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Address: Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone Number: 518-584-0746
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Description: Formal rose and rock gardens are part of the magnificent Yaddo estate, a...
Formal rose and rock gardens are part of the magnificent Yaddo estate, a working artists' community.
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Beautiful gardens

Very peaceful and beautiful, it is worth paying for a tour of the gardens and learning about the history of the place. Your tour guides are volunteers and your tour fees go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very peaceful and beautiful, it is worth paying for a tour of the gardens and learning about the history of the place. Your tour guides are volunteers and your tour fees go toward maintaining the place.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Walk through the acres and find peace, tranquility and beauty with each step. Smell the fragrant roses, walk among the shaded paths and enjoy all the beauty that surrounds you.

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Ballston Spa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Yaddo is an artist retreat with magnificent park-like grounds. The Rose Garden is absolutely gorgeous and a wonderful place for a wedding, wedding photos or even a proposal! My son-in-law proposed to my daughter on the grand lawn in front of the granite facade mansion where artists stay. There are many beautiful statues as well as numerous ponds and water... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Nice gardens. Unfortunately not all that many roses in bloom when we went. Liked the rock garden. Nice stop considering its free

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is my favorite spot in Saratoga. It's a great place to come and rewind from the day. Lots of flowers and huge goldfish to look at along with a great view of the artist mansion on the hill. Could also be a great place for a wedding.

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mass
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The gardens are okay. They are best viewed in June when the roses are in full bloom. The grounds we did see are lovely. We did not see the rock garden because we could not find it. The map was not helpful and there was no signage. There is very limited parking. It rained the day before and walking through... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We've been in the area for 14 years and just went here for the first time. It's not huge but it is well maintained and a great spot to take portrait photos. Who knows, you might see an artist painting.

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Vernon, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Just happened upon this little garden and was pleasantly surprised. Beautiful fountain full of tadpoles in all stages. Koi pond with huge fish. The rock garden is magical. Very well cared for. Loved it.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

These gardens are nice and take about 20 mins to see both the rose garden and rock park. The house is beautiful but you can't get too close on a normal day. It's not a super welcoming place, with only a few benches and probably the worst of all, the noise from the adjacent highway right beyond the lawn. If... More 

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Loudonville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We enjoyed our visit especially since we could view the building interiors. The grounds were also very nice. The history was interesting.

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Address: Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone Number: 518-584-0746
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs

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