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.

 

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.

Directions

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.