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Outdoors

Outdoors 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.

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Bannerman Castle

The ruins of this Scottish-style castle on the Hudson River was built in the early 1900s by Frank Bannerman, VI. to store military surplus items. The Pollepel shuttles you from Beacon Long Dock to the...

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Bard College: The Montgomery Place Campus

This 380-acre estate is a National Historic Landmark set amid rolling lawns, woodlands, and gardens, against the backdrop of the Catskill Mountains and overlooking the Hudson River. Designed by renowned...

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Barton Orchards

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New for 2019 Tree Top Adventures! A new aerial adventure, obstacle course. Book your adventure today! The Tap room is open the end of July through the beginning of November. Check out the Events Calendar...

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Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield

Garden with lush perennial borders, enclosed in fieldstone walls and hemlock hedges. Located on the grounds of the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, the garden was created in 1912...

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Beekman Golf Course

Public, 27-hole championship golf course converted from pasture land in 1963. Beekman Golf Course has lessons, a clubhouse, club rental, a driving range, putting green, pro shop, cart rental, and restaurant.

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Buttercup Farm Audubon Sanctuary

640 acres of diverse habitats with rolling and open grasslands. Six miles of trails, over 80 species of birds have been observed on a "birdy" May day including Great Blue Herons, Wood Ducks,...

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Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

A not-for-profit scientific research center offering Thursday science seminars (Sept.-May), public education programs and lectures, nature trails, fern glen, and a children's summer ecology camp. Monthly...

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College Hill Golf Course

9-hole course. Extensive club repair.

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Dinsmore Golf Course

18-hole course is third oldest in US. c. 1890s, on 988 acre park. Clubhouse, putting green, lockers, showers

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Dutchess Stadium

Home of the Hudson Valley Renegades, "The Dutch" opened in 1994 and holds 4,494 people. This County run park also hosts concerts, festivals, and sporting events.  

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F. W. Vanderbilt Gardens Assoc. Inc.

Terraced gardens from the Gilded Age designed for the enjoyment of the Vanderbilt’s and their guests. Visitors will find colorful displays of annuals, perennials and roses, unique garden architecture...

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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...

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