It's what's outside that counts.

Vibrant sunsets on the horizon. Quiet trails welcome exploration and introspection. Close encounters with butterflies and wildflowers. The kind of nature-inspired rejuvenation that can only be found in New York’s Hudson Valley. Here in Dutchess County, the outdoors invites visitors to unwind, discover, and exhale. Find your moments of peace with the Zen Finder, a mobile passport program featuring some of the best hidden-gem trails, fresh air activities, and captivating views in a curated itinerary of outdoor highlights.

Want to explore some more?Discover all of the outdoor experiences to be had in Dutchess County on and off the beaten path.

See the stops on the Zen Finder trail

Trail Rewards


Check in
at 5 locations

Earn a sticker (while supplies last)

Water bottle

Check in at
15 locations

Earn a water bottle (while supplies last)

Yeti Cooler

Check in at
25 locations

Entered into a drawing for a Yeti cooler. Check-ins must be completed by August 13, 2023. Winner selected randomly on or around August 14, 2023 from all eligible entries.

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