Explore Saugerties

Saugerties was once featured in Budget Travel magazine as one of the top 10 coolest small towns in America. With its historic architecture and walkable village center, it’s easy to see why!

Surrounded by the beauty of the Catskill Mountains to the west and the Hudson River to the east, Saugerties offers an array of activities year-round.

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Saugerties First Fridays

Businesses stay open late on the first Friday of each month, offering special activities, events, and discounts.

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Saugerties Lighthouse

Built in 1869, the historic Saugerties Lighthouse now offers Bed & Breakfast lodging, hiking trails, picnic areas, fishing spots, and more.

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Opus 40

Tucked among 63 acres of natural landscapes, the site of Opus 40 is centered around impressive earthwork sculptures. The park is open for day visits and hosts classes, workshops, and live seasonal performances.

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Saugerties Farmer’s Market

Open seasonally, the outdoor farmer’s market offers a variety of local goods, including produce, prepared foods, arts and crafts, and more.

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Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Offering public and private tours, Catskill Animal Sanctuary is home to a variety of rescued farm animals, including pigs, sheep, goats, and more.

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HITS Saugerties Series

Spectators are welcome at this popular equestrian event series. Shows typically run from May through September.

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The Saugerties area boasts plenty of nature preserves and hiking trails, including Esopus Bend Nature Preserve and Falling Waters Preserve.

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Hudson Valley Garlic Festival

Held in Saugerties each fall, this annual festival celebrates the many uses of garlic with food, shopping, cooking demonstrations, and more.

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& much more!

For more details on things to do and places to stay in Saugerties, visit the Ulster County Tourism website.