Watercolor Painting Classes (art supplies & lunch included)

Contemporary watercolor artist Victoria Beckert is teaching a series of one-day outdoor classes with all supplies provided + lunch this month for $55 per class. Please click on the image for more info.

Spring into Spring on an arboretum grounds tour every Saturday 11:00 am

With so much to see at the Arboretum, make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes for a free docent-led walking tour. To grab a bite to eat afterwards, stop by the Hidden Oak Café.

Welcome to Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Click here to download our Visitor Brochure & Map

Bayard Cutting Arboretum was donated to the Long Island State Park Region by Mrs. William Bayard Cutting and her daughter, Mrs. Olivia James, in memory of her husband, William Bayard Cutting. The intent of the donation was “to provide an oasis of beauty and quiet for the pleasure, rest and refreshment of those who delight in outdoor beauty; and to bring about a greater appreciation and understanding of the value and importance of informal planting.”

The Arboretum is a passive park, and activities such as biking, picnicking, sports, bathing, and games are not permitted.


440 Montauk Highway Great River, NY 11739

Hours and Fees

Hours and Fees
Open Tuesday- Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Closed Monday and all winter holidays (Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s) Entrance Fee of $8 per vehicle is collected from April through the end of November. (subject to change) For all questions, call 631.581.1002.