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Great place off the beaten path

Although a bit small, Stonecrop has an impressive number of different plants, arranged in a very... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
New York City, New York

One of the best gardens I've been to. Not crowded, well maintained, spent hours there. If you live... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Los Angeles
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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 15 acres and incorporates...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
81 Stone Crop Ln, Cold Spring, NY 10516-3664
+1 845-265-2000
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

Although a bit small, Stonecrop has an impressive number of different plants, arranged in a very orderly way. We were there in May, when there were tons of peonies. A beautiful place, well worth the visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

One of the best gardens I've been to. Not crowded, well maintained, spent hours there. If you live in the area, buy a membership.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank scout99
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Interesting plantings. They have difficulty keeping up with labelling....same numbers used in different areas without descriptions. Some beds a jumble. Not enough labels

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lookattheworld
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Lovely garden with variety all placed and located appropriately for visual understanding. Everyone was very knowledgeable upon different genus in plants, cats in the garden were a great charm to it as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Crys C
Reviewed June 26, 2018

I did not see it all but I enjoyed taking a leisurely stroll through the various sections of this gardens. It is also a place to buy some of the lovely plants that you enjoyed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Harriet M
Reviewed May 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Senasqua
Reviewed October 22, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank SusanNYC_12
Reviewed October 11, 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Asaf H
Reviewed October 11, 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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank B0bPol
Reviewed September 22, 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tina G
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April 3, 2017|
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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January 14, 2017|
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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.
September 2, 2016|
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Response from DonTooch | Reviewed this property |
They are open 10am thru 5 pm Sunday 9/4/16.