The Village of Muttontown is a vibrant community with many special places to visit and enjoy year round. Whether you are interested in nature, horseback riding or history, you’ll find it in Muttontown. Don’t miss these outstanding locations in and around our village
Muttontown Preserve and Chelsea Mansion
34 Muttontown Lane (off Route 25A, west of Jericho-Oyster Bay Road)
East Norwich, NY 11732
With nearly 550 acres of fields, woodlands, ponds and estate rounds, Muttontown Preserve is Nassau County’s largest nature preserve. The preserve includes miles of marked nature trails with local wildflowers, trees, birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. The location is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
1395 Planting Fields Road
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Planting Fields, the former estate of insurance magnate William Robertson Coe and Standard Oil heiress Mai Rogers Coe, is one of the few remaining Gold Coast estates on Long Island’s North Shore that retains its original 409 acres as well as its historic buildings and landscape. Rolling lawns, formal gardens, hiking trails, and specimen plantings, as well as the Camellia Greenhouse and the Main Greenhouse with unique seasonal displays, are a treat for visitors year round. Tours of Coe Hall are offered and feature original pieces and furnishings once belonging to the Coe family, including the restored Louis XVI Reception Room.