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Featured Gardens & Nature Centers

Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Trips to the arboretum include three tours on the grounds, all tours presented by educators and seasoned docents. 440 Montauk Hwy., Great River, New York, 11739. Tel: 631-581-1002. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center

Jones Beach State Park, P.O. Box 1000, Wantagh, NY 11793. 516-780-3295. The Center is on a barrier island beach within Jones Beach State Park. An exhibit area depicts a variety of marine habitats, a touch tank and hands-on activities. Outside the center, children can dig up whale bones in the Discovery Bone Cove, walk through the butterfly garden or view a shipwreck. Fee.