Best gardens in New York

Check out the top gardens in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1. Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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983 local reviews
990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 718-623-7200
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Andrei
Just seven minutes by NYC Subway, and you are transported into different reality: once there, it's hard to…
Mary
Take a stroll through the Botanic Gardens connected to Prospect Park. Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is a…
Michelangelo
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens has incredible architecture, rare plants, flowers, and meticulously cared for…
1. Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1. Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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983 local reviews
990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 718-623-7200
Andrei
Andrei
Just seven minutes by NYC Subway, and you are transported into different reality: once there, it's hard to believe the bustling city is just…
Mary
Mary
Take a stroll through the Botanic Gardens connected to Prospect Park. Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is a botanical garden in the borough of…
Michelangelo
Michelangelo
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens has incredible architecture, rare plants, flowers, and meticulously cared for gardens. World famous Cherry Blossom…
2. Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden
2. Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden
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155 local reviews
2919 24th Ave, Queens
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 718-274-4925
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Michelangelo
Beer garden featuring live music! Great spot during warmer months to grab a beer, hang at a picnic table with…
Mac
If the weather is nice, a trip to the beer garden should be one of your top priorities. It’s everything that…
Gerusa
Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden This authentic Czech beer garden, opened in 1910, offers plenty of mingle-frien…
2. Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden
2. Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden
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155 local reviews
2919 24th Ave, Queens
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 718-274-4925
Michelangelo
Michelangelo
Beer garden featuring live music! Great spot during warmer months to grab a beer, hang at a picnic table with classic beer garden fair!…
Mac
Mac
If the weather is nice, a trip to the beer garden should be one of your top priorities. It’s everything that makes Astoria welcoming: it’s…
Gerusa
Gerusa
Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden This authentic Czech beer garden, opened in 1910, offers plenty of mingle-friendly picnic tables, where you…
3. Prospect Park
3. Prospect Park
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1701 local reviews
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 718-965-8951
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Daniel
An absolute must-visit in Brooklyn, and our favorite park in all of NYC. Designed by the same people that…
Ruth
One of the most beautiful parks in New York, some people say more beautiful than Central Park. Designed by…
Elizabeth
Prospect Park is a 526-acre public park in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, and the second largest…
3. Prospect Park
3. Prospect Park
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1701 local reviews
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 718-965-8951
Daniel
Daniel
An absolute must-visit in Brooklyn, and our favorite park in all of NYC. Designed by the same people that designed Central Park in…
Ruth
Ruth
One of the most beautiful parks in New York, some people say more beautiful than Central Park. Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, this park…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Prospect Park is a 526-acre public park in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, and the second largest public park in Brooklyn. Within…
4. The Met Cloisters
4. The Met Cloisters
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423 local reviews
99 Margaret Corbin Dr, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 212-923-3700
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Anya & Marco
The Cloisters is a museum, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that exhibits selected works from the…
Russell
Probably one of the most overlooked museums in New York City, this is actually a part of the Met Museum but I…
Charles
A bit of a commute (no more than 40 Minutes), The Cloisters is one of the hidden gems of NYC. Tucked away far…
4. The Met Cloisters
4. The Met Cloisters
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423 local reviews
99 Margaret Corbin Dr, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 212-923-3700
Anya & Marco
Anya & Marco
The Cloisters is a museum, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that exhibits selected works from the museum's extensive collection of…
Russell
Russell
Probably one of the most overlooked museums in New York City, this is actually a part of the Met Museum but I guess most tourists don't want…
Charles
Charles
A bit of a commute (no more than 40 Minutes), The Cloisters is one of the hidden gems of NYC. Tucked away far north in Washington Heights,…
5. Botanic Garden
5. Botanic Garden
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220 local reviews
Botanic Garden
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Russell
In spring, the cherry blossoms are truly the main attraction. You get a nice view from above from the terrace,…
Edith
you can have a light meal inside the parks cafe, there are hot house building for tropical plants, childrens…
Sireen
Founded in 1910, and located in the Prospect Park neighborhood, the 52-acre (21 ha) garden includes a number…
5. Botanic Garden
5. Botanic Garden
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220 local reviews
Botanic Garden
Russell
Russell
In spring, the cherry blossoms are truly the main attraction. You get a nice view from above from the terrace, then you can go frolic in the…
Edith
Edith
you can have a light meal inside the parks cafe, there are hot house building for tropical plants, childrens garden, japanese garden,…
Sireen
Sireen
Founded in 1910, and located in the Prospect Park neighborhood, the 52-acre (21 ha) garden includes a number of specialty "gardens within…
6. Madison Square Garden
6. Madison Square Garden
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237 local reviews
4 Pennsylvania Plaza, Manhattan
+1 212-465-6741
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Etny
Big, beloved and not-so-beautiful MSG is perhaps the most famous sports arena in the world. Perched above Penn…
Nels
The Garden opened on February 11, 1968, and is the oldest major sporting facility in the New York metropolitan…
Lauren
The Garden is used for a variety of sports, including professional basketball and ice hockey, boxing and…
6. Madison Square Garden
6. Madison Square Garden
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237 local reviews
4 Pennsylvania Plaza, Manhattan
+1 212-465-6741
Etny
Etny
Big, beloved and not-so-beautiful MSG is perhaps the most famous sports arena in the world. Perched above Penn Station since 1968, the…
Nels
Nels
The Garden opened on February 11, 1968, and is the oldest major sporting facility in the New York metropolitan area. MSG is the…
Lauren
Lauren
The Garden is used for a variety of sports, including professional basketball and ice hockey, boxing and wrestling. It is also used for a…
7. Brooklyn Museum
7. Brooklyn Museum
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1401 local reviews
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 718-638-5000
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Sasha
Its not just a local museum, but a very progressive art center! They always had interesting, controversial,…
Rebeccah & Daniel
If you’re looking for diversity, the Brooklyn Museum is the place to go. It houses a huge permanent collection…
JoAnne
The museum sits right on lovely Eastern Parkway, adjacent to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. Great collection of…
7. Brooklyn Museum
7. Brooklyn Museum
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1401 local reviews
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 718-638-5000
Sasha
Sasha
Its not just a local museum, but a very progressive art center! They always had interesting, controversial, surprising exhibitions and would…
Rebeccah & Daniel
Rebeccah & Daniel
If you’re looking for diversity, the Brooklyn Museum is the place to go. It houses a huge permanent collection categorized by culture, as…
JoAnne
JoAnne
The museum sits right on lovely Eastern Parkway, adjacent to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. Great collection of Egyptian, Oceanic, Japanese…
8. New York Botanical Garden
8. New York Botanical Garden
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166 local reviews
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 718-817-8700
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Elle
The New York Botanical Garden is an iconic living museum, a major educational institution, and a renowned…
Danielle
Every city park offers its own brand of verdant escapism, but this lush expanse goes beyond landscaped flora…
Ruth
This area encompasses the Bronx Zoo and numerous gardens, and event spaces. There is also a current Chuley…
8. New York Botanical Garden
8. New York Botanical Garden
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166 local reviews
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 718-817-8700
Elle
Elle
The New York Botanical Garden is an iconic living museum, a major educational institution, and a renowned plant research and conservation…
Danielle
Danielle
Every city park offers its own brand of verdant escapism, but this lush expanse goes beyond landscaped flora. In addition to housing swaths…
Ruth
Ruth
This area encompasses the Bronx Zoo and numerous gardens, and event spaces. There is also a current Chuley outdoor exhibition running…
9. Franklin Park
9. Franklin Park
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307 local reviews
618 St Johns Pl, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
+1 718-975-0196
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Linda
Great bar/beer garden located on the Franklin Ave strip of bars & restaurants. Outdoor seating available and…
Sneha
Garden for nice weather! Around the corner, nice crowd... There are 2 bar areas attached - 1 that is a little…
Jeremiah
Wonderful beer garden Great atmosphere And to die for burgers and pie in the front of establishment. Also puts…
9. Franklin Park
9. Franklin Park
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307 local reviews
618 St Johns Pl, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
+1 718-975-0196
Linda
Linda
Great bar/beer garden located on the Franklin Ave strip of bars & restaurants. Outdoor seating available and they are connected to DutchBoy…
Sneha
Sneha
Garden for nice weather! Around the corner, nice crowd... There are 2 bar areas attached - 1 that is a little more quiet and 1 that usually…
Jeremiah
Jeremiah
Wonderful beer garden Great atmosphere And to die for burgers and pie in the front of establishment. Also puts you at ground zero for…
10. The High Line
10. The High Line
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1251 local reviews
The High Line, New York
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 212-500-6035
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Marco
It s a UNIQUE place, an open garden "suspended" on old railways lines, that used to be used to carry cattle…
Joy
Fantastic and unique urban park built on elevated railroad tracks. Arrive there via c-train (8th ave line) to…
Shawna
Fantastic and unique urban park built on elevated railroad tracks. Arrive there via c-train (8th ave line) to…
10. The High Line
10. The High Line
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1251 local reviews
The High Line, New York
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 212-500-6035
Marco
Marco
It s a UNIQUE place, an open garden "suspended" on old railways lines, that used to be used to carry cattle cargos back in the 20's, 30's to…
Joy
Joy
Fantastic and unique urban park built on elevated railroad tracks. Arrive there via c-train (8th ave line) to 34th and walk west to 11th…
Shawna
Shawna
Fantastic and unique urban park built on elevated railroad tracks. Arrive there via c-train (8th ave line) to 34th and walk west to 11th Ave…
11. Roberta's
11. Roberta's
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1048 local reviews
261 Moore St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 718-417-1118
BakeryStoreRestaurant
Mehdi
Roberta’s is that indie rock band that makes an insane debut album, blows up, and instead of releasing new…
Benjamin
The food is delicious and unpretentious, the beer selection is great, and they had the foresight to start…
Kamilla
Probably the most famous place in the area. Amazing pizza, but it is very popular, so be prepared to wait!…
11. Roberta's
11. Roberta's
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1048 local reviews
261 Moore St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 718-417-1118
Mehdi
Mehdi
Roberta’s is that indie rock band that makes an insane debut album, blows up, and instead of releasing new records, keeps putting out bonus…
Benjamin
Benjamin
The food is delicious and unpretentious, the beer selection is great, and they had the foresight to start growing their own produce on a…
Kamilla
Kamilla
Probably the most famous place in the area. Amazing pizza, but it is very popular, so be prepared to wait! They cook a lot of their…
12. Radegast Hall & Biergarten
12. Radegast Hall & Biergarten
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247 local reviews
113 N 3rd St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 718-963-3973
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Fati
If you love beer or you miss a little taste of Germany in NY, this is the place for you, a true German beer…
David
Radegast is another must-visit Williamsburg location. It's a massive beer garden that will make you feel like…
Rebecca
Love! This is a huge beer garden with authentic German food. There's long wooden tables that are good for…
12. Radegast Hall & Biergarten
12. Radegast Hall & Biergarten
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247 local reviews
113 N 3rd St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 718-963-3973
Fati
Fati
If you love beer or you miss a little taste of Germany in NY, this is the place for you, a true German beer garden. Well, at least from an…
David
David
Radegast is another must-visit Williamsburg location. It's a massive beer garden that will make you feel like you're in Munich. They even…
Rebecca
Rebecca
Love! This is a huge beer garden with authentic German food. There's long wooden tables that are good for groups, but it's also fun to go…