Outdoors

Parks & Gardens in the Hudson Valley

Bring your bike, lace up your boots, grab the bridle for an adventure outdoors in upstate New York. Make the most of the Hudson River Valley landscape. Outdoor recreation in Dutchess County includes biking, hiking, horseback riding, golf, kayaking, archery and skeet shooting.

Enjoy many of the quaint parks & gardens of Dutchess County. Whether it’s a stroll or afternoon exploring, you’ll want to visit these places. Explore the Formal Gardens at Clermont State Historic Site, Locust Grove Estate, Taconic State Park and more!

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The ruins of this Scottish-style castle on the Hudson River was built in the early 1900s by Frank...

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This 380-acre estate is a National Historic Landmark set amid rolling lawns, woodlands, and garde...

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Garden with lush perennial borders, enclosed in fieldstone walls and hemlock hedges. Located on ...

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640 acres of diverse habitats with rolling and open grasslands. Six miles of trails, over 80 spec...

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Home of the Hudson Valley Renegades, "The Dutch" opened in 1994 and holds 4,494 people. This Coun...

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Terraced gardens from the Gilded Age designed for the enjoyment of the Vanderbilt’s and the...

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South Spring Garden - gorgeous views of the Hudson River Upper Garden - once provided cut flowers fo...

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A unique contribution to garden art in America, its design is influenced by a Chinese style dating b...

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183 acres, including 5 miles of carriage trails, vegetable gardens and perennial gardens. Stately...

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Educational gardens designed, planted and maintained by Master Gardener volunteers of Cornel...

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Restored, in progress 19th century gardens with antique roses and peonies. Managed by an escaped ...

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Private six-acre, botanical garden on the scale of a public garden. The Brine Garden's diverse pl...

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