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, parasailing, archery and skeet shooting.
Bard College: The Montgomery Place Campus
Overlooking the Hudson River, the 380-acre estate is a National Historic Landmark set amid rolling lawns, woodlands, and gardens, against the backdrop of the Catskill Mountains. Designed by renowned architects,... Read More
Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield
Located on the grounds of the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, the garden was created in 1912 by Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener whose work defined the American taste in gardens... Read More
A Dutchess County park and home of the Hudson Valley Renegades, "The Dutch" opened in 1994 and holds 4,494 people. Venue also hosts concerts, festivals, and sporting events. A state-of-the-art... Read More
Formal Gardens at Clermont State Historic Site
South Spring Garden - gorgeous views of the Hudson River
Upper Garden - once provided cut flowers for vases in the house
Walled Garden - influenced by gardens in Florence, Italy
Wilderness Garden - connects... Read More
Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens
Educational gardens designed, planted and maintained by Master Gardener volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension: Bird & Butterfly, Edible Landscape, Xeriscape and Shade.
Millbrook Tribute Gardens, Inc.
Garden and children's playground on six acres.
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
The Walkway is 1.25 miles long and 212 feet high, and connects Highland and Poughkeepsie. It's the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world, providing magnificent birds' eye views of... Read More
Wethersfield Estate and Gardens
Epitome of a country gentleman's, Chauncey D. Stillman (1907-1989), estate of the late 20th century. Features a Carriage House Museum with 22 restored horse drawn carriages; a Main Residence... Read More