Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie

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The historic Locust Grove Estate is a museum, education center and nature preserve, located in Poughkeepsie, New York - the heart of the Hudson Valley.

Locust Grove offers something for everyone, from guided tours of the historic gardens and mansion to public events for kids and adults. From five miles of hiking trails on nearly 200 acres of gardens and grounds to exquisite original collections of furniture, paintings, and decorative arts, to beautifully restored buildings, you can spend an hour or a day.

More than 60,000 annual visitors enjoy tours, concerts, programs, and workshops - please join us!
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  • Lovely house and grounds and excellent guide who had lots of interesting facts at her finger tips. plenty of time to see everything and to ask questions 
    Lovely house and grounds and excellent guide who had lots of interesting facts at her finger tips. plenty of time to see everything and to ask questions  more »
  • Bucolic and historical Hudson Valley gem. The house is beautiful but it is the property that I have fallen in love with. Over 200 hundred acres to wander and lose yourself along the Hudson River... 
    Bucolic and historical Hudson Valley gem. The house is beautiful but it is the property that I have fallen in love with. Over 200 hundred acres to wander and lose yourself along the Hudson River...  more »
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  • Had our wedding at Locust Grove in April of 2018 and it was perfect. The process was very smooth and everything was easy, taking one part of the stress away from our wedding. The grounds were amazing for photos and our guests were able to explore the gardens and trails before the ceremony started. The cherry blossoms were out for our photos so couldn't have been more perfect!
  • Beautiful hiking trails, a little steep and Rocky at points so wear sturdy shoes (and you might want to have some bug spray too). The grounds are very pretty, and a wedding was being set up as we were on our walk, it's a great venue!

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