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Visitor Information

Garden Hours

10am to 4pm daily

Gift Shop Hours

Shop closes for Winter from 12/23/17. Opens during special events.

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A voluntary donation is greatly appreciated.

Travel Directions

By car:
Northern State Parkway: Take exit 29 (Roslyn Road), turn South onto Roslyn Road, then right onto I.U. Willets Road, followed by a right into the Clark Botanic Garden parking field, just before the railroad crossing.

Long Island Expressway: Take exit 37, and turn South onto Willis Ave. Go about 1 mile, and then turn left onto I. U. Willets Road. Go approx. 4 blocks, crossing over railroad tracks. Clark Garden is on your left.

By train:
LIRR Oyster Bay Line to Albertson station. The Garden is immediately east of the station.

By bus:
N23 or N27 bus to I.U. Willets Road, then walk east 1/4 mile.

Annual Plantings at Clark in Full Bloom

Clark Botanic Garden is an All-America Selections (AAS) Display Garden
An AAS Annual Display Garden provides the public an opportunity to view the newest AAS Annual winners in an attractive well-maintained setting. The Display Garden also provides educational signage about the AAS Annual plants. There is a network of nearly 200 dedicated display gardens across the US typically at Arboretums, Botanic Gardens, or University Gardens.

Come visit the AAS Annuals at Clark Botanic Garden and get ideas for your own garden. They are located at the main entrance along the walk and the AAS vegetables are in the Family Community Garden.

All-American Display Garden

All-American Display Garden

All-American Display Garden

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Reciprocal Privileges

As a benefit of membership
to Clark Botanic Garden, FDCMG, Inc. now offers reciprocal privileges (free or discounted admission and other discounts) at horticultural institutions affiliated with the American Horticultural Society. Just show your current CBG membership card to receive free admission. For a complete list of participating institutions, visit


Mountford Gift & Garden Shop

In the spirit of Mary Mountford, the artist, The Shop at Clark Botanic Garden will feature works by artists who live and create right here on Long Island. Stop in and see Mary's paintings as well as beautiul pottery, beeswax candles and more crafted by our fellow Long Islanders which we proudly support.

To learn more about Mary Mountford and the history of The Shop, click here.

Mary Mountford with granddaughter Linda Nakamura at Clark Botanic Garden

To download The Mary Mountford Story click here.


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Support the Garden

50th Anniversary Fund Drive

Clark Botanic Garden needs your help.

Please help us maintain our programs and preserve the Clark legacy as a thriving botanic garden by contributing to the Clark Botanic Garden 50th Anniversary Fund. The garden's success is directly dependent on your generosity.

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Ask the Clark Gardener

Each month one our expert gardener shares insight, motivation and inspiration about gardening. This month, Roellyn Armstrong, MG, shares her insight about “Chrysanthemum—the quintessential fall flower,” and “Getting the Garden Ready for Winter,” and “The Poinsettia.”

Please send your gardening questions, comments or stories to the Clark Gardener.