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Address: Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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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 quiet gardens and well maintained

a free walk in the gardens is always a great idea. Roses were still in bloom when we went in Sept. So peaceful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

a free walk in the gardens is always a great idea. Roses were still in bloom when we went in Sept. So peaceful.

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brunswick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The garden had been put to bed and the water features had been drained. Nonetheless the structure was very visible and the setting was glorious. If you're a garden lover, you'll appreciate it in every season. Traffic noise was the only downside.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We roamed the rose and rock gardens for about 90 minutes in amazement. Wish the species had been labeled for easier identification. Nice place for a quiet picnic on the lawn.

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New York City
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Perhaps because I visitd in mid-October, the gardens didn't show at their best. The grounds look lovely, but not so many roses this time of year, although a woman was there pruning. There are also Rock Gardens, whic hI wasn't able to find. Will try it in the spring or summer.

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Sewell, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely little free(!) garden that is part of an artist's retreat. There are fountains, sculptures and flowers, a woodland walk. Small but pleasant

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Took a stroll through Yaddo Garden on a September afternoon. It was a very pretty place with rose gardens, statutes, ponds and waterfalls.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stopped on our way out of town and it the grounds are beautiful. Now I have to find out what the old building is that is not open to the public but part of the grounds

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Fort Edward, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The grounds are spectacular. The weather was overcast and eerie so it was the perfect setting for a ghost tour. Our guide was knowledgeable and very good with her "ghost" stories. The sad part was we got to the Indian grounds and it began to rain. Our guide had her umbrella but most of the people were not prepared. Although... More 

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Covington, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Easy to get in and out. Nice walk . No charge and safe . Very pretty. Spectacular roses. Can be done if a half hour or less if you want , or you can linger. We have been 3 times and will return.

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Saratoga Springs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Beautiful gardens lovingly restored by volunteers. Arrange for a $10 docent guided tour of the Rose and Rock Gardens and get a wonderful summary of the Spencer and Katrina Trask Family and their dreams of setting into motion this beautiful property for artists of all types to come and create!

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