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Stonecrop Gardens

81 Stone Crop Ln, Cold Spring, NY 10516-3664
+1 845-265-2000
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When in Cold Spring in May............

adding a visit to the Stonecrop Gardens would be the highlight of the day. Being there at the end... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Senasqua
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Croton on Hudson
Lovely garden about 90 minutes from NYC

Enjoyed this lovely garden, nestled in the woods. A variety of beautiful flowers and plants. Glad... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
SusanNYC_12
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New York City, New York
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Originally the home of Anne and Frank Cabot, Stonecrop became a public garden in 1992 under the direction of Caroline Burgess. At its windswept elevation of 1,100 feet in the Hudson Highlands, Stonecrop covers approximately 12 acres and incorporates a diverse collection of gardens and plants. Included are woodland and water gardens, a grass garden, raised alpine stone beds cliff rock gardens and an enclosed English-style flower garden. Additional features include a conservatory, display alpine house, pit house with an extensive collection of choice dwarf bulbs, and systematic order beds representing over 50 plant families. OPEN FOR VISITATION APRIL - OCTOBER.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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81 Stone Crop Ln, Cold Spring, NY 10516-3664
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

adding a visit to the Stonecrop Gardens would be the highlight of the day. Being there at the end of May we were lucky to still find the majority of exhibits in full bloom as the season was delayed due to the unusual cold spring....More

1  Thank Senasqua
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Enjoyed this lovely garden, nestled in the woods. A variety of beautiful flowers and plants. Glad to see bees pollenating there-in this era of decline in the bee population. We combined the trip with a stop at the nearby Chuang Yen monastery and apple picking...More

4  Thank SusanNYC_12
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. Spent 1.5 hours walking around. Even our kids ages 5 and 8 had enough to keep them running from place to place and remain interested and civil most of the time. I would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

It is a lovely place for someone who is casual or serious about plants. The mapped out tour is a great afternoon of solo meditation, romantic walk with a special person or great walk with the kids. Go and enjoy. If I had a complaint...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We love this garden it's so beautiful and quite they have chairs everywhere for you to sit and look at the views. The flowers are really beautiful. Just be prepared to walk a lot.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

What a very nice surprise, only 5 dollars and beautiful paths to enjoy nature and gardens at the same time. They also have an open area where the horses roam and are well taken care of. It was so relaxing just to watch them graze...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The gardens were beautiful. For a small entrance fee ($5) they provide you with a map and a fact sheet. They have 97 species/plants marked int he gardens and listed on the fact sheet. I would travel again in June, I would expect that there...More

Thank balaczar
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Do not pass up an opportunity to visit this wonderful hidden treasure. Different with every season I'm told by friends who have been but my visit was at the height of this sumner season. Colors abound at each path. Gardens are very tranquil and truly...More

Thank Karen D
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Stonecrop gardens is like a fairytale garden come to life! Beautiful, well groomed gardens on a large plot of land. You follow the numbered plants from 1 to 98, and they give you a guide for the names of them, making for a fun scavenger...More

Thank hmcel22
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This garden has a large selection of trees and beautiful flowers on magnificent grounds. The staff are helpful and pleasant. It is well worth the very reasonable $5 admission!

Thank Ellen S
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SharonMichael2014
3 April 2017|
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Response from Barbara L | Property representative |
The distance between the Cold Spring train station and Stonecrop's entrance is about 5.5 miles. Please note, the road is uphill the entire way, narrow and winding. Once you reach our entrance you must walk uphill about 1/4... More
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Jill B
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Response from T. S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure why you'd want to bring your dog, but, no, they don't let you.
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Response from DonTooch | Reviewed this property |
They are open 10am thru 5 pm Sunday 9/4/16.
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