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Yaddo Gardens

Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
+1 518-584-0746
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Too early in season

While I would bet the gardens are beautiful once they start to bloom, we visited on Memorial Day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dem920
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Clifton, New Jersey
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Fascinating visit

This is an amazing garden staffed by volunteers and contributions. No charge to enter. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SnookyBabe
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East Aurora
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Formal rose and rock gardens are part of the magnificent Yaddo estate, a working artists' community.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (25 reviews)
“full bloom” (8 reviews)
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Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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+1 518-584-0746
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"rose garden"
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"open to the public"
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"full bloom"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"quick visit"
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"peaceful place"
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"union ave"
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"walk around"
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"great place to visit"
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"free parking"
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"race track"
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"retreat"
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"mansion"
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"artists"
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"statues"
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"grounds"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While I would bet the gardens are beautiful once they start to bloom, we visited on Memorial Day weekend and although it was free there was nothing to really see. I guess I was expecting other flowers before the roses bloomed. My mistake. The grounds...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing garden staffed by volunteers and contributions. No charge to enter. It is serene and lovely even when the profusion of roses are not in bloom. Shade gardens are noteworthy. Occasional benches, fountains and staturary invvite just sitting in contrempaltion. Truly, this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place in any season! Originally built by Spencer Trask for his wife, Katrina, this is now a free public park. There is an extensive rose garden, where many a wedding has taken place. Behind the roses is a long Pergola structure. Behind that is...More

Thank Patti J
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Yadoo Gardens is a peaceful oasis. Located between the Northway and the Racetrack. An early morning or late afternoon walk through the acres of gardens, lawns and wooded paths is always a must for me when visiting Saratoga. Yadoo is a historic mansion, now a...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful garden. Free parking. Take the brochure out of the mailbox as it will explain the garden. Strange fact: it is very noisy due to Route 87 (which was not there 100 years ago when the house and gardens were built). Next time I might...More

Thank halsherm3
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love it here! Makes me feel so very peaceful. Anytime I feel stressed and in need of a little nature therapy.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Beautiful! Met up with a friend from ?Boston & she recommended this lovely garden to visit. The Rose area was stunning with colourful blooms everywhere. It isn't a huge garden so even if you only have a short time to visit it is well woth...More

Thank Jebelslaves
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Yaddo garden, parked and walked around for about 1/2 hour. The garden is nicely maintained and the roses are lovely. There is a fountain and rock garden.I was not particularly impressed having been to Longwood garden, Hillwood, etc. A home to artists...More

Thank EKZoo
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Even on a rainy day this property is wonderful! Beautiful summer rose garden and some peace and quiet away from the summer hub bub of town. Gardens and fountains- ahhhhh.

Thank CATHERINE S
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The gardens of this 400 acre estate are free and open to the public. However, the estate home is not. Nevertheless less, don't let this deter you from seeing this beautiful place. The gardens are lovingly maintained by a bevy of volunteers who do a...More

Thank Kathy T
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