Esperance, Schoharie County
Landis Arboretum, a former farm overlooking the Schoharie Valley, is one of only three arboreta in eastern North America that have old-growth forests...and it boasts two! Containing trees and shrubs from around the world, it also has a complete New York State native plant collection, year-round educational programs and beautiful perennial gardens.
Wildlife to Watch
- Dozens of bird species including bluebirds, hawks, owls, woodpeckers, ravens, ducks and herons
- White-tailed deer, coyotes, fishers, foxes and raccoons
- Turtles and frogs
Where to Watch
- Hiking trails
- Bird- and owl-watching
This site has accessible features, including a restroom and picnic area. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.
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Address: 174 Lape Rd., Esperance, NY 12066
Website: Landis Arboretum (This link leaves DEC's website)