Park Etiquette

We welcome everyone to come and enjoy this beautiful park, but when you visit please remember the following Garden guidelines:

  • Stay on paths.
  • Deposit trash in designated receptacles and recycle bins.
  • Do not pick flowers or climb trees.
  • Pets are not allowed. (Sight-enabling guide dogs/animals are permitted.)
  • Picnic only in the designated picnic area.
  • Shirts and appropriate attire are required at all times.
  • No motorized toys, planes or drones are permitted on or over park grounds.
  • No fires, alcohol, or portable radios.
  • Recreational sports, including skating, ball playing, cycling, etc., are not permitted.
  • All parking is in designated areas and in parking lots.
  • There is no ball fields or organized sports opportunities available.
  • There is a patio with outdoor tables, chairs and umbrellas but grilling and open fires are not permitted.
  • The grounds and main house are available for rentals (please see Weddings and Events)
  • Pursuant to New York City Law, smoking is not permitted on the Garden’s grounds, effective May 23, 2011.