Hofstra Arboretum
Hofstra University, Hempstead Tpke., Hempstead

Spread across the 238-acre campus and open year-round from dawn to dusk, are a pinetum, greenway and specialized gardens including a sensory garden for the physically-challenged and a garden of easy-care perennials and ornamental grasses. There is a bird sanctuary open 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Tues., Wed. and Thurs.