Address

15 Wilmington Drive, Melville, NY 11747

Phone Number

(631) 351 - 3089

Date Visited

04/23/2019

Website

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Arboretum Park, Anne Frank Memorial Garden

Description

Arboretum Park, Anne Frank Memorial Garden, is located at 15 Wilmington Drive, Melville, NY. The small, paved parking lot does not have any dedicated, handicapped parking spaces.  A concrete walkway leads to the Garden. A stone and concrete circular path leads one through the Garden. There is some seating in the Garden.

A chidlren's playground, for kids ages 2 - 5, is nearby. The playground is completely fenced. There are four benches here. Mulch is on the ground.

There are no restrooms anywhere in this park.

Checklist

    Number of handicapped spaces:  none
    Surface of lot:  paved
    Distance to venue:  close
    Terrain:  a bit uneven
    Places to rest:  benches in the garden
    Paths and walkways:  concrete walk from parking lot to garden, stone in garden
    Location of handicapped entrance:  open park
    Doors:  none
    Elevators:  na
    Ramps:  na
    Steps and staircases:  na
    Width of aisles:  walkway is adequate
    Places to sit:  benches in the garden
    Location of restrooms:  none
    Type of restroom:  na
    Baby changing station:  na
    Available food services:  none
    Notes:  There are no handicapped parking spaces. There are no restrooms in this park.

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Having read a small item about The Anne Frank Memorial Garden at Arboretum Park, I had to check it out. My GPS got me there with no problem. I was surprised that the small, paved parking lot does not have any dedicated handicapped parking spaces. I suggest parking on the left side of the lot, if possible, to be closer to the concrete walk that leads to the garden. The small garden has a concrete and stone circular path. There is some seating in one area. Throughout the carden, carved in stone boulders, are quotes from Anne’s diary .There are also some sculptures, with the main attraction being one of a white dress.  Be careful, the stone underfoot is a bit uneven.  This is a small, lovely area in which one can sit and contemplate, or have meaningful conversation with one’s companion(s).


A fully fenced, children’s playground, primarily for ages 2 – 5, is nearby. There  is mulch on the ground and four benches inside the playground. 


Unfortunately,  there are no restrooms anywhere near here. If you are plannig a visit here, be prepared.


As always, we at Destination Accessible, advise you to visit a venue’s website, www.huntingtonny.gov, when planning a visit, to know before you go.



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