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Narrows Botanical Garden

A lesser known garden in New York City, the Narrows Botanical Garden in Bay Ridge is a lush natural escape with stunning views of the bay and Statue of Liberty. The unique garden is designed and cared for by Bay Ridge residents. In 1995, two life-long Bay Ridgers decided to reclaim an overgrown and neglected section of the park, and today, the enclave has a garden dedicated to plants native to New York, a turtle sanctuary, a butterfly garden, several different tree groves, and an expansive lawn. You can meander through the trees to see the season's first blooms or you can lounge on the lawn, soaking up the sun.

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  2. smason505 March 23, 2012 at 6:13 am

    Brooklyn Botanic is nice, but try venturing up to the Bronx Botanical Garden for a much more colorful and interesting trip. Much less crowded than Brooklyn as well

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