Dutch Gardens:
New City, NY

Located right near the court house in New City, Dutch Gardens is a small tranquil area. A great place to just sit and relax or walk through the paths. Although the garden does not feel big at all, it actually is 3 acres and extends past the actual garden area.

There is a brick teahouse with a fireplace right by the entrance across the parking lot. There is a variety of seasonal flowers sprinkled between the paths, and​  benches around the garden.

At the far end there is a brick Gazebo. If you followed​ the path down you woul​d reach the Demarest Kill Stream which separates the park from the rear of the County Office parking lot.

The park has a rich history:​i​t was constructed in 1934-36 as a memorial to the early Dutch settlers. Between 1935 and 1968 the park won some design contests. Today the park design and upkeep is not especially pretty but it is a nice quiet place to relax.

 

Posted: September 7, 2017

Address:

21 New Hempstead Rd

New City, NY 10956

The parking lot is between the court house and across the street from the Caked Up store.

 

Phone Number:

(845) 364-2670

 

Hours:

Sunrise to sunset

 

Price: free

 

Approximate Distance from:

Brooklyn Bridge: 45 minutes

Lakewood: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Monsey: 20 minutes

 

Approximate time spent at this location: ½ hour

 

Website: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/environmental-resources/county-parks-and-dog-runs/dutch-garden/



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