Parks & Gardens

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.

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Edward R. Murrow Park
86 acres. Read More
Ferncliff Forest
200-acre forest preserve and game refugee for camping (w/permit), picnicking, and pond for fishing. Hiking trails and firetower offering Hudson Valley views. Read More
Fishkill Ridge
1900 acres. Directions: Fishkill or Beacon, Rt. 52 to Old Glenham Rd., left on Maple Ave. to end, turn right, cross bridge, left on Old Town Rd., right on Sunnyside Rd. to end, bear left, then right,... 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
Formal Gardens at Vanderbilt Mansion
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... Read More
Hackett Hill Park
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Hudson Highlands State Park
5400 acres. Read More

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