Bridgehampton, NY

Bridge Gardens

Photo: Jeff Heatley

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Birdwatching, Photography, Nature Study, Gardening



36 Mitchell Ln, Bridgehampton, NY 11932


A five-acre gem in the heart of Bridgehampton, Bridge Gardens is a unique public and demonstration garden with mysterious hedgerows, a wide variety of perennial and annual flowers and shrubs, and a unique 4-quadrant herb garden featuring culinary, medicinal, ornamental, and textile/dye plants.

Donated in 2008 by Jim Kilpatric and Harry Neyens, the Trust has maintained the characteristics of the gardens while introducing new elements and programs that tie it to the organization’s conservation mission, including a vegetable garden and use of sustainable gardening practices — and, new in 2015, Community Gardens.

Today, Bridge Gardens serves as a multi-purpose, multi-disciplinary outdoor classroom, demonstration garden, and community resource, under the direction of Garden Manager Rick Bogusch.

Enjoy a selection of images taken by photographer Jeff Heatley during a year long exploration of the gardens in 2014! Want more?

Educational and Recreational Programming All Year

In addition to educational programs on horticulture, including vegetable gardening, Bridge Gardens hosts a variety of classes on the arts, conversations with local growers and gardening experts, music performances, children’s programming and more. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and picnics and enjoy the lush surroundings. Programs run from April through December.

Thank You to our 2018 Corporate Sponsors and Partners:

Greener Pastures Organics, RB Irrigation, Marders, Summerhill Landscapes, Mahoney Tree Farm, Goldman Sachs, Perfect Earth Project, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, Peconic Estuary Program, Jackson Dodds & Company, and PSE&G.

And special thanks to our 2018 Partner, Patron, Benefactor, Friend, Sustainer and Supporter-level members:


  • Bobbie Braun
  • Susan Edwards and Ian Ziskin


  • Annie and John Hall


  • George A. Hambrecht and Andrea H. Fahnestock
  • Richard Wines and Nancy Gilbert


  • Christine Killorin and John Nussbaumer
  • Laurel Elliot
  • Harriet Edwards


  • Barbara Slifka
  • Greg and Kim Lippmann
  • Marge and Peter Sullivan
  • Audrey and Jeffrey Spiegel
  • Susan Kennedy Zeller
  • Michael and Abby Wolk
  • Tom and Joanne Gouge
  • Doug and Amy Halsey
  • Stuart and Nancy Goode
  • John and RaineyDay Erwin
  • Julia Fahey and Ben Rice
  • Jessica and Colin Ambrose
  • Bettina Benson
  • Hatsy and Alan Dresher
  • Francine Lynch


  • Jenice and Rick Delano
  • Carol and Mike Devito
  • Michael and Amy Cosgrove
  • Gabriel G. Caprio
  • Bob Chaloner and Oscar Mandes
  • Anne and Bruce Babcock
  • Anna Lou Fletcher
  • Richard Kahn and Elaine Peterson
  • Chris C. Swindells
  • Catherine and Bradford Tepper
  • Carol and Joel Thea
  • Glenna Neece and Marcus Wainwright
  • Judith Saner
  • Charles C. Savage
  • Jim and Jennifer Pike

Please consider joining us as a member, corporate sponsor or partner today. For more information, contact Amanda Abraham at 631.283.3195 ext. 20.

And take a virtual tour today! Courtesy of Waldo Cabrera’s video on MyLITV:


Visitor Information


Bridge Gardens is open to the public 7-days a week from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Free Daily Admission!

Yearly memberships, which include reduced fee or free admission to workshops and activities, are also available. Join Today!

Bridge Gardens may be closed on certain days for Peconic Land Trust related special events or maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Bridge Gardens

36 Mitchell Ln, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

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Peconic Land Trust Bridge Gardens Note Cards

set of 8 note cards by photographer Jeff Heatley.