Guidelines For Your Visit
To ensure the safety of our visitors, gardens and plant collection, and to enable all visitors to enjoy the gardens, please follow the following rules. Visitors unable to comply with these rules will be asked to leave the property.
Picnic in the Picnic Area next to Glyndor Gallery. Food is not permitted outside these areas.
Wave Hill is a smoke-free environment.
Organized gatherings and private events of any kind are not permitted on the grounds of Wave Hill. This includes meetings, workshops, clubs, classes, birthday parties and anniversaries. Tables in the Picnic Area are there for general use by our visitors and may not be reserved.
To protect our lawns and other garden areas, please use only Wave Hill benches and chairs. No blankets, please!
Please do not climb trees, pick flowers or take plant material.
We welcome your trained guide dog, but ask that other pets be left home.
Let’s all appreciate the quiet: Please use headphones with your radio, CD player or cellphone.
Enjoy the gardens and lawns, but please leave your ball, rollerblades, kite and Frisbee at home. We encourage you to bicycle to Wave Hill, where you can find bike racks near the Front Gate. Bicycles and tricycles are not allowed beyond the parking lot.
Photography and video recording are permitted at Wave Hill for private use only. Wedding and family portraits require written permission and may also require a fee. Inquire for written permission and fees required for commercial photography. Click here for more information.
Tripods or easels may be used on the grounds, except in the Flower Garden, Wild Garden, Greenhouses, Dry & Herb Gardens and Alpine House.