Plan Your Visit

Hours

Historic House

Tour Fee: $5 adults, $4 seniors/students, Friends of Clermont and children under 12 are free

2013 Historic House Hours

Wednesday – Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm (last tour at 4:00 pm) April 11-October 31

(including Monday Holidays)

Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. November 1 through December 20

Visitor Center

No admission fee

Wednesday – Sunday, 10:30a.m. to 4p.m. April 11-October 31 (including Monday Holidays)

Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. November 1 through December 20

January – April: Special programming and group tours by appointment.
For more information, please call (518) 537- 4240.

Gardens & Grounds

Open year-round 8:30 am to Sunset

Vehicle fee Saturday and Sunday 11:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. and special events

Nature Trails

Open year-round 8:30 am to Sunset

For a detailed map of Clermont’s five miles of marked nature trails, click here.

 

Research Library

No admission fee, Open year-round, 9am to 4pm, by appointment

Directions

Clermont State Historic Site is located on the east shore of the Hudson River in the southwestern corner of Columbia County, New York, within the Town of Clermont. The historic site is located on the border of Columbia and Dutchess, midway between the Kingston – Rhinecliff and Rip Van Winkle bridges. Clermont is approximately 50 miles south of Albany and 100 miles north of New York City.

The main entrance to Clermont State Historic Site is at the intersection of N.Y. Route 9-G and Columbia Co. Route 6. Route 9-G forms the eastern border of the property; the Hudson River borders the estate on the west. The nearest population center is the Village of Tivoli one mile south of the historic site in Dutchess County. Several restaurants, a pizzeria and a deli are located within the village. Lodging, dining, shopping and gas stations are also located in the nearby communities of Germantown, Hudson, Red Hook and Rhinebeck — all within 15 miles of Clermont.

From the North:

Take 9G South through the light in Germantown.

Stay on 9G for approximately 4 more miles

Clermont State Historic Site sign on right.

Turn right onto County Route 6 and follow signs to Clermont.

You will encounter a sharp turn to the left on 6.

After the sharp turn, Clermont’s entrance is about ¼ mile on right.

 

From the South:

Take 9G North and pass Bard College on your left.

Continue on Route 9G pass Tivoli and into Columbia County.

About one mile north of Tivoli and ¼ mile north of the Columbia  County sign is County Route 6 on your left.

Clermont State Historic Site sign on left as well.

Turn left onto County Route 6 and follow signs to Clermont.

You will encounter a sharp turn to the left on 6.

After the sharp turn, Clermont’s entrance is about ¼ mile on right.

 

To get to 9G:

  • From Catskill and the North West: follow Route 23E to the Rip Van Winkle Bridge. Once across the bridge, bear right on route 9G south.
  • From Massachusetts and the North East: follow Route 23W to just before the Rip Van Winkle Bridge interchange. Bear left onto Route 9G.
  • From the South on the Taconic Parkway: take route 199 W to Red Hook. Continue straight through light on 199W until it intersects with Route 9G. Turn right onto Route 9G North.
  • From Route 9 and Poughkeepsie: just north of Rhinebeck, turn left onto Route 9G North.
  • From Kingston: follow the signs to the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge (199 E). Proceed to 2nd traffic light and bear left onto Route 9G North.

 

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