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Landis Arboretum

Esperance, Schoharie County

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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

Where to Watch

  • Hiking trails
  • Forest
  • Gardens

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Bird- and owl-watching

Accessible Features

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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.


548 acres

Closest Town



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Contact Information

Telephone: 518-875-6935

Address: 174 Lape Rd., Esperance, NY 12066

Website: Landis Arboretum (This link leaves DEC's website)