Does Wave Hill have parking?
Wave Hill’s onsite parking lot is open, and our offsite lot—the Riverdale Park Parking Lot—is only two minutes from Wave Hill’s front entrance by car if the onsite lot is full when you arrive. Onsite parking is $10 for Members and $13 for Non-Members.
When did Wave Hill open to the public?
Since its founding as a public garden in 1965, Wave Hill has evolved as a unique urban oasis, world-class garden and vital resource.
Can you have a picnic at Wave Hill?
Bringing Your Own Picnic? You are also welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy on the Wave Hill House Lawn, or in the picnic area adjacent to Glyndor Gallery. Be sure to also register for admission on Mother’s Day! On Premium Days at Wave Hill, admission to the grounds is $2 more for all visitors.
Why is it called Wave Hill?
The property was first developed by William Lewis Morris, who named the estate Wave Hill. The Morris family resided at Wave Hill from 1843 to 1852.
Where is Wave Hill in New York City?
It is in North Riverdale, in the most northern part of the Bronx. It never feels really overwhelmed with visitors, which is part of its incredibly restful appeal. A former estate, Wave Hill is now a… Wave Hill is a wonderful place to observe Greenhouses and their plantings from all over the world.
How big is Wave Hill Garden in New York?
It is the only public garden in the New York metropolitan area practicing a unique combination of classic horticultural craftsmanship and daring design. Wave Hill’s 28-acre site includes gardens, greenhouses and an 8-acre woodland.
What do you need to know about Wave Hill?
Wave Hill’s glorious grounds offer the perfect setting for inspirational and immersive programs that engage people of all ages. Adult learners of all levels can explore programs inspired by the gardens, exhibitions and our magnificent location on the Hudson River.
Is there a shuttle service to Wave Hill?
Shuttle Service is Back! Starting July 1, the Wave Hill van is back in service to shuttle visitors to and from public transportation, Thursdays through Sundays. There are three pick-up/drop-off locations: