , the surrounding , landscape . I lived near and never occurred me to visit this spectacular park .

Thank OlgaM714
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Our tour bus stopped here on the way to the NY Botanical Gardens. We were surprised to find a lovely garden setting with a beautiful view of the Hudson River. Take a tour with a volunteer guide and enjoy the gorgeous "artistic" plantings - chosen...More

Thank linda g
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Mandy G
28 August 2016|
Response from marabel100 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Unfortunately. :(
16 April 2015|
Response from Veronica G |
Donation days are Saturday from 9:00am - 12:00pm and Tuesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm.